2012 Black Friday is on November 23 this year. Today Sprint announced plans to sell Samsung Galaxy S3 for only $50. It is for new subscribers and existing subscribers with new two-year agreement.
Apple started selling iPhone 5 while ago, and Samsung is scheduled to be released Galaxy Note 2 in the end of October.
If you have plan to buy or upgrade your phone soon, be patient and wait for two months. Many smartphone deals will be coming up on Black Friday (11/23/2012) and Cyber Monday (11/26/2012), please prepare for a new phone at the end of November.