Get an iPhone 8 or Samsung Galaxy S8 for free (with trade-in) at U.S Cellular on Black Friday

With just a few days ahead of Black Friday, U.S. Cellular revealed its offerings and judging by what the carrier announced, many will be very pleased with these deals. But let’s start with the accessories that you’ll be able to get at the end of the week.

For example, the Google Home will be discounted by $50, while the LG Tones and Parrot Drones will be 30% off on Black Friday. On top of that, U.S. Cellular announced that customers who purchase at least $120 in accessories can pay for them on their bill over 12 months, $0 down and interest-free.

Moving on …


Verizon now adds BOGO Half Off to its Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL 50% trade-in deal

Verizon has turned its 50% off trade-in deal on the Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL into something even better. In addition to getting 50% off one Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL handset with a trade, you now have the opportunity to get a second Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL priced at half off. There are 13 handsets that Verizon will accept in trade in exchange for the original 50% discount on either one of the two new Pixel models. The discount is applied to your bill in the form of monthly credits over 24 months. For the Pixel 2, that works out to $13.54 a month over 24 months. For the Pixel 2 XL, the monthly …

Google says its has fixed the problems with its Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL trade-in program

As if the Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL needed more problems, word came out the other day about a number of issues that consumers were having with the Google Store trade-in program. Under the terms of the plan, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL buyers would receive credit for trading-in older handsets in working condition. The amount of the credit received depended on the model of the phone sent in. The 2016 Google Pixel XL was on the top of the list with the 128GB model valued at $410 in a trade.

Unfortunately, there were several screw ups, with several buyers participating in the program receiving …

Verizon deal: Get the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL for as much as half off with a trade-in

How would you like to purchase the Google Pixel 2 or Google Pixel 2 XL for as much as 50% off. Sounds good, right? All you need to do is trade in a phone to Verizon as part of the purchasing  process. Now keep in mind that the more current your trade, the more value it has and the more money you will save. For example, an Apple iPhone 7 or Apple iPhone 6s will cut the price of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL in half. Trade in the Apple iPhone 6 and you’ll get 35% off the price of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. And you can get 25% off the two models by trading in an Apple iPhone SE. More complete lists …

Save $350 leasing the Apple iPhone 8 or Apple iPhone 8 Plus at Sprint with an eligible trade-in

How would you like to save some big bucks when leasing the Apple iPhone 8 or the Apple iPhone 8 Plus? Trade-in an eligible handset that has been paid off completely and is in good condition, and Sprint will deduct $350 off the price to lease one of Apple’s latest handsets. The lease must be made with the Sprint Flex 18-month plan, and you will need to activate a new line. With this plan, you can upgrade to a new phone after 12-months. After 18-months you can buy the phone making one lump sum payment, or pay it off in six additional monthly installments.

With the discount, you’ll be paying …

Google debuts trade-in program for current and upcoming Pixel phones

The Android One Moto X4 is not the only one that will benefit from a trade-in program in the United States. The Mountain View company has just kicked off a similar trade-in program on the Google Store, which will allow customers to purchase the upcoming Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL for a cheaper price, or the current Pixel models.

The good news is Google will accept smartphones from other brands like Apple, Samsung, Huawei, LG, and Motorola, not just Nexus and Pixel handsets.

So, how does it actually work? Well, there are no surprises there, as customers will register …

iPhone 8 is available for $0 per month at Sprint, but only with eligible trade-in


Sprint today announced that it’s updating its iPhone 8 offer
to include a deal for customers willing to trade in select handsets. More
exactly, Sprint lets you get an iPhone 8 for $0 (zero bucks) per month – if
you’re trading in one of the following devices: iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus,
Samsung Galaxy S8, Samsung Galaxy S8+, or Samsung Galaxy Note 8.   

In addition to a smartphone trade in, this deal requires a
new line activation, and an 18-month Sprint lease that usually costs $29.17 per
month. Also of note is that the new promotion only includes the iPhone 8 64 GB, so
you’re …

T-Mobile unveils aggressive trade-in offer for the iPhone X and iPhone 8, but no BOGO

Leave it to the Un-carrier to barge in and disrupt the careful trade-in models that Verizon and AT&T have been building for a while. Just like with the iPhone 7, T-Mobile didn’t hesitate to pull the trigger, introducing a $300 discount for the new iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X phones, as long as you trade in at least an iPhone 6 in good condition. For comparison, AT&T’s trade-in offer for a 32 GB iPhone 7 is sub-$300 at the moment. 

T-Mobile’s CEO didn’t elaborate further on the offer, but there might be similar trade-ins coming from AT&T or Verizon very …

Where to get the best price for your iPhone 6/7 sale or trade-in

To offset the price of the new iPhones that Apple announced, iOS fans are traditionally selling or trading in their older handsets, and adding some extra dough on top of the money they get in exchange. This year, though, Apple is going to disrupt the usual scheme big time, as it outed a third, exclusive iPhone X that blasts off from $999, and only goes up from there. 
Needless to say, this means that every extra dollar you get for your older iPhone will count, that’s why we checked to see where you can get the most bang for your buck. …

Samsung gives the owner of a mint condition LG K8 $25 for its Galaxy S8/S8+ trade-in deal

This past week we told you about a couple of Samsung sponsored deals that that did not live up to their promise. We mentioned how one BOGO participant purchased a Samsung Galaxy S8+ for full price and was supposed to get a free Samsung Galaxy S8 within 1 to 3 business days. Instead, the second free model has been placed on back order. With the other deal, Samsung promised a $200 credit toward the purchase of the Samsung Galaxy S8 or Samsung Galaxy S8+ to anyone trading in a phone in working condition.

Some taking advantage of this deal said that Samsung was refusing to give some consumers …