Best Prime Day phone deals October 2022 — Last chance to save

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Amazon Prime Day October phone deals are delivering steep discounts on today's best smartphones.  The first Prime Day Early Access Sale is almost over and you won't want to miss some of the lowest prices ever on select phones. 

So if you want to BYOD to a wireless carrier or surprise someone special, now is the time to save. Amazon's early holiday phone deals will ease your anxiety and the strain on your wallet. 

Keep in mind that Prime members get first dibs on exclusive Prime Day Early Access phone deals. If you're not a Prime member, join Amazon Prime (opens in new tab) to access today's Prime Day deals as well as offers during Amazon's fall sale. As a courtesy, Amazon offers a 30-day free trial so you can test the waters before you decide to fully commit. There's no risk, you can cancel any time.

If you decide to keep your membership, Amazon Prime costs $139 for a one-year membership and $14.99 for monthly subscribers. Students can join Amazon Prime Student for $7.49 per month. 

Amazon's first Prime Day Early Access Sale (opens in new tab) ends today, Oct. 12, so you are running out of time. See our Amazon Prime Day Early Access Sale hub for the best deals on mobile tech. 

In the meantime, browse the best phone deals at Amazon below. 

Prime Day phone deals

Google Pixel 7 Unlocked w/ $100 GC: $699 (opens in new tab)

Google Pixel 7 Unlocked w/ $100 GC: $699 $599 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Buy the Google Pixel 7 at Amazon and get a free $100 Amazon Gift Card. The Google Pixel 7 packs a 6.3-inch FHD+ 90Hz display, Google Tensor G2 processor, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. For capturing and recording images, it has a 50MP wide and 12MP ultrawide lens dual camera on the back with 10.8MP front camera. Google rates its battery life as up to 24 hours. t's IPX68 rated dust-and water resistant and has a rated battery life of up to 24 hours. 

Google Pixel 7 Pro Unlocked w/ $200 GC: $1,099 (opens in new tab)

Google Pixel 7 Pro Unlocked w/ $200 GC: $1,099 $899 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Buy the Google Pixel 7 Pro at Amazon and get a free $200 Amazon Gift Card. The Google Pixel 7 Pro packs  a 6.7-inch QHD+ 120Hz display, Google Tensor G2 processor, 12GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. Its rear camera setup includes a 48MP telephoto lens with 5x optical zoom, 50MP wide-angle lens and 12MP ultra-wide angle lens with autofocus. For video calling and self portraits, there's a 10.8MP front camera under the bezel. 

Google Pixel 6a: $449 (opens in new tab)

Google Pixel 6a: $449 $329 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $120 on the Pixel 6a at Amazon. Google's latest flagship phone features a tactile alloy frame, and 6.1-inch OLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Powered by Android 13, it houses a Google Tensor sensor, 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. For capturing and recording images, it has a 12.2MP wide and 12 ultrawide lens dual camera on the back and an 8MP front camera. Google rates the phone's 4,410 mAh battery life at 24+ hours. 

Motorola Edge: $699 (opens in new tab)

Motorola Edge: $699 $349 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save 50% on an unlocked Motorola Edge. It features a speedy Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G CPU, 8GB of RAM, 256 Storage, and a 6.8 144Hz display. The Motorola also features a 108MP main camera, a 119-degree wide-angle camera, and a 32MP front-facing selfie camera so you can take photos of yourself living your best life. 

Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus: $999 (opens in new tab)

Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus:$999 $739 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $310 on the Galaxy S22 Plus at Amazon. The base model Galaxy S22 Plus packs a 6.6-inch Infinity-O FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 64-bit 8-core CPU, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra: $1,199 (opens in new tab)

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra: $1,199 $889 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $310 on an unlocked Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra. The base Galaxy S22 Ultra packs a 6.8-inch Infinity-O Quad HD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 64-bit 8-core CPU, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. 

Samsung Galaxy A53 5G Unlocked: $449 (opens in new tab)

Samsung Galaxy A53 5G Unlocked: $449 $349 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $100 on the unlocked Samsung Galaxy A53. Samsung's budget flagship packs a 6.5-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED 120Hz display, Exynos 1280 CPU. 6GB of RAM and 128GB of microSD-expandable storage. Its 5,000mAh battery with super fast charging delivers performance you can count on. 

OnePlus 9 5G Smartphone: $879 (opens in new tab)

OnePlus 9 5G Smartphone:$879 $494 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $250 on the excellent OnePlus 9 with OnePlus Buds bundle. The OnePlus 9 packs a 6.5-inch (2400 x 1080) AMOLED 120Hz display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 CPU, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB of storage.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4: $1,919 (opens in new tab)

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4: $1,919 $1,449 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $440 on an unlocked Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 at Amazon. It packs a 6.2-inch HD+ 120Hz display which opens to a 7.6-inch AMOLED panel. Powering the Fold 4 is Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 CPU coupled with 12GB of RAM. It's equipped with a 512GB SSD for storing apps and important files. As an alternative, get the Galaxy Z Fold 4 starting from $799 (opens in new tab)directly from Samsung with eligible trade-in. 

Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.