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Prime Day Deal Alert: Unlocked Samsung, Google and LG Smartphones Up to 56% Off

July 16, 2019
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Prime Day Deal Alert: Unlocked Samsung, Google and LG Smartphones Up to 56% Off
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Black Friday Prime Day is finally here, and Amazon has a ton of amazing deals in store. But with thousands of products to choose from, and new deals starting as often as every five minutes, it's easy to get lost and think that you're actually in the Amazon. To help you on this hunt, we here at TPG are scouring Amazon all day to find the best deals that might be worth a look. And while the discounts are exciting in and of themselves, there are also ways to maximize your return on Amazon spending during this two-day sale, which you can read about at the end of the post.

Although the sale officially ends today, some deals may expire and quantities are limited, so if you're interested in an offer, you'll need to act quick. As a reminder, these discounts are available exclusively to Amazon Prime members. If you’re not currently an Amazon Prime member, you can sign up today for a free trial to take advantage of the sale. In addition, Prime Student allows college students to receive a free six-month trial membership.

If you're an Android user — or want to become one — then these deals are for you. Amazon is currently offering Samsung, Google and LG smartphones for as much as 56% off. Among the phones on sale is the Google Pixel 3 XL, which TPG's Zach Honig likes to use to capture still photos in low-light, such as in his tour of United’s 787-10. All of the deals are for unlocked phones, meaning you can use SIM cards from any carrier, either domestic or international and seamlessly swap them as you travel.

If you’re going to take advantage of one these deal, consider purchasing your new cell phone with a credit card that provides cell phone loss and damage protection. It’s a feature that many of us on the TPG team have had experience with:

  • iPhone XS water damage on the Ink Business Preferred Credit Card
  • LG Nexus 5X motherboard failure on the Chase Sapphire Reserve
  • Apple Watch cracked screen on the The Platinum Card® from American Express

Here are the deals:

1. LG V35 ThinQ with Alexa Hands-Free, 64 GB Unlocked for $399.99 (was $899.99 — now 56% off) Price: $399.99 (as of 08/16/2019 12:15pm EST – Details)

2. Samsung Galaxy S9 G960U, 64GB Unlocked for $349.99 (was $599.99 — now 42% off) Price: $349.99 (as of 08/16/2019 12:15pm EST – Details)

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3. LG G8 with Alexa Hands-Free, 128 GB Unlocked for $499.99 (was $849.99 — now 41% off) Price: $499.99 (as of 08/16/2019 12:15pm EST – Details)

4. Samsung Galaxy S9+ Factory Unlocked Smartphone 64GB for $449.99 (was $699.99 — now 36% off) Price: $449.99 (as of 08/16/2019 12:15pm EST – Details)

5. Samsung Galaxy Note9 N960U 128GB Unlocked 4G LTE Phone for $649.99 (was $999.99 — now 35% off) Price: $649.99 (as of 08/16/2019 12:15pm EST – Details)

6. Samsung Galaxy S10 Factory Unlocked Phone with 128GB for $599.99 (was $899.99 — now 33% off) Price: $599.99 (as of 08/16/2019 12:15pm EST – Details)

7. Google - Pixel 3 XL with 64GB for $639.99 (was $899.99 — now 29% off) Price: $639.99 (as of 08/16/2019 12:15pm EST – Details)

Maximize Your Purchase

Don’t forget, you can maximize your rewards on Amazon purchases by using a credit card such as the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Signature, Chase Freedom Unlimited, Citi Double Cash Card or The Blue Business®️ Plus Credit Card from American Express. Check out this post for a deeper dive into the best cards for Amazon purchases — not only on Prime Day, but every day of the year. You can also stack different promotions, such as the 20% discount by using just one Amex Membership Reward point and a $10 promotional credit by spending $10+ at Whole Foods.

Follow The Points Guy for comprehensive coverage of Prime Day 2019 — click here for more great deals.

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