It's that time of year again. Black Friday is nearly upon us, but things will be running a lot differently this year. Now that social distancing is such a crucial part of our lifestyle in 2020, retailers are hoping to keep their stores from becoming too crowded at the end of November and instead will be offering Black Friday deals throughout the entire month — including on Android devices.

Best Black Friday phone deals

Samsung Galaxy Note 20Source: Hayato Huseman / Android Central

Every year, there are some pretty stellar Black Friday phone deals, though you have to know where to shop if you want to find the best offers. Whether you're hoping for the best Samsung deals, Black Friday Google deals, or a discount on some other Android phone, this is truly the best time of the year to find one.

We'll be scouring all the usual retailers and phone carriers to scope out any worthy offers and placing the best of them in the list below. That includes everything from Best Buy Black Friday deals to Verizon Black Friday deals and more. If you're looking for more ways to save during this holiday season, make sure to check out our guide to Black Friday 2020.

Best Unlocked Black Friday phone deals

TCL 10 Pro | $314.99 at Amazon

TCL's 10 Pro is an affordable powerhouse with a 6.47-inch AMOLED display with NXTVISION tech, a quad-camera setup, Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 octa-core processor, and 6GB of RAM. It has a 128GB capacity, expandable via microSD. Use the on-page coupon to save $135 today.

$314.99 at Amazon

TCL 10L | $174.99 at Amazon

The 64GB TCL 10L offers great bang-for-your-buck with a huge, adjustable display and clean TCL UI software. Its hardware is solid for the price and the inclusion of NFC for mobile payments is rare in the phone's price range.

$174.99 at Amazon

Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite | $499.99 at Amazon

Samsung's Galaxy S10 Lite is currently down to $499.99 at Amazon, saving you $150 off its regular price. This device features 8GB RAM, 128GB storage, and can be used with most major carriers as it's GSM and CDMA compatible.

$499.99 at Amazon

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ | $849.99 at Amazon

Right now you can save $250 on a factory unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ at Amazon. It features a 6.8-inch Infinity display, 256GB capacity, quad camera setup, S Pen, all-day battery life, and more.

$849.99 at Amazon

Google Pixel 5 | $649 at Amazon

Score the best price yet on Google's all-new Pixel 5 at Amazon this holiday season. The unlocked 5G phone has a 6-inch OLED display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G processor, 128GB storage, fast charging, and more.

$649 at Amazon

OnePlus 8 Pro | $799.99 at Amazon

Amazon is offering $199 off the cost of the OnePlus 8 Pro today in your choice of Ultramarine Blue or Onyx Black while supplies last. These models have Amazon Alexa built-in and feature 12GB RAM + 256GB storage.

$799.99 at Amazon

OnePlus 8 Pro | from $799 at OnePlus

Save $200 on the OnePlus 8 Pro at OnePlus' official store today. This deal is available on all configurations while supplies last. You'll also score a pair of OnePlus Buds in white for free with the purchase.

from $799 at OnePlus

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G | Up to $700 off at Best Buy

Save up to $700 on the new Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G when you make the purchase at Best Buy. This retailer offers deals from various carriers so you can pick up the phone and activate it with Verizon, Sprint, or AT&T, or buy your new device unlocked.

Up to $700 off at Best Buy

Samsung Note 20 Ultra | Up to $750 off with trade-in at Samsung

Save $200 instantly and earn up to $550 extra off the Note 20 Ultra when you trade-in an eligible device at Samsung. Even devices with cracked screens can earn you up to $400.

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Moto G Power | $179.99 at Amazon

One of the best low-cost Android phones you can buy right now is the Moto G Power. The big draw to the phone is its 5,000 mAh battery, which allows for up to three days of use on a single charge. Talk about long endurance. Today it's discounted by $70.

$179.99 at Amazon

Nokia 5.3 | $166.85 at Amazon

Nokia has quite a few low-cost Android options in its portfolio, with the Nokia 5.3 being one of its latest and greatest offerings. Despite having an ultra-low price, the 5.3 offers things like a large HD display, reliable performance, great software, and more.

$166.85 at Amazon

Best Black Friday phone carrier deals

iPhone SE (2020) | $30 per month at Mint Mobile

This limited-time promotion scores you Apple's newest (and most affordable) iPhone paired with Mint Mobile's great service for one low monthly cost. That's right, it's the phone, financed over 24 months, plus Mint Mobile's 3GB data plan for $30 a month.

$30 per month at Mint Mobile

Google Pixel 5 | Get $300 off at Verizon

Verizon is offering $300 off the cost of the Google Pixel 5 when you add a line to an eligible Unlimited plan. On the other hand, you could trade-in an eligible device and save up to $550 off its regular price instead, or save $400 when you switch to Verizon and purchase this device.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 | $10/month at AT&T

Buy the Note 20 on a 30-month installment plan, sign up for AT&T Unlimited, and trade-in an eligible smartphone to get a credit applied to your monthly bill which brings its price down to just $10 monthly. You can also complete the same steps with the Note 20 Ultra to snag one for $20/month.

$10/month at AT&T

Google Pixel 4a 5G | Free at T-Mobile

The Pixel 4a 5G is one of the best Android values of 2020, and right now, T-Mobile has a great deal on it. If you join the carrier, pick an eligible plan, and purchase the 4a 5G on a monthly installment plan, you can get $250 back through monthly bill credits. If you trade-in a qualifying device on top of those other requirements, you can get it for free!

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iPhone SE (2020) | $0 per month at Verizon

Verizon's best deal offers the iPhone SE for $0 monthly after $399.99 promo credit is applied over 24 months meaning the phone is effectively free with a new line on Unlimited. It is also discounting online activation fees by 50% currently and offering $100 off an Apple Watch with an iPhone purchase.

$0 per month at Verizon

OnePlus 8T | $375 off at T-Mobile

With a gorgeous display, incredible performance, and great cameras, the OnePlus 8T brings a lot to the table. If you buy the phone through T-Mobile, you can save a total of $375 by getting it via a monthly installment plan and adding a new line of service. The credit is paid out over 24 monthly bill credits.

$15.63/month at T-Mobile

Google Pixel 4a | Free with select Unlimited plans at Verizon

The Google Pixel 4a features design upgrades, an enhanced camera, and all-day battery life that puts other budget smartphones to shame. Today's deal at Verizon scores you the device for free when you add a line on select unlimited plans.

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iPhone XR | $500 at Amazon

Simple Mobile is offering $100 off the iPhone XR via Amazon. Only the red, 64GB model is available at this price right now.

$500 at Amazon

Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G | Up to $550 off at Verizon

Switch to Verizon and trade-in an eligible device to save up to $550 on the Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G today. You'll save a $400 just by switching to Verizon even if you don't have a device to trade in.

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Free $450 Verizon eGift Card

New Verizon customers can score a $450 Verizon eGift Card for free when you switch to Verizon, bring a phone you already own to use on the network, and sign up for an Unlimited plan. You can order a free SIM card online at Verizon's website if you need one for your device.

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Google Pixel 4a | Free at US Cellular

Switch to US Cellular today to score the Google Pixel 4a for free! This promo requires that you sign up for a new plan, add a new line, and port-in your previous number.

Free at US Cellular

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