Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 has hit the shelves. You can get your hands on the new smartphone today from Samsung and third-party retailers. Here, we share the best Note 9 deals, whether you're looking to buy the phone outright and SIM-free or want to get it on contract and pay monthly.

First shown off at the Samsung Unpacked event on 9 August, the Galaxy Note 9 is a flagship phone designed for power and productivity, with a 6.4in Quad HD screen.

Following on from the popular Note 8 (reviewed here), it features a new connected S Pen, an improved camera, more storage and a better battery.

You can find out everything you need to know about the Note 9 in our review or news round-up, and if you decide to buy it don't forget to grab a case to protect it.

Where to buy the Galaxy Note 9 SIM-free

The Note 9 is available to buy now. The 128GB model is priced at £899, while the 512GB model is £1,099.

You can get either model in a range of colours from Samsung itself at the prices listed above, and there are trade-in offers available if you've got an older phone that you're looking to replace.

Buy the Note 9 from Samsung here.

In addition to Samsung, other retailers and networks are offering the Note 9 SIM-free, all at the same price for now though.

If you buy the Note 9 SIM-free, be sure to get yourself one of the best SIM-only contracts for your minutes, texts and data.

Where to buy the Galaxy Note 9 on contract

Most networks are offering the Note 9 on contract. We'd recommend first taking a look at our automatically updated Note 9 deals widget below (click here for an optimised version of this page if you're unable to see it). It'll have all of the latest deals and you can adapt the results to suit your needs.

However, we've also spent some time picking out our top deals and discussing them in more detail beneath the deals widget to help you make the right decision.

Carphone Warehouse Note 9 deals

Carphone Warehouse often has some of the best contract deals for new phones. For the Note 9 there are plenty from EE, O2 and Vodafone, all of which you can see by clicking here.

We've picked out some of our favourites below:

  • EE, 50GB data, unlimited texts and minutes, £29.99 upfront, £70 per month. View here.
  • O2, 30GB data, unlimited texts and minutes, £99.99 upfront, £61 per month. View here.

EE Galaxy Note 9 deals

EE's deals offer huge data, but they don't come cheap. It recommends the 60GB Max Plan for £68 per month and £50 upfront.

EE's deals are available on its website here.

Mobiles.co.uk Galaxy Note 9 deals

Carphone Warehouse subsidiary company Mobiles.co.uk is throwing in the Samsung Wireless Charging Stand when you buy, so that's a nice bonus.

Contracts are available from EE, O2 and Vodafone, with deals including:

  • O2, 25GB data, unlimited texts and minutes, £50 upfront, £58 per month. View deal here.
  • EE, 25GB data, unlimited texts and minutes, no upfront cost, £63 per month. View deal here.

Mobile Phones Direct Galaxy Note 9 deals

Mobile Phones Direct offers the Note 9 on contract from EE, O2 and Vodafone, with some great deals available. There are upgrade deals and trade-in offers, as well as the standard contract deals. We've picked out our favourites below:

  • Vodafone, 10GB data, unlimited texts and minutes, no upfront cost, £52 per month. Available here.
  • O2, 50GB data, unlimited texts and minutes, no upfront cost, £50.50 per month but you'll need to apply for cashback with this one. Otherwise it's £60 per month. Available here.

O2 Galaxy Note 9 deals

O2's Note 9 contracts offer big data, and there are special deals available if you've got an older phone to trade in.

For 30GB data, unlimited texts and minutes, you're looking at £29 upfront and £68 per month.

If you don't need quite so much data, there's also an 8GB option that costs £49 upfront and £64 per month.

See all of O2's Note 9 deals here.

Sky Mobile Galaxy Note 9 deals

Sky Mobile has confirmed that the Note 9 is available from its shop.

Prices start at £42 per month on the Swap24 plan, with 2GB data and unlimited calls and texts. There's no upfront cost here, and the Swap plan means you can upgrade your phone after 24 months without changing contracts at Sky's lowest monthly price.

If you want to upgrade more regularly, there's the Swap12 which lets you upgrade your phone every year without changing contracts, but it's a little more pricey at £99 upfront and £61 per month.

Tesco Mobile Galaxy Note 9 deals

Tesco Mobile has a variety of contract options that can span up to 36 months to reduce the monthly cost.

For example, if you choose a 36 month contract with 5GB data you can pay £42.99 per month with no upfront cost.

If you're willing to pay £60 upfront you can reduce the monthly price to £41.32, and there are further customisation options available to help make the contract perfect for you.

Take a look on Tesco's website.

Three Galaxy Note 9 deals

Three is also stocking the Note 9. Contracts, which include Go Roam across 71 destinations and Go Binge for streaming Netflix, Apple Music and Snapchat without using up data, are 24 months and most have a £79 upfront cost.

You can choose 100GB data for £62 per month, 30GB data for £53 per month or 4GB data for £48 per month.

Deals are available from Three's website.

Vodafone Galaxy Note 9 deals

Vodafone's Note 9 deals start at £63 per month with £49 upfront, so they're not the cheapest available. However, you can get 20GB data for the price of 4GB with the cheapest offer.

It's £79 upfront and £64 per month and you'll get 20GB, unlimited minutes and unlimited texts.

Vodafone's Note 9 deals are available here.