What Smartphone To Buy For Black Friday

With Black Friday around the corner, you can be sure that retailers have started sharing their Black Friday promotions and sales on various items. Smartphone providers and brands like Samsung will offer some of the best Black Friday deals on their merchandise.

If you’re looking to upgrade or buy a new smartphone, here are some of our suggestions on what smartphone to buy for Black Friday.

Apple iPhone 11 64GB

Apple iPhone 11 64GB

The Apple iPhone 11 64GB features a dual camera system, the fastest chip in a smartphone, and an all-day battery life, so that you can do more and charge less. The smartphone has the highest quality video, extended dynamic range, and cinematic video stabilisation. The Audio Zoom feature matches the audio to the video framing, providing more dynamic sound. 

The iPhone also allows you to take a video while in photo mode, simply by holding the shutter button. The iPhone 11 is water resistant up to 2 metres for up to 30 minutes, so it’s ideal for snapping shots in the pool on a hot Summer’s day. You should be able to get this phone in black, blue, green, yellow, purple, red or white. At Vodacom, you can buy the iPhone 11 for R9,999 on Black Friday, cutting back on the original price of R10,299. 

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra

The Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra comes with a faster S Pen, a super bright display, and cameras that offer better low light performance. The phone has a sleek design and fast 45W charging. It also doubles as a wireless charger for your other accessories by simply sticking your smartwatch or earbuds to the back of the Galaxy S22 Ultra. The wireless PowerShare means it will automatically turn off if the phone’s battery falls below 30%. This phone also allows you to use several cameras, including the front and back at the same time. 

Samsung Galaxy A33 5G

The Samsung Galaxy A33 5G is a slim smartphone with a sophisticated matte finish, and a seamless camera housing with the ambient edge. It comes in blue, black, white and peach. This phone can stand up to 1 metre of freshwater for up to 30 minutes in low water pressure. With additional protection from Gorilla Glass 5, the device is tougher and less prone to scratches. 

The screen’s display is super smooth with less blur, more details, and vivid contrast for better quality videos and pictures. Dual lenses for a depth camera powered by AI allows you to captivate the finer details, and the Dolby Atmos enriches each note with incredible detail and clarity. On, Black Friday you should be able to buy this phone for at least R500 less than its usual price. 

Samsung Galaxy A53 128GB 5G

This is another brilliant Samsung to look out for this Black Friday. It features an FHD+ Super AMOLED display for a silky smooth viewing experience and more details, with an expansive 6.5-inch Infinity-O Display so you can enjoy outdoor visibility. The multi-lens allows you to get crisper, clearer shots with the 64 MP OIS Camera, and you can expand your viewing angle with the Ultra Wide option.

The camera also features a Depth mode and a Macro mode for the finer details. The battery life of this Samsung can last up to 2 days and has up to 25W Super Fast Charging. You can expect to find this phone for at least R600 cheaper on Black Friday.

Huawei Nova 9

The Huawei Nova 9 comes with a 108MP AI Quad Camera system, consisting of a 108MP main camera, an 8MP ultra-wide angle lens, a 2MP Bokeh lens, and a 2MP macro lens. The camera allows you to capture whatever you see in precise and crystal-clear clarity. The Huawei Nova 9 is also equipped with a 6.78-inch Huawei FullView Display that supports the P3 colour gamut display, which ensures a mesmerising viewing experience with smooth visuals.

This phone offers SuperCharge which takes just 15 minutes to charge the battery up to 60%, or full battery within 30 minutes. Huawei also allows you to access files from a PC and send files between the phone and other Huawei devices via Huawei Share. 

On Black Friday, you can buy the Huawei nova 9 from the Huawei Store for R9,999, a whopping R3000 less than its usual price! 


This Black Friday, we hope you find the best deals on the smartphones you’ve been dreaming of owning. Brands like Samsung and Huawei will also have other electronics, like laptops and smartwatches, on sale at greatly-reduced prices, so keep your eyes peeled.

While planning what to buy for Black Friday, you may also want to look at what to buy for kids on Black Friday, as well as how to avoid overspending on Black Friday.
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