Find an affordable device for back-to-school in the week's best phone deals. Score an open-box S7 at the lowest price yet, an iPhone 5s with no carrier contracts, and more.
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Unlocked Smartphones at eBay
Store: Various merchants via eBay
Discount: Up to 84% off
Shipping: Free shipping
If you're looking to replace your cellphone, now's your chance! You can save up to 84% off on select new and open-box unlocked phones, with prices starting from around $50. (Prices are as marked.) Choose from a variety of phones, including smartphones, classic Blackberry designs, and more. One of our top picks is the Unlocked HTC One M8 32GB Android Smartphone for $154.99, a savings of $53.
Note: Check individual product pages for warranty information on open-box items.
Open-Box Unlocked Galaxy S7 4G Android Phone
Store: BuySpry via eBay
Lowest By: $160
Featuring a solid camera and a long battery life, the Samsung Galaxy S7 has been called "2016's all-around phone to beat" as well as earning a 9.0 rating from CNET. You'll save $160 on this open-box unlocked Editors' Choice pick, which is at the lowest price we've seen. Choose from Black or Gold for this 32GB 4G LTE Android GSM smartphone.
It features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 2.2GHz quad-core processor, 5.1" 2560x1440 touchscreen AMOLED LCD, 4GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, 12-megapixel rear-facing camera, 5-megapixel front-facing camera, 4K UHD 2160p video recording, 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.2, microSD card slot, water-resistance, and Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). A Samsung warranty of six to eight months applies. Note that this item may contain cosmetic blemishes.
Unlocked Nexus 6P 64GB Smartphone with Vivofit
Store: B&H Photo Video
Lowest By: $124
Bag an unlocked Huawei Google Nexus 6P H1511 64GB 4G LTE Android smartphone, plus bonus perks for a very affordable price with this deal. Choose your favorite finish from Graphite, Aluminum, or Gold for this metal device, which earns a highly respectable 8.4 rating from CNET. Best of all, it's bundled with a Xuma screen protector 2-pack, and a Garmin Vivofit 3 Activity Tracker in your choice of Black or White, all for $424.99 via the code above. Since most retailers charge $449 for the phone alone, those are some significant savings.
The phone features a 5.7" 2560x1440 LCD with Corning Gorilla Glass 4, Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 v2.1 2GHz 8-core processor, 3GB RAM, 64GB internal storage, 12.3-megapixel rear camera with 2160p video recording at 30fps, 8-megapixel front-facing camera, 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.2, fingerprint sensor, and Android 6.0 OS (Marshmallow).
Update: The deal has since decreased in price to $399.99 with free shipping after the above coupon. That's now a low by $149.
iPhone 5s 16GB Prepaid Straight Talk Phone
Shipping: Free shipping
Lowest By: $64
Cell carrier contracts got you down? You can drop the monthly bill and still carry a capable device with this Apple iPhone 5s 16GB prepaid smartphone for Straight Talk. Even though it's a couple of generations old, this is still a decently solid choice, and an affordable one at that. Choose from Silver or Space Gray at the lowest total price we've seen for this phone from this provider.
Unlocked Galaxy S6 Edge+ 32GB GSM Phone
Store: Qualitycellz via eBay
Lowest By: $124
Although it was a more expensive option when it was first released, you can now snag an unlocked Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus 4G 32GB Android smartphone for GSM networks in Black or Gold at a notable discount. You'll save $124 on this Editors' Choice selection, which is at the best price we've seen for an unlocked unit. It earned a respectable 8.8 rating from CNET.
This GSM phone features an Exynos 7420 octa-core processor (Cortex-A53 1.5GHz quad-core and Cortex-A57 2.1GHz quad-core), 5.7" 2560x1440 touchscreen AMOLED LCD, 4GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, 16-megapixel rear-facing camera, 5-megapixel front-facing camera, 4K UHD 2160p video recording, 4G LTE, 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.2, and Android 5.1 (Lollipop).