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Best Black Friday Android and Apple mobile phone deals in Australia 2021

Best Black Friday Android and Apple mobile phone deals in Australia 2021

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Mobile phone deals are already on offer at the start of Black Friday week. Samsung smartphones feature prominently in early sales and a handful can be found already unlocked from retailers like Amazon, JB Hi-Fi and The Good Guys, with more expected to be unlocked later in the week. 

In previous Black Friday sales, we’ve seen entry-level deals take centre stage – phone deals from companies like Huawei and HMD Global (Nokia) enjoyed the vanguard of interest from shoppers last year. But this year, deals on entry-level phones stand side-by-side with deals on premium smartphones that were only released as recently as January 2021.

That means there’s something for just about everyone in 2021. Whether you’re after a do-it-all, high-end handset with a gorgeous AMOLED display like the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G, or a low-cost device like the Nokia 5.4 as a second phone for some gaming time on the couch, you’ve got an excellent chance of finding what you’re after this year. You can read up on some of the best deals available now in our guide below. 

Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G (128GB)

  • From: Amazon
  • Was: AU$649
  • Now: AU$547 (AU$102 off)
Credit: Samsung

This deal is available today only in the Amazon Black Friday sales. The Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G is built with 4 lenses which combine to make up a 64MP main camera. It also features a large 4,500mAh battery capacity and a iP67 rating for water resistance.  

See the Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G at Amazon. 

In Australia, the Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G is also available to purchase from the major carriers Optus, Vodafone and Telstra and can be paired with a post-paid plan from these carriers (see the widget below). 

Realme 8 5G (128GB)

    Credit: Realme
  • From: Amazon
  • Was: AU$393.57
  • Now: AU$283.81 (AU$109.76 off)

The Realme 8 is on sale for the next eight days. At less than AU$250, this deal is quite a bargain considering the Realme 8’s 5G capability, large 5000mAh battery capacity, 48MP rear camera and 6.5-inch AMOLED display. 

See the Realme 8 5G at Amazon. 

In Australia,the Realme 8 5G isn’t available on any pre or post-paid plans from major carriers Optus, Vodafone or Telstra, but it can be paired with a SIM-only plan (like those in the widget below).  

Xiaomi Mi 11T Pro 5G (256GB) 

  • From: Catch
  • Was: AU$1,227
  • Now: AU$1,014 (AU$213 off) 
Credit: Xiaomi

On sale for the next eight days only, the Xiaomi Mi 11T Pro 5G is said to be made for movie lovers. It features a large 6.67-inch WQHD+ AMOLED display with HDR10+ and a 120Hz refresh rate. It also has a fast Snapdragon 888 processor and 12GB RAM. 

See the Xiaomi Mi 11T Pro 5G at Catch. 

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