Just a few months ago, Google announced that Android had reached 3 billion active users. Whether you’re looking to upgrade your current Android or downgrade from iOS, this 3 billion number should tell you everything you need to know about the variety and many offerings that the Google-owned operating system has in store. . Like most gadgets that rely on chips, your best bet is to buy early this year. That’s why the ZDNet team has already started compiling the best Black Friday deals on Android phones below.
$ 400 off
ZDNet’s Matthew Miller called the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 an “innovative engineering marvel” when he first unfolded it in August. For a limited time, Samsung has its latest foldable on sale for just $ 1,549.99 ($ 250 off). This is the lowest price we’ve seen since it debuted in August. The phone also comes with the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 and a wireless charger, which adds up to $ 400 in total savings.
$ 170 off
At launch, the OnePlus 9 Pro, while packed with flagship features and hardware, was hard to justify a $ 1,069 purchase. If you’ve been on the fence, Amazon has a deal that could finally get you out of it. For a limited time, the retailer is offering the OnePlus 9 Pro for just $ 899.99 ($ 170 off). The device is unlocked, 5G compatible and with 256 GB of built-in storage.
$ 70 off
Tested time and time again, ZDNet’s Sandra Vogel has always found the Moto G Power series to be capable of delivering excellent endurance and all the functionality of a smartphone. Right now, you can buy the latest version of Android for just $ 179.99 ($ 70 off). This makes the Moto G Power one of the most affordable and battery-friendly offerings on the market.
$ 300 off
The OnePlus 8T and OnePlus Buds Pro have received rave reviews since launch, so you can’t go wrong when the duo are bundled for $ 300 less. For a limited time, OnePlus is offering the 8T and Buds Pro for just $ 599.49, or $ 499.99 if you decide to use the former only. That’s quite the deal for a phone that packs a 120Hz display, the brand’s proprietary Warp Charge 65, and fast performance.
$ 700 off
B&H currently has a good Google Pixel 3 XL deal, bringing the device to an all-time high of $ 199.99 ($ 700 off). While the 3-year-old handheld no longer competes with today’s flagships, it is more than capable of handling today’s tasks such as browsing social media, taking photos, and taking pictures. videos and streaming your favorite shows on the go. And for under $ 200, the Pixel 3 XL is still a candidate to receive Google’s latest Android 12 software.
$ 75 off
Only a few months ago, Samsung presented its latest foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G. Matthew Miller of ZDNet gave the device an excellent rating, complimenting the flip phone for its improved durability and reasonable price, among other things. Today the Galaxy Z Flip 3 can be yours for just $ 979.99 ($ 75 off), including Amazon Prime shipping. The best part? The reduced price is for the 256 GB model, which is double the storage of the base.
As always, we’ll be monitoring all available Android phone deals over the next month or so. Be sure to follow this page for the most recent promotions available.