Samsung S24 Release Date: Time to Sell Your Old Phone!

Written by: Emma Morris

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After months of endless rumours and anticipation, the Samsung Galaxy S24 was finally released on 31 January 2024.


Some managed to get their hands on the device earlier that month during its early release period. However, for many, the Samsung Galaxy S24 still carries too much of a hefty price tag, especially considering that even the standard S24, supposedly a cheaper option, begins at £799 in UK stores.


But fear not! Right now, it's the prime time to maximise the value of your old device, presenting a golden opportunity to acquire cash for this latest flagship phone.


Continue reading to uncover everything about the S24 and how to turn your old phone into extra cash at UR.co.uk.


Or recieve a price for your old device on our 'Sell UR Device' page¬†now ‚Äď quick, easy, and hassle-free!

Key Takeaways:


  • The Samsung Galaxy S24 comes with advanced AI features to aid with communication, scheduling and more.

  • The value of your old phone decreases significantly with every new release.

  • Looking for the best place to sell your device? Receive money in days by following our four simple steps.


Specs of the Samsung Galaxy S24 Series

Like most releases in the Samsung lineup, the Galaxy S24 comes in three models, each with varying specifications and costs. 


You have the standard S24 at the more affordable end, the S24 Plus, which balances cost with high-quality specifications, and the S24 Ultra at the premium end, offering the best with a correspondingly high price tag.


Before we explore some of the key features of all these devices further, look at the table below to gain a better understanding of their specs. 

Specification S24 S24 Plus S24 Ultra
Display 6.2" Dynamic AMOLED 2X 6.7" Dynamic AMOLED 2X 6.8" Dynamic AMOLED 2X
Processor Samsung Exynos 2400 Samsung Exynos 2400 Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3
Camera 50.0 MP + 10.0 MP + 12.0 MP 50.0 MP + 10.0 MP + 12.0 MP 200 MP + 50.0 MP + 12.0 MP
Storage Size 128GB and 256GB 256GB or 512GB 256GB or 512GB

Key Features of All Models

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As you can expect with most Samsung phones, the features between each of the three phones vary slightly depending on their hierarchy within the lineup.


For example, the Galaxy S24 Ultra will have an improved camera system compared to the standard S24, offering a 200MP main camera over a 50MP. 


This is alongside a whole new titanium frame, available in a wider array of colours, such as Titanium Yellow, Titanium Black, Titanium Gray, and Titanium Green.


But remove these from consideration, and you've got some universal improvements across all models.


Here are some below:

Enhanced AI Features

The S24 now comes with improved AI features - Galaxy AI - designed to enhance your everyday experience. This is especially notable in communication, where advanced features such as 'Interpreter' and 'Live Translate' assist in real-time translation of conversations and text in various forms to overcome language barriers and improve overall comprehension.


You also gain other AI apps like 'Chat Assist', 'Note Assist', and 'Circle to Search', designed to help organise tasks, improve your tone of voice to suit different conversations, and Google certain items by circling a specific image on your phone. Read more about all the AI Features here.

Improved Design

The S4 series also has an improved display that hits a jaw-dropping 2600 nits brightness that adapts to your surroundings. As with the S23, Samsung has opted for a more flat display than those released in the past, particularly regarding the Galaxy S24 Ultra, which seeks to abandon any form of curvature altogether.


You also retain beloved features everyone has come to love, such as wireless charging, reverse wireless charging, and that nifty S Pen stylus, a known accessory of more expensive Samsung Galaxy variants.

Advanced Processing Power

Alongside these fantastic functionalities is an improved processor - the Samsung Exynos 2400 for the standard and Plus variants and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 for the S24 Ultra.


As you can tell, Samsung has revived the tradition of using different processors depending on your location. For example, all three phones in the US have the same Snapdragon chip.


However, don't let that deter you. All models boast enhanced processing temperature management capabilities, designed to handle high-demand tasks more efficiently without overheating.


Plus, you also gain more than enough battery life to last you throughout the day, with some claiming it lasts 17:40 hours of video playback. Read more here.


Combine all this with nearly double the storage space at a lower price with early-release models, and you can certainly understand all the hype.

When to Sell Your Old Phone

But what should you do with your old device?


According to research, the price of your old Samsung Galaxy S handset drops an average of 27% after the first six months a new one is released, meaning that now is the best time to sell that old handset, whether that be to buy the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra itself or a different new phone altogether.


Here's how you can gain money for your gadget in four simple steps.


  • Register Your Device:¬†Begin by registering your device on our website by selecting the correct make, model, and storage conditions.


  • Receive an Instant Price:¬†An instant price should then appear on your screen, reflecting the true market value of your device based on the information entered above.


  • Posting Your Phone:¬†Once you've accepted, we'll send you a free post package or label so you can post your phone back to us free of charge.


  • Fast Bank Transfer:¬†You can expect a bank transfer the same day our team checks your device.


Receiving the most money for your old phone couldn't be any easier.

Final Thought on Samsung S24 Release Date

What are our final thoughts on the Samsung Galaxy S24 series?


From its all-new and improved AI features to an excellent camera system, it offers everything you need to complete your daily tasks.


Plus, when you sell your old phone with us, you not only receive a great price but also join a commitment to sustainability in the process.


Sell your device with UR.co.uk today; it's a deal you don't want to miss.

Emma Morris


Emma crafts insightful and informative articles about refurbished phones for ur.co.uk. Her expertise guides readers in making the smartest choices for their tech needs.