Today is Black Friday, and if you're not out dodging elbows in a big retail store already, you're probably looking forward to the great deals you can find online for the rest of the week, known as Cyber Week.
Samsung is no stranger to Black Friday and Cyber Week sales, and this year, the Galaxy Note 4 and the Note Edge are the newest devices most sought after in the Samsung product line.
Verizon Wireless is having a great deal on the Galaxy Note 4 at the tone of $199 when you sign up for a two-year contract. That's a savings of $100 off the original on-contract price.
But Best Buy has even better deal if you're looking for an array of cell provider options. You can get the Galaxy Note 4 for free when you sign up for a two-year contract with either AT&T, Verizon, or Sprint. Plus, Best Buy will even throw in a $50 gift card on top of that, so it's almost like you're getting paid to take the phone.
T-Mobile has a similar deal on the surface, but it's just part of an extended payment plan. You get the phablet for no money down with a two-year service agreement, but you're paying $31.24 a month for 24 months to pay the phone off.
The Galaxy Note 4 is Samsung's latest Android smartphone that was just released in October of this year. It features a 2560 x 1440 Quad HD Super AMOLED 5.7-inch display, a 2.7 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 805 processor (LTE Cat6 edition), 3 GB RAM, 32 or 64 GB of flash memory, and an impressive 16 MP rear camera. It's comparable to Google's own popular Nexus 6 smartphone and currently runs on Android 4.4.4 Kitkat with an unknown upgrade date to Android 5.0 Lollipop.
The Galaxy Note Edge, on the other hand, is a revolutionary new device that offers an extended display on the edge of the phone for a whole different type of dual interface. The Galaxy Note Edge shares many of the same technical and hardware specs as the Galaxy Note 4, but the curved display allows for more versatility. Of course, this innovation comes at a higher price, which is why finding a deal this weekend and next week will be important.
Right now, only T-Mobile has a special Black Friday price for the brand new Galaxy Note Edge, and that's part of its no-money-down deal. Get the Galaxy Note Edge with a two-year service agreement and you can take it home without paying a dime. You will need to pay $36.25 a month for the next 24 months to pay it off, which comes to $870 total.
T-Mobile is also offering a free Alcatel OneTouch Pop 7 tablet to anyone buying a phone and T-Mobile cell plan of 1 GB or higher. This deal is only available at participating T-Mobile locations and is for a limited time with limited supply, so call ahead to your local store to check availability.
Be aware that if you cancel your wireless contract, you'll owe T-Mobile $168, the tablet's full retail cost.