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Get our favorite foldable phone for $599 - a discount of $1,100. Here's how

Ready to trade in your Samsung Fold or Google Pixel? OnePlus will give you a new Open foldable at a big discount if you do.
Written by Kyle Kucharski, Editor
OnePlus Open in hand
Kerry Wan/ZDNET

When OnePlus first released its flagship foldable phone last fall, ZDNET's Kerry Wan marveled at the device's sleek and satisfying form factor, noting that the Open was a wholly unique phone, different from anything else on the market.

Having tried every mainstream foldable phone that had dropped over the course of the past few years, he noted that the OnePlus Open occupies the perfect middle-ground between Google's small but heavy Pixel Fold and Samsung's tall and thin Galaxy Z Fold.

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Now, OnePlus is dropping the price of the Open foldable phone to its lowest yet, at just $1,399 (reg. $1,699), making it much cheaper than the Galaxy which starts at $1,800, and will run you upwards of $2,000 for the 1TB version. But if you're a new customer and currently own a Samsung Z Fold 4 or 5, Galaxy S24 Ultra, or a Pixel Fold device, you can trade it in for up to an additional $800 off, bringing the Open down to as low as $599. 

If you're looking for a new take on the foldable form factor, and not happy with Google's or Samsung's devices, there couldn't be a better time to spring for the Open, which ZDNET's Matt Miller says has taken the lead as the superior foldable device that's a smartphone and a mini tablet combined in one. 

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The Open also has a better battery capacity compared to the competitors, boasting a 4,400mAh capacity that should easily last all day. In addition, its fast charging feature allows the device go from zero to fully charged in just around 45 minutes, which is pretty fast for any smartphone, never mind one with a foldable display.

OnePlus Open with Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Google Pixel Fold

Here is the OnePlus Open alongside the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Google Pixel Fold. 

Kerry Wan/ZDNET

This deal won't be around forever, though. The sale price and trade-in discount will run from June 17 to July 7, after which the Open will go back to its regular price of $1,699. 

In addition to the sale price, OnePlus also offers some additional perks with the Open, including $100 off the OnePlus Watch 2, if you're looking for a new smartwatch, and six months of Google One, which comes with 100GB of storage and up to three months of YouTube Premium for free.

When will this deal expire?

The sale price and trade-in discount will run from June 17 to July 7, after which the Open will go back to its regular price of $1,699. 

Deals are subject to sell out or expire at any time, although ZDNET remains committed to finding, sharing, and updating the best product deals for you to score the best savings. Our team of experts regularly checks in on the deals we share to ensure they are still live and obtainable. We're sorry if you've missed out on this deal, but don't fret -- we're constantly finding new chances to save and sharing them with you at ZDNET.com

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