There are lots of phones to choose from, but we've narrowed them down to a short list for you.
Microsoft Store offers the Nokia Lumia 635 No-Contract Windows Phone 8.1 for AT&T Wireless GoPhone for $39 with free shipping. That's a buck below our earlier mention and the best price we've seen. (It's a current low by $25.) It features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 4.5" 854x480 IPS LCD, 512MB RAM, 8GB internal memory, 5-megapixel camera, microSDHC slot, WiFi, Bluetooth, and Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 OS.
mobilepros1 via eBay offers the Unlocked LG G Flex No-Contract 32GB 4G LTE Android GMS Smartphone in Silver for $299.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest price we could find for this phone without a contract by $67. It features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 2.3GHz quad-core processor, 6" curved OLED 1280x720 display, 2GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, 13-megapixel rear and 2.1MP front cameras, and Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) OS. Deal ends December 9 at 11 am ET.
MobilePros1 via eBay offers the refurbished Unlocked Apple iPhone 5s 32GB 4G LTE GSM Smartphone in Space Gray or White/Silver for $379.99 with free shipping. That's $320 under our June mention of a new unit and the lowest total price we've seen for an unlocked 32GB iPhone 5s. (It's also $225 less than the lowest total price we could find for a new unit today.) Although unlocked, it's still only usable on GSM carriers such as AT&T and T-Mobile.
Note that no warranty information is provided.
ShopCellDeals via eBay offers the Motorola Moto E No-Contract Android Smartphone for Tracfone bundled with 1,200 Minutes, 1,200 Texts, and 1.2GB Data, and Triple Minutes for Life for $99.99 with free shipping. That's $120 off and the lowest total price we could find. (For It features a 4.3" touchscreen LCD, 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 5-megapixel rear-facing camera, Bluetooth 4.0, and Android 4.4 OS.
Dancing-Hot via eBay offers this DIY Cardboard Virtual Reality Toolkit for $2.15 with free shipping. That's pennies less than our mention from last week and the lowest total price we've seen for such a kit. (It's also a current low by $3.) Like the Google Cardboard, this kit includes everything you need to turn your smartphone into a VR headset: pre-cut cardboard, lenses, magnet, Velcro, and a rubberband.
Note: Allow up to eight weeks for delivery.
Mobilepros1 via eBay offers the Unlocked Moto X Developer 4G Android Phone in White for $219.99 with free shipping. That's $10 under our November mention and the best deal we've seen for this phone. (It's also a current low by $80.) 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).
MobilePros1 via eBay offers the refurbished Unlocked Apple iPhone 5 64GB GSM Smartphone in Black, model no. MD662X/A, or White, model no. MD643C/A, for $299.99 with free shipping. That's $130 under our September mention of a refurb and the lowest total price we've seen for an unlocked 64GB iPhone 5. (It's also $150 under the best price we could find for a new one.)
Note: No warranty information is provided.
The Cell Phone Nerd via eBay offers the refurbished Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Android Smartphone in Red, model no. SGH-I337, for
$227.50 with free shipping. That's $24 below our mention of a refurb from a month ago and the lowest total price we've seen for an unlocked model. (It's currently $95 below the lowest total price for a new phone.) This quad-band GSM phone features a 5" 1080x1920 touchscreen Super AMOLED display, 4G LTE connectivity, 1.9GHz quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB memory, 13-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel front camera, 1080p video recording, accelerometer, compass, barometer, Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi, and Android 4.4.2 (KitKat) OS. Deal ends November 28 at 1 pm ET.
Of note, it's also available in Black or White for
$236.60 with free shipping. No warranty information is provided.
Update: The price is now $234.95 for all three colors.