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Cyber Monday phone deals 2021: the best offers on lots of phones

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It's now officially Cyber Monday (November 29) and we're seeing lots of Cyber Monday deals that'll save you money on some of the most popular modern mobiles.

Some of the savings we're seeing are Black Friday phone deals that have been carried over from that savings event - it and Cyber Monday are only three days apart after all - but there are some deals specifically for Cyber Monday too, and we expect more new deals will roll in as the day goes on.

We're keeping this page updated with all this year's Cyber Monday phone deals, so keep checking back if you're on the hunt for a handset. But if you're specifically after an iPhone then you should also check out our Cyber Monday iPhone deals guide.

For those interested in doing a little bit of their own research, we've also included several links to the retailers and carriers that are the frontrunners for this year's Cyber Monday phone deals. You'll also find a selection of last year's best deals at the bottom of the page too, in case you wanted to gauge for yourselves how this year's deals compare.

Today's best Cyber Monday phone deals

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Apple iPhone 13: save up to $800 with a trade-in, plus $1000 with a switch at Verizon There's not one, but two fantastic deals currently available at Verizon on the iPhone 13. First up, both new and existing customers can get up to $800 with a trade-in on an eligible unlimited data plan. Switching over from another carrier? You'll get an additional gift card worth up  to $1000 as a welcome bonus too. This combination makes it a fantastic offer.

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Apple iPhone 13 Pro: get an $100 gift card and free AirPods when you switch at Visible If you want a bit extra with your iPhone 13 Pro, Visible could be the best option right now. All new customers will get a free pair of Apple AirPods Pro and, if you switch to Visible you'll also get a $100 gift card which you can use at a huge list of retailers. That's a fantastic combination of added incentives.

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Apple iPhone 11: $499 free with eligible trade-in at Apple Apple directly has one of the best trade-in schemes for the iPhone 11 right now, offering a free device with eligible trade-ins. Of course, as the device is pretty affordable now, even cheaper smartphone trade-ins will save you a considerable amount on this device right now.

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Apple iPhone 12: $20 $15/mo with an unlimited plan at AT&T AT&T's got a great saving on the iPhone 12 which you don't even need to trade-in to access. Simply pick up a device with a new line on an unlimited data plan and the carrier will cut your monthly device installment down by a whole $5 per month. That's a price cut of $180 over a 36-month plan duration - a nice little price cut that's good if you don't happen to have a decent phone to trade. Note, savings are also available on the 12 Mini.

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Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus 128GB: $999.99 $749.99 at Amazon Save $250 – This Cyber Monday deal is bringing back the same savings that were available on Black Friday, letting you get a second chance to score the bigger Galaxy S21 Plus for just $749. That's a solid price for a solid phone, which has an astounding display, capable performance, and a handy array of cameras. This is just for the silver and purple colors.

Need more storage? You can grab the 256GB version for $799.99 at Amazon 

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Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 128GB: $1195.99 $949.99 at Amazon Save $246 – You won't find many smartphones as capable and powerful as the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra. It's screen is huge and even offers a variable refresh rate up to 120Hz to help you save battery life and enjoy smooth visuals at the same time. The camera system is also incredibly versatile.

Note: this isn't its lowest price, we've seen it at $899.99 in the past. This is the best price we can see right now, though.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3: $999.99 $924.99, plus free Galaxy Buds 2 and wireless charger This isn't the biggest discount we've seen on the foldable Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3, but where it stands out is that you will also get a free pair of Galaxy Buds 2 and a wireless charger thrown in.

Trade-in: get up to $600 off in addition

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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra: $1429 $1099.99 The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra was the last flagship Note device Samsung made, which makes it a really powerful device. with this discount, you can get it for only $1099.99.

Trade-in: get up to $275 off in addition

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Google Pixel 6: save $200 with any unlimited plan + get up to $700 off with a trade-in at Verizon The Google Pixel 6 is the latest Android mega device and therefore, one we see being very popular this year. With this promotion from Verizon, you'll automatically get $200 off if you take up an unlimited data plan. Plus, you'll also get up to $700 off with a trade in discount. You can also get the exact same promotion on the Google Pixel 6 Pro.

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Google Pixel 6: save 50% on the Google Pixel 6 with an unlimited data plan at AT&T AT&T is offering a big discount on the Google Pixel 6 when you take out an unlimited data plan. There is a 50% discount up for grabs, leaving you paying only $10.28 a month for the device. That's a hefty saving and one of the cheapest overall options right now.

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Google Pixel 6 Pro: save $200 on an unlimited plan + save up to $800 when you trade-in at Verizon Verizon has one of the best trade-in offers for the Google Pixel 6 Pro this weekend. If you take out an unlimited data plan, you'll automatically save $200. On top of that, you'll save up to $800 when you trade in a handset. That combination adds up to a pretty hefty discount.

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Google Pixel 5a: save $50 on an unlocked device at Google Store The Google Pixel 5a is an already very affordable device so big discounts are mostly out of the question. With this offer, you'll save $50, only having to pay $399 for the device. While not a giant saving, it does make an already cheap device even more affordable. 

Today's best iPhone deals

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Apple iPhone 13: save up to $800 with a trade-in, plus $1000 with a switch at Verizon There's not one, but two fantastic deals currently available at Verizon on the iPhone 13. First up, both new and existing customers can get up to $800 with a trade-in on an eligible unlimited data plan. Switching over from another carrier? You'll get an additional gift card worth up  to $1000 as a welcome bonus too. This combination makes it a fantastic offer.

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Apple iPhone 13 mini: save up to $700 with a trade-in, plus up to $1000 with a switch The iPhone 13 mini from Verizon is a great way to go if you're on a tighter budget. With this device, you can still get the $1000 trade-in bonus but also, there is a $800 added bonus for switching from another carrier. That combination could score you up to $1700 in overall savings.

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Apple iPhone 13 Pro: save up to $1,000 with trade-in plus $1000 when you switch at Verizon After the pricier but more impressive iPhone 13 Pro? With this plan, you'll be able to get a maximum of $1000 by trading in an old device. On top of that, you could also get an additional $1000 just by switching over from another carrier. This is an especially nice bonus considering how expensive the iPhone 13 Pro is.

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Apple iPhone 12: buy one get one $699.99 off with an unlimited data plan at Verizon Verizon has a slightly different offer on the iPhone 12. If you pick out an unlimited data plan, you can get a second one $699.99 off. While the trade-in discounts we normally see do feel like better value, this could be the perfect option if you're after multiple devices.

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Apple iPhone 12: $20 $15/mo with an unlimited plan at AT&T AT&T's got a great saving on the iPhone 12 this week which you don't even need to trade-in to access. Simply pick up a device with a new line on an unlimited data plan and the carrier will cut your monthly device installment down by a whole $5 per month. That's a price cut of $180 over a 36-month plan duration - a nice little price cut that's good if you don't happen to have a decent phone to trade. Note, savings are also available on the 12 Mini.

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Apple iPhone 12: free $200 gift card and Beats Studio Buds with switch at Visible Visible isn't offering any discounts or trade-in schemes with the iPhone 12, instead you can get a $200 gift card for switching over to the network. That's a great option to capitalise on if you were already considering making the jump over to Visible.

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Apple iPhone 11: $499 free with eligible trade-in at Apple Apple directly has one of the best trade-in schemes for the iPhone 11 right now, offering a free device with eligible trade-ins. Of course, as the device is pretty affordable now, even cheaper smartphone trade-ins will save you a considerable amount on this device right now.

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Apple iPhone 11: $23.34 $13.89/month with a new unlimited plan at AT&T AT&T is offering a pretty considerable reduction in the price of an unlimited data plan on the iPhone 11. Right now, it will only cost you $13.89 a month, down from $23.34. It is well worth mentioning that this isn't the lowest we've ever seen the iPhone 11 fall at AT&T but, it is a big saving.

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Apple iPhone SE: $16.66/mo free with a new unlimited plan at Verizon The iPhone SE is Apple's cheapest handset which allows you to get some really good offers on the device. Verizon is currently offering it free with a new unlimited data plan. What's especially good about this is that it doesn't even require a switch to Verizon or a trade-in to get you that price.

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Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus 128GB: $999.99 $749.99 at Amazon Save $250 – This Cyber Monday deal is bringing back the same savings that were available on Black Friday, letting you get a second chance to score the bigger Galaxy S21 Plus for just $749. That's a solid price for a solid phone, which has an astounding display, capable performance, and a handy array of cameras. This is just for the silver and purple colors.

Need more storage? You can grab the 256GB version for $799.99 at Amazon 

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Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 128GB: $1195.99 $949.99 at Amazon Save $246 – You won't find many smartphones as capable and powerful as the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra. It's screen is huge and even offers a variable refresh rate up to 120Hz to help you save battery life and enjoy smooth visuals at the same time. The camera system is also incredibly versatile.

Note: this isn't its lowest price, we've seen it at $899.99 in the past. This is the best price we can see right now, though.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3: $1949 $1,599.99, plus free Galaxy Buds 2 and wireless charger This is a huge saving on Samsung's latest foldable smartphone. However, the discount isn't the only selling point here. Samsung is also throwing in a free pair of Galaxy Buds 2 and a free wireless charger making this the best overall Z Fold 3 deal yet.

Trade-in: get up to $600 off in addition

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3: $999.99 $924.99, plus free Galaxy Buds 2 and wireless charger This isn't the biggest discount we've seen on the foldable Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3, but where it stands out is that you will also get a free pair of Galaxy Buds 2 and a wireless charger thrown in.

Trade-in: get up to $600 off in addition

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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra: $1429 $1,099.99 The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra was the last flagship Note device Samsung made, which makes it a really powerful device. with this discount, you can get it for only $1099.99.

Trade-in: get up to $275 off in addition

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Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 128GB: $1,199.99 $899.99 at Amazon Save $300 – The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra gives you smartphone power supreme. It's got one of the best screens you'll find on a phone, and that'll help you both enjoy content and create content on its powerful camera system. These discounts see the price come below $1,000.

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Samsung Galaxy S21 128GB: $799.99 $699.99 at Samsung This upfront saving on the standard Samsung Galaxy S21 brings it to just $50 off its cheapest price ever - a great price considering how high demand is on all the top devices right now. If you're looking for a solid Android flagship that ticks all the boxes you simply can't go wrong with this fantastic 2021 device.

Trade-in: get up to $550 off in addition

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Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus 128GB: $999.99 $849.99 at Samsung If you're looking for a device with a bit more screen real estate, consider this week's Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus deals. This one's got an even bigger $150 saving, and that's just $50 off its lowest price ever. Some of the colors on this device are currently on back order until mid-December, so we'd act quickly if you're interested in delivery this side of 2022.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3: $500 gift card, plus up to $1,000 off with a trade-in at Walmart Walmart's offering a $500 gift card with all AT&T Galaxy Z Flip 3 purchases - a deal that stacks with the already fantastic trade-in rebate of up to $1,000 off. Easily one of the biggest discounts on this device yet, this is a great opportunity to bag yourself a cheap foldable and get a huge bonus on the side. Note, this deal applies to both AT&T and Verizon carrier devices and you'll need a select new unlimited data plan to be eligible.

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Samsung Galaxy A32 5G: Free for first month then just $15 a month at Boost Mobile This Samsung Galaxy A32 5G offer is perfect for those simply after a really cheap phone. It is completely free for the first month and then, only $15 a month from then on. For that price, you'll get a 2GB plan with unlimited calls and texts but you do also have to spend $99.99 upfront for the phone. 

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3: $999.99 $849.99 at Amazon Save $150 - You can get a decent price cut on Samsung's newest foldable devices this week at Amazon - the first we've seen yet from the retailer. Going unlocked certainly has its advantages and we'd recommend these devices to anyone who's looking for a device that's at the very cutting edge of mobile technology. They're rocking extremely powerful chips, excellent cameras, and screens that are yet to be matched by any other company yet.

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Samsung Galaxy S21: save $200 on any unlimited plan and save a further $700 with a trade-in at Verizon Verizon has the best trade-in discount for the Samsung Galaxy S21 this weekend. You can save $200 automatically just for taking out an unlimited data plan. Then, if you decide to trade-in a device as well, you can save a further $700. As a combined value, that's a hefty saving.

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Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus: save $200 on any unlimited plan and save a further $800 with a trade-in at Verizon Just like the two other Samsung Galaxy S21 devices, with the Plus you can automatically save $200 just by taking out an unlimited data plan. Then, on top of that, there is a further $800 up for grabs by trading in an old device.

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Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra: save $200 on any unlimited plan + a further $1000 with a trade-in at Verizon The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is one of the company's most expensive but also most powerful devices. Verizon is offering a big trade-in discount here with up to $1000 off available. On top of that, you will also save an extra $200 simply by taking out an unlimited data plan. That's a big saving, knocking a good chunk off your costs.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3: save $200 on unlimited plans + a further $1000 with a trade-in at Verizon The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 is expensive. In fact, it is one of the priciest devices you can buy right now. That's why trying to get the biggest saving possible is a must. With Verizon's trade-in offer, you'll save up to $1000 depending on what you're trading in. Plus, you'll get a $200 saving just by taking out an unlimited data plan.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3: save $200 on unlimited plans + a further $800 with a trade-in at Verizon Just like most of the other Samsung devices, Verizon has one of the best offers right now for the Z Flip 3. You'll save $200 just by taking out an unlimited data plan. Then, on top of that, you'll also get up to $800 off with an eligible trade-in discount.

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Samsung Galaxy S21: get an $100 voucher + free Beats Studio Buds when you switch at Visible Visible has stepped up its game for Black Friday throwing in two free gifts. Firstly, if you bring your number over from another carrier, you'll get an $100 voucher that you can use at a long list of retailers. On top of that, all new customers will also get a free pair of Beats Studio Buds.

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Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus: get a $200 voucher + free Beats Studio Buds when you switch at Visible Just like on the Samsung Galaxy S21, Visible is offering two free gifts when you purchase the Plus model. You'll get a $200 gift card when you bring your number over from another carrier. On top of that, you'll also get a free pair of Beats Studio Buds simply by buying the device.

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Samsung Galaxy S21: $800 off with trade-in on unlimited data plan at AT&T AT&T is currently offering an excellent offer on the Samsung Galaxy S21 if you're looking to trade-in. You can get up to $800 off with eligible trade-ins if you select an unlimited data plan. That's a pretty impressive saving, massively knocking your costs down.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 FE: get the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G free with an unlimited data plan at Verizon The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is an older device from Samsung but a great option from Verizon right now. With this promotion, you can get the device for free if you sign up for an unlimited data plan with Verizon. Considering this is the 5G version of the device, this is a fantastic promotion.

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Samsung Galaxy A42: get it free with an unlimited data plan at Verizon Verizon has a great offer for the Samsung Galaxy A42 right now. If you take out an unlimited data plan, you'll get the device completely free. While this is by no means Samsung's best device, it is a great choice for those simply looking for something affordable with mid-range specs.

Today's best Google Pixel deals

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Google Pixel 6: save $200 with any unlimited plan + get up to $700 off with a trade-in at Verizon The Google Pixel 6 is the latest Android mega device and therefore, one we see being very popular this year. With this promotion from Verizon, you'll automatically get $200 off if you take up an unlimited data plan. Plus, you'll also get up to $700 off with a trade in discount. You can also get the exact same promotion on the Google Pixel 6 Pro.

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Google Pixel 6: save $150 with an activation on Verizon at Best Buy Currently, one of the biggest discounts you can get this Black Friday on the Google Pixel 6 comes from Best Buy. If you do an activation today, you can save $150 on the price of the device. That leaves you only paying $549.99 for the handset. However, this price is only available on Verizon.

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Google Pixel 6: get an $100 voucher + a free pair of Google Pixel Buds when you switch at Visible Visible has really stepped up its promotions this year, offering two incentives when you buy the Google Pixel 6. All new customers will get a free pair of Google Pixel Buds and, if you switch from another carrier bringing over your number, you'll also get a $100 gift card that you can spend at a host of retailers and shops online.

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Google Pixel 6: save 50% on the Google Pixel 6 with an unlimited data plan at AT&T AT&T is offering a big discount on the Google Pixel 6 when you take out an unlimited data plan. There is a 50% discount up for grabs, leaving you paying only $10.28 a month for the device. That's a hefty saving and one of the cheapest overall options right now.

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Google Pixel 6 Pro: save $200 on an unlimited plan + save up to $800 when you trade-in at Verizon Verizon has one of the best trade-in offers for the Google Pixel 6 Pro this Black Friday. If you take out an unlimited data plan, you'll automatically save $200. On top of that, you'll save up to $800 when you trade in a handset. That combination adds up to a pretty hefty discount.

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Google Pixel 6 Pro: save up to $800 when you trade-in at AT&T AT&T also has a big trade in discount for the Google Pixel 6 Pro. Take out an eligible unlimited data plan and trade in an old device and you could save up to $800 on this handset. While not as impressive as Verizon's trade-in promotion, this is still a great discount to go for right now.

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Google Pixel 5a: join Google's phone subscription plan and save $233 at Google Store Google has an interesting promotion on the older Pixel 5a right now. Join Google's phone subscription plan and you can get the Pixel 5a, device protection and, the ability to upgrade after two years for just $15 a month. Google claims this is a $233 saving compared to how much this would normally cost you making it a really affordable option.

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Google Pixel 5a: save $50 on an unlocked device at Google Store The Google Pixel 5a is an already very affordable device so big discounts are mostly out of the question. With this offer, you'll save $50, only having to pay $399 for the device. While not a giant saving, it does make an already cheap device even more affordable. 

Today's best of the rest phone deals

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OnePlus 9: $729.99 $599.99 at Amazon Save $130 - The OnePlus 9, the company's excellent mid-range 2021 flagship, is now at its lowest ever price at Amazon. With a powerful Snapdragon 888 chip, fully 120Hz display, and Hasselblad co-designed triple-lens camera system, the OnePlus 9 is easily one of our top choices for an Android flagship right now. 

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OnePlus 9 Pro: $1,069 $899.99 at Amazon Save $169.01 - The OnePlus 9 Pro is the company's flagship phone and one of the best handsets of 2021, with a great camera, a stylish design and phenomenal performance. This discount brings the price down to a more palatable level too, so it's worth considering.

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OnePlus 8T: $599.99 $499.99 at Amazon

The OnePlus 8T is a fantastic smartphone for anyone looking for a powerful, yet affordable smartphone. With this deal, you'll save $100 on the device, only paying $499.99 for it at Amazon. While not the lowest price ever, it is a pretty big saving on an already well-priced device.

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OnePlus 9: $729.99 $599 at Amazon Save $130 - While Samsung often stands out as the best option for Android, OnePlus is an extremely worthy competitor. Amazon is currently offering one of the brand's best devices - the OnePlus 9 - for only $599. That's down from $729.99 making it a brilliant saving on this mid-range powerhouse. If you've had the Google Pixel 6 in your mind as your next device, this will be possibly its best competitor for price and features.

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Motorola Razr 2020: $1399.99 $767.99 at Amazon Save $632 - You can save a massive 45% off the standard price of the Motorola Razr 2020 with this deal. This isn't one of the best foldable phones but it sports a great design and 5G connectivity, all at a currently less than flagship price.

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Moto G Power (2021): $249.99 $169.98 at Amazon Save $80.01 - This 32% saving knocks $80 off what's already a fairly affordable Motorola phone. The Moto G Power has a large 6.6-inch screen and a sizable 5,000mAh battery, but be aware that you don't get 5G here.

Cyber Monday phone deals: FAQ

When will Cyber Monday phone deals start in 2021?

Cyber Monday falls on November 29th this year, although we could potentially see some early-bird deals crop up over the prior weekend. Continuation deals from the prior Black Friday even are also pretty common too, although a number of carriers do offer distinct promotions on each day, such as Verizon. 

In any case, we'd advocate checking in early if you'd like to catch the primo promotions. We'll be updating this page with all the very best Cyber Monday phone deals as they land, so it's definitely worth bookmarking this page and revisiting closer to the date if you're interested.

It's worth keeping in mind that we are seeing some stock issues currently with major devices. This includes the new Google Pixel 6, iPhone 13 and Samsung's Galaxy S21 devices.

Because of this, we could see available stock begin to dwindle by Cyber Monday meaning you might need to be quick if you see a bargain pop up this year.

Is Cyber Monday a good time to buy a cell phone?

Regardless of whether you're looking for an upgrade on your carrier device or simply just a cheap unlocked phone, Cyber Monday should have excellent deals on both. For carrier devices, we expect all the big networks to be offering slightly better trade-in terms, switching bonuses, and potentially even buy-one get-one free bundles. For unlocked devices, it's likely we'll see some of the biggest upfront savings all year - especially on Android flagships. 

Which cell phones will be discounted for Cyber Monday?

The iPhone 13, Galaxy S21, Galaxy Z series, and other recent models should have fairly decent deals over Cyber Monday. That said, straight-up discounts might be difficult to find on some models. iPhones in particular never really tend to have upfront discounts per se, only big trade-in options via the carriers. 

Unlocked Android devices, on the other hand, could have really big price cuts at Amazon and other leading retailers. We've seen record-low prices on Galaxy and OnePlus devices over Cyber Monday and Black Friday before, for example. 

Who will have the best cell phone deals on Cyber Monday?

You'll find all the best Cyber Monday cell phone deals right here on this page as soon as they land. If you want to fly solo and perhaps bookmark a few pages ahead of time, however, then here are the carriers and retailers we expect to offer up the best deals come November:

Carrier devices

Verizon: buy-one get-one free promos, plus massive trade-in rebates

AT&T: trade-in rebates of up to $800, plus early upgrade options

Best Buy: often has trade-in savings that exceed carriers (up to $900)  

Walmart: $200 activation rebates on iPhones, plus trade-in savings

Mint Mobile: all-inclusive super-cheap plan plus phone deals

Unlocked devices

Amazon: awesome for discounts on unlocked Android flagship devices

Best Buy: activation rebates on most Android devices, plus price cuts

Apple: up to $500 off unlocked iPhones with an eligible trade-in

Samsung: great trade-in options for broken devices, plus store credit

B&H Photo: good for discounts on older unlocked devices

Who has the best cell phone deals right now?

There's no hard and fast answer to this question since it depends heavily on what kind of device you're looking for. If you'd like to see what's being offered at a glance this week, check out our main best cell phone deals page. We update that each week with our recommended carrier device deals, the cheapest unlocked prices, and also tons of good prepaid options too. If you're looking to save money right now and don't want to wait until Cyber Monday for a phone deal, that's definitely your best bet.

Last year's best Cyber Monday Phone deals

We've preserved a few of the best Cyber Monday phone deals from last year's event just down below. You can check out for yourself what we said about them at the time, as well as use them as a useful gauge on what to expect this year. That said, as you'd imagine we'll have much more recent devices being offered, so don't take them on face value completely.

Last year's Cyber Monday phone deals: iPhones

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Apple iPhone 12: Buy-one get one free with new unlimited plan at Verizon

Verizon's Cyber Monday phone deals include all of the new 12 series with a very, very generous buy-one get one free offer for all purchases with a new unlimited plan. Discounts of up to $440 are also up for grabs today with an upgrade too - if you'd prefer. Note, this promotion is also available on the iPhone 12 Mini, 12 Pro, and 12 Pro Max.

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Apple iPhone 12: trade-in and get up to $700 off with new line at AT&T

AT&T also has a really similar trade-in up for grabs right now over at their Cyber Monday phone deals section. It's the same terms as Verizon - a trade-in plus new unlimited line, but AT&T in general tend to have cheaper plans overall, so it's a great choice too. Note, this promotion is also available on the iPhone 12 Mini, 12 Pro, and 12 Pro Max.

Total cost: $99 | Monthly cost: $3.33 (30 mo)

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Apple iPhone 12: free with a trade-in and switch at T-Mobile

T-Mobile's big leading Cyber Monday phone deal is on the iPhone 12 right now and it's quite similar to the offers from its rivals today. Again, you'll have to both trade and switch over to T-Mobile to get a free device here, so it's not quite as flexible as the deals from AT&T and Verizon - which only need a trade-in to get a discount.

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Apple iPhones: Save $250 when you switch at Verizon

We haven't included this saving into the other entries on our best Cyber Monday phone deals list but if you're switching over from another carrier you can actually score yourself $250 in gift cards at Verizon right now. The good news is you can use these to pay off your phone bills for big savings, and the even better news is you can use these in addition to the deals listed on this page for even bigger savings - and yes in some cases a free iPhone!

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Apple Cyber Monday: up to $210 off with trade-ins plus free $50 gift card at Apple

Apple's generous trade-in program is a fantastic way to get a discount on an unlocked device, and, right now it's got a Cyber Monday promotion on. That means not only can you get a discount on an iPhone, but you can also score yourself $50 in Apple store gift cards. Currently available on iPhone 11 series, iPhone XR, iPhone SE.

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Apple iPhone XS: $1/month with a new unlimited plan at AT&T One of the most surprising Cyber Monday phone deals today has been this $30 iPhone XS at AT&T. Yes, it's a little bit of an older phone now but it's still a great device and you can't argue with this price - especially because you don't even need to trade-in to get this discount, only pick up your device with a new unlimited plan.

Total cost: $30 | Monthly cost: $1 (30 mo)

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Apple iPhone SE 2020: $16.66

 free with an unlimited plan and trade-in at AT&T

Or, alternatively, you could up for the iPhone SE at AT&T, which can actually be picked up for effectively free with a new unlimited data plan right now. We've seen this deal before, but it's easily still one of the best (cheaper) iPhone options this Cyber Monday.

Total cost: $0 | Monthly cost: $0 (30 mo)

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Apple iPhone SE 2020: $47

$30/mo at Mint Mobile

Unlike the other Cyber Monday iPhone deals on our list, Mint Mobile's latest iPhone SE offer actually includes your wireless plan into one low monthly cost. That means you can score yourself a 2020 iPhone and 3GB of data per month with one of the nation's best prepaid carriers for just $30 a month right now.

Total cost: $720 | Monthly cost: $30 (23 mo, plan incl)

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Apple iPhone XR: free with a new unlimited plan and trade-in at AT&T

Another fantastic option from AT&T this week is the older iPhone XR - also the recipient of the same trade-in plus unlimited data plan deal. Is it worth it? Maybe, although some may prefer the iPhone SE, which is also free from AT&T right now.

Total cost: $0 (30 mo)

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus, 128GB: $1,199 $679.99 at B&H

Save $520 - This has to be one of the best unlocked Cyber Monday phone deals right now - a whopping $500 discount on the awesome Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus. With a powerful chip, fantastic cameras, and one of the best 6.7-inch OLED displays on the market, this is stunning flagship device. Recommended.

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Samsung Note 20 Ultra, 128GB: $1,299 $999 at Best Buy

Save $300 - Another incredible choice today, Best Buy are slash a remarkable $300 off one of the very best phablets money can buy - the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra. This one's a handful, but for a top-end phone with a ton of amazing tech and handy included S-Pen, it's a really good buy.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2: $1999 down to $999 at Samsung

The Galaxy Z Fold 2 really is the kind of foldables. Its downside is the price of course, but right now you can get an amazing 50% off with an eligible trade-in at the official Samsung store. This is the first big deal we've seen on this new groundbreaking device, so its definitely a great option this Cyber Monday. 

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OnePlus 8 Pro 256GB (Unlocked): $999 $749 at B&H Photo

Save $250 - B&H Photo currently has a Cyber Monday phone deal on the OnePlus 8 Pro that beats Amazon's and the official stores price by $50 right now. Want something a little different from the Samsung flagships? With 12GB of RAM, Snapdragon 865 processor, 48MP camera and 120Hz display, the OnePlus Pro is a fantastic 5G alternative.

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Google Pixel 5 (unlocked): $699

$599.99 at Best Buy

Save $100 -

This Cyber Monday saving from Best Buy is the lowest price we've seen yet on the unlocked Google Pixel 5 and a great option if you want a discount on a brand new flagship. Note, however, you'll have to activate your device as soon as you get it to get your rebate.

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Google Pixel 5: save $300 online, plus up to $550 with trade-in at Verizon

Verizon's Cyber Monday deals include the brand new Google Pixel 5 and big red's first, real big discount on this device. Pick your device up with a new unlimited plan to cut $300 off your monthly bill and up to another $550 off with an eligible trade-in today.

Total cost: $150 | Monthly cost: $6.25 (24 mo)

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Google Pixel 4a: $5/mo with an eligible unlimited plan at Verizon

Verizon's Cyber Monday phone deals include this fantastic offer on the brand new Google Pixel 4a, which can be picked up for just $5 a month with a new unlimited plan. The Google Pixel 4a is a good mid-range option, similar to the iPhone SE, and has plenty of power under the hood without going fully overboard on features like the new flagships.

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Google Pixel 4 64GB: $799 $524.99 at Amazon

Save $275 - The Google Pixel 4 is an admirable jump from the Pixel 3, with an extra telephoto lens, better software, and a snazzy design. Get it for $245 off ahead of the Amazon Black Friday sales, making it almost $175 cheaper than the new Pixel 5, for a phone that some would argue is just as capable.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 FE, 128GB (Verizon): $749 $349 at Best Buy Pick up a Samsung Galaxy S20 FE for $400 off at Best Buy with this early Black Friday deal. The S20 FE packs the best of the S20 line at a lower price: beautiful 6.5-inch AMOLED display, Snapdragon 865 chipset, 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. This deal requires a Verizon activation, and even though the discount math is a bit wonky since the carrier is counting from its pricier mmWave version (retail $749) rather than the standard version (retail $699), it's still far cheaper with this deal than other versions.

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Moto G Power, 64GB: $249 $179 on Amazon

Pick up an unlocked version of the Moto G Power (known as the Moto G8 Power outside the US) budget smartphone for $70 off, a 28% savings, with this Black Friday deal. The phone packs a 6.4-inch Full HD Plus LCD display, four rear cameras, and a 5,000mAh battery.

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Moto G7 Power, unlocked: $249 $169 on Amazon

The Moto G7 Power, predecessor to this year's Moto G Power, is $80 off with this Black Friday deal. The G7 Power has the same-size 5,000mAh battery as its successor, with a 6.2-inch HD Plus display, single 12MP rear camera, and 8MP front-facing camera.

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Motorola Edge, 128GB, unlocked: $699

$399 on Amazon

Pick up the Motorola Edge flagship phone for $300 off list price with this Black Friday deal. The Edge packs a huge 6.7-inch OLED Full HD Plus display, Snapdragon 765G chipset, 128GB of storage space, a quad rear camera, and 5G connectivity.

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