Best Amazon Prime Day Android smartphone deals for every carrier

We've sorted through all the sales to find the ones worth your while.

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Prime Day is here and if you've been waiting for just the right moment to upgrade your smartphone, today might be the day. Whether you want a top-of-the-line gaming phone or just something that will get you though a day of messaging and music streaming, Amazon is running some killer deals for Prime members on some of the year's most exciting phones. Here are the best ones we found for every carrier and taste.

Looking for more Amazon Prime Day bargains? Check out our full list of deals.

Fully unlocked Phones

Galaxy Note 8

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The Galaxy Note 8 is our pick for best phablet phone, and today you can grab the Orchid Grey version for just $650, $300 off the list price. That's the best price we've seen this side of a BOGO deal and a killer price for a phone with a 6.3-inch screen and incredible all-around specs. Of course, Samsung is gearing up to release the Note 9 next month, but rumors are all pointing to a minor upgrade, so you don't have to worry too much about new phone envy. But you might have bargain regret if you pass on this deal.

Carrier support: Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile

Moto G6

Amazon has already been selling the 32GB base model of the Moto G6 as a Prime Exclusive Phone for $235, a modest deal on the normally priced $250 budget Android phone. For the money, you get an Android Oreo handset with a 5.7-inch 18:9 Full HD+ Max Vision display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, 3 GB of RAM, a dual camera, and 32 GB of internal storage. But today you can get the same phone with a brand new upgrade: 64GB of storage and 4GB of RAM for just $260, $60 off its usual $320 price. Since this Prime Day deal is on a Prime Exclusive Phone, that means you'll be getting the full Amazon experience, with pre-installed versions of Amazon apps and deep integration with the Alexa app. But don't let that stop you from grabbing a great budget phone at a great price—if you're not into it, you can disable it in the settings.

Carrier support: Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile

Essential Phone

We'll admit that we didn't love the Essential Phone when we reviewed it, but a steady stream of updates and price drops have made it increasingly more attractive. And now you can get a 128GB Essential Phone in black or the super-cool Halo Gray color for—wait for it—$250. That's cheaper than most smartwatches and the best price you're going to find for any phone with near-top-of-the-line specs, an incredible screen, gorgeous design, and commitment to support Android P when it launches. Even with its problems, that's a deal too good to pass up.

Carrier support: Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile

LG V35 ThinQ

LG's V35 might not have gotten as much attention at the G7, but it's no less of a 2018 flagship phone, with a Snapdragon 845 processor, notch-less 6" QHD+ OLED FullVision display, 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage. It's also packed with the same AI camera smarts as the G7, dual 16 MP cameras, and comes with Android Oreo on board. When it launched, the V35 was exclusive to AT&T and Google Fi, but now LG has opened it up to all carriers as part of Amazon's Prime Exclusive Phones. And today it's got a killer price too: $600, good for $300 off the retail price.

Carrier support: Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile

Unlocked GSM phones

Razer phone

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With a custom-cooled Snapdragon 835 chip, 4,000mAh battery, and a whopping 8GB of RAM, the Razer Phone is one of the most interesting releases of 2018 (at least until the Red Hydrogen Phone lands). But for gamers, the Razer Phone sports a 5.7-inch QHD 1440x2560 LCD screen with a wide color gamut and eye-popping 120Hz refresh rate, but all those pixels come at a price: $699 for 64GB if you want the limited edition version with the green Razer logo. But today you can grab the phone for just $525, good for 25 percent off and $75 less than the previous lowest price we've seen. 

Carrier support: AT&T, T-Mobile

Huawei Mate 10 Pro

The Huawei Mate 10 Pro isn't just the current champion in our Last Cam Standing series. It's also one of the best phones you can buy, with 6-inch OLED display, a giant 4,000mAh battery, and incredible fast charging that needs just minutes to last hours. And today you can get an amazing deal on it. Regularly priced at $800, we've recently seen it as low as $550, but today you can pick one up for the lowest price we've ever seen: $500, nearly 40 percent off the list price.

Carrier support: AT&T, T-Mobile

Honor 7X

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Despite its oh-so-ancient micro USB port, the Honor 7X is one of the best budget phones you can get for $200. It's got a 5.93-inch, 18:9 Full HD 1080x2160 LCD display, a dual 16MP camera, a 3,340mAh battery, and a very capable Kirin 659 processor. Today's deal brings it down to $170, 15 percent off and the best deal we've seen for this handset.

Carrier support: AT&T, T-Mobile

Honor View 10

If you're looking for a budget phone with a little more oomph, there's the 5.9-inch Honor View 10 that packs Huawei's top-of-the-line Kirin 970 processor, a 3,750mAh battery, 6GB of RAM, and 128GB of storage. For Prime Day, Amazon is knocking 20 percent off its $499 price tag, bringing the total down to just $399, making what's already a good deal that much better.

Carrier support: AT&T, T-Mobile

Sony Xperia XZ1

Sony may have a whole new slate of phones on the market, but last year's Xperia XZ1 is still a fine handset, with a Snapdragon 835 processor and a 19MP camera. While it's hard to recommend at its current discounted price of $499, there's a Prime Day blowout that might be intriguing: You can score one in either black, blue, or pink for just $380. That's the lowest price we've ever seen, so act fast, because once they're gone they won't be back.

Carrier support: AT&T, T-Mobile

Smartphone accessories

Even if you're not in the market for a new phone, you might still be able to take advantage of Amazon's Prime Day's phone deals. Along with handsets, Amazon also has a few deals on must-have accessories:

Samsung Qi Certified Fast Charge Wireless Charger Stand

Whether you have a Galaxy phone or an iPhone, Samsung's Fast Charge stand is the best way to juice up your phone without plugging it in. With a unique design that lets you prop up your phone for easy viewing, the charger also has a built-in fan and vent for keeping your phone cool while it fills up. Normally priced at $70, we've seen the white and black model for as low $50, 30 percent off the list price. But today, Amazon is selling the exclusive blue color for the same price.

And if you're looking for a car charger, Amazon is taking 44 percent off its AmazonBasics Dual-Port USB Car Charger, selling it for just $6. 

We'll be updating this post throughout the Prime Day extravaganza, so be sure to keep coming back to see the latest deals.

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