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Best phone deals: lowest price yet on a refurb unlocked Galaxy S7

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(Read caption) A Samsung Galaxy S7, left, and S7 Edge are displayed during the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2016 event on the eve of the Mobile World Congress wireless show, in Barcelona, Spain (Feb. 21, 2016).

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Save big on top-of-the-line models with this week's roundup of the best phone deals. Score flagship smartphones from last year and this year, plus surprisingly affordable previous-generation models.

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Refurb Apple iPhone 6s 16GB Smartphone for AT&T
Store: Walmart
Price: $449
Shipping: Free shipping
Lowest By: $101

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You'll save just over $100 on this refurbished iPhone 6s for AT&T! This Editors' Choice pick is available in Space Gray or Rose Gold, and earned an 8.9 rating from CNET when it was released as a flagship device in 2015. Plus, it costs $200 less than a new unit. Please note that no warranty information is provided.

Prefer to have a new one? This Editors' Choice open-box unlocked Apple iPhone 6s 16GB GSM smartphone is available in four colors for $609.99 with free shipping. That's $10 under our February mention and the best price we've seen for a new unit. (It's a current low for a new, factory-sealed unit by $138.)

Asus ZenFone 2E Smartphone for AT&T GoPhone
Store: Best Buy
Price: $47.99
Shipping: Free shipping
Lowest By: $22

If you want a good smartphone, but don't want to pay those high-end prices, this Asus ZenFone 2E fits the bill. This no-contract Editors' Choice phone earns a solid 4 out of 5 stars from Best Buy users, costs less than $50, and even qualifies for free shipping.

It features a 5" 1280x720 IPS touchscreen LCD, Intel Atom Z2560 1.6GHz dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, 8-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel front camera, 1080p video recording, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, microSD card slot, and Android 5.0 OS (Lollipop).

Please note that Best Buy lists this item as having 2GB RAM and 802.11b wireless, but it's actually 1GB RAM and 802.11n wireless.

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Refurb LG G2 32GB Android Smartphone for FreedomPop
Store: FreedomPop
Price: $64.99
Shipping: Free shipping
Lowest By: $5

The LG G2 smartphone earned a rating of 8.4 from CNET when it was released, and was praised for being an "ultrafast workhorse." This refurbished Editors' Choice selection for FreedomPop comes bundled with a 1GB of 4G LTE data for one month, and a 1-month trial of the Premium Plus service, yielding a savings of $543!

Features include a 5.2" 1920x1080 (1080p) HD IPS touchscreen, Snapdragon 800 2.26GHz quad-core processor, 32GB internal memory, 13-megapixel rear camera, 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera, 1080p video recording, Bluetooth 4.0, 802.11ac wireless, and Android 4.2.2 OS (Jelly Bean, upgradable to 5.0.2 Lollipop). A 90-day FreedomPop warranty applies. Remember to switch to the free 500MB/month plan and cancel Premium Plus before your initial free month expires, or you'll be billed $27.98 for every additional month.

Need more storage? A refurbished 64GB model is also available, for $399.99 with free shipping. A 90-day warranty applies to both, although it's unclear who backs it.

This article first appeared at DealNews.