The best Prime Day phone deals of 2023: Big Deal Days is coming, plus early Black Friday discounts and more

Amazon recently announced Prime Big Deal Days, a sitewide Prime Day-esque sale that's sure to produce some of the best smartphone deals of the year. That 48-hour event kicks off on October 10th, but we're already gathering the best early discounts below so you don't have to wait.

We'll keep updating this guide until the big day arrives, but we're already seeing some pretty impressive offers from Amazon, such as $200 off the Galaxy Z Flip 5 and a historic 28% discount on the Google Pixel 7 Pro. With epic deals like these on display, why wait until October to buy a sweet new phone? 

Keep reading to see all the best offers that are available now. Don't forget that many of these will only be available to Prime members, so if you haven't signed up yet, now's your chance. Amazon even offers a 30-day free trial that lets you enjoy all of the Prime Day 2.0 action without paying a cent, plus you get free delivery and access to Prime Video. 

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1. Google Pixel 7 Pro 128GB: $899

1. Google Pixel 7 Pro 128GB: $899 $649 at Amazon

The Pixel 7 Pro is one of our favorite Android phones of the year, and now you can get your hands on one for $649, a historic $250 drop from its usual retail price. The Pixel 7 Pro is powered by the excellent Tensor G2 chip, plus you get a sleek design, loads of software support, and some of the best camera tech in the biz. 

Price check: Best Buy - $649 | Walmart - $759

2. Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 512GB: $1,119.99

2. Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 512GB: $1,119.99 $919.99 at Amazon

For the first time ever, Amazon is slashing a sweet $200 off the Galaxy Z Flip 5, an innovative foldable that boasts a new and improved cover display, Snapdragon chip, and four OS updates out of the box. 

Price check: Best Buy - $1,119.99

3. Samsung Galaxy A54 5G 128GB: $449.99

3. Samsung Galaxy A54 5G 128GB: $449.99 $349.99 at Amazon

The Galaxy A54 is one of the best midrange smartphones that money can buy, and now Amazon is making it even more affordable by dropping a straight Benjamin off the retail price. Flagship-quality specs await, so don't miss this deal. 

Price check: Best Buy - $374.99

4. OnePlus 11 5G 256GB: $799.99

4. OnePlus 11 5G 256GB: $799.99 $649.99 at Amazon

This eye-catching flagship from OnePlus comes with excellent hardware, a glorious 120Hz AMOLED display, and the best camera that the brand has ever produced. Head to Amazon now and you'll get a straight $150 discount, weeks before the Prime Day 2.0 sale starts. 

Price check: Best Buy - $649.99 

5. Moto G Stylus 5G (2023) 256GB: $399.99

5. Moto G Stylus 5G (2023) 256GB: $399.99 $299.99 at Amazon

Looking for a phone with a built-in stylus? The Moto G Stylus 5G is one of the better options if you don't want to break the bank, featuring a 5,000mAh battery, great camera, and a vibrant 120Hz display. Right now, Amazon is slashing $100 off the price of the phone, bringing it down to just $299.99. 

Price check: Best Buy - $299.99

Best Samsung deals

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra 256GB: $1,199.99

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra 256GB: $1,199.99 $999.99 at Amazon

The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra might be the most powerful phone on the market today, but it doesn't come cheap. Luckily, an early Amazon deal has come along and dropped the price of the Ultra by a whopping 17%.

Price check: Best Buy - $1,199.99

Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus 256GB: $999.99

Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus 256GB: $999.99 $799.99 at Amazon

The perfectly balanced Galaxy S23 Plus is getting a stellar 20% discount at Amazon right now, which brings the price of the phone down to its lowest-ever point. We can't imagine the price dropping any further when Prime Big Deal Days hits, so we'd recommend acting on this deal while you have the chance. 

Price check: Best Buy - $999.99 | Walmart - $969.99

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 512GB: $1,919.99

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 512GB: $1,919.99 $1,619.99 at Amazon

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 is impressive, with two gorgeous screens, a premium construction, and the power of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset. Unfortunately, the Fold 5 is also quite expensive, which is why were stoked to see this 16% discount from Amazon. 

Price check: Best Buy - $1,919.99

Best Google Pixel deals

Google Pixel 7a 128GB: $499

Google Pixel 7a 128GB: $499 $444 at Amazon

The Pixel 7a is a fraction of the price of most smartphones — even ones on this list — yet it offers the same great performance of the Pixel 7, award-winning Pixel cameras, and years of update promises.

Price check: Best Buy - $444

Google Pixel 7 128GB: $599

Google Pixel 7 128GB: $599 $449 at Amazon

Who needs Prime Day? Amazon currently has an outstanding deal on the base model Pixel 7, slashing 25% off the normal price, making this flagship nearly as cheap as the Pixel 7a!

Price check: $449 at Best Buy

Google Pixel 6 Pro 128GB: $899

Google Pixel 6 Pro 128GB: $899 $575 at Amazon

The Google Pixel 6 Pro may be a few years old, but it's still a great device, thanks to the groundbreaking Google Tensor processor and some pretty advanced camera tech. Snag one from Amazon today and you'll save a whopping 35% on your purchase. 

Price check: Best Buy - $899.99

Best Motorola deals

Moto G 5G 256GB (2022): $399.99

Moto G 5G 256GB (2022): $399.99 $189.99 at Amazon

Who wants a 53% discount on a great Motorola phone? I know I sure do, and I bet you do too! That's why you need to jump on this deal right now before the price goes back up!

Price check: Best Buy - $189.99

Motorola Razr Plus (2023): $999.99

Motorola Razr Plus (2023): $999.99 $899.99 at Amazon

Weeks ahead of Prime Big Deal Days, Amazon has dropped $100 off the price of the Razr Plus (2023), a foldable that we consider to be the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5's biggest competition. 

Prime check: Best Buy - $899.99

Motorola Edge+ (2023): $799

Motorola Edge+ (2023): $799 $699 at Amazon

Want a phone that'll turn heads without having to fold in half? The Motorola Edge+ (2023) is a gorgeous phone with a stunning, eye-friendly display, a surprisingly excellent camera, and four years of promised software updates. It's my favorite Motorola phone in years!

Price check: Best Buy - $699.99

Best OnePlus deals

OnePlus 10T 256GB: $699

OnePlus 10T 256GB: $699 $489 at Amazon

If you're a power user then you'll want to look no further than the OnePlus 10T. This particular model is currently 30% off and includes a mind-blowing 16GB of RAM and 256GB of storage, plus 125W charging, a 120Hz AMOLED display, and a great triple camera system.

Price check: Walmart - $599

OnePlus Nord N200: $199

OnePlus Nord N200: $199 $169.99 at Amazon

Sometimes, all you need is a basic smartphone that can still get the job done. Filled to the brim with features thanks to OxygenOS and zipping by with a 90Hz display, the OnePlus Nord N200 might just be the best basic Android smartphone you'll buy this year, especially with this 15% off Amazon discount.

Price check: Best Buy - $169.99 | Walmart - $199

Prime Big Deal Days FAQ

What is Prime Big Deal Days? 

Prime Big Deal Days is Amazon's attempt at bringing the Prime Day experience to October 2023. Just like Prime Day, the massive shopping event will feature some of the biggest discounts of the year across dozens of product categories, from appliances and clothing to toys and, yep, tech. Although the majority of deals are only available to Prime members, there are usually quite a few lesser offers available to the general public. 

If you haven't signed up for Prime yet, now's a good time. Not only will you get access to all of the exclusive deals when the sale kicks off, but you'll also get Amazon Prime music, TV, and film streaming, plus a 30-day FREE trial. After the first month is over, your subscription will cost $14.99 per month. 

When is Prime Big Deal Days?

Prime Big Deal Days kicks off on October 10th at 3am EDT, and runs through October 11th. Super short-term Lightning Deals and Invite Only deals will be the main focus this year, plus plenty of offers will come with same day delivery and free shipping for members. 

Patrick Farmer
Staff Writer

After years of working as a freelancer, Patrick Farmer (he/him) began his career at Android Central as a deals and commerce writer before being brought into the fold as a staff writer in early 2023. When he's not sharing his thoughts on smartphones, wireless carriers, and streaming services, you'll often find him listening to music, camping out at a brewery, or treating his cat like a human child. 

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