Memorial Day phone deals 2023: the best last-minute sales

The Google Pixel 7a's vibrant, bright display showcasing the home screen with the default coral feathers wallpaper
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Memorial Day is Monday, May 29th, and the epic smartphone deals are really heating up all across the web. Whether you want the best that Samsung has to offer or the newest mid-range masterpiece from Google, if you're on the hunt for a new phone, there's likely an last-minute offer still waiting to be found. 

So far, we've seen generous trade-in opportunities, free storage upgrades, and straight discounts, and that's just the tip of the iceberg. A record-breaking price drop on the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4? Check. Free wireless service from Mint Mobile? You betcha. Keep reading to see all of the best Memorial Day deals that are available right now.

Quick Picks

Google Pixel deals

Google Pixel 7a 128GB: $499

Google Pixel 7a 128GB: $499 $449 with activation at Best Buy

It was only unveiled on May 10th, and yet there are already plenty of great Google Pixel 7a deals to check out. One such offer comes from Best Buy, who is currently dropping $50 off the price of the Pixel 7a when you activate the phone through their site. They're also throwing in a free $50 gift card with all purchases, regardless of activation. 

Google Pixel 7a 128GB: $499.99

Google Pixel 7a 128GB: $499.99 FREE with eligible line at Verizon

You can also get the new Google Pixel 7a for completely free when you add a line with an eligible data plan at Verizon. The Unlimited Plus, 5G Do More, Play More, Get More, and One Unlimited plans are all included, so take your pick! 

Google Pixel 7 128GB: $599

Google Pixel 7 128GB: $599 $499, plus six months of wireless service for FREE at Mint Mobile

Bundle the purchase of the Google Pixel 7 with any six-month plan at Mint Mobile, and the prepaid carrier will hook you up with an additional six months of wireless for FREE. That means you could be getting one of our favorite phones and a full year of T-Mobile-powered wireless for as little as $50 per month. 

Google Pixel 7 Pro 128GB: Just $10/month with eligible line at AT&T

Google Pixel 7 Pro 128GB: Just $10/month with eligible line at AT&T

Add a line with an eligible data plan and pay over 36 months and AT&T will hook you up with a Google Pixel 7 Pro for a mere $10 per month. That's a discount of $579.99, plus you're getting your hands on one of the best phones that money can buy. 

Google Pixel 6a: $449

Google Pixel 6a: $449 $329.99 at Amazon

Now that the 7a is out, the Google Pixel 6a has received a permanent $100 price decrease at all retailers across the web. To sweeten the deal, Amazon is throwing on an additional 5% discount, knocking the price of the phone down to just $329.99. The Google Pixel 6a still holds up in 2023, thanks to the powerful Tensor chipset, an all-day battery, and some flagship-level camera tech. 

Google Pixel 6 Pro 128GB: $899.99

Google Pixel 6 Pro 128GB: $899.99 $487.98 at Amazon

Just as we're easing into the holiday weekend, Amazon has kicked off a deal that slashes a whopping $412 off the price of an unlocked Pixel 6 Pro. That's a discount of 46% on an outstanding smartphone that still holds its own in 2023. 

Samsung Galaxy deals

Samsung Galaxy S23 128GB: $799.99

Samsung Galaxy S23 128GB: $799.99 $699.99 at Best Buy

Head to Best Buy and pick up the base model Samsung Galaxy S23 and you'll instantly save $100, with or without carrier activation. The retailer is even throwing in four free months of Amazon Music Unlimited, just for kicks. 

Samsung Galaxy A54 128GB: $449.99

Samsung Galaxy A54 128GB: $449.99 $374.99 at Amazon

Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, Amazon has sent the price of the new Galaxy A54 crashing down to just $374.99! That's a straight discount of 17% on one of our favorite midrange phones, plus there's no trade-in or eligibility requirements whatsoever. 

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra (Green): Free storage upgrade, plus up to $700 of trade-in credit at Samsung

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra (Green): Free storage upgrade, plus up to $700 of trade-in credit at Samsung

Pop over to Samsung and grab the Green version of the ultra-powerful Galaxy S23 Ultra and you'll get a free storage boost to 512GB. You'll also be eligible to receive up to $700 off when you trade in an old or broken device. This phone usually retails for a whopping $1,619.99, so every penny counts. 

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 256GB: $1,799.99

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 256GB: $1,799.99 $1,495 at Amazon

Pick up an unlocked Galaxy Z Fold 4 from Amazon and you'll instantly save $304.99, no strings attached. It's not as impressive as the $450 discount that we saw last week, but it's still a hefty price drop on one of the most innovative and powerful Android phones on the market.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 128GB: $999.99

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 128GB: $999.99 $699.99 with activation at Best Buy

Choose Verizon when activating a Galaxy Z Flip 4 through Best Buy and you'll get $300 off your purchase. That knocks the price down to $699.99, plus you're getting your hands on our top pick for the best foldable phones that money can buy (for now).

OnePlus deals

OnePlus 11 256GB: $799.99

OnePlus 11 256GB: $799.99 $599.99 with activation at Best Buy

We gave the OnePlus 11 a 4.5/5 star rating in our recent review, and it isn't hard to see why. The flagship smartphone pairs an eye-catching design with a powerful Snapdragon processor, loads of software support, and the best cameras on any OnePlus phone to date. 

Right now, you can purchase and activate the OnePlus 11 through Best Buy and save a straight $200. They'll even throw in three months of YouTube Premium for free. 

OnePlus Nord N20 5G: $299.99

OnePlus Nord N20 5G: $299.99 $285.07 at Amazon

The OnePlus Nord N20 is without a doubt the best Android phone under $300, and now you can save an additional 5% when you pick up an unlocked model through Amazon. If you have an old or broken phone to trade in, you might even get a free gift card with a balance of up to $401. 

Patrick Farmer
eCommerce Editor

After almost a decade of working in the e-commerce space, Patrick Farmer (he/him) began his career at Android Central as a Deals and Commerce Writer before moving into a new role as AC's eCommerce Editor in 2023. When he's not hunting down the best deals and offering shopping advice for our readers, you'll often find him listening to music, camping out at a brewery, or treating his cat like a human child.