Last night Samsung revealed the Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphone to the world and South Africa will be among the first countries to get the handset.

As such we already know the pricing and that the pre-orders for the handset will start being fulfilled from 9th March with the official release happening on 16th March.

Telkom has today detail the pricing of the handset on its FreeMe packages.

The FreeMe deals include 50 free SMS’s per day, free calls to both Telkom fixed-line and mobile numbers, free Wifi and free instant messaging data for use on Whatsapp, Viber and BBM.

Telkom is also offering those that pre-order Samsung’s latest handset a R500 Samsung accessory voucher and six months of free Samsung Mobile Care cover just in case you drop the handset and crack the edge-to-edge Infinity display.

All the contracts are listed below and pre-orders can be made on the Telkom website for either the S9 or the S9+.

Package Galaxy S9 Pricing Galaxy S9+ Pricing
FreeMe 1GB R649 R749
FreeMe 2GB R699 R799
FreeMe 5GB R849 R949
FreeMe 10GB R949 R1 049
FreeMe 20GB R1 119 R1 299
FreeMe Unlimited R1 599 R1 699
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