People are gearing up for Black Friday 2016 and the festive shopping that will ensue. On offer will be several tech deals they can take advantage of.
If you are looking to gift a smartphone to a loved one this Christmas, we share the prices of some of the top-notch smartphones that are available in the United States.
Here’s a quick price comparison of the HTC Bolt, OnePlus 3T, Samsung Galaxy S7 and iPhone 7.
The 5.5-inch OnePlus 3T with its Snapdragon 821 CPU is the improved variant of the OnePlus flagship OnePlus 3 smartphone from the company and has minor upgrades.
The OnePlus 3T, which was unveiled on Nov. 15, went on sale in the United States on Nov. 22. The smartphone comes in two storage options – 64 GB and 128 GB which are priced at $439 and $470, respectively.
The smartphone is retailing in two hues: Gunmetal and Soft Gold. The 128 GB variant of the OnePlus 3T is currently “out of stock” on the company’s online store and the Soft Gold color option is listed as “coming soon.”
Fancy the OnePlus 3T? You can purchase it online from OnePlus’ store. It is the cheapest smartphone of the four.
The HTC Bolt too sports a 5.5-inch display. Named after gold medal-winning Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, the smartphone was launched on Nov. 11.
The smartphone is a Sprint exclusive in the United States and the carrier is selling the handset for $600 (full price). The HTC Bolt is available in two color options: Gunmetal and Glacier Silver. It only comes in the 32 GB storage option, but the handset’s memory is expandable to 2 TB with a microSD card.
The iPhone 7 has the smallest screen of all the four devices – 4.7 inches – and is the only non-Android device in this list. The handset was announced in September this year.
The Apple smartphone comes in three storage options: 32 GB, 128 GB and 256 GB. Apple discontinued the 64 GB option it had for the iPhone 6s with the next-gen version.
Buying a SIM-free 32 GB iPhone 7 will set consumers back by $649, a 128 GB model will cost $749 and the 256 GB option is priced at $849.
The iPhone 7 does not offer any memory expansion option and is available in multiple colors: Rose Gold, Gold, Silver, Black and Jet Black. It is also rumored to be working on a Jet White version.
You can buy the iPhone 7 directly from Apple or any of the major network carriers or you can also check out unlocked iPhone 7 units here.
Samsung Galaxy S7
The Samsung Galaxy S7 is another robust smartphone and touts a 5.1-inch display and hit the shelves in March this year.
The Android-powered Samsung smartphone is available in five colors: Black Onyx, Gold Platinum, Silver Titanium, White Pearl and Pink Gold. Rumors also suggest that a Glossy Black version of the Galaxy S7 is in the works.
The handset is available in 32 GB and 64 GB storage options, but the memory is expandable to 200 GB. The 64 GB variant of the smartphone, however, is not available in the United States. The unlocked 32 GB variant of the handset now costs $549.99 but was around the $650 mark at launch.
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