Every pre-ordered Samsung foldable comes with a free upgrade

Telcos getting in on the "little treat" principle.

Free Galaxy Watch 5
Bora Purple Galaxy Z Flip 4
Galaxy Z Flip 4 128GB
Starts at
$126.70
/mo
  • pro
    Telstra plan
  • Fire Emoji
    Free Galaxy Watch 5
  • Fire Emoji
    Free storage upgrade
$500 bonus trade-in credit
Bora Purple Galaxy Z Flip 4
Galaxy Z Flip 4 128GB
Starts at
$102.45
/mo
  • pro
    Vodafone plan
  • Fire Emoji
    $500 bonus trade-in credit
  • Fire Emoji
    Free storage upgrade
Free Galaxy Watch 5
Galaxy Z Fold 4 in Greengrey
Galaxy Z Fold 4 256GB
Starts at
$170.45
/mo
  • pro
    Telstra plan
  • Fire Emoji
    Free Galaxy Watch 5
  • Fire Emoji
    Free storage upgrade
$700 bonus trade-in credit
Galaxy Z Fold 4 in Greengrey
Galaxy Z Fold 4 256GB
Starts at
$144.12
/mo
  • pro
    Vodafone plan
  • Fire Emoji
    $700 bonus trade-in credit
  • Fire Emoji
    Free storage upgrade
Anula Wiwatowska
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August 11, 2022
2 min read

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Samsung’s latest foldables are up for pre-order, and regardless of where you decide to buy it through you’ll get a free storage upgrade. Meaning if you buy the 128GB Z Flip 4 you’ll get the 256GB version at no extra cost, or the 512GB Z Fold for the price of the 256GB. 

Free storage is a plus, but each telco has its own unique pre-order deal offering either a free Galaxy Watch 5, Galaxy Tab A8, or Samsung Trio Wireless Charger. Here are how the plans and treats compare across the major telcos.

Vodafone: Free Samsung Trio Wireless Charger + up to $700 bonus trade-in credit

A free charger is all around a “meh” deal, but the standout from Vodafone is the bonus trade-in credit. If you trade in an old phone you’ll get $500 extra on top of the trade-in value to go towards the Z Flip 4, or $700 towards the Z Fold 4.

Vodafone will let you trade-in S-series phones all the way back to the Galaxy S10 and the Note 8. Without the extra credit this would give you $140 or $80 to go towards your new phone, but with the bonus credit you could save up to $840 or $780, respectively.

If you’ve got your eye on a foldable then it might be time to rummage through your drawers and see what phones you’ve got laying around.

Telstra: Free Galaxy Watch 5

Whichever phone you choose, Telstra will add on Samsung’s latest wearable - the Galaxy Watch 5 - for free.

If you order the Z Flip 4 you’ll nab the 40mm Galaxy Watch 5 (RRP $599), or if you opt for the Z Fold 4 you can pick between the 40mm or the 44mm (RRP $649) models.

Optus: Free Galaxy Tab A8 (4G)

Optus has a solid pre-order deal of its own, throwing in a bonus Galaxy Tab A8 (4G) valued at $529. The Tab A8 is a midrange tablet in Samsung's family, first announced in December last year. The model you'll get features a 10.5-inch display, an eight-core processor, 64GB of expandable storage, and a 7,040mAh battery.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 in Silver

Samsung stays in its comfort zone with Z Flip 4 and Z Fold 4

Sometimes, the best upgrade is the obvious one.

A version of this article was originally published on WhistleOut.

Anula Wiwatowska
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Anula Wiwatowska
Anula is the Content and Social Media Editor within the Reviews.org extended universe, writing across Reviews.org/au and WhistleOut. Working in the tech space since 2020, she covers phone and internet plans, gadgets, smart devices, and the intersection of technology and lifestyle. After a year in the sector, Anula was shortlisted for Best New Journalist at the IT Journalism Awards in 2021. Apart from putting serious words on the internet, Anula strategises and creates social-first content, and researches by getting lost in TikTok for hours on end. If she isn’t in front of her computer, you’ll find Anula drawing somewhere cozy, pretending that she knows how to use power tools in the yard, or playing with her dog with a strong martini in one hand.

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