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Samsung will hook you up with free stuff if you pre-order the Galaxy Note 9 right now

Free AKG noise-canceling headphones or 15,000 V-bucks for Fortnite. It’s your pick.

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If you’re in the market for the all-new Galaxy Note 9, we’ve got some good news for you. Samsung and retail outlets are already accepting pre-orders for the device, which officially launches on Aug. 24.

This year’s Note is only available in two color choices at launch, Ocean Blue (which comes with a yellow S Pen) and Lavander Purple. The handset arrives in two storage options, 128GB and 512GB, for $999.99 or $1,249.99, respectively.

If you pre-order the device through Samsung through Aug. 23, the company is offering you free AKG noise-canceling headphones (worth $299) or 15,000 V-bucks for Fortnite (worth $150). You can select both offers by spending an extra $99. You’ll be asked to make your choice during the pre-order process from the Samsung website.

Additionally, both Samsung and Best Buy are offering up to a $450 credit when you trade-in a qualifying device.

Besides Samsung and Best Buy, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, US Cellular, and Verizon are also accepting pre-orders right now. The last of these is offering Unlimited customers a free six-month subscription to Apple Music, beginning Aug. 16.

Announced yesterday, Aug. 9, the Galaxy Note 9 features water resistance, fast wireless charging, expandable microSD storage (expandable to 640GB), and a headphone jack. In a change from the Note 8, the device’s rear fingerprint sensor has been moved to the spot below the camera, just like on the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus released earlier this year. The Note 9’s screen is slightly bigger, 6.4 inches versus the 6.3-inch display found on the Note 8. It also includes a bigger battery, 4,000mAh, also long rumored. Overall, the device is slightly shorter than its predecessor thanks to smaller bezels on the top and bottom.

Also on Thursday, Samsung announced the Galaxy Watch and Bixby-compatible Galaxy Home speaker.

The Note 9 ships with Android 8.1 Oreo.

If you’re planning on buying a Note 9, it’s pretty obvious the way to go is to pre-order through Samsung and get your free headphones or V-bucks for Fortnite.

Have you pre-ordered a Note 9? Do you plan on doing so? Let us know below.

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