Tag Archive: Unlocked


The $169 unlocked Honor 7X smartphone is a favorite budget option

Inexpensive but fully loaded.

The Honor 7X unlocked smartphone is down to $ 169 via Amazon. This device has been around for more than six months selling for $ 200. Today’s drop is a match for the lowest we’ve ever seen, a price it has only hit twice before. You can also find a similar deal at B&H where you’ll be able to snag it tax-free if you live outside of NY or NJ.

At this price,  [Read More…]

Android 9 Pie beta with One UI is rolling out to some unlocked Note 9s

Note 9 users can get a taste of Samsung’s upcoming interface redesign.

If you own a Galaxy Note 9 and you’ve been envious of your S9-touting friends who have been running the Samsung One UI beta, then today’s your day; Note 9 users in Germany, India, and the United States can start downloading the beta today.

To receive the firmware update, you’ll need to have registered for the beta program through the Samsung+ app on an unlocked  [Read More…]

Project Fi is now Google Fi, open to all unlocked phones

Google’s wireless service is looking better than ever.

Google’s Project Fi wireless service, one of the most capable phone plans around, just got a huge facelift. Gone is the Project Fi branding and in its place is a new name and new look. Ladies and gentlemen, say hello to “Google Fi.”

Google Fi ditches the old yellow and green color scheme in favor of a combo of Google’s iconic green, blue, red, and yellow hues and now  [Read More…]

Ditch the contract with these incredible deals on unlocked phones for BF!

Black Friday Week is here, and if you’ve been in the market to buy an unlocked Android phone, there’s never been a better time to do so. There is a heap of discounts available from multiple brands, and we’ve rounded up the very best offers right here to help you find the best handset for you.

Some of the deals are already live, but others will go live starting Nov. 22 – 23, so make sure you  [Read More…]

Amazon has an unlocked 64GB Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone for $399

Previous gen but still powerful.

The Samsung Galaxy S8 64GB Android smartphone is down to $ 398.99 unlocked on Amazon. This is a brand new low price for the S8. It normally sells for around $ 600, and even when it does go on sale it usually just drops to $ 500. We’ve never seen it go lower than $ 400 on Amazon.

The Galaxy S8 received rave reviews from the Android Central team. It has a  [Read More…]

LG’s unlocked 128GB V30+ is down to just $400 at Amazon today

One day pricing!

Update: Amazon also has its exclusive LG G6+ on sale for $ 400, though with this one you’ll have a few extra pre-loaded Amazon apps.

Amazon has the LG V30+ on sale for $ 399.99 today as part of its Gold Box deals of the day. This phone normally sells for closer to $ 650, and is in unlocked condition. It will work on every U.S. carrier, including Verizon, Sprint, AT&T, and T-Mobile.  [Read More…]

OnePlus 6T: Differences between unlocked and T-Mobile versions

Best answer: The OnePlus 6T is effectively the same no matter where you buy it, but the T-Mobile version has a couple of restrictions. It doesn’t have dual SIM functionality, is SIM locked when it’s financed, and only comes in one color, RAM and storage configuration. Unless you want to use T-Mobile’s financing or trade-in offers, you’re best buying a 6T directly from OnePlus.

OnePlus: OnePlus 6T ($ 549)

The OnePlus 6T is mostly the same  [Read More…]

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.

Best  [Read More…]

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…]