Samsung Gulf has an interesting offer on where Samsung Galaxy loyalists have the chance to trade in their existing Galaxy smartphone for the new Samsung Galaxy S7 edge for as little as Dh1,099.
How does it work? Well if you have any of the below Samsung Galaxy devices, drop by any Samsung Brand shops of Axiom stores in the UAE and make the switch before the 11th of June.
The devices that can be traded in are:
- Galaxy S6 edge+
- Galaxy S6 edge
- Galaxy S6
- Galaxy Note 5
- Galaxy Note edge
- Galaxy Note 4
- Galaxy S5
Each device will be analysed by store personnel and then graded on a four-point scale. (Below)
The older devices will be graded on their condition as Grade A or Grade B. For example, you would need to pay only Dh1,099 for the Galaxy S7 when trading in a Grade A Galaxy Note5 64GB Dual SIM phone while those holding a 64 GB Galaxy S6 edge+ (64 GB) can upgrade for Dh1384; with prices differing depending on the make and model. Store personnel will also assist customers with moving all their data from their existing devices to the Galaxy S7 edge.
|Grade A||Grade B||Grade C||Grade D|
|Original device (IMEI)||Original device (IMEI)||Original device (IMEI)||Original device (IMEI)|
|Functional device||Functional device||Functional device||Functional device|
|Network working||Network working||Network working||Network locked*|
|WIFI working||WIFI working||WIFI working||WIFI not working*|
|Samsung account unlocked||Samsung account unlocked||Samsung account unlocked||Samsung account unlocked|
|Original back cover||Original back cover||Back cover is not original*||Back cover is not original|
|LCD doesn’t have any scratch*||LCD doesn’t have any scratch*||Scratches on LCD*||Scratches on LCD*|
|Body has no scatches or dents*||Max 2 scratches on body & no dents*||More than 2 scratches and dents on body*||More than 2 scratches and dents on body*|
|No liquid damage||No liquid damage||No liquid damage||No liquid damage|
|Camera working||Camera working||Camera working||Camera working|
|Charging port working||Charging port working||Charging port working||Charging port working|
|Touch and buttons are working||Touch and buttons are working||Touch and buttons are working||Touch and buttons are not working*|
Once they have identified the grade, you will be presented with the option to switch you device for the new Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. The tentative prices are below:
|Amount you pay for the Galaxy S7 edge after Trade in (AED)|
|Eligible models||Grade A||Grade B||Grade C||Grade D|
|SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 5 64GB DS||1,099||1,369||1,699||1,919|
|SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 5 64GB||1,299||1,549||1,849||2,049|
|SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 5 32GB DS||1,249||1,509||1,824||2,034|
|SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 5 32GB||1,399||1,589||1,874||2,064|
|SAMSUNG EDGE PLUS 64GB||1,384||1,597||1,879||2,067|
|SAMSUNG EDGE PLUS 32GB||1,449||1,629||1,899||2,079|
|SAMSUNG GALAXY S6 EDGE 64GB||1,519||1,693||1,939||2,103|
|SAMSUNG GALAXY S6 EDGE 32GB||1,519||1,717||1,954||2,112|
|SAMSUNG GALAXY S6 32GB DS||1,649||1,789||1,999||2,139|
|SAMSUNG GALAXY S6 32GB||1,649||1,805||2,009||2,145|
|SAMSUNG NOTE EDGE||1,799||1,989||2,199||2,339|
|SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 4||1,889||2,021||2,219||2,351|
|SAMSUNG GALAXY S5||2,149||2,245||2,359||2,435|
Note: Bear in mind that the fees might change without notice due to market conditions, as per the communication of the store personnel.
The offer runs until the 11th June 2016, and the phones will be bundled with a variety of offers.
Samsung S7 Edge: Trade-in offers & bundles
For sports enthusiasts and movie addicts, the bundle will have a year’s worth of free subscription to the beIN Sports Connect mobile application and a six month SHAHID PLUS subscription.
The phones are also preloaded with over Dh390,000 worth of international benefits in the form of the Galaxy Entertainer App. More on that here.
Compatible with the Gear VR and a range of gamepads, six exclusive games are also part of the package, worth of USD 65.
Buyers also receive 12-month coverage for one-time accidental damage to the screen, offered at a special rate of Dh200.
“We are using this opportunity to demonstrate our gratitude to our loyal consumers who are looking to upgrade to the most innovative smartphone in the market. The offer is just another initiative in our concerted approach to deliver not only the best technology, but also a unique user experience.”
Tarek Sabbagh, Head of IT and Mobile Division at Samsung Gulf Electronics.
The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge are available at all major retail shops for Dh2,499 and Dh2,799 respectively.
If you’re a Samsung fan with one of those models considering the new S7 Edge, perhaps a closer look at the phone might help? Click the image below for a full gallery.
For more on this offer, head here.