Smartphones and touchscreens, including the new Motorola DROID and BlackBerry Bold 9700, were among the best sellers at Simplexity over the Black Friday, Weekend and Cyber Monday. Simplexity says its websites including Wirelfy broke Black Friday and Cyber Monday records. On average, a phone was sold every seven seconds. Traffic was also at an all time high with nearly double the number of visitors compared to the same time last year.
"We started to see a significant increase in traffic to our sites as early as 10 pm Thanksgiving evening, which we attribute to our customers preparing to take advantage of our midnight sales. By mid-day on Black Friday, traffic had more than tripled in volume," said Andy Zeinfeld, Chief Executive Officer.
Top Five Best Selling Smartphone and Cell Phones for Black Friday Weekend (including Cyber Monday) by Simplexity:
Droid by Motorola from Verizon Wireless The DROID by Motorola has gotten rave reviews. It has voice search and turn-by-turn directions. Featuring Google's Android 2.0 operating system, the DROID boasts a large and brilliant display, and is fully customizable with apps downloaded from the Android Market.
Blackberry Bold 9700 (AT&T) - Reviewers rated the BlackBerry Bold 9700 4 out 5. It has the trackpad that is a great improvement. The BlackBerry Bold 9700 has a brilliant display, 3.5 mm headphone jack and fabulous messaging capabilities. The 9700, also known as the Bold 2, is he thinnest and lightest BlackBerry yet to have both Wi-Fi and 3G speeds. Note: The Wirefly still has great deal for AT&T BlackBerry BOLD with a contract.
BlackBerry Storm2 9550 (Verizon Wireless) This smartphone received good reviews is the next generation of the touchscreen BlackBerry Storm and has Wi-Fi radio and an improved SurePress typing system for more accurate and speedy text entry. Wirefly still has a great deal on the BlackBerry Storm2 .
Samsung Impression A877 (AT&T) The Samsung Impression for AT&T is the nation's first AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode) display, providing the crispest and brightest screen ever. Samsung's groundbreaking device is sure to leave an impression with its built-in 3.0 megapixel camera/ camcorder, full slide-out QWERTY keyboard, and 3.2" touch screen that is visible even in direct sunlight. This phone is available for free with a contract.
Palm Pre (Sprint)- The Palm Pre has gotten many good reviews that especially praised the WebOS operating system that uses a deck of cards and synchronization (synergy) of contacts from many sources including social networking sites. The Palm Pre was called, fun, the sexiest phone since the iPhone, stunning, beautiful and gorgeous. It features superior multitasking abilities, an impressive web browsing experience, a vibrant touch screen display, slide-out QWERTY, Wi-Fi, and a 3.0 megapixel camera - all in a unique and chic form factor.