Today is Black Friday, following Thanksgiving Day in the US, and it is the day of shopaholics. While all online retailers (such as Amazon, Target, Microsoft Store and Adorama) as well as retail outlets are reducing their financial loss and turning a profit by lucrative deals. To no surprise, we have filtered their offerings for you and brought a quick list for Black Friday shopping, which include flagship phones to budget phones and accessories.
In Android smartphones, HTC One M8, LG G3, Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Samsung Galaxy S5 and Moto X 2014 edition are available for – almost for free – for a cent only or a dollar with 2-year contract that the wireless carrier offers in its retail stores and online.
In order to snap the best deal, you must sign a two-year contract with the carrier at the time of purchase.
HTC One M8 (AT&T, Verizon Wireless and Sprint)
With 5.0-inches of Full HD LCD display, HTC One M8 is the best Android smartphone. Costing originally for $699.99 the smartphone is available on Amazon for just $0.01. Packed with incredible specs, a HTC UltraPixel camera with BSI sensor + a secondary camera for depth information and HTC BoomSound (dual frontal stereo speakers with built-in amplifiers), this smartphone is simply irresistible with its HTC Sense UI. The One M8 is available only in three main colors i.e. gunmetal grey, glacial silver, amber gold and a bonus color: glamour red for Verizon Wireless only.
HTC One M8 for Windows is also available in gunmetal grey for $0.01 only.
LG G3 (AT&T, Verizon Wireless and Sprint)
LG G3 comes with a 2.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage + microSD up to 2TB, 13MP rear camera with OIS, Laser AF and dual-LED flash, and 2.1MP front-facing camera. The phone has 5.5-inch Quad HD (2560 x 1440) IPS LCD screen. The original cost of the phone is about $699. It is available in metallic black, silk white, and shine gold. For the Black Friday deal, Amazon is selling this smartphone at an amazing price of $0.01 on contract and $499.99 sans contract.
Motorola Moto X 2014 Edition (AT&T and Verizon Wireless)
Motorola’s recently released Moto X has a 5.2-inch Full HD 1080p display with 13 MP rear camera and 2MP front-facing camera. The phone comes with a 2 GB RAM and 16GB of storage on board, and runs on Android 4.4 KitKat (Upgradable to Lollipop). Driven by 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, the phone originally costs $619.99. However, Amazon’s Black Friday deal offers this phone for $0.01 only paired with a standard contract.
Samsung Galaxy S5 (AT&T, Verizon Wireless and Sprint)
Samsung’s Galaxy S5 sports a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display with 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution, 2.5 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, 2 GB of RAM, Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS with the latest TouchWiz UI. The flagship phone, which originally starts at $199.99 on contract, can be now ordered from Amazon for just $0.01. You can also get the Galaxy S5 for $599.99 sans contract in all available colors i.e. black, white, blue and gold.
Amazon Fire Phone (AT&T)
This is the first Fire phone by Amazon and runs Fire OS 3.5.1 that drives company’s Kindles too. Noteworthy features include 4.7-inch IPS LCD HD touchscreen, 2.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor, 2GB RAM, 32/64GB internal storage sans microSD expansion, 13MP rear camera, 2.1 selfie camera, 802.11ac wireless, BT 3.0, NFC, Micro USB 2.0 and a 2400 mAh battery. The phone is available for $0.01 on contract and $199 off contract. The phone also includes free 1-Year of Amazon Prime Benefits worth $99 value.
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (AT&T, Verizon Wireless and Sprint)
This is the next big thing from Samsung Electronics. The giant phone boasts a 5.7-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED screen. Specs-wise, the Galaxy Note 4 has two variants: one powered by 2.5 GHz Quad-Core CPU and the latter has 1.9GHz Octa-Core CPU (It differs by country and carrier). It packs 3GB RAM + 32GB internal memory and supports microSD up to 128GB, 16MP Smart OIS camera, 3.7MP selfie camera and S Pen. It runs Android 4.4 KitKat out-of-box and comes with a 3220mAh Fast Charging battery.
Unlike aforementioned flagships, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 is available for $199.99 from Sprint and Verizon Wireless, but $0.01 at AT&T Next.
Moreover, Apple has also announced its Black Friday promotion with an association of Product RED. However, the Cupertino doesn’t seem to offer big savings, but for the first time, they have included iPhones in the campaign. With $20 off on most of iDevices and Macs, Apple has offered iTunes Gift Cards worth $50.
For more great Black Friday deals, visit our Black Friday 2014 hub!