Samsung Galaxy S9 – Contract prices in South Africa

South Africa’s mobile operators have revealed pre-order contract prices for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+.

The devices are set to launch on 16 March, and orders before 31 March will receive a R500 Samsung accessory voucher and six months of free Samsung Mobile Care cover.

Different operators have also included other extras to sweeten their deals.

Telkom has added voice minutes and 60GB of data valid for 3 months to its FreeMe 1GB plan, for example.

Pricing

The cash and contract deals on offer at the time of writing are shown below.

Not shown in the tables is that Telkom’s FreeMe plans include free calls to any Telkom number, 10GB free Wi-Fi hotspot data, and free data for instant messaging.

Certain FreeMe packages also receive Telkom’s LIT value-added services.

Cash prices

Cash Prices
Seller Galaxy S9 Galaxy S9+
Cell C R16,499 R18,999
MTN R17,279 R20,389
Dion Wired, Technomobi R15,499 R17,999

Contract prices – S9

S9 Contract Prices
Deal Price Data Minutes SMS Extras
Telkom FreeMe 1GB R649 1GB 100 50 per day  60GB once-off for 3 months
Telkom FreeMe 2GB R699 2GB 3,000 Telkom 50 per day
MTN Made for Me M R699 1GB 150 100 30GB once-off for 30 days
Vodacom Smart S R699 1GB 75 200
Telkom FreeMe 5GB R849 5GB 3,000 Telkom 50 per day
Telkom FreeMe 10GB R949 10GB 3,000 Telkom 50 per day
Telkom FreeMe 20GB R1,199 20GB 1,500 50 per day
Telkom FreeMe Unlimited R1,599 25GB FUP 3,000 50 per day
MTN Made for Me L R869 2GB 200 100 30GB once-off for 30 days
MTN Sky Lite 3GB R1,499 3GB Unlimited Unlimited 30GB once-off for 30 days
MTN Sky Lite 5GB R1,599 5GB Unlimited Unlimited 30GB once-off for 30 days
MTN Sky Lite 10GB R1,849 10GB Unlimited Unlimited 30GB once-off for 30 days
MTN Sky Supreme R2,599 25GB FUP Unlimited Unlimited 30GB once-off for 30 days
Cell C Pinnacle 250 R849 250MB 250 250 1GB x 12 months
Cell C Pinnacle 600 R999 1GB 600 600 2GB x 12 months
Cell C Pinnacle Unlimited R1,399 10GB Unlimited Unlimited Free Black smart box

Contract prices – S9+

S9+ Contract Prices
Deal Price Data Minutes SMS Extras
Telkom FreeMe 1GB R749 1GB 100 50 per day  60GB once-off valid for 3 months
Telkom FreeMe 2GB R799 2GB 3,000 Telkom 50 per day
MTN Made for Me M R799 1GB 150 100 30GB once-off for 30 days
Vodacom Smart S R799 1GB 75 200
Telkom FreeMe 5GB R949 5GB 3,000 Telkom 50 per day
Telkom FreeMe 10GB R1,049 10GB 3,000 Telkom 50 per day
Telkom FreeMe 20GB R1,299 20GB 1,500 50 per day
Telkom FreeMe Unlimited R1,699 25GB FUP 3,000 50 per day
MTN Made for Me L R969 2GB 200 100 30GB once-off for 30 days
MTN Sky Lite 3GB R1,599 3GB Unlimited Unlimited 30GB once-off for 30 days
MTN Sky Lite 5GB R1,699 5GB Unlimited Unlimited 30GB once-off for 30 days
MTN Sky Lite 10GB R1,949 10GB Unlimited Unlimited 30GB once-off for 30 days
MTN Sky Supreme R2,699 25GB FUP Unlimited Unlimited 30GB once-off for 30 days
Cell C Pinnacle 250 R949 250MB 250 250 1GB x 12 months
Cell C Pinnacle 600 R1,099 1GB 600 600 2GB x 12 months
Cell C Pinnacle Unlimited R1,499 10GB Unlimited Unlimited Free Black smart box

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