Best Phone Deals: Best-Ever Prices on the iPhone XR and iPhone 8


This week's best phone deals include Editors' Choice price lows on the new iPhone XR and the not-quite-as-new iPhone 8.

Refurb Unlocked iPhone 8 Plus 64GB
Store: eBay
Price: $499.99
Shipping: Free shipping
Lowest By: $10

Opting for a reputable refurb is the best way to save on the otherwise pricey iPhone. And this particular iPhone 8 has earned our Editors' Choice nod as it's dropped by another $80 since October to an all-time low,. It's also the cheapest refurbished 64GB unit currently on the market.

Note: No warranty information is provided.

iPhone XR 64GB Phone for Boost
Store: Boost Mobile
Price: $649.99
Shipping: Free shipping
Lowest By: $99

Discounts on the latest iPhones are always interesting to watch, and if you've held off on the well-reviewed XR for this long, you can now snag this Editors' Choice deal from Boost Mobile for basically an even $100 less than you'd pay on any other network. This recently-released iPhone features an A12 Bionic chip (shared with the higher-end iPhone XS), 6.1" Liquid Retina 1792x828 LCD display, advanced face ID, single-lens, 12-Megapixel rear camera with depth control and Smart HDR, 7-Megapixel front camera with Animoji and Memoji, dual SIM card slots, iOS 12.

Note: You can opt for the 128GB option for $699.99, or the 256GB for $799.99.

Unlocked Sony Xperia L2 32GB Android Phone
Store: B&H Photo Video
Price: $149.99
Shipping: Free shipping
Lowest By: $50

It may not boast the fancy screens and top-range features the better-known flagship phones bring, this budget-friendly Sony venture remains a strong choice for anyone seeking a no-frills phone with great battery life – especially now that this Editors' Choice deal sees it at its best-ever price. Features include a 5.5" 1280x720 (720p) touchscreen LCD, 1.5GHz MediaTek Cortex-A53 quad-core processor, 3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, 8-megapixel front and 13-megapixel rear cameras, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.2, and Android 7.1 (Nougat).

Refurb Unlocked Galaxy S7 Edge 32GB LTE Phone
Store: eBay
Price: $149.99 EXPIRED
Shipping: Free shipping
Lowest By: $110
Expiration: January 14

Upon its release in 2017, CNET described the Galaxy S7 Edge as "something special", lauding its large screen and impressive battery. Luckily you can now get it at a more manageable $149.99 — if you don't mind buying refurbished. It's currently selling for a substantial $110 less than a new unit.

Features include an Exynos 8890 octa-core processor, 5.5" 2560x1440 touchscreen AMOLED LCD, 4GB RAM and 32GB internal storage, 12MP rear-facing and 5MP front-facing cameras, 4K UHD 2160p video recording, 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth, and Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)

Note: No warranty information is provided. It also will arrive in an after market box. These units have an LCD shadow, but are otherwise fully functional.

Unlocked Moto G6 64GB Android Phone
Store: B&H Photo Video
Price: $214.99 EXPIRED
Shipping: Free shipping
Lowest By: $20
Expiration: January 14

It might not be a staggering price low, but the Moto G6 is such a beloved and already budget-friendly phone that we just had to include this deal in our best of the week. It's now selling for $20 less at B&H than any other store (thanks to the clippable coupon that you'll find on the product page.) Features include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 1.8GHz 8-core processor, 5.7" 2160x1080 touchscreen LCD, 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage, 12MP and 5MP dual rear cameras and 8MP front camera, and Android 8.0 OS (Oreo).

Additional content contributed by Alan Byrne.

Content Editor

A former Fashion Editor and Boggle champion, Donna Doyle spends her time writing for DealNews, re-reading Harry Potter, and living in denial.
DealNews may be compensated by companies mentioned in this article. Please note that, although prices sometimes fluctuate or expire unexpectedly, all products and deals mentioned in this feature were available at the lowest total price we could find at the time of publication (unless otherwise specified).
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