Every so often we are all looking for that new device that is able to keep up with ever-changing lifestyle needs, but isn’t it so that we don’t want just any smartphone, and that paying full price for one of the newest models is somehow always out of financial reach?
Here’s the good news: there are always ways and ways to save on smartphones, so let’s start rolling some of the best deals available this week and help you upgrade to a newer, smarter phone.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Preorders w/up to $100 off – Best Buy
The Samsung Galaxy S8 is released April 21 and Best Buy is offering up to $100 off preorders for the S8 and the S8+. Offer is bundled with Samsung Gear VR Headset and $50 Oculus content and requires activation of a new contract.
Features: sleekest Samsung design so far and most amount of screen in least amount of space; 64 GB storage; dual-pixel camera technology.
16 GB Samsung Galaxy S5 Unlocked – Yugster
Yugster offers the Samsung Galaxy S5 refurbished with 74 percent off retail price and you can take an additional 5 percent off with coupon code “DNEWS5OFF.” Coupon code applies for a selection of refurbished phones including from Apple and LG.
Phone is unlocked for AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon and other GSM carriers.
- 1-inch Full HD Super AMOLED touchscreen
- 16 megapixel rear-facing camera w/ selective focus
- finger touch heart rate sensor with tracking steps feature and on-demand nutrition advice with S health
- 16 GB internal memory
- Android 5 operating system
25% off Pre-Owned Phones – GameStop
Also available for tablets, smartwatches and iPhones, this offer from GameStop is currently one of the best. It includes newer models of pre-owned and refurbished smartphones such as Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge and the Samsung Galaxy S5 from as low as $187.49. Offer includes a 7-day money back guarantee.
Phones come in various colors and most unavailable for shipping can be picked at store, only make sure you check online for availability before heading to your local GameStop.
Price: varies by model
Features: for S7
- 5-inch Super AMOLED screen
- 32 GB internal memory
- Android 6.0 operating system
- Bluetooth v4.2
- Processor CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
Smartphones from as low as $5 per month – T-Mobile
A selection of smartphones are on sale from as low as $5 per month at T-Mobile. Offer includes Samsung Galaxy J7, LG Stylo 2 PLUS, Samsung Galaxy On5 and LG K10, each except for the Samsung Galaxy J7 featuring $0 down, and all featuring free shipping.
Price: starting at $5
Features: vary by model
- Samsung Galaxy J7: 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED screen; 1.5 GHz octa-core processor; 13 megapixel rear-facing camera and 5 megapixel front-facing camera.
- LG Stylo 2 PLUS: 5.7-inch HD TFT screen; 1.4 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon; 13 megapixel rear-facing camera and 5 megapixel front-facing camera.
- Samsung Galaxy On5: 5-inch HD screen; 1.3 GHz quad-core processor; 5 megapixel rear-facing camera and 2 megapixel front-facing camera.
- LG K10: 5.3-inch HD screen; 1.27 GHz quad-core Qualcomm, 8 megapixel rear-facing camera and 5 megapixel front-facing camera.
Samsung Galaxy ON5 Prepaid Smartphone – Walmart
Phone ships free and comes at $102.69 value, one of the lowest prices this week for prepaid. It’s a phone worth having if you don’t use many applications because the 3 GB of open storage for apps won’t allow many installs. On the plus side, a wide-enough screen to enjoy watching videos.
- 5-inch screen
- Lithium Ion battery
- 5 megapixel rear-facing camera and 2 megapixel front-facing camera
- Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 operating system
- 3 GHz processor speed