The best Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 deals for September 2021

This week's best Samsung Galaxy Z Flip deals might just bag you this incredibly slick new foldable flagship for less than you'd think. Not only is this new device cheaper than the previous Fold 2 phone, but there are also a ton of great options for saving on both carrier and unlocked devices right now, despite the fact it only launched last month.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 deals

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1. This week's best deals
2. Mini-review

In fact, its introductory price of $999 makes it around the same price as a Galaxy S21 Plus, although no one would dare to call the Galaxy Z Flip 3 an 'affordable' device by stretch of the imagination. That said, there are a couple of nifty ways to save some cash on a pre-order with this week's introductory Galaxy Z Flip 3 deals, which you can see just below.

Key upgrades include a beefy new Snapdragon 888, an expanded cover screen four times the size of that featured on the previous model, and some new camera software upgrades. Samsung has also improved the refresh rate of the internal display so it's zipping along at a speedy 120Hz - which brings it in line with all the latest flagship devices on the market. 

If you'd like to read a bit more about the specs of this device we've attached a mini-review just at the bottom of the page, just beneath this week's best Galaxy Z Flip 3 deals.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 deals

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3: save up to $1,000 with trade-in, plus $500 with number port-in
Trade in an old device and pick up a Galaxy Z Flip 3 at Verizon this week and a free device is potentially on the cards with the carrier's maximum rebate of up to $1,000. If that wasn't all, new customers will also score a $500 bonus for porting in their number right now - a ton of credit that can be spent on both monthly device costs and plan costs.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3: save up to $1,000 with an eligible trade-in and new plan
Great carrier Galaxy Z Flip 3 deals can also be found over at AT&T this week if you happen to have a device ready to trade. Do that and pick up a Galaxy Z Flip 3 with a new unlimited data plan and you'll score yourself a discount of up to $1,000. That's actually enough to cover the entire cost of the device, although your rebate may vary depending on your old device's value.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3: free Galaxy Buds 2, plus up to $600 off with trade-in at Samsung
Samsung's offering freebies with both carrier and unlocked devices this week - a pair of Galaxy Buds 2 wireless earbuds worth $149 by themselves to be exact. On top of that, there's also a ton of handy trade-in options for all devices which can potentially save you upwards of $600. Samsung will even take devices with broken screens, so it's a little more flexible than some trade-in programs.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3: save up to $400 with activation, plus up to $1,000 with an eligible trade-in
You'll find excellent carrier and unlocked Galaxy Z Flip 3 deals at Best Buy this week - a retailer that offers both trade-in and activation rebates on all devices. In particular, we'd recommend checking out the $300 activation rebate that's available on unlocked devices right now - a handy saving that can potentially drop the price to just $799.99

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 deals: what you need to know

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 specs

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 deals: specs rundown

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OS: Android | Screen size: 6.7-inch (interior) 1.9-inch (exterior)| Resolution:  2640 x 1080 (interior) 512 x 260 (exterior) | CPU: 5nm 64-bit Octa-Core | Memory: 8GB | Weight: N/A |Storage: 128 / 256GB | Battery:  3,300mAh   | Rear camera: 12MP main, 12MP ultrawide| Front camera: 10MP 

Finally, Samsung has finally managed to do what seemed impossible just a few years ago - produce a foldable device that actually costs around the same as a similarly specced out 'normal' device. Well, relatively speaking - the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 does still costs $999 at launch, which isn't exactly pocket change.

That puts it in same price bracket as the 'plus' sized flagships like the iPhone 12 Pro and Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus - powerful devices, but not any more powerful than the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3, thanks to its new Snapdragon 888 chipset. Put simply, you're not paying that new-tech novelty tax for going with a foldable device, and you're even getting a few new design improvements too.

While, on initial inspection, the Flip 3 may look a lot like its predecessor, it's now featuring a cover display that's four times larger, an upgraded internal screen that's capable of 120Hz refresh rate, and a reinforced hinge that feels a lot sturdier than those on previous Fold devices. Samsung has also ditched the glass outer back design for this new iteration, instead opting for a new 'glastic' design. Some may not welcome that change, but it does mean a cheaper device - and one that's more durable.

See our hands-on Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 review

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