For those looking for an Android phone to buy this holiday season, here is a compilation of the best deals they can look forward to.
There are several reasons Cyber Monday is a great time to buy new smartphones. Not only the price is most malleable during this time of the year, but there are also a good chance of exciting freebies accompanying the deal. Also, with most flagship launches having already occurred, buyers are better off making informed buying choices during this time than any other time of the year.
So, for those looking for the best deals on Android phones, here is a quick guide buyers can refer to.
Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL:
The new Pixel 3 is inarguably one of the best Android phones money can buy in 2018. Google is also offering some nice deals on the phone too, which includes buying either the Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL will entitle the buyers to pick up another at half the cost. The offer is however valid only in the US.
There also is the option to buy the Pixel 3 for $649, which is $150 less than the regular price of $799. Offer runs from Nov 22 to Nov 25. There is a bigger $200 discount on the Pixel 3 XL which is retailing for $699 now. The special price is valid until Nov 25.
Meanwhile, buying any of the new Pixel 3 phones also includes a few Google Home Hub as well along with another $50 worth of Google Store credit.
Target is also offering the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL with a $200 Target gift card though buyers will have to activate the phone on a Verizon plan.
Best Buy too offers $400 off on the Pixel 3 and 3 XL though here again, buyers will have to activate a Verizon line.
Verizon has also joined the wagon offering some nice deals on the Pixel 3 range, which includes a flat discount of $400.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9 Plus:
Walmart is offering a $300 worth of in-store gift card on the Galaxy Note 9, S9, and S9 Plus along with the S8 and S8 Plus as well. However, buyers will have to agree to carrier terms from AT&T, Verizon or Sprint.
Target too is offering a $300 gift card with the Note 9 with choice of carriers including AT&T or Verizon.
Best Buy also has a similar plan for the Note 9, S9 and S9 Plus wherein there is a $300 gift card for the taking with AT&T, Verizon and Sprint being the carrier choice.
For those who’d like to buy the above phone unlocked, there is a $200 flat discount as well. Samsung is also offering some exciting deals on its latest crop of smartphones, including last year’s flagship phones as well. Those include a $200 discount on the Note 9, Note 8, S9 and S9 Plus. For the S8 and S8 Plus, the discount is a slightly lower $150.
Buyers can also opt for the Note 9, S9 and S9 Plus on an AT&T plan which will make for a discount of $200.
The discount, however, gets halved when opting for a Verizon plan with the qualifying handsets being Note 9, Note 8, S9, S9 Plus, S8, and S8 Plus.
T-Mobile meanwhile is offering a $200 discount on the Note 9, S9, and S9 Plus. There also is a higher $350 discount on the Note 8 gray model which again requires no payment plan as well.
The trio of Galaxy Note 9, S9, and S9 Plus is also getting a $300 discount from Sprint. Further, there is $250 off on the Note 8 black model along with a $200 discount on the S8 Plus, the latter again requiring a payment plan.
T-Mobile is also offering Galaxy S9, S8, for free when agreeing to a new line and payment plan and will also require buyers to trade-in their current phones. The plan is also applicable to the LG G7 ThinQ and OnePlus 6T as well.
These apart, the Galaxy S9 Plus and Note 9 also qualify for a $750 discount for a new line, payment plan, and trade-in. The deal also applies to the S8 Active and LG V40 ThinQ as well.