Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 pre-order: pay only $99.99 with trade-in - plus get a free gift

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Looking for the best Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 pre-order? We've just spotted these massive trade-in deals at Samsung that can get you one of the new tablets from just $99.99. Plus, if you buy directly from the manufacturer, you also get a Slim Keyboard Cover included for free.

Announced during today's Galaxy Unpacked event, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8, S8 Plus and S8 Ultra are the latest in the manufacturer's range of high-end tablets. Prices start at $699.99, but Samsung is currently running an enhanced trade-in promotion for the pre-order period that save you as much as $600 on your chosen device.

In addition, any pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 or Galaxy Tab S8 Plus will come with a free Slim Keyboard Cover. If you choose to go for the Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra instead, your freebie is slightly upgraded to a Slim Keyboard Cover with backlight. Either way, that gift is worth up to an extra $349.99 in value. Remember, too, that all tablets in this range come with the S Pen stylus as standard.

Best Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 pre-order deals

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8: from $99.99 with trade-in at Samsung (plus free gift)

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8: from $99.99 with trade-in at Samsung (plus free gift)
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– You can now pre-order the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8, S8 Plus and S8 Ultra direct from Samsung for as little as $99.99 when you trade in an eligible device. All orders will also ship with a free gift: a Slim Keyboard Cover that would otherwise cost up to $349.99 when bought separately. Order now and your tablet will be delivered in time for launch on February 28.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8: from $699.99 (with free gift) at Best Buy

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8: from $699.99 (with free gift) at Best Buy
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– If you aren't interested in trading in an old device you could also look to place a Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 pre-order at Best Buy. The full range of tablets are available and you get the same Keyboard Cover for free automatically added to your cart at the checkout.

The newly-announced Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 sports an 11-inch, 2560 x 1600 resolution screen that also offers a high refresh rate of up to 120Hz to deliver a smooth image during demanding tasks such as gaming. It also comes with a 13MP main camera and 6MP wide option on the back, as well as a 12MP ultra-wide front-facing camera best-suited to video calls. 8GB of RAM is included as standard, while storage options include a 128GB or 258GB version, with the option to expand that up to 1TB with a microSD card.

Compare all that to the Galaxy Tab S8 Plus, which has a slightly larger 12.4-inch display, while the Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra boasts a 14.6-inch screen. The exact same storage options are available on the middle model, while the Tab S8 Ultra can go up to 512GB - while also offering to option to increase the RAM to 12GB or 16GB should you want the performance boost.

Need more info on everything else that was just announced at Samsung Unpacked? We've got you covered with lots of hands-on impressions of the Samsung Galaxy S22, the Samsung S22 Plus and Samsung S22 Ultra.

And if there's anything you want to buy, we've started to gather up the best Samsung Galaxy S22 deals, Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus deals and Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra deals that are already available to pre-order. We'll continue adding to all of those pages - and this one too - as we spot more offers on all of this new tech in the run-up to release.

James Pickard
Senior Deals Editor

James Pickard is a Deals Editor at TechRadar. After many years of scouring the net for the cheapest games and tech for his own personal use, he decided to make it his job to share those bargains with you. James also has over five years of experience covering some of the biggest sales events of the year at Eurogamer and VG247, including Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Amazon Prime Day. When not deals hunting, James can be found on the PS5, watching a classic film noir or cheering on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.