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5 Things You Want to Know from Best Buy This Week, Starting with Free iPhones and PS4 Availability

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From helping you save serious cash, to getting your hands on the Galaxy S 5 for a test drive weeks before it’s for sale — here are five highlights from Best Buy  this week.


Test drive the new Galaxy S 5 and Gear devices for three straight weeks at select Best Buy stores before it's available for purchase on April 11.
Test drive the new Galaxy S 5 and Gear devices for three straight weeks at select Best Buy stores before it’s available for purchase on April 11.

Test Drive the New Samsung Galaxy S 5 and All Three Gears

Only at Best Buy can you take the Samsung Galaxy S 5 smartphone and any of the three new Gear wearable devices for a spin in select Samsung Experience Shops.  Head to BestBuy.com/TheNextBigThing to find out which stores are offering a sneak peek.

Pre-orders are available on all the Gear devices, and AT&T and Sprint customers can pre-order the GS5 here – with the bonus of a $10 e-gift card.


iPhone 5s is Free — with iPhone Trade-In 

Now through March 29, Best Buy customers who trade in a working iPhone 4s or iPhone 5 will receive a guaranteed minimum $150 Trade-In credit, making the iPhone 5s 16GB free.

And if you’re worried your iPhone is worth more, Best Buy will cover the difference. Check out what your iPhone – or any old device you have lying around – is worth by visiting www.bestbuy.com/tradein.


Believe It.  PlayStation 4 Now Available  

Best Buy will have tens of thousands of PlayStation 4 consoles available over the coming weeks. You can find a console at a nearby store, order online and pickup at a store near you, or buy online and get free shipping to your home.

Head to BestBuy.com/PS4 for more.


HTC One M8 Debuts on Tuesday

The all new HTC One is available online at Best Buy on Tuesday, March 25 and HTC aims for its newest addition to improve yet again after CNET called it a “near-ideal smartphone” back in 2013. Oh, and Best Buy will be at the New York launch event, so follow along on @BBYNews for up-to-the-minute updates.


Windows XP Heads Up

Are you rocking a Microsoft XP operating system on your computer? If you are, then your computer won’t be rocking much longer.  Just two weeks from tomorrow – on April 8 — computers running Microsoft XP no longer get the security updates and will be exposed to potential data breaches. Plan accordingly.