Black Friday will take place again on November 27, 2020.

Many products are greatly reduced and you can get hold of good bargains.

On the following Monday, Cyber ​​Monday, electronic items such as cell phones are also often bought.

But the range is large and you can quickly lose track of the numerous providers and models.

We have therefore compiled the most important information on buying a mobile phone and the most popular mobile phone providers below.

Black Friday: The best smartphone deals

Sony Xperia 1 II 5G smartphone now reduced by 25%

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  • display

    Android 10 SIM free, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB storage

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moto g8 power dual SIM smartphone now reduced by 35%

  • display

    6.4 inch, Max Vision HD + display, 16 MP main camera

  • 64 GB / 4 GB, Android 10

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Find smartphone offers online now

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Black Friday 2020: you should know that

The shopping event originally comes from the USA and has also established itself in Germany in recent years.

Many stores and online shops take part in the discount campaign.

The shopping spectacle begins in the days before Black Friday with the so-called “Cyber ​​Week”.

The highlight is Black Friday and the whole thing ends on the Monday after with “Cyber ​​Monday”.

The offers these days are numerous.

From garden tools and televisions to luxury travel, there are every imaginable product to choose from.

Electronics such as cell phones are particularly popular.

With countdowns running out and an alleged shortage of products, online retailers want to encourage their customers to buy.

Consumer advocates advise not to be put under pressure and to carefully question the offers.

Comparison portals such as Idealo.de (like WELT, belongs to Axel Springer SE) help to compare product prices from different providers.

Black Friday: You should pay attention to this when buying a cell phone

If you want to get yourself a new smartphone, you should first think carefully about the requirements the device must meet.

Important features are battery performance, camera quality, memory and screen size.


battery performance

is crucial when buying a mobile phone so that you don't have to hang on to the power cord with your smartphone.

High-performance power banks are also useful for on the go.

How good should the



Most cell phone cameras now have auto focus and optical image stabilization and are at a technical level of at least 12 megapixels.

As a rule of thumb, the more expensive smartphones also have better cameras.




of 32 GB is currently the standard.

However, if you want to have a lot of apps, photos and videos on your cell phone, you should choose a device with 64 GB or even 128 GB.

Many providers also offer you the option of expanding the memory with an additional memory card.

Finally, the

display size

should be noted.

With a size of 5 inches, the resolution should be at least full HD.

This corresponds to 1,920 x 1,080 pixels.

Because a lower pixel density can lead to a podium in fonts.

Black Friday: iPhone - strengths and weaknesses

Since the appearance of the first model in 2007, the Apple iPhone has been a pioneer in the industry.

The smartphone is not only characterized by its unique design, but also by its own IOS operating system.

Useful functions such as face recognition and mobile numbers inspire users and make the iPhone a real lifestyle device.

Most iPhone users have sworn by products from the US manufacturer for many years.

Another reason for this is the unique compatibility of the devices with one another.

IPhones are priced higher than smartphones from other providers.

Current models are the recently released iPhone 12 and the iPhone 11 and 11 pro from last year.

Those who want to spend a little less money can opt for an older model.

The iPhones Xr and Xs are still very popular and very good smartphones.

Black Friday: Huawei phones on sale

The smartphones from the Chinese manufacturer Huawei convince with solid performance at relatively low prices.

Experts even rate the Huawei P40Pro as the best Android smartphone 2020.

It has strong battery power and a great OLED display.


It also has a powerful camera with 10x optical zoom.

The Huawei P40 Lite is the slightly slimmed-down version of the model and is also very popular with users.

The Huawei Mate 30 Pro is also one of the top models with its excellent test results.

This year, Huawei launched its first foldable 5G smartphone, the Mate X.

At just under 2500 €, the smartphone is not cheap, but it can be used like a small tablet and also has a stylish design.

In general, Huawei has a wide range of smartphones in different performance classes.

Because of the US sanctions, Google services are no longer running on the latest Huawei devices.

US President Donald Trump has blacklisted the group and many of its subsidiaries.

The US government suspects Huawei of espionage.

Huawei had repeatedly rejected the espionage allegations.

Black Friday: Samsung phones from the Galaxy series

The Korean manufacturer Samsung offers a particularly wide range of smartphones.

Starting with inexpensive entry-level cell phones up to expensive luxury versions, you will find the entire range in the range.

The Galaxy S series is very popular worldwide and is currently one of the most popular phones.

The "S" in the name stands for "super strong" in accordance with the performance.

The Samsung smartphones are in direct competition with the current iPhone generation.

The latest model in the series is the Galaxy S20 Ultra.

It convinces with an outstanding camera and a powerful processor.

With the Galaxy Fold Z2, Samsung has also launched a foldable smartphone.


If you want to spend a little less money, you can use the Galaxy S20 or one of the numerous previous models.

In contrast to Apple iPhones, the memory of Samsung smartphones can be expanded with an external memory card.

Many Samsung users see this as an advantage.

Cell phones up to 300 euros

Anyone looking for an inexpensive cell phone for less than 300 euros can find it on Black Friday.

Even if it is not the latest model, the devices meet everyday requirements.

Samsung offers a small selection of smartphones that cost less than 300 euros.

For this you can find some cheap cell phones at lesser known manufacturers like CUBOT.

New cell phones 2020: These are the latest smartphone models

In 2019, some smartphone innovations came onto the market.

With the

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

, the manufacturer offers a waterproof smartphone with an outstanding processor.

The fingerprint sensor is integrated in the display of the S20 series.


iPhone 12

has a night mode, which is supposed to provide good pictures in dark light conditions.

And for the first time, the cheapest iPhone model also gets a double camera that enables wide-angle shots, a full portrait mode and other improvements.

Sony brings the

Xperia 1 ii


The smartphone has a 21: 9 display.

This allows users to watch films without black bars on the edge being a nuisance.

Motorola is also back on the market.

With the Moto G8 Power, the manufacturer brings a smartphone with a built-in action cam and an extremely long-lasting battery.

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