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Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Discount and Best Price For Your Pocket


Are you looking for your next smartphone and have no desire to fork over the extra dough required for one of the flagship models?

If so, then Samsung has the phone for you – the Galaxy S4 Mini. Designed to look just like a smaller version of the Galaxy S4, the S4 Mini is a solid midrange phone with all the features and specs you want and need, but without a lot of extras. The S4 Mini boasts a dual core processor, an eight megapixel camera, and runs on a newer Android version. Curious as to how the prices compare from the major retailers and service providers? Here is a rundown of the deals going on as of mid-January 2014.


If you pick up the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini at Sprint, you will pay absolutely nothing with a new two year plan when you change carriers and order on the internet. This includes a $250 instant savings, a $99.99 web only savings, and a $50 switch and save web special. For a phone marketed at $399.99 for full price with no contract, this is a pretty sweet deal.


Verizon also markets the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini at a full no contract price of $399.99, but with a two year contract, you will only pay $49.99. This is not as good of deal as Sprint’s version, but it still makes for significant overall savings. Additionally, this phone is available on Verizon’s new payment plan, Verizon Edge, which requires users to pay $16.81 a month for 20 months – a good option for Verizon users who don’t want to make a big initial payment.

Best Buy

When making a new cell phone purchase, it is always worth your while to look at Best Buy to see if the deals are any better than at the provider stores. In this case, Best Buy offers the Sprint version of the S4 Mini for $99.99 with a two year contract, and the Verizon version is likewise listed at $99.99. If you are an AT&T or T-Mobile user who must have a Mini, Best Buy sells the unlocked version for $499.99. Personally, I would never pay that much for a phone in the midrange class, but it is available if you want it.

While limited mostly to Sprint or Verizon in the United States, S4 Mini future buyers are in luck, because both companies are offering the phone for pretty good prices as long as you are willing to sign up for a service plan. This phone is a step up from the free or almost free devices of even last year, with a faster processor, better camera, and more features on board. Samsung continus to appeal to the masses with its S4 Mini due to this phone’s feature set combined with its affordability, making it more accessible than the pricey powerhouse that is the S4. Users who like a smaller phone as well as those looking to save money will go for this little guy without a doubt.