‘Samsung Access’ Brings Netflix-Like Subscription To Galaxy Devices


Samsung has launched a new subscription service for upgrades, starting from the Galaxy S20 series. The new service dubbed Samsung Access allows users to upgrade Samsung smartphones by paying a monthly fee.

Samsung Access, in comparison to Samsung’s legacy upgrade program, offers additional perks like Premium care coverage and Microsoft 365 subscription including 1TB storage on OneDrive cloud storage.

Samsung Access: How it works and perks?

With this service, you can finance a new smartphone by paying monthly payment and later, trade-in for a newer Samsung device for the remaining value. You can choose not to upgrade your device and continue paying the monthly installments for the device.

You can upgrade your Samsung device after 9 months of the purchase and if you want to upgrade before it, you need to pay an additional $100. The same fee will be applicable if you want to cancel the subscription before 3 months.

Here are all the things included in the Samsung Access subscription service:

  • Any Samsung Galaxy S20|S20+|S20 Ultra 5G device in any available color and storage option.
  • Samsung Premium Care
  • 1TB of OneDrive Cloud storage.
  • Microsoft 365 Personal (up to 5 devices including PCs/Macs)
    • Word
    • Excel
    • PowerPoint
    • Outlook
    • Publisher (PC only)
    • Access (PC only)
    • Skype
  • Monthly payments
  • Upgrade every 9 months or upgrade earlier for $100
  • Cancel after 3 months or cancel earlier for $100

Samsung Access: Price

3-month Samsung Access subscription is available at the following price:

  • $37/mo for S20
  • $42/mo for S20 Plus
  • $8/mo for S20 Ultra

This service is a good option for those who frequently upgrade their smartphones and for early adopters. With this service, you can easily upgrade to newer devices after every 9 months.

You can read more about Samsung Access at the FAQ section at Samsung’s official website.

If it sounds appealing to you, here’s the link to purchase the service.

Anmol Sachdeva

Anmol Sachdeva

Anmol is a tech journalist who handles reportage of cybersecurity and Apple and OnePlus devices at Fossbytes. He's an ambivert who is striving hard to appease existential crisis by eating, writing, and scrolling through memes.
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