Top 5 mobile phone deals in the Memorial Day sales 2022

The best Memorial Day cell phone deals are now live – you won't want to miss these holiday weekend sales

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Memorial Day mobile sales are officially live – with retailers dropping discounts and tempting offers on some of the greatest cell phones that money can buy. Memorial Day sales (opens in new tab) offer a great chance to find savings whether you're an Android or Apple user. That's why we've put together a quick list of the top 5 Memorial Day mobile deals available, no need to dredge through hundreds of sub-par ones.

Here at T3 we've hand-picked the best Memorial Day deals on cell phones. You can rest assured these are handsets that we stand behind, having used and reviewed all the best mobile phones of 2022 (opens in new tab). And if you don't quite see anything that catches your eye, be sure to check out our best Memorial Day sales (opens in new tab) roundup where you can find even more deals across a wide range of categories, from tech and beyond.

  • Verizon deals: (opens in new tab)free phone with no activation fee
  • Walmart deals: (opens in new tab) must-see price drops on popular devices
  • Visible deals: (opens in new tab) get a virtual gift card worth up to $300 with select devices
  • Boost Mobile deals: (opens in new tab) 40% off 3-month 5GB 5G/4G LTE
  • Mint Mobile deals: (opens in new tab) get 6 months for free when you buy a phone and a 6-month plan
  • T-Mobile deals: (opens in new tab) free iPhone 13 via 24 bill credits when you add a line and trade-in
  • AT&T deals: (opens in new tab) Get $250 in bill credits when you bring your own device

Top 5 Memorial Day cell phone deals for 2022

Apple iPhone SE:  save $200 - from $7/month at Walmart (opens in new tab)

Apple iPhone SE: save $200 - from $7/month at Walmart (opens in new tab)
No downpayment is needed and with 0% APR, you can get Apple's entry-level iPhone with $200 off the list price, repayable over 36 months to ease the cost. It's a great little phone available here at a great little price this Memorial Day.

Motorola One 5G Ace:  was $399.99, now $299.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)

Motorola One 5G Ace: was $399.99, now $299.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Looking for a cheap and long-lasting Android phone that offers speedy 5G connectivity. Motorola has a great option in the One 5G Ace, especially as there's 25% off the list price this Memorial Day!

Samsung Galaxy A72:  was $450, now $399.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)

Samsung Galaxy A72: was $450, now $399.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
If you're looking for an affordable Android phone then Samsung's higher-end A-series is a fantastic buy. There's $50 off this Galaxy A72 this Memorial Day, which features 5G connectivity, great cameras, and a design that's not too far from the company's flagship S22 handsets.

Apple MagSafe Charger:  was $39.99, now $34.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)

Apple MagSafe Charger: was $39.99, now $34.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Ok, okay, so it's not a cell phone. But it's still a deal. If you've been holding out thinking Apple's wireless charging pad is a little too expensive, then Amazon's 13% off in this Memorial Day deal might tempt you to buy one.

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra:  $100 instant credit, up to $1,000 off with trade-in at Samsung (opens in new tab)

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra: $100 instant credit, up to $1,000 off with trade-in at Samsung (opens in new tab)
The best in Samsung's Galaxy range, the S22 Ultra is the top Android phone on the planet right now in T3's opinion (our review says as much (opens in new tab)). Samsung is selling this stylus-toting flagship with an instant credit offer and there's up to $1,000 off with trade-in, which is a great deal if you're looking to upgrade this Memorial Day.

Memorial Day cell phone trade-in deals for 2022

Trading in your old phone to get a new one is a great way to save money, and Memorial Day 2022 is the right time to look for the best trade-in deals. This year, there are tons of Apple and Samsung trade-in deals at AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon – see more below.

Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max: Trade-in for up to $700 off at AT&T (opens in new tab)

Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max: Trade-in for up to $700 off at AT&T (opens in new tab)
Get the iPhone 13 Pro Max at AT&T and get up to $700 off. Choose an instalment plan, select 'trade-in' and pick or upgrade to an eligible unlimited plan to save hundreds of dollars. Once you mail your old phone, you'll receive money off and get the iPhone 13 Pro Max.

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra: Up to $1000 off with trade-in at T-Mobile (opens in new tab)

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra: Up to $1000 off with trade-in at T-Mobile (opens in new tab)
At T-Mobile, you can find tons of trade-in deals for the S22 Ultra with 24 monthly bill credits. Follow the link to find all the best trade-in deals on this recently released Samsung Galaxy mobile phone.

Samsung Galaxy S22: Save up to $1,050 with trade-ins at Verizon (opens in new tab)

Samsung Galaxy S22: Save up to $1,050 with trade-ins at Verizon (opens in new tab)
Save up to $1,050 on the Samsung Galaxy S22 Series with select trade-in of your old or damaged phone. Simply buy an eligible phone from Verizon with an instalment plan, activate the phone on an unlimited plan and head to the trade-in section to submit your trade-in and save tons of money.

Best Memorial Day mobile phone sales 2022

There are tons of deals and offers on mobile phones happening over the holiday weekend. Retailers have their own dedicated deals hubs, so it's easier than ever to grab a cheap new mobile deal during the sale. Here are some of the best places to find Memorial Day mobile deals:

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Top 5 Memorial Day cell phone deals for 2022

Top 5 Memorial Day cell phone deals for 2022

Mike Lowe
Tech Editor

Mike has been writing about consumer technology for 15 years and is T3's Tech Editor. As a phones expert he's seen hundreds of handsets over the years – swathes of Android devices, a smattering of iPhones, and a batch of Windows Phone products (remember those?). But that's not all, as a tech aficionado his beat for T3 also covers tablets, laptops, gaming, home cinema, TVs, speakers and more – there's barely a stone unturned that he's not had a hand on. Previously the Reviews Editor at Pocket-lint for a full decade, he's also provided work for publications such as Wired, The Guardian, Metro, and more. In addition to his tech knowledge, Mike is also a flights and travel expert, having travelled the globe extensively. You'll likely find him setting up a new mobile phone, critiquing the next MacBook, all while planning his next getaway... or cycling somewhere.