There are lots of phones to choose from, but we've narrowed them down to a short list for you.
AT&T Wireless offers the Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition for Samsung Galaxy Note 4 for $168.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $31. It features 360Â° virtual reality viewing via Oculus-driven software.
Quality Cellz via eBay offers the refurbished Unlocked HTC Desire 610 4G Android Smartphone in Black for $99.99 with free shipping. That's $25 below our mention of a new unit from three weeks ago and $45 under the best price we could find for a new phone today. It features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 4.7" 480x854 touchscreen LCD, 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, 8-megapixel rear camera, 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera, microSDHC card slot, front-facing stereo speakers, and Android 4.4 OS (Kit Kat).
No warranty information is provided.
Sprint offers the Samsung Galaxy S6 32GB Octa-Core 4G LTE Android Smartphone in Black or White, bundled with a $20 monthly Sprint credit, for free with free shipping with the activation of a new 2-year Unlimited Plus Plan. (The credit will be noted on your bill, and negates your monthly phone payments.) That's the lowest total price we could find by $200 and the best price we've seen for this phone. The phone features a 5.1" 2560x1440 QHD AMOLED touchscreen display, Exynos 7420 octa-core processor (Cortex-A53 1.5GHz quad-core and Cortex-A57 2.1GHz quad-core), 3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, 802.11ac dual-band wireless, 16-megapixel rear-facing camera, 5-megapixel front facing camera, 4K UHD 2160p video recording, Bluetooth 4.1, up to 23 hours talk time, and Android 5.0 OS (Lollipop).
The Good Blokes via eBay offer the refurbished Unlocked Motorola Moto X 32GB Developer Edition 4G LTE CDMA Android Smartphone in Black or White, model no. XT1060, for $149.99 with free shipping. That's $50 under last week's mention of a new phone and the lowest total price we've seen for this model. (It's currently $110 under the best price we could find for a new phone.) Unlike the original edition, this model features an unlocked bootloader. It also has a 4.7" 1280x720 (720p) touchscreen AMOLED, 2GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, 802.11n wireless, 10-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash, 2-megapixel front facing camera, Bluetooth 4.0 LE + EDR, and Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean). It's compatible with Verizon and GSM-based carriers. (It won't work with Sprint.)
A 60-day warranty applies, although it's unclear who backs it.
QualityCellz via eBay offers the refurbished Unlocked HTC One M8 32GB GSM Android Smartphone in Amber
Gold, Glacial Silver, or Gunmetal Grey for $269.99 with free shipping. That's $20 under last month's mention of a refurb and the lowest total price we've seen for the unlocked version of this phone. (It's a current low for a new unit by $10.) This GSM smartphone features a 5" 1920x1080 (1080p) touchscreen LCD, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 2.3GHz quad-core CPU, 5-megapixel front-facing camera, UltraPixel rear camera, 802.11ac wireless, and Bluetooth 4.0.
An HTC warranty applies, although the length of that warranty is unclear.
YouBuyRite via eBay offers the refurbished Unlocked Nokia Lumia 1520 4G 16GB Windows Smartphone for AT&T in Black, Red, or Yellow for $214.88 with free shipping. That's $331 under our mention of a new model from last summer and the lowest total price we've seen for this unlocked phone. (It's also a current price low for a refurb by $35.) It features a 6" 1920x1080 Corning Gorilla Glass 2 IPS touchscreen display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 2.2GHz quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB on-board storage, 20-megapixel rear camera with Carl Zeiss lens, 1.2-megapixel front camera, 1280x960 video recording, 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, and Windows Phone 8.
Note: No warranty information is provided. Also, the phone may show signs of use.
ItechDeals offers the Apple 3-Foot Lightning to USB Cable 2-Pack, model no. MD818ZM/A, for $12.49. Coupon code "DEALNEWS3" cuts it to $9.49. With free shipping, that's a buck below our expired mention from three days ago and the lowest total price we've seen. (It's a current low for this quantity by $3.) Deal ends April 21.
JemJem offers the refurbished Unlocked Apple iPhone 5 32GB GSM Smartphone in Black/Slate, model no. MD636LL/A, for $228. Coupon code "DEALNEWS10" cuts it to $218. With free shipping, that's $2 below our refurb mention from last month and the lowest total price we've seen for an unlocked 32GB model. (Aside from the mention below, it's a current low for an unlocked refurb by $17.) It features an Apple A6 processor, 640x1136 Retina 4" display, 8-megapixel camera with LED flash, 1080p video, 802.11n, 1GB RAM, and iOS 8. A 90-day JemJem warranty applies. Deal ends April 21.
A close price: Garage_cell_store via eBay sells this refurbished phone in Black for $219.95 with free shipping.
iTechDeals offers the Halo Kermit the Frog Pocket Power Starlight 3,000mAh Charger with LED Flashlight for $11.98. Coupon code "DEALNEWSOFF3" cuts it to $8.98. With free shipping, that's the best deal we could find by $7, although we saw it for $2 less in February. It features a 4-in-1 charging cable, power indicator light, and SOS flashlight function. Deal ends April 21.
T-Mobile offers two lines on its Simple Choice Plan, which includes unlimited talk and text, bundled with Unlimited 4G LTE Data and a Rhapsody unRadio Subscription for $100 per month. (Select two lines and the unlimited data options for each line; price shows during checkout. Additional lines can be added for $40 each.) That's at least $44 off the monthly price and one of the best deals we've seen for T-Mobile plans. (For further comparison, it's the same price as two lines each bundled with a 3GB 4G LTE data plan.)
Note: Existing customers can get this deal by changing their plan to the "Simple Choice Unlimited 4G LTE Family Plan". (Sign in to your account and click "Plan" and then "Change Plan".) All lines on your plan must have unlimited 4G LTE to get the promotional price.