Tag Archive: Unlocked


The Best Unlocked Phones you can buy today (September 2018)

It’s all fine and dandy to be able to walk into a store and pick out the best smartphone available. What’s not as easy is what to do if you don’t want a phone from a carrier or someone like Samsung.

Well, we’re here to help as we have compiled a list of the best “unlocked” phones you can buy today. Just a reminder, all of these are devices that are not available in from your carrier of choice.

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Type away for days on an unlocked BlackBerry KEYone for just $350

Accurate typing on the go!

Amazon currently has the unlocked BlackBerry KEYone on sale for just $ 349.99, which is a new all-time low. When it was first released, the KEYone sold for $ 550 and recently it dropped down to a regular price of $ 400, making today’s price an extra $ 50 off.

The KEYone has an intuitive smart keyboard with flick typing, fingerprint sensor, and customizable shortcuts. It’s built with aluminum casing and Corning  [Read More…]

Blu VIVO XI+ review: A new direction for the unlocked phone maker

When it comes to smartphones, the term “flagship” is thrown around an awful lot. It seems every 3-6 months you an announcement touting a device as a flagship or flagship killer. And when it comes to Blu, that seems to be the case even more frequently.

In the past Blu would take it rapid fire approach to releasing devices. It would not be uncommon for it to release anywhere from six to eight phones a year. Many of them, sadly, tend  [Read More…]

Blu VIVO XI+ review: A new direction for the unlocked phone maker

When it comes to smartphones, the term “flagship” is thrown around an awful lot. It seems every 3-6 months you an announcement touting a device as a flagship or flagship killer. And when it comes to Blu, that seems to be the case even more frequently.

In the past Blu would take it rapid fire approach to releasing devices. It would not be uncommon for it to release anywhere from six to eight phones a year. Many of them, sadly, tend  [Read More…]

Slip an unlocked Halo Gray Essential Phone into your pocket for $280

One of the best prices we’ve seen.

We’ve seen deals on the Essential Phone in the past, and while this isn’t quite as good as Prime Day pricing, it’s still a heck of a deal. Right now you can get the phone in Halo Gray (the best color) for just $ 279.99.

It comes with 128GB of internal storage, a dual camera system on the back, and it’s powered by the Snapdragon 835 processor. You can also  [Read More…]

Should you buy the Galaxy Note 9 unlocked or from a carrier?

Where you buy matters more than ever, especially when it comes to how your phone performs over time.

There are a lot of important questions when it comes to choosing a Galaxy Note 9. You need to be sure you’re ready to drop $ 1,000 (or $ 1250 if you decide to really go all out on the 512GB model) on a phone in the first place. You need to make sure you’re choosing the right color  [Read More…]

How do I know if my phone is unlocked?

An unlocked phone is the key to getting service from an alternative carrier.

You’ve probably heard a lot of talk about using MVNO carriers as a way to find a cheaper alternative for service. It’s something that’s gaining popularity and while it isn’t exactly mainstream just yet, it’s getting there. We think that’s great because having even more choices can’t be a bad thing. But in most cases, before you can try any other service provider, you’ll  [Read More…]

4 reasons you should buy an unlocked Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 from Amazon in the U.S.

The Mi Mix 2 combines an interesting design aesthetic with global LTE bands, and is available for $ 399.

The Mi Mix 2 continues to be one of the best phones Xiaomi has released to date. The phone took the first-gen Mi Mix’s design aesthetic —with ultra-thin bezels on three sides — and shrunk it down to a more manageable 5.99-inch display.

The phone has a unique design that sets it apart from the rest of the  [Read More…]

Get a free Chromebook and microSD with an unlocked Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9+

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Through August 13, Samsung is offering a free 11.6″ Chromebook 3 with purchases of unlocked Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ devices. You could also elect to receive a $ 200 discount off any Samsung Chromebook with your purchase instead. Prices on the Samsung Galaxy S9 start at $ 720 for the 64GB device, while the S9+ starts at $ 840.

The Chromebook isn’t the only freebie you’ll pick up with your new phone though. Samsung  [Read More…]

Unlocked smartphones are on sale from $79 at Amazon, including the Essential Phone

Prime Day is calling with an exclusive discount.

In celebration of Prime Day, Amazon is offering discounts on a selection of unlocked smartphones including options like the Essential Phone and the Honor 7X. There’s also a Samsung wireless charger on sale for $ 30. These deals are exclusively available to Prime members as part of Amazon’s Prime Day. If you’re not a member, you can still grab today’s discounts by starting a free 30-day trial.

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