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Best Black Friday phone deals 2020: iPhone 12, Galaxy S20, Pixel 5 and more

Best Black Friday phone deals 2020
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There are so many Black Friday phone deals to choose from, with many of the best discounts of 2020 now available on top phones like the iPhone 12 and Galaxy S20. Whether it's a great deal on a new handset or an entirely new cell plan you're after, we've found all the best Black Friday phone deals right here.

Unsurprisingly, iPhone 12 Black Friday deals are the most sought-after this Black Friday, and we've found some incredible iPhone deals on a variety of models (including the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Mini) from Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Visible. There are also some brilliant iPhone SE Black Friday deals available for those seeking a budget handset from Apple this Black Friday. 

You can also save big this Black Friday if you're an Android user. Samsung, Google, and OnePlus phones are all on sale at Amazon, Best Buy, and B&H, on top of great cell plan deals with a range of carriers. 

These are the biggest Black Friday phone deals of 2020, and many will be available across the weekend and into Cyber Monday deals. Keep reading for our top picks. 

Best Black Friday phone deals now

iPhone Black Friday deals

Killer iPhone Deal

iPhone SE: was $399 now free @ AT&T
There are two ways to save big on the iPhone SE at AT&T. You can purchase the phone outright and pay $5 a month over $30 months. That translates to $149 over the course of your agreement with AT&T, so you're saving $250 off the full price. Trade in an eligible phone, though, and AT&T will let you have the iPhone SE for free, with your credits spread out over 30 months. View Deal

iPhone 12 mini: was $699 now free @ AT&T
AT&T is offering $700 in bill credits when you buy a new iPhone 12 model and trade-in your old phone. That $700 covers the cost of a new iPhone 12 mini. This deal is open to new and existing AT&T customers. It's one of the best Black Friday deals you'll find on Apple's new phone. View Deal

iPhone 12 mini: free with 24-month contract @ Sprint
Thanks to Sprint, you can get the iPhone 12 mini for free if you sign up to a 24-month contract and have an older iPhone to trade in, providing it's a fairly recent model.
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iPhone 12 Pro: Save $950 with new line, trade in @ T-Mobile
The iPhone 12 Pro delivers the best cameras on any phone along with a stellar display and unbeatable performance. And T-Mobile offers up to $950 off both the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro Max. You need to activate a new line on an eligible plan and trade in an eligible iPhone in good condition. View Deal

iPhone 11: from $5 a month w/unlimited plan and trade-in @ AT&T
Prices at AT&T start from $10 a month on the iPhone 11, but you can slash that price in half if you sign up for an unlimited plan and trade in an eligible device. This is one of the best iPhone 11 deals yet.View Deal

iPhone XS (64GB): was $30/month, now $30 @ AT&T
With AT&T's 30-month unlimited plan, you can get the iPhone XS at an unprecedentedly low price.View Deal

iPhone 11: was $599 now $449 @ Walmart
Walmart is cutting the monthly payment on the iPhone 11 to $14.97 spread out over 30 months (with AT&T), or $18.71 over 24 (with Verizon). That's a $150 discount from the iPhone's new price at Apple. You'll need to activate the phone with either AT&T or Verizon.View Deal

iPhone 12: free AirPods Pro @ Visible
For a limited time, Visible is offering new customers various deals on all iPhone 12 models. In the case of the iPhone 12, that means a free pair of AirPods Pro. That takes the sting out of the fact that Visible charges a little bit more than the list price for the iPhone 12, but with no included earbuds, getting the normally $249 AirPods Pro for free is a good deal.View Deal

Samsung Black Friday phone deals

Best Samsung phone deal

Galaxy S20 FE: was $699 now $99 @ T-Mobile
The Galaxy S20 FE normally costs $699, but you save $600 on that cost by opening a new line at T-Mobile. The S20 FE features a 6.5-inch OLED display, 5G, a 120Hz refresh rate and very good triple rear cameras.View Deal

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G: was $699 now $549 @ Amazon
If you'd rather have an unlocked Galaxy S20 FE, head to Amazon. You have to pay for the phone in full for the privilege, but it's currently $150 off the usual price, making a great value phone an even better bargain. View Deal

Galaxy Note 10 Plus: was $1,099 now $649 @ MS Store
The Note 10 Plus boasts plenty of great features, such as the signature S Pen with new air gestures, lengthy battery life, fast charging, and a huge 6.8-inch AMOLED display. It's now on sale for an insanely low $649 at the MS Store. View Deal

Samsung Galaxy S20 5G: was $999 now $799 @ Amazon
The Galaxy S21 may be coming pretty early next year, but that doesn't make the S20 any less of a great phone. You get a colorful 6.2-inch OLED display, very good cameras and a 120Hz refresh rate for $200 off the normal price over at Amazon.View Deal

Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus: was $1,199 now $679 @ B&H
This is one of the best prices we've seen for the Galaxy S20 Plus, which a crazy $520 off the normal price. With a great camera, powerful specs, and a gorgeous 6.7-inch screen with 120Hz refresh rate, this shouldn't be passed up.View Deal

Galaxy Note 20 Ultra: was $1,299 now $1,049 @ Amazon
Want something newer than the Note 10 Plus, and more powerful than the Galaxy S20? The Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is your best bet, and it's currently $250 off when you buy an unlocked handset at Amazon.View Deal

Save up to $750 on Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Series @ Best Buy
Head to Best Buy if you want to save on the Note 20 series. You can save up to $450 with activation at Verizon, plus an additional $300 with any qualified trade-in. AT&T and Sprint have Note 20 activation deals at Best Buy as well.View Deal

Galaxy Z Fold 2: was $1,999 now $999 @ Samsung
Samsung's flagship foldable phone is 50% off in this epic Black Friday deal. Currently, when you buy a new Galaxy Z Fold 2 and trade in an eligible device, you'll get 50% off the Galaxy Z Fold 2. The Galaxy Z Fold 2 features a main 7.6-inch 120Hz display, 6.2-inch 60Hz cover display, Snapdragon 865 Plus CPU, 12GB of RAM, 256GB of storage, and three 12MP rear camera lenses. View Deal

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G: was $1,449 now $1,249 @ Amazon
If the Z Fold 2's foldable tablet display isn't for you, then maybe the foldable flip phone design is instead. The 6.7-inch AMOLED display is powered by a Snapdragon 865+, and comes with 8GB of RAM, a 3,300 mAh battery, and 256GB of storage.View Deal

More Black Friday phone deals

Moto e (PrePaid): was $99 now $59 @ Walmart
If spending hundreds of dollars on a phone, whatever the reason, check the Moto e from Straight Talk. They've knocked $40 off the price, making a cheap phone even cheaper, and what you get isn't too bad. It has a 13MP dual camera, 32GB of storage, a 6.2" HD display, a 3,550 mAh battery, along with a Snapdragon 632 processor and 2GB of RAM.View Deal

Longest Battery Life Ever

Moto G Power: was $249 now $179 @ Amazon
The Moto G Power has the best battery life we've ever seen in a smartphone, lasting an epic 16 hours in our testing. You also get a 6.4-inch full HD screen, solid Snapdragon 665 performance and a capable triple camera system.View Deal

Pixel 4a 5G: was $399 now $199 @ Google
To get a discount on the Pixel 4a 5G's $499 price, just trade in an iPhone or other device when you buy the phone from Google. You could save up to $300, lowering the cost of your phone to $199.View Deal

Google Pixel 5 (Verizon): was $699 now $499 @ Best Buy
Save $200 off the cost of a Pixel 5, provided you activate your phone with Verizon. You can pay it all upfront, or split it into 24 monthly payments of $20.83 instead. This is easily the best Android camera phone. View Deal

Pixel 5: was $699 now $599 @ Best Buy
That's not the only Pixel 5 deal at Best Buy. You can save $100 on the Pixel 5 when you activate the phone with other wireless carriers. Getting the phone unlocked will still save you $50 off its regular price.View Deal

OnePlus 8 Pro: was $999 now $799 @ Amazon
There's no OnePlus 8T Pro right now, so if you want the best flagship OnePlus has to offer this is your best bet. This is the 256GB model, unlocked, and $200 off the normal price in Amazon's Black Friday sale. OnePlus is selling the phone for the same price.View Deal

Motorola Razr 5G (2020): was $1,399 now $999 @ Amazon
Motorola's first foldable had some problems, but the 2020 model goes a long way towards fixing them — and it includes 5G while. With this deal you get 6.2-inch foldable display, a 2.7-inch exterior Quick View display, 8GB of RAM, 256GB of storage, 15W fast charging, a 48MP camera, all powered by a Snapdragon 765G. It even has a headphone jack.View Deal

Microsoft Surface Duo: was $1,399 now $1,099 @ BestBuy
Get Microsoft's dual-screen phone for $300 less than usual, and unlocked to boot. You will need to activate the phone with a carrier for the full savings, but the fact you get to choose is better than being forced into it.View Deal

UK Black Friday phone deals

Google Pixel 4a: was £349 now £319 (save £30) @ Currys
Save on the latest affordable Google phone, which we think is a shockingly good value for its price. While this model doesn't have 5G, it still comes with a 5.8-inch AMOLED display, a 12.2MP main camera, an 8MP front camera, and a 3,140 mAh battery life. If you need a new phone on a budget, this is the deal for you.
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OnePlus Nord: was £469 now £376 @ Amazon
While no longer OnePlus's cheapest handset, it's still pretty affordable, especially when you knock this much off the total price. The OnePlus Nord is the perfect phone for enjoying premium features for a not-so premium price. View Deal

Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite: was £579 now £479 @ Amazon
Everyone might be going on about the S20 FE, or even the Galaxy S21, but there's still something to be had in last year's cheap flagship. It's everything you could want from a Samsung, only using last year's chips, and costing a fraction of the price.View Deal

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE (128GB): was £599 now £499 (save £100) @ Currys
Another 4G-only phone, but since it's such great value you can probably ignore that. If you want the best of the Galaxy S flagship, but don't want to pay for the flashiest model, the S20 FE is for you. It mixes great features with a low price, making for a phone anyone can be happy with.View Deal

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G: was £699 now £599 (save £100) @ Currys
If you have 5G, or you want to be ready for when it arrives, then this is the Black Friday phone deal for you. The S20 FE 5G is the exact same phone, except it can connect to 5G networks; a feature that adds £100 to the price tag. View Deal

OnePlus 8 Pro: was £799 now £729 @ Amazon
The OnePlus 8 Pro is the Chinese phone maker's top smartphone, and for good reason. It offers a powerful Snapdragon 865, a quad-rear camera array, 120Hz QHD display and a rather lovely design. And there's 5G connectivity to boot. You can save £70 on the unlocked model that comes with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.View Deal

Tom Pritchard

Tom covers a little bit of everything at Tom’s Guide, ranging from the latest electric cars all the way down to hot takes on why Christopher Nolan is wrong about everything. Appliances are also muscling their way into his routine, which is a pretty long way from his days as Editor at Gizmodo UK. He’s usually found trying to squeeze another giant Lego set onto the shelf, draining very large cups of coffee, or complaining that Ikea won’t let him buy the stuff he really needs online.