All the Phone and Tablet Deals Worth a Look on Cyber Monday 2023


Whether you’re dealing with a shattered screen or you just want to check out how cool iPads are, we’ve collected our favorite Cyber Monday deals on smartphones, tablets, and cases. We found price drops on accessories and chargers, too. Every deal below is for a product that WIRED reviewers have tested and liked.

We test products year-round and handpicked these deals. The discount amounts we show are based on actual street prices at retailers in the past few months. Products that are sold out or no longer discounted as of publishing will be crossed out. We’ll update this guide periodically.

Updated November 27: We’ve updated pricing and links, and added a new deal on an Instax printer.

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Motorola Razr+Photograph: Motorola

The Moto Razr+ (7/10, WIRED Review) is playing on your nostalgia for flip phones, and it’s kinda working. It’s a foldable phone that flips vertically to open, and it has an external display for some useful information even when it’s closed. We’d like to have seen better battery life on it, and it doesn’t have the best camera in the world, but at this discount it’s definitely worth a look.

This is the cheapest folding phone you can buy, and it’s frankly a little crazy that it has already dipped as low as $500 on Amazon. The Razr lacks the larger front screen of the Razr+, so if it’s closed you can only see notifications, checking the time, and swiping to the weather widget. You’re still getting an OLED 6.9-inch screen, with up to a 144-Hz screen refresh rate, on the inside. Performance is also snappy despite the lesser Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 chipset. There’s only 128 GB of storage, and the camera is nothing to write home about, but the beefier 4,200-mAh makes this easily last a full day and then some.

The ThinkPhone is our runner-up pick for Motorola’s phones, but it’s actually a joint deal with Lenovo. It’s similar to the Edge+ but adds that traditional ThinkPad flair with a customizable red side button. It’s designed for business use, but it’s a solid option for everyone, especially at this price.

Photograph: Motorola

If you want a Motorola phone, this is the best one you can get right now. It’s got a 6.7-inch OLED display that curves around the sides, but doesn’t get disrupted by the touch of your fingers while you hold it. It’s bright enough to see on sunny days, has dual stereo speakers, NFC for contactless payments, dual SIM support, water resistance, and 512 GB of storage.

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The Google Pixel 7A (8/10, WIRED Recommends) is our favorite Pixel phone and the best Android phone for most people. It has great value when it’s full-price, so this discount makes it extra enticing. It’s snappy, powerful, water-resistant, and capable of charging wirelessly. The camera is great too.

The Google Pixel 8 (7/10, WIRED Review) is the brand’s newest flagship phone. It’s good! It performs well, the camera is fantastic, and the performance is snappy. Our only gripe is with the battery life. The Pixel 8 Pro is also on sale for $799 ($200 off). Read more about the two phones, plus the rest of the lineup, in our Google Pixel Phone Buying Guide.

This is our favorite book-like folding phone (8/10, WIRED Recommends). The front screen is nice and wide, so you can use it comfortably with all your favorite apps. Open it up and you get a much larger 7.6-inch screen for multitasking. Google’s software smarts are here, along with its excellent cameras, making this one of the best folding phones right now.

This is Samsung’s newest smartphone, and it’s a step under the flagship Galaxy S23. It’s honestly got everything you need to be happy—the triple camera system is solid, the performance is snappy, battery life is decent, the screen has a 120-Hz refresh rate and gets bright, and there’s wireless charging. At this price it’s a steal.

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra.Photograph: Samsung

Samsung’s flagship S23 Ultra (9/10, WIRED Recommends) is decked out with all the features you’d expect, including fantastic resolution, a killer camera, and smooth operation across a ton of top-shelf features. If you’re looking to avoid contracts or other entanglements, this is a great way to save some cash.

Want a small phone? Or do you want a headphone jack? You don’t have to choose! Just get the Zenfone 10 (7/10, WIRED Recommends). It’s powerful, has good battery life, supports wireless charging, and it’s very compact. Just know that it doesn’t work on Verizon’s network.

This midrange phone (8/10, WIRED Recommends) delivers solid performance, a 120-Hz screen refresh rate, and a decent camera system. It works on all major US carriers, and the battery easily lasts more than a full day. You do get a microSD card slot to expand the 128 GB of storage. Sadly, there’s no wireless charging support.

Photograph: Nothing

If you want a different Android smartphone, then the Nothing Phone (2) should be speaking to you. There are Glyph lights on the back that light up when you get notifications. You can also set them to countdown a timer, or the ETA of your Uber ride. Read our review for more (7/10, WIRED Recommends).

Samsung made the cover screen on the Flip5 (7/10, WIRED Recommends) larger in this iteration, allowing you to gain more functionality from the phone when it’s closed. If you want a compact phone and have been longing for that feeling of flipping a phone open to answer a call (or flipping it shut to end one), then the Flip5 is one to look at.

Want a book-like folding phone? Samsung has been making them the longest, and its hardware is refined and more durable than the rest. The front display is a little too narrow for our tastes (7/10, WIRED Recommends), but there’s plenty of multitasking you can take advantage of here.

If your budget is tight, then you’ll be plenty satisfied with this phone. Performance is decent, the screen is nice, there’s two-day battery life, and you’ll get three years of security updates. Only one OS update, though.


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The Fire HD 10 is still our very favorite Fire tablet. This version has the fastest processor to date—it’s marginally snappier than you’d find in previous iterations, but hey, an improvement is an improvement. With the biggest screen of the bunch, there’s more room to consume all the Amazon content your heart could want. You can shell out more cash for the new Keyboard Case bundle ($60 off)), a tablet without advertisements on the lockscreen, or both.

In our guide to the Best Amazon Fire Tablets, we say this model has the best value. That’s especially true thanks to this deal, which brings the gadget within $5 of the lowest price we’ve tracked. However, the screen isn’t nearly as nice as the Fire HD 10, so unless you really want a small tablet, you’re still probably better off forking over the extra $20 to get the discounted Fire HD 10.

This is the best Amazon Fire tablet for younger kids. It’s the same tablet as the “normal” Fire HD 8 (6/10, WIRED Review). The only difference is that the Kids Edition comes with a rugged case and a two-year worry-free guarantee. If your kid chucks it down the stairs into a mop bucket, or flings their tablet out the window because Bluey stopped playing, Amazon will also replace the tablet for free. And it comes with a free year of Amazon Kids+, which offers access to kid-friendly movies, books, games, and apps.

If your kiddos are ages 8 and older, go for the Fire HD 10 Kids Pro, which is down to $125 ($75 off). It comes with the same features and extras as the HD 8, but the HD 10 Kids Pro is faster and has a better display.

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The Kindle Scribe (8/10, WIRED Recommends) is a sort-of hybrid between tablets and e-readers. Emphasis on “sort of.” It’s far too expensive and large for most of us, but if you want an e-reader that doubles as a notebook, it works well. The 10.2-inch screen is a good size for taking notes, and minimal lag while writing makes it feel natural to use. For $30 more, the premium pen automatically triggers the eraser tool when you turn it around, so there’s less time spent switching between tools on-screen. The Scribe comes in 16-, 32-, and 64-gigabyte options, so you can fill up as many notebooks as needed. It’s not waterproof, which is confusing at this price, and you can’t write directly on most books—you still need to use the sticky note feature.

This is our favorite digital notebook. It writes very much like pen and paper, making it excellent for taking notes, with plenty of organizational software features. This bundle includes the new Type Folio keyboard, which attaches a tiny keyboard so you can type distraction-free.

If you’re eyeing a tablet that can replace your laptop every now and then—one that still works great as an entertainment slate, and is not an iPad—take a look at the OnePlus Pad (8/10, WIRED Recommends). It’s the first-ever tablet from the phone maker, and it runs Android 13 out of the box, so there are a lot of improvements in making the Android experience on a tablet really great.

Photograph: Google

The Google Pixel Tablet (7/10, WIRED Recommends) is a fantastic Android tablet, especially with the included charging dock—which doubles as a speaker. Every capacity and color is on sale right now. The performance and screen are both great for the price, but we wish the battery life and available accessories were better.

The Surface Pro 9 is the Best 2-in-1 Microsoft Surface and one of our favorite tablets in general. This model features the specs we recommend, with even more RAM than is wholly necessary for most people. It also includes the excellent keyboard. The battery doesn’t last as long as we’d like, and there’s no microSD card slot, but the tablet’s performance and display are both smooth and snappy. The deal is priced right, too.

The Pro 9 is the best 2-in-1 Surface in our Best Microsoft Surface guide. It bridges the gap between laptop and tablet pretty well, with an updated processor and new 5G option from the Surface Pro 8.

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We just added this slate to our Best Tablets guide. It’s a relatively snappy Android machine that comes with a stylus—it’s great for catching up on shows, browsing your favorite apps, and even some light work. The price is a little high but this deal remedies it. The smaller Tab S9 FE is also on sale for $399.

The ninth-generation iPad (8/10, WIRED Recommends) is the best iPad for most people in our Best iPad guide. It’s affordable (even without this discount) and packs a bunch of great features, including a 12-megapixel rear camera with support for Center Stage (which keeps you in the frame during video calls), 64 GB of storage on the base model, a True Tone display that adjusts the color temperature to match the ambient lighting in your environment, and a physical Touch ID-enabled home button. And since it’s the same shape and size as its predecessors, all current accessories will work—like the first-generation Apple Pencil and Apple’s Smart Keyboard.

This iPad (7/10, WIRED Review) isn’t our top choice—we still recommend the ninth-gen model over this one. But it does pack a few notable changes. With no Home button and slimmer bezels around the screen, it has a modernized design. The rear camera on the back has also been upgraded and the selfie camera has been moved to the center of the iPad for video calls. Under the hood is Apple’s A14 Bionic chip (the same that’s in the iPhone 12), so it’s more powerful than the last-gen model. It was on sale for the same price during Black Friday last year, but we still think it’s a great deal.

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We recommend the iPad Air (8/10, WIRED Recommends) as an upgrade over the iPad (9th Gen). It packs a 10.9-inch LCD screen, a USB-C port, slim bezels, Touch ID built into the top power button, and the same M1 processor as the 2020 MacBook Air. It also has support for both the second-generation Apple Pencil, Smart Keyboard Cover, and Magic Keyboard Cover. It dipped lower to $460 in July, but we still think this is a solid deal.

The iPad Mini (8/10, WIRED Recommends) is our go-to tablet for travel. It’s small enough to slip into my backpack and fits perfectly on an airplane tray table. With an 8.3-inch display, it’s great for watching movies or reading ebooks, as well as sketching and taking notes with the second-generation Apple Pencil. Equipped with an A15 Bionic processor (the same chip powering the 2021 iPhone 13), it can handle taxing apps and games with ease. It should have enough power to last you for many years. It’s worth noting Apple is rumored to be launching a next-gen version soon, but this is still a solid tablet if you don’t need the latest and greatest.


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Anker 737 Power Bank

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This power bank is our top upgrade pick in our guide to the Best Portable Chargers. I (Louryn) am using it to charge my phone as I type. It’s pricey, but today’s deal makes it more accessible. It charges from zero to completely full in an hour and boasts a whopping 24,000-mAh capacity. And it’s powerful enough to charge laptops and tablets as well as phones and other gadgets. There’s even a built-in display to monitor stats like temperature and remaining battery percentage.

This compact power bank slides into the USB-C port of your phone to top up the battery, in fact, it’s our top pick for phones in the Best Portable Chargers guide. Only the shell white color is on sale, but it’s a nifty way to add 5,000 mAh of capacity. However, it might not be a good pick if you have a thick case. The pink Lightning port version is also discounted to $20 right now.

This solid option from Anker made the honorable mentions in our Best Portable Chargers. It has a 10,000-mAh capacity, good for just shy of two full charges for most phones, a built-in USB-C cable that doubles as a loop for easy carrying, and an additional USB-C and USB-A port. It maxes out at 30 watts each way and can be fully charged in around two hours.

Photograph: Zendure

This battery pack is both portable and powerful. It has a 26,800-mAh capacity (the maximum you can take on a flight), and four USB-C ports—two of which can dish out 100 wats and two that output 20 watts each. We’ve used it to fast-charge MacBooks, iPhones, and other smartphones. The small built-in OLED display that shows the remaining power as a percentage and in-watt hours.

All you have to do is stick your iPhone to this adorable little orb and it’ll start charging. On the back, you’ll also find two USB-C ports, two USB-A ports, and three AC outlets. It’s both cute and tidy. It fluctuates in price very often, but it’s still a good deal.

As the high-capacity pick in our Best MagSafe Power Banks guide, this Baseus charger has an ample 10,000-mAh capacity, an inoffensive design, and is soft to the touch. It fully charged my iPhone 14 Pro once, then delivered an additional 64 percent the second time before tapping out. It comes with a USB-C cable. The 6,000 mAh version is also on sale for $30 ($20 off). These deals are only for Prime members.

Apple’s dual USB-C port power adapter is an essential accessory if you have a tendency to forget to pack chargers for your devices on the go. With two USB-C ports, you can use it to recharge both your iPhone and MacBook simultaneously. Rated at 35 watts, it’s also powerful enough to recharge an iPad Pro or iPhone 15 Pro Max.

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Apple hasn’t nixed the charging adapter from its iPads yet, but it probably won’t be long before you’ll need to start buying your own. Or maybe you just want a spare for another room. I like this tiny adapter from Anker. The 30 watts can fast-charge the iPad Pro despite the compact size and the plug folds in, making it a nice option to take on the go.

This charger packs two USB-C ports, one of which can output 65 watts when used alone. If you plug two devices in, the top will deliver 45 watts and the bottom can do 20 watts. It also folds up and looks super sleek.

The best 2-in-1 stand in our Best Apple 3-in-1 Wireless Chargers guide has a MagSafe spot to charge your iPhone at top speed (up to 15 watts) and a recessed spot below for your AirPods case. It holds your iPhone in portrait or landscape orientation, which is great for StandBy. It’s not a huge discount, but we’ve never seen it cheaper.

This wireless charging pad appears in our Best Wireless Chargers guide as it can charge two devices at once, and we love the classy Belgian linen-wrapped surface. You do have to be precise when you place your phones on it, but there’s an LED to show when it’s working, and rubber feet stop it from moving around.

Those with an iPhone 14 or earlier can never have too many Lightning cables. These cables from Nomad are durable, available in different lengths, and come with the choice between USB-C and USB-A for the other end.

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This is our Runner-Up pick in our guide to the Best Apple 3-in-1 Wireless Chargers. It can charge all your Apple devices at top speed and comes with a 6.6-foot cable and a 36-watt wall charger.

We like Anker’s chargers and its Prime range employs GaN technology to shrink the size down. This 67-watt charger has fold out prongs and offers two USB-C ports and one USB-A. It can charge a MacBook and it supports fast charging for iPhones, Samsung Galaxy S phones, and Pixel phones.

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Following the original Backbone One (8/10, WIRED Recommends) for Lightning port iPhones, pictured above, there is now a version for Android phones (and the iPhone 15 range) with USB-C. This well-designed mobile controller clamps your phone in the middle and gives you all the buttons, triggers, and joysticks you need to get your game on. The app offers some handy extras, too.

iOttie Car Dash Mount

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What we like best about this phone mount is that you can use it one-handed. The arms automatically close around the phone when you place it against the trigger button. To remove it, press the release bars. There’s also a telescopic arm and ball joint that allows you to tweak the placement and set an ideal angle. We also love the clever magnetic tab that attaches the charging cable to the back of the mount, to keep from having to fish around for it. Plus, it’s super sturdy—even on bumpy roads.

iOttie’s Velox Pro Magnetic Wireless Cooling Charger is great for those who prefer a mount on your dash or windshield and have an iPhone 12 or later. The suction cup attaches to a dashboard pad or windshield and proved secure in our testing. The telescopic arm (combined with a ball joint) also delivers a wide range of movement to help you find the ideal position. Unfortunately, it maxes out at 7.5 watts for charging, but you can remove the USB-C charging cable when the iPhone is fully charged. There’s also a built-in fan to help keep the temperature down when it’s hot out.

This is our favorite way to mount an iPhone to a bike or scooter. Or pretty much anything that’s a rod. It sits secure, and you have to pair it with a Peak Design SlimLink case for added security—your MagSafe iPhone won’t fly off even if you go over a deep pothole. Other MagSafe accessories from the company are also on sale, like the Car Vent Mount, which we also really like.

The Creator Kit which, acts as the link between your phone and various mounting solutions, is a great choice if you’re already in the Peak Design ecosystem. It comes with a magnetic locking mount that works with the Peak Design SlimLink phone case and a few different mounting options including a Peak Design Arca quick-release plate, a GoPro mount adapter, and a a 1/4-inch tripod mount. That way, you can easily mount it on almost any GoPro mount or almost any tripod. Your phone (with the case protecting it) will also slot easily into the SlimLink mount and stay secure.

Photograph: Lume Cube

This kit comes with a Lume Cube light, a compact tripod (that opens up to 55 inches in length), a shotgun mic with a windscreen, and a universal phone mount with clips to attach all these accessories. It’s a great and convenient all-in-one solution if you shoot content with your smartphone.

We’ve used this hub with iPads, but it’s also great for MacBooks. Plug it in via the USB-C port on your laptop and you’ll have access to another USB-C port for passthrough charging, a USB-A port, an HDMI output, and a headphone jack. It’s also fairly compact and thin, so it won’t add to much bulk to your laptop. It dipped to $40 back in August, but we still think this is a good deal.

Photograph: Nomad

Put this little USB-C to USB-C accessory on your keychain—now you practically always have a cable on you to charge a device, provided you can find a USB-C power adapter. (You can always connect your device to another USB-C device in a pinch too, like a friend’s phone.) There’s a USB-C to Lightning version also on sale.

This is one of our favorite MagSafe phone grips. It magnetically sticks to the back of your iPhone and you can pop out the grip for extra stability. You can just take it off to wirelessly charge your device.

Fujifilm’s Link Wide is my (Scott’s) favorite Instax printer if only for its size: those gloriously big Instax Wide prints just look better. They are pricier though at around $1.20 per print (print price varies by quantity). The Instax Wide has its own dedicated app that works well and has plenty of fun layouts and premade templates. The only thing I don’t like here is that it charges off a USB-A cable. This is the lowest price we’ve seen and a great deal.


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Casetify offers an overwhelming variety of case designs, but they can get pricey. We like the Impact MagSafe cases, which have chunky bumpers and edges to protect the screen and are also made of plant-based materials as well as upcycled Casetify cases. The Bounce case is another solid choice that feels more rugged, but they’re quite bulky. The sale doesn’t apply to iPhone 15 products.

If you’re tired of people glancing over at your display in public, the Glass Elite Privacy 360 will block anyone from seeing content on your screen from the sides. It also feels great and is fairly easy to apply. Our only gripe is that Zagg’s screen protectors are expensive. This has hit as low as $28, but it’s a solid deal if you’re in need of a screen protector sooner rather than later.

This collab between the two brands brings the rugged design from Nomad’s cases and the SlimLink MagSafe mount system from Peak Design. It’s a great combo that gives you more security when mounting your iPhone 14 Pro or iPhone 14 Pro Max.

Apple’s official MagSafe case has accurate cutouts for ports, clicky buttons, and it protects the entire bottom edge of the phone. It comes in a variety of colors too. Select colors are also on sale for the iPhone 15 Pro Max for the same price.

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These iPhone cases from Totallee don’t offer the most protection, but they’re some of the thinnest out there. So, while it won’t protect your phone from damage if you drop it, it’ll at least keep your phone safe from everyday scuffs without adding much bulk. It’s available for a variety of iPhone models.

Otterbox is mainly known for ultra-protective smartphone cases, and appears in our Best Galaxy S23 Cases, Best iPhone 15 Cases, and many other guides. It also makes one of our favorite Apple 3-in-1 chargers. Everything on its site is 25 percent off.

If you want to use any of Moment’s great lenses to take pictures with your phone, you need to invest in a Moment case. Moment’s Black Friday sale includes many accessories and bags we love, including the Everything Tech Tote ($84, $36 off).

Moment redesigned its lenses this year and the new T-Series lenses will not work with older cases. That doesn’t matter if you’re just getting started and that’s why we like this deal. You get a new T-Series case with two mobile lenses (you can pick which lenses, we suggest the 18mm wide and 58mm tele). Be aware that the lenses are backordered. Moment says they should ship around December 8.


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