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Best phone deals: Save on the iPhone, Galaxy Z Fold 5, and more

Ready for a phone upgrade? Getting a new phone can be an expensive process, with the newest and best phones coming in at price points that are out of reach for many. The good news is that there are a ton of phone deals available, and they include devices from Apple’s iPhone lineup, Samsung’s Galaxy lineup, and other popular phones, like the Pixel series by Google. So, whether you’re in search of a smartphone upgrade to fit into your Apple ecosystem or something powered by Android, we’ve rounded up the best phone deals you can find right now.

Motorola edge 2023 256GB (Unlocked) — $350, was $600

The Motorola Edge (2023) with its Lock Screen showing.
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The Motorola Edge 2023 is (almost) a Google Pixel 8 killer. It features a unique leather back, which feels great, a gorgeous curved display, and solid day-to-day performance. But most of all, it offers excellent battery life and all in an Android package you’re gonna love. The current deal price is one of the best we’ve seen, making it more accessible than ever.

Google Pixel 7a 128GB (Any Carrier) — $399, was $499

Widgets Google Pixel 7a home screen
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Available through Best Buy, with $100 off if you activate through a carrier same-day, is the Google Pixel 7a. It’s the most compact phone in the Pixel 7 lineup, with a water-resistant design. It also comes in four fun colors. Features include an amazing 64 megapixel main camera, 90Hz refresh rate for the display, and wireless charging.

Motorola Razr 2023 128GB (Unlocked) — $500, was $700

A video playing on the Motorola Razr 40's half open screen.
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The renowned flip phone is back and better than ever with the Motorola Razr 2023. It’s lightweight and compact. Has an excellent camera with fast-charging support, and also features dust and water-resistance. The 6.9-inch 144Hz inner screen looks fantastic when it’s unfolded, with a cute little character called Moo brightening up the external notifications display.

Apple iPhone 14 128GB (AT&T) — $630, was $730

iPhone 14 Pro held in hand with a home screen featuring widgets only.
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While the iPhone 15 is Apple’s newest iPhone release, it’s the Apple iPhone 14 lineup that offers some of the best phone deals right now. AT&T is currently offering $100 off when you activate same-day with a new line or new account through Best Buy.

Google Pixel 7 Pro 512GB (Unlocked) — $709, was $1,099

The Google Pixel 7 Pro's screen.
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The Google Pixel 7 Pro has an amazing camera at 50 megapixels for the main camera, with a 12 megapixel ultrawide and a 48 megapixel telephoto lens. Plus, the 10.8 megapixel front-facing selfie camera, which is no slouch either. Essentially, it’s a fantastic option for people who love photography or just want to capture some great shots. It also features a bold, striking design, gorgeous 120Hz refresh rate screen, fast and powerful performance, and supports face unlock for quick, secure access.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold5 256GB (Unlocked) — $1,200, was $1,800

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 display.
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To get this deal, you will need a trade-in as Samsung is offering up to $750 in instant trade-in credit. But the value of the trade-in does depend on the device you’re sending back, as well as the condition. Even so, this is an excellent offer on Samsung’s renowned folding phone the Galaxy Z Fold5. It’s thinner and lighter than ever with a silent, high-quality and durable hinge. Moreover, you get an IPX8 resistant and durable chassis, a fun, social-media-friendly camera, and the large foldout display that’s perfect for multi-tasking, games, and watching media.

More phone deals we love

From some of the best folding phones on the market to your common candybar-style phones, there are a lot of deals floating around worth shopping. We’ve included some additional options here:

  • Apple iPhone 15 Pro 128GB (Boost Mobile) —
  • Samsung Galaxy A54 128GB (Unlocked) —
  • Motorola Razr+ 256GB —
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 256GB (Unlocked) —
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 256GB (Unlocked) —

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The Moto G 5G held in a hand with its screen illuminated.

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A person opening the Motorola Razr 40.

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The Nike Globe watch face on the Apple Watch Series 9.

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