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Best Prime Day Phone Deals: An ASUS ZenFone at an Editors' Choice Price

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Shop the first major discount on a new ASUS ZenFone, or get $120 off an unlocked Sony Xperia, by browsing the best Prime Day smartphone deals.


ASUS ZenFone Max Plus 32GB Dual Smartphone
Store: Amazon
Price: $149 with Prime EXPIRED
Shipping: Free shipping
Lowest By: $51
Expiration: July 18

While Tom's Guide didn't have much kind to say about the ZenFone Max Plus, its reviewers did note its improved 18:9 display, which might be enough to sway you now that the recently-released model has seen its first substantial discount. This Editors' Choice price puts it at $51 under what other stores are charging. Features include a 5.7" 2160x1080 FHD+ IPS touchscreen display, MediaTek MT6750T octa-core 1.5Ghz processor, 3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, 8-megapixel front-facing camera, dual 16-megapixel and 8-megapixel rear-facing cameras, fingerprint sensor, and Android 8.0 (Oreo).



Unlocked Sony Xperia XZ1 64GB Android Smartphone
Store: Amazon
Price: $379.99 with Prime EXPIRED
Shipping: Free shipping
Lowest By: $120
Expiration: July 18

Another top contender for people shopping outside the smartphone "Big Two", this Sony Xperia model drops for Prime members by a huge $120. Android Authority praised its LCD display, hi-res audio support, and 3D creator app. Features include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor, 5.2" 1920x1080 Corning Gorilla Glass display, 4GB RAM, 64GB storage, 19-megapixel and 13-megapixel cameras, and Android 8.0 OS (Oreo).



Unlocked 4th-Generation Moto X 32GB Smartphone
Store: Amazon
Price: $199.99 with Prime EXPIRED
Shipping: Free shipping
Lowest By: $50
Expiration: July 18

CNET were fans of the Moto X4, saying it "hits all the notes for the right price" back when it cost $299. It's now basically $100 less than that, making its "dual rear cameras and tons of useful software tricks" even better value now. It features a 5.2" 1920x1080 (1080p) touchscreen, Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 2.2GHz octa-core processor, 32GB internal storage, front- and rear-facing cameras, Amazon Alexa support, and Android 7.1 (Nougat).



Unlocked Razer Gaming 64GB Android Smartphone
Store: Amazon
Price: $524.25 with Prime EXPIRED
Shipping: Free shipping
Lowest By: $76
Expiration: July 18

For something a little different, you could always try the Razer Phone. Known better for their "colorful" PC peripherals, Razer garnered strong reviews for this gaming- and media-focused phone, with Venturebeat calling it "the best portable media device available", praising its 120Hz screen and "killer" audio. Features include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 2.45GHz octa-core processor, 5.7" 2560x1440 IGZO 120Hz touchscreen, 8GB RAM, 64GB storage, Dolby Atmos & THX-certified dual front-facing speakers, and Android 8.1 OS (Oreo).



Unlocked Nokia 2 8GB 4G Android Smartphone
Store: Amazon
Price: $79.20 with Prime EXPIRED
Shipping: Free shipping
Lowest By: $20
Expiration: July 18

For a sub-$100 smartphone deal, our final pick fits the bill perfectly. Its SD card expansion capability and 2-day battery life makes this a great option for those looking for a basic phone without the gimmicks. Features include a 5.0" 1280x720 touchscreen, Snapdragon 212 1.3GHz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB internal storage, 8-megapixel rear- and 5-megapixel front-facing cameras, microSDXC card slot, and Android 7.1.1 (Nougat).

Staff Writer

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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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