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Locked: [System Glitch?] Galaxy S20 5G 128GB for $774.98 before tax with trade-in + Free AKG Y500 Headphones

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[Samsung] [System Glitch?] Galaxy S20 5G 128GB for $774.98 before tax with trade-in + Free AKG Y500 Headphones

This is my first time for posting something on RFD. If I made any mistakes here, please let me know so I can correct them. Don't give me a hard time too much haha.

It is possibly a system glitch. Currently, Galaxy S20 5G is $120 off on Samsung.com/ca. In addition, they are doing a trade-in promo for up to $250 for trading any phone. Supposedly, the maximum trade-in bonus we would get for a S20 purchase is $175. However, when you make it to the checkout page, it applies a trade-in bonus $425 instead of $175, making the price of the phone, $774.98. On top of that, you get a free pair of AKG Y500 Headphones. Samsung quickly confirmed my order, but I'm not 100% sure if Samsung will honour my order since it is a system error.

Update 1. My order status has been changed from Processing to Preparing Dispatch. I will keep you guys updated.
Update 2. The grey color is sold out. They still have the blue one. All the headphones are gone.
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Last edited by HughMY29965 on Sep 25th, 2020 10:27 pm, edited 6 times in total.
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Trade-in works for any phone with a valid IMEI. YMMV as some have reported their phone did not give them the extra $425.

If your phone is not listed: Click on Other > Other Other

The free headphones pop up after you click the Checkout button.
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Good luck OP.
I hope they honour it.
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Thank you
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I only got $60 trade in credit for my S8.
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Does the headphones show up automatically?
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I'll get hate but best way to have them honor it is to not post it on RFD until it's shipped.
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May 30, 2006
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I was not able to replicate this.
Newbie
Dec 9, 2018
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Was able to replicate this with S10 as a trade in device. But won't they just able to deny the trade-in?
Do you have to trade in the exact phone with the exact IMEI number as I submitted?
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Jul 3, 2014
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I was able to replicate with an Iphone 6s, trade in. I just placed an order.
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Mar 27, 2003
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Hey this looks to be working for me, but how do we get the headphones? Thanks!
[OP]
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Mar 16, 2019
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johnwayne wrote: Does the headphones show up automatically?
When I clicked the checkout button, a window popped up about the free headphones. Here is a screenshot.
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Where did you get to add the free headphones?
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Jun 22, 2015
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I was able to replicate the trade in discount with a note 10+, but I didn't see anything about the headphones.

Edit: Nevermind, saw the headphones pop up after hitting checkout button like one of the comments said.
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I think the trade in work for all phones not just samsung phones and got $425 off exactly OP posted for iPhone 6S Plus
Koodo $35/10GB 3 lines, Rogers $42/20GB, Public Mobile $10, Freedom Mobile $37.5/20GB, $45/20GB
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Thanks OP will try this out!
I'm an AT&T Customer 😉
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Damn, too bad there's no trade in deal for the FE.
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User772911 wrote: I think the trade in work for all phones not just samsung phones and got $425 off exactly OP posted for iPhone 6S Plus
This. I entered an IMEI number of 6 year old phone, Samsung Grand Prime. Any old phones would still give you $425.
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HughMY29965 wrote: This. I entered an IMEI number of 6 year old phone, Samsung Grand Prime. Any old phones would still give you $425.
Only got $23 cashback for Samsung S5.
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The headphones add-on has expired looks like, as when I add S20 5G it gives me $774 with Note10 added as a trade.
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Omesuri wrote: Only got $23 cashback for Samsung S5.
It says that till you go to checkout. Mine said $31 for iphone 6s.
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Works with any cheap $0 value phone
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