Amazon’s greatly anticipated Black Friday sales event has begun, which is the perfect occasion for you to buy a new phone if the time has come to replace your old one, as you should get a significant amount of money off for it. There are many bargains available, so you should look now before the 29th of November which is when Amazon’s Black Friday sale ends. While there are lots of brand-new devices available to purchase on the Amazon website or app, we would recommend that you get a refurbished device if you want to save money and go for the more environmentally friendly option.
Firstly, Why Should You Get a Refurbished Smartphone?
If you want to get a phone that is cost effective, a refurbished device is the one to go for. This is because you can save up to 50% of the original cost of the device. Refurbished phones also undergo various quality controls and testing procedures which makes them suitable to be sold on to another consumer, so you don’t need to worry about your device having noticeable signs of wear and tear. Read on to see what our top five picks are for the best Black Friday sale refurbished phones on Amazon.
1) Oppo Reno Z 128GB [Low Budget]
Amazon are offering 33% off the Oppo Reno Z, which gives you a large saving of £100. If it’s a cheap smartphone that you’re interested in, then you might want to take a look at this smartphone, as it has an array of premium features for its price. The design and AMOLED display look stylish, and this is something that we don’t tend to see often on budget devices. Amazon is offering this device in Black on its ‘Used’ section.
2) OnePlus 6T 128GB [Midrange]
If you want a OnePlus 6T, you can get 15% off on Amazon, which gives you a saving of £80. This smartphone was one of the top contenders of 2018, with a fantastic battery life, a great rear camera and a premium design to boot. OnePlus’ reputation as a brand which offers premium features for a lower cost is becoming more and more established over time. Your choice of colours for a refurbished OnePlus 6T on Amazon are Mirror Black, Midnight Black and Thunder Purple.
3) Sony Xperia 5 128GB [Midrange]
If you want to get one of the newest devices of 2019 without breaking the bank, then the Sony Xperia 5 might be the smartphone for you. Amazon are offering 21% off, which gives you the significant saving of £150. If you’re a film fanatic or a gaming obsessive, this smartphone is likely to be a great choice for you. It’s easy to hold and has an ideal aspect ratio for watching films or playing games. It also comes with a powerful processor, so it can handle a lot of usage. You can get this device in either Black or Blue in the ‘Used’ section on Amazon.
4) Samsung Galaxy S10 128GB [Flagship]
If the Samsung Galaxy S10 appeals to you, then now is the time to get one. For this smartphone, Amazon are offering 25% off the original price, which saves you £202. The Galaxy S10 was one of the most talked about devices of 2019, and many of us still want to get our hands on one. The Wireless PowerShare capability is a useful feature and it has an attractive 6.1-inch Infinity Display which is almost entirely edge-to-edge. Your choice of colours for this device on Amazon are Prism Black, Prism Green and Prism White.
5) OnePlus 7 Pro 256GB [Flagship]
This device was one of the most talked about in 2019, and you can save £100 on it if you get it now. Amazon are knocking off 14% of its original cost, which means that you can get this device for just under £600. This smartphone comes with an all-screen front, a rapid charging capability and a 90Hz screen refresh rate, making the display one of the smoothest on the market. This device is one of the best that you can get right now, so if you’re thinking about getting one, now is the time. The colours that Amazon offer in the ‘Used’ section are either Nebula Blue or Mirror Grey.
If you do decide to buy a refurbished device on Amazon, make sure that you sell your old phone with us at Compare and Recycle to ensure that you get the best deal for your old device to keep the cost of your upgrade down. If you want to find out more about offsetting your Black Friday with more environmentally friendly options, take a look at our Green Tuesday campaign here.