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No-Contract Phone Savings Event.

Featuring deals from Simple Mobile, Total Wireless, and other carriers.

Cell phones, Cricket wireless

In-Store Offer

Save $20 or $30 on select smartphones for Cricket Wireless

with new activation and top-up card purchase of $30 or more.

In store only. In-store phone activation required.

Total Wireless Offer

Save $50 or $100 on iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus

with Total Wireless prepaid phone card.

Terms and conditions apply.

Simple Mobile Offer

Save $50 or $100 on iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus

with Simple Mobile prepaid phone card.

Terms and conditions apply.

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What Are Prepaid Phones?

With prepaid cell phones, also known as pay as you go phones or no-contract phones, you pay for a specific amount of data usage/minutes in advance. When you hit the limit you’ve paid for, your service ends until you choose to buy more. Plus, the prepaid option is often available with newer phone models, with newer features, from a wide range of manufacturers including Apple, Samsung, LG, HTC, Nokia and more.

Benefits of Using a Prepaid Phone

A prepaid phone eliminates the hassle of long-term contracts, activation fees, overage charges, costly fees for changing carrier and termination fees. It also gives you the freedom to change phones and carriers when you feel like it, while also helping control phone budgets. Often a prepaid phone makes a good cell phone for seniors who only use a mobile phone occasionally, or want to keep one around for emergencies.

What is the Best Prepaid Phone Option?

Of course, the answer to that question is that, since there are several good prepaid cell phone choices available, the best prepaid phone option depends on your preferences. Popular picks include AT&T GoPhone, Cricket Wireless phones, Tracfone phones, Verizon Prepaid phones, HTC phones and more. For more information on prepaid phones, or on phones with plans, no-contract cell phones, unlocked phones, or cell phone carriers, take a look at our Cell Phone Buying Guide.