Best Free Cell Phone Deals

Best Free Cell Phone Deals
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With phones getting more and more expensive these days, it’s always nice to get a free phone when you switch carriers, sign up for a new plan, or trade in your phone. Right now, there are some great deals out there. Here are the best free cell phone deals from the top three carriers in the US. You’ll not only get a great price, but you can be sure that your phone will get a signal no matter where you go (except in a basement or a tunnel).

T-Mobile

T-Mobile has the most deals when it comes to getting a free phone — and you have the option of choosing between three of the most-coveted phones on the market. For some of the deals, you’ll need to trade-in your phone while other deals have other requirements. It’s not all up front; you’ll get the discount via 24 monthly bill credits. Remember though, if you cancel your contract and there’s still a remaining balance, you’re responsible for paying it. 

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G

Retail Price: $799.99
Deal 1: Buy one, get one free. Have an eligible plan and purchase a new Samsung Galaxy S21 5G, Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G or Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G on a monthly payment plan and pay applicable tax on the pre-credit price at the time of purchase.
Deal 2: Trade in a qualifying device in good condition

iPhone 12 and iPhone mini

Retail Price: $829.29 for iPhone 12
Retail Price: $729.29 for iPhone 12 mini
Deal: Activate a new line of service and trade in an eligible device.

iPhone 11

Retail Price: $599.99
Deal: Join T-Mobile, buy at least one iPhone 11 and another iPhone. Get monthly credits back on the cheaper of the two.

AT&T

At AT&T you can get either a Samsung or an iPhone for free when you trade in a phone that’s in good condition. You’ll get monthly bill credits toward your new phone after your trade-in has been approved.

Galaxy S21 5G
Retail Price: $799.99
Deal: Free when you trade in your phone

Apple iPhone SE (2020)
Retail Price: $399.99
Deal: Free when you trade in your phone

Verizon

Verizon is giving people an incentive to move over. You can get a bunch of different phones when you switch or add a new line. There are “buy one, get one” deals and then there’s the free phone for signing up deal.

Samsung Galaxy S21 5G, Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G, Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
Retail price: $799.99
Deal: Buy one, get one free when you add a new line.

iPhone SE (2020)
Retail Price: $499.99
Deal: Sign up for a new line and buy the phone online.

Google Pixel 4a
Retail Price: $379.99
Deal: Sign up for a new line and buy the phone online.

Best Free Cell Phone Deals — Quick Links

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AT&T
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