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Black Friday Prepaid Phone Sales Roundup

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It’s finally here! That time of the of the year when half of the country cooks the exact same meal on the exact same day, and then eats way too much of it. Then parades and football and giving thanks…

And then…

BLACK FRIDAY SHOPPING!

Just in case you missed all of the articles we’ve sprinkled over the last couple of days, here is a list for all of the Black Friday deals we’ve rounded up–many of which start this evening. So grab your shopping shoes and go get some savings! 

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Top Ten Smartphone Photography Tips

As the holidays get closer, cameras–and especially smartphone cameras–are going to be used twice as much as normal. Here are the top ten tips to get the most out of your smartphone camera for those can’t-miss-it moments this holiday season:

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Black Friday Deals for Prepaid Phones at Cricket

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As Black Friday draws near, more and more companies are beginning to advertise the incredible deals that customers can expect this holiday shopping season. Cricket Wireless released both Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping promotions for this year, and while there are only a couple, they are definitely worth checking out.

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Get Free Stuff Today from Verizon

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You might recall a couple of weeks ago, Verizon announced that they were going to make today “Connection Day” by giving out some free goodies to anyone and everyone, regardless of network. So, today (and today only) here’s the list of free stuff you can download and other offers:

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Black Friday Deals for Smartphone Accessories

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Buying your loved one a new prepaid smartphone is all well and good, but what if you’re looking to get some sweet accessories like a case or a bluetooth headset to go along with it? Well, turns out that Black Friday has plenty of those sales as well. Here are some of the better deals I found from Amazon, Best Buy and Radioshack:

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Verizon Debuts International Add-On for Prepaid

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Today is apparently the day for Verizon prepaid news. In addition to the debut of the new LG Transpyre on Verizon’s prepaid network, Verizon has also launched a new plan aimed at those with loved ones abroad during the holiday season. Verizon’s new Mexico and Canada Plan for Prepaid is a little deceiving, as it isn’t actually a plan–it’s more of an add-on.

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RadioShack Black Friday Sales on Prepaid Phones

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Radioshack has released previews of their Black Friday sales in ad form earlier this week, and some of the sales are not half bad. I admit I was a little surprised to see the sales with all of the recent bankruptcy troubles that Radioshack was having earlier this year.

While there are only a few deals available for prepaid phones, Radioshack has announced that they will be doing price matching for holiday shopping along with offering credit cards for making payments on items and free shipping if your item isn’t in store. Here are the advertised offers:

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Verizon Adds LG Transpyre to Prepaid Lineup

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Out of the four main postpaid carrier giants, Verizon Wireless tends to spend less time on their prepaid division than pretty much all of the others combined. They have by far the fewest MVNOs (not even in the double digits), and the bulk of their money is in postpaid.

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Black Friday Prepaid Phone Deals on Amazon.com

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When you think Black Friday deals, you probably think brick and mortar stores. However, Amazon.com has decided to break the mold and is starting their online deals this week a little early. In fact, right now, Amazon.com is offering a whopping 50% off all no-contract phones as well as 35% off unlocked phones. Some of the deals are already available, while others will be available tomorrow, Thanksgiving or actually on Black Friday. In fact, they’re doing sales on various things this entire week, so if you’re looking for some good deals, then you might not even have to brave the crowd.

Here are some of the no contract phones that caught my attention:

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US Mobile Offers to Unlock Phones

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Since the law changed in August, one of the things I talk about a lot is the benefit of having an unlocked phone. Freedom is the main one. Isn’t that why we use prepaid and no contract plans in the first place? With an unlocked phone, you have the ability to jump ship at any point and the power to be in control of what you pay. But unlocking your phone can sometimes be a headache if you try and do it yourself.

US Mobile, a newcomer to the MVNO market, has announced that they will be offering unlocking services for eligible customers interested in switching to their network. To put in a request to get your GSM phone unlocked, you have to meet the following criteria:

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Black Friday Deals at Walmart, Kmart and Target

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If you’re on the lookout for Black Friday deals on prepaid phones and don’t want to have to fight the crowd and traffic to get to an electronics store, then you should probably check out the deals going on at Kmart, Walmart and Target. All three have some pretty nice prepaid phone deals, although there are not as many choices as shopping Black Friday at Best Buy.

Here are some deals you can expect to find:

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