Black Friday is one of the best times to buy a phone -- if you can find the right deal. And if the phone you want is in stock -- doorbusters tend to sell out quickly.
Here are some of the best Black Friday deals we're seeing right now. Check back; we're updating it often.
Starting Nov. 19: Get up to $300 off toward a new, unlocked Note 8, S8 or S8 Plus with a phone trade-in.
Starting Nov. 23: The same, but with up to $400 off.
Buy them from Samsung.com.
Now, T-Mobile has the phone on sale for just $375 off-contract -- half the original $750 asking price.
Alternatively, Sprint will throw in a free Mod -- an Amazon Alexa speaker or the Insta-Share projector -- when you switch to Sprint and lease a Moto Z2 Force. The carrier will also slash payments in half to $16.50 per month.
This great midprice phone lets you snap on magnetic accessories to the back. Best Buy and Verizon are teaming up to offer the Moto Z2 Play for $8 per month, saving you $216 overall. Offer valid from Nov. 23 to 25.
Or, you can buy the unlocked phone directly from Motorola for $400 -- $100 off the usual price. It'll work on all US cellular carriers including AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon and Sprint.
How do you like the sound of 50 percent off Samsung's best phones, and an iPhone X, 8 Plus or 8 for up to $350 off? Or, you could pick up the Moto Z2 Force Edition, the iPhone SE, iPhone 7 or 7 Plus and Essential Phone for less.
Read the fine print here.
Big Red brings out the big guns by promising to chop up to 50 percent off the Pixel 2 or 2 XL, the Moto Z2 Force, or Galaxy S8, S8 Plus or Note 8 phones.
The deal kicks off Nov. 23. Verizon's details here.
If you make the switch to Verizon or add a new lines of service on a payment plan, Big Red will say thanks with a free Asus ZenFone V.
The Android handset normally costs $240 for a 5.2-inch screen and 23-megapixel camera.
This is strictly a limited-time offer. You'll be able to get the device online from Nov. 23 through Nov. 24, or in Verizon stores on Nov. 24.
AT&T's Black Friday page is hush-hush on deals, but there are plenty of buy-one, get-one deals to rival the competition.
Sign up for an unlimited data plan and hand over an eligible phone in return (or just $10 a month), and the regional carrier will let you pocket your choice of a Galaxy S8, iPhone 8, LG G6 or Moto Z Force. The deal runs from Nov. 22 through Nov. 27. More details here.
The prepaid carrier is going full steam ahead with Black Friday deals, offering nine entry-level and midrange handsets from Samsung, LG and ZTE for under $200. For example, the Samsung Galaxy Halo sells for $80 if you switch to Cricket, and the LG Harmony for only $10 (usually $99).
More details on Cricket's Black Friday deals.
The Galaxy Note 8, S8, S8 Plus and S8 Active all get the discount treatment beginning Nov. 17. New customers who switch to Sprint can get half off their monthly payment on any of these four top-shelf Galaxy phones through the Sprint Flex plan.
Head over to a Microsoft retail store to nab unlocked versions of the Galaxy S8 for $575 and S8 Plus for $675. That's $150 off, respectively. These versions pick up software like the Cortana assistant and Microsoft launcher app that includes Word, Excel, One Note and Outlook.
The sale starts Nov. 23.
The LG V30 is a legitimately great phone that unfortunately falls in the Note 8 and iPhone X's shadow.
LG bundle deal: Get a $400 rebate when you buy the V30 or V30 Plus from LG's site, when you buy a second LG product, like a pair of headphones, an air purifier, TV or washer. The promotion runs from Nov. 16 through Dec. 2; you can fill up on all the details starting Nov. 16.
The Essential Phone is the Android made by Andy Rubin, the guy who made Android. It's designed to pare the phone experience down to the most important elements.
Sprint: Starting Nov. 23, the carrier will slash prices to $25 down and $5 a month, while supplies last. The carrier will also throw in the Essential 360 Video Camera, a $200 add-on that snaps onto the phone to take 360 video.
Walmart: Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S7 32GB prepaid smartphone, in black, for $499 (save $100).
From now through Nov. 27, Amazon Prime members can get an additional $50 off the 5.5-inch LG Q6, bringing the cost down to $197. The handset already sells for $229 through the Prime program, which puts ads on the phone's lock screen. It originally retails for $299.
The blue-tiful HTC U11 Life comes as a bundle from HTC.com. The $349 Android handset with squeezable sides gets a tiny bit sweeter with a free HTC Fetch thrown in. Valued at $20 the Fetch is a physical tag that helps you find your phone when it goes walking.
The deal runs from Nov. 21 at 12 a.m. ET through Nov. 29 at 12 a.m. ET.
Online resaler Gazelle is getting into the Black Friday mix with a heap of discounts, including 30 percent off the 16GB iPhone 6S Plus and Galaxy S6 (from Nov. 24 through 26).
The discounts continue on Nov. 27 and 28 with 30 percent off the 64GB iPhone 6S Plus and 40 percent off the Galaxy S6.
Don't look for any surprises with a $10 flip phone, because, hey, it's $10. But you also save $10 on this basic prepaid handset from Walmart. Service through TracFone, air time sold separately.