Best Amazon Black Friday Deals For Android Phones
Yes, the Black Friday deals are now live at most of the online retailers, and Amazon Wireless makes no exception. If you are looking for a new Android smartphone, we have some Amazon Black Friday bargains for you.
As usual, the Android-powered flagship smartphones are the stars of the Amazon Black Friday deals, therefore you will be able to get your hands on devices like Samsung Galaxy S3, Note 2, HTC One X, HTC RAZR HD Maxx, or RAZR Maxx at cut off prices.
Samsung Galaxy S3 is the best selling Andorid smartphone of the moment. It packs a 4.8-inch Super AMOLED HD display, 16/32/64 GB of internal storage and microSD card slot. It runs Android 4.0 ICS out of the box and is upgradable to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The international Galaxy S3 was introduced with an Exynos 4 Quad processor, but for the sake of LTE support the South Korean company have fitted a dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor with Krait cores clocked at 1.5 GHz and Adreno 320 GPU, plus 2 GB of RAM. It also comes with an 8 megapixel camera with full HD video recording support and panorama pictures, and front-facing camera for HD video calls. In terms of connectivity, it comes with WiFi in all standards, NFC, 4G LTE, DLNA, Bluetooth 4.0 and microUSB.
At Amazon Wireless, the Samsung Galaxy S3 4G is available with prices starting at $29.99. The White Samsung Galaxy S3 is priced $29.99 with a two-year contract at Sprint. The Pebble Blue Galaxy S3 also has a price of $29.99 at the same carrier.
Amazon also has Black Friday Deals in their partnership with Verizon, but the 16 GB Samsung Galaxy S3 is priced $54.99, of course with a two-year agreement. There are three body color options available for the Verizon Samsung Galaxy S3: Marble White, Pebble Blue, and Sapphire Black.
For the model with 32 GB of internal storage, Amazon and Verizon are charging you $129.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is also available at Amazon Black Friday Deals, on contracts with either AT&T or Sprint. Note 2 comes with a 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED display protected by Gorilla Glass 2, has a quad-core 1.6 GHz Exynos 4 Quad CPU, 2 GB of RAM, LTE, WiFi, WiFi Direct, DLNA, NFC, microUSB, Bluetooth and 3.5 mm jack. The 8 megapixel camera mounted on the back records full HD videos, and the pahblet comes pre-loaded with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
Amazon Wireless sells the 16 GB Samsung Galaxy Note 2 at $249.99 with a two-year contract at AT&T, while the Sprint Samsung Galaxy Note 2 has a price tag of only $199.
Another great Black Friday deal we spotted at Amazon is the HTC One X, available at a mere $0.01. After signing a two-year contract with AT&T you will get your hands on a LTE-friendly HTC One X motorized by a dual-core Snapdragon S4 Krait processor at 1.5 GHz. HTC One X also comes with 4.7-inch HD display using Super IPS LCD2 technology, an 8 megapixel camera with autofocus, LED flash, HTC Image Chip and full HD video recording suport, 1 GB of RAM, 16 GB of storage, and all the connectivity features worthy of a hig-end smartphone. The flagship smartphone runs Android 4.0 ICS with HTC Sense UI, but you can update it to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to receive features like Project Butter, Google Now, a new Notifications Area, and many other goodies.
If you are a battery life maniac, learn that Motorla Droid RAZR Maxx HD has a price of $149.99 at Amazon Black Friday deals on a two-year contract with Verizon. Motorola Droid RAZR Maxx HD packs a 4.7-inch Super AMOLED display with 720 x 1280 pixels, a LTE-friendly, dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor at 1.5 GHz with Adreno 320 GPU, 1 GB of RAM, and 32 GB of internal storage. The camera is an 8 megapixel sensor with autofocus, LED flash, full HD video recording. Droid RAZR Maxx HD also features Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0, microUSB 2.0, running Android 4.0 ICS out of the box. The smartphone is upgradable to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Maxx HD has a 3,300 mAh battery capable of keeping it alive through 32 hours of talk time.
The previous generation Maxx is also bargain, as you can purchase the mighty Motorola Droid RAZR Maxx for a mere $0.01 courtesy of Amazon Black Friday deals. The smartphone with a 3,300 mAh battery is available with a two-year agreement to Verizon.
Droid RAZR Maxx has a dual-core TI OMAP CPU with Cortex A9 cores at 1.2 GHz, 1 GB of RAM, 4.3-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels, 8 GB of internal storage, microSD card slot (16 GB included) and an 8 megapixel camera with full HD video recording. The device is LTE-compatible, comes with WiFi, WiFi Hotspot, DLNA, Bluetooth 4.0, and microUSB 2.0. Since the device was released in January 2012, you will only be able to upgrade the operating system as far as Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
Another pleasant apparition in Amazon Black Friday deals is the Galaxy Nexus. The smartphone officially announced in October 2012 along with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is a bargain if you sign a two-year contract with Verizon, as Galaxy Nexus is available at $0.01. The terminal co-developed by Samsung and Google is also available with a Sprint agreement, Sprint Galaxy Nexus having a price tag of $19.99.
Since it’s a member of the Nexus line-up, the Galaxy Nexus qualifies for the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update. The device, has a 4.65-inch Super AMOLED display, a TI OMAP chipset based on two Cortex A9 cores clocked at 1.2 GHz, PowerVR SGX540 GPU, 1 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage. Galaxy Nexus is LTE-friendly, packs WiFi in all standards, Bluetooth, microUSB, 3.2 mm audio jack and an 8 megapixel camera. The camera supports full HD video recording at 30 fps, has autofocus, LED flash, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, and Photo Sphere (comes with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean). The secondary front-facing camera is a 1.3 megapixel unit capable of recording 720p videos.
We will update this article as soon as any new Amazon Black Friday deals hit the web. Are you considering buying any of the smartphones available at Amazon Wireless?
UPDATE: The LG Optimus G is now available for only $99.99 on two-year contract with Sprint. The LG Optimus G served as starting point for the development of the more-popular Nexus 4. Optimus G is underpinned by the quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset, dubbed to be the most powerful processor fitted inside a smartphone so far. It is based on four Krait cores at 1.5 GHz and helped by an Adreno 320 GPU and 2 GB of RAM. It has 32 GB of internal storage and a 4.7-inch True HD-IPS + LCD display with an impressive brightness, plus a 13 megapixel camera with full HD video recording support, 4G LTE, NFC and Android 4.0 ICS out of the box.