Mobile Companies Leaping To Sell You A New Phone — With A New Contract — On Black Friday

Is your phone getting old? Has it met with the unfortunate confluence of liquids, young children, and boisterous pets lately? If you’re in the market for a replacement or upgrade, it looks like Black Friday might be your day… as long as you’re willing to sign a contract.

The big mobile companies are all gearing up to beat each other out for the ability to sell you the cheapest device at the end of this week,
FierceWireless reports.

Sprint, T-Mobile, AT&T, and Verizon are all offering major deals on handsets and tablets to kick off the holiday shopping season.

Verizon, reportedly, will be offering $100 off of all new Android smart phones. Additionally, as long as you sign a new two-year contract you can get the Samsung Galaxy S5 and Sony Xperia Z3v for free (after a rebate, with the Samsung), or significant discounts on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. The mobile behemoth is also rumored to be offering free Verizon Ellipsis 8 or 7 tablets.

AT&T, meanwhile, is pushing hard on wearables. They’re offering the Samsung Galaxy Gear Fit, Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 Neo, Martian Notifier, LG G Watch, and Pebble Smart Watch for $99 each. AT&T is also offering discount deals for buying certain bundles or pairings of LG or HTC devices.

T-Mobile, unlike the other three big carriers, doesn’t subsidize handset purchases. However, they are offering substantial discounts: $150 off the Samsung Galaxy S5 and $100 off the Galaxy Note 3. T-Mobile is also offering discounts on the LG G3, the Sony Xperia Z3 and the HTC One M8.

Sprint’s deals are slightly different. Instead of big discounts up front, they’re offering different financing terms to customers who spread the cost of a phone out over a two-year installment-based leasing plan.

Best Buy is also offering deals on the Galaxy S5 through November 29 (Saturday).

For the full run-down of devices, data plans, and bundle details, hit up the links FierceWireless has compiled.

Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and more unleash device deals for Black Friday [FierceWireless]