Smartphone season started early this year. Both Samsung and Motorola have already revealed their first tray of Android phones, and there's lots to get excited about. Samsung showed off five new Galaxy phones, including three Galaxy S10 models available for preorder right now. Motorola is prepping a new Moto G7 phone with three-day battery life, and has a separate model already up up for preorder , which comes out March 1.
With Mobile World Congress (MWC), the biggest annual mobile trade show, starting on Monday other phone makers like Sony and LG are likely to reveal their 2019 plans too. But if you just want a great phone at a good price, you don't need to wait. We've dug up our favorite Android phones and cheap phones that are discounted right now.
Android Phone Deals
We've listed these in order of price and processing power. These phones are all unlocked. Most work on AT&T and T-Mobile, but if you're on Sprint or Verizon, please make sure they operate on your network.
LG G7 ThinQ 64GB for $480 ($270 off) : This offer ends tonight. The G7 is one of the best and most powerful phones available now (8/10, WIRED Recommends). It's quirky, with an odd extra button on the side and an AI mode on the camera that's sillier than it is useful, but it's an excellent device overall and at this price, you won't find anything better. Best Buy also lists it at $500 and B&H has it for $550 .
Samsung Galaxy S9 for $600 ($120 off) : The Galaxy S9 isn't a whole lot worse than the new Galaxy S10E, and it's a lot cheaper. Check out our list of Galaxy S10 Alternatives to learn more.
LG G6 Plus for $400 ($80 off) : We're getting toward last call on the LG G6. This Plus version has 128GB of storage, which is outstanding, and it's still speedy despite coming out in 2017. We think it's still worth purchase right now and should last a couple years, at least.
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Google Pixel 3 for $730 ($69 off) : The Google Pixel 3 is the Best Android Phone you can buy right now, we think. Seeing it at any discounted price is always nice.
Pixel 2 XL—Certified Refurbished—for $320 : The Pixel 2 is also a 2017 device, but this certified refurbished unit is worth a look. Pixel phones are some of the only devices guaranteed to get security and software updates. Google guarantees updates through October 2020 , and may support the phone longer. Walmart gives a 90-day warranty on refurbished products.
Pixel 2—Certified Refurbished—for $270 : See the Pixel 2 XL notes above for details. The Pixel 2 is a smaller version of Google's Pixel line and was our favorite Android phone until the Pixel 3 hit shelves this past autumn.
Motorola Moto Z2 Play for $270 ($230 off) : We don't talk about the Z2 Play a whole lot, but it's a nice phone—and at this price, it's worth consideration. Motorola still supports it with updates, and it should be relatively speedy for a phone this price.
Nokia 6.1 Unlocked for $180 ($50 off) : The Nokia is a budget phone, but it doesn't look the part, with a clean metal and glass exterior. You will notice some lag while using it, but I didn't mind the month or so I used it as my daily driver. It's other great quality is that it's an Android One phone, which means it gets regular security and software updates directly from Google.
Motorola G6 Play for $170 ($20 off) : The Moto G7 is coming out soon. The G6 is likely about half the price, but hardly half the phone. It continues to get support from Motorola and should serve you well. It is definitely a budget phone and you'll notice some lag with the camera and other features, but it's very usable. Read our full review here.
Moto X4 for $139 ($50 off) : The Moto X4 has been one of our favorite budget phones since it debuted in late 2017. It's beginning to get long in the tooth, but it's still usable and worth a purchase if you keep your expectations in check. This is a great phone for a kid or someone who isn't as concerned with having the latest and greatest, though it does have some great features, like waterproofing, and it works on any wireless carrier. Best Buy has it for as low as $50 , depending on your carrier.
Audio & Accessories Deals
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones for $120 ($79 off) : The BackBeat Pro 2 have consistently been some of our favorite noise canceling headphones. They sound great and the cups twist to sit comfortably on your shoulders when you aren't listening. They work well for commutes. The noise canceling isn't as strong as a pair of Bose, but does work.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i Wireless Headphones for $365 ($135 off) : These are one of the best pairs of wireless headphones you can own.
Samsung Dual-Wireless Charging Stand for $65 ($55 off) : Samsung has been in the wireless charging game longer than most companies. This charger conveniently props up your phone while topping it off and has a second space to charge a Samsung watch or other device.
SanDisk Ultra 128GB MicroSD Card for $21 ($9 off) : Whether you have a Nintendo Switch or a smartphone, a MicroSD card helps reduce the stress of running out of storage space. We tend to recommend these whenever they're on sale, and $21 is about as low as they usually get.
OtterBox iPhone XS Max Case for $19 ($31 off) : This is one of OtterBox's more rugged cases. It can take a mighty tumble thanks to its dual hard and soft case design.
A Few Gaming Deals
Xbox One X Fallout 76 Bundle for $400 ($100 off) : The Xbox One X is the Xbox to own right now thanks to its 4K compatibility and extra speed. This bundle puts it well below the normal price. Fallout 76 isn't our favorite online game, but it is fun to play for a while.
LG 27-Inch 4K Gaming Monitor for $350 ($100 off) : This 4K monitor has FreeSync to minimize lag in games and HDR10 built into it. We have not used it ourselves, but it has high marks from buyers and we've had good luck with similar LG monitors.
PlayStation Classic for $50 ($50 off) We aren't sure yet if this is a permanent price cut, but it's still valid as of publishing. You can read our full write-up on the PlayStation Classic price cut here and why it may or may not be right for you.
These Amazon and Google Deals Are Still On
We mentioned these Deals in our President's Day Sale post, but they're notable and still going on, so we are re-sharing them.
Amazon Fire TV 4K for $40 ($10 off) : If you're into Prime Video, the Fire TV is a good way to stream videos on it and other services like Netflix. It's one of our favorite TV streaming devices, and one of the cheapest at this price.
Amazon Fire TV Cube for $80 ($40 off) : We have mixed feelings about the Fire TV Cube. It doesn't deliver on the all-Alexa, all-voice promise it makes, but if you think of it more like a Fire TV with some hands-free extras, it's not bad.
Ring Video Doorbell 2 for $169 ($30 off) : If you'd like a smart doorbell with a camera in it, here's one of the best.
Amazon Fire HD 10 Tablet for $120 ($30 off) : The Fire HD 10 is still one of the Best Tablets. It's especially good as a portable video watcher at home.
Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet for $60 ($20 off) : The HD 10 is a better tablet, but the 2018 Fire HD 8 is still OK for basic tasks, or for a kid. For $60, it's a bargain—just don't expect it to overly impress.
Google Home Hub for $129 ($20 off) : This Home Hub also comes with free YouTube Music Premium. It's one of the better smart displays you can own.
Google Home Max for $349 ($50 off) : Your smart home will sound better than ever. This is one of the best smart speakers you can own.
Google Home Mini Two-Pack for $58 ($20 off) : With these, you can put a smart speaker in every closet in your house! It's a great start if you want to create a Google Home ... home.
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