Black Friday 2019: The Best Smartphone Deals

A hand holding up the iPhone 11.
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It’s the week of Black Friday, and you know what that means. Phone upgrade time! Here are the best phone deals that you’ll find this week, carefully organized by brand and plan (or lack thereof).

Just keep in mind that some of these deals won’t launch until November 29th, the actual Black Friday. If a deal isn’t working for you, bookmark it and check back on it later.

Apple

The iPhone 11 in many colors.
Apple

It’s hard to find discounted Apple products, especially when they’re brand spakin’ new. Thankfully, there are a handful of great iPhone deals this year, including a BOGO iPhone 11 deal through Verizon. Just don’t expect to buy an unlocked iPhone at a discount, that’s all.

Activated

  • BOGO iPhone 11 + Unlimited Data Plan, $700 ($700 off) [Verizon]
  • iPhone 6S on Straight Talk or Total Wireless, $100 ($50 off) [Walmart]
  • iPhone 8 and 8 Plus with Activation, $275 ($275 off) [Best Buy]
  • iPhone 11 with Activation and Trade-In, $200 ($500 off) [Best Buy]
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max with Activation and Trade-In, $500 ($500 off) [Best Buy]
  • $200 Gift Card + 500 Off iPhone 11 with Verizon Unlimited Plan and Trade-In [Verizon]
  • $300 Gift Card with Purchase and Activation of iPhone 11, 11 Pro, or 11 Pro Max [Walmart]

Google

The Google Pixel 4
Google

Google’s phones are regularly sold at a discount, so it’s no surprise that they’re going for ridiculously low prices this Black Friday. Even the new Pixel 4, which has one of the best cameras we’ve ever seen, is selling for just $550.

Unlocked

  • Pixel 3a XL Unlocked, $380 ($100 off) [Best Buy]
  • Pixel 4 Unlocked, $550 ($200 off) [Best Buy]
  • Pixel 4 XL Unlocked, $550 ($200 off) [Best Buy]

Activated

  • Save $800 on Two Pixel 4s or 4 XLs [Verizon]
  • Save $200 on the Pixel 3a or 3a XL [Verizon]
  • Pixel 3a with Google Fi, $300 ($100 off) [Google Fi]
  • Pixel 3a XL with Google Fi, $300 ($100 off) [Google Fi]
  • Pixel 4 with Activation, $400 ($400 off) [Best Buy]
  • Pixel 4 XL with Activation, $500 ($400 off) [Best Buy]
  • $550 Gift Card with Purchase and Activation of Pixel 3 or 3 XL [Target]
  • $300 Gift Card with Purchase and Activation of Pixel 4 or 4 XL [Target]

Samsung

The Samsung Galaxy S10.
Samsung

Samsung’s newest phones (minus the Galaxy Fold) are being sold at massive discounts this Black Friday. The best deals are activated (as you might expect), but you can still save $200 on a Galaxy S10, S10+, or Note10+ through Best Buy.

Unlocked

  • Samsung Galaxy S10 Unlocked, $700 ($200 off) [Best Buy]
  • Samsung Galaxy S10+ Unlocked, $800 ($200 off) [Best Buy]
  • Samsung Galaxy Note10+ Unlocked, $900 ($200 off) [Best Buy]

Activated

  • Save $750 on Two Samsung Phones [Verizon]
  • Save $700 on a Trade-In for the iPhone 11, 11 Pro, or 11 Pro Max [AT&T]
  • Samsung Galaxy S10e with Activation, $450 ($300 off) [Best Buy]
  • Samsung Galaxy A10e on Straight Talk or Total Wireless, $50 ($80 off) [Walmart]
  • $450 Gift Card with Purchase and Activation of Galaxy S10, S10+, or Note 10+ [Walmart]
  • $400 Gift Card with Purchase and Activation of Galaxy S10, S10+, or Note 10+ [Target]

OnePlus, LG, BLU, and Others

The OnePlus 7t.
OnePlus

Trying to step away from the big phone brands? You’ve got a lot of Black Friday options this year, and all of them are unlocked. We suggest going after the OnePlus 7 Pro—it’s one of our favorite phones, and it’s on sale this Black Friday for just $550 (it’s such a great phone, really).

Unlocked

  • BLU Vivo XL Unlocked, $119 ($100 off) [Best Buy]
  • BLU Vivo XL+ Unlocked, $199 ($100 off) [Best Buy]
  • LG K8 Unlocked, $90 ($50 off) [Best Buy]
  • LG Stylo 5 Unlocked, $179 ($139 off) [Best Buy]
  • Moto G7 Unlocked, $200 ($100 off) [Best Buy]
  • OnePlus 7 Pro Unlocked, $550 ($150 off) [OnePlus]
  • OnePlus 6T Unlocked, $450 ($150 off) [OnePlus]
  • Zte Axon 10 Pro, $450 ($100 off) [Newegg]

There’s a lot to work with this Black Friday, from iPhones to the new Google Pixel 4. While you’re at it, you might as well sift through some Black Friday appliance deals, Bluetooth headphones, and smarthome deals.

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