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Best Verizon new customer deals for July 2021

Verizon may have the second-largest subscriber network in the U.S. (the first would be AT&T), but this carrier is hardly outmatched when it comes to geographic coverage, data speeds, and reliability. Verizon is also a pioneer in the fiber-optic and 5G spaces, playing a leading role in rolling out next-gen connectivity across the country. The company loves to offer all sorts of juicy discounts and enticing offers to people looking to switch carriers, as well, and if you’re in the camp and are thinking about signing up, then these Verizon new customer deals might be the final push you need to jump ship.

If you’re already a happy Verizon customer, don’t click away just yet. Many of these deals are open to you as well, so long as you upgrade to an unlimited plan and/or add a new line to your plan. Still keeping your options open? Check out our other roundup of the best cell phone plan deals to see what else is available.

Best Verizon deals for new customers

+$300 to cover carrier switch fees

Select 5G Phones FREE

For new and existing customers
Verizon is giving new and existing customers the chance to score a brand-name 5G phone for free. Select models require trade-in and/or unlimited plans to quality for the offer.
WITH UNLIMITED PLAN
Sign up for a Verizon Unlimited plan and get 6-12 months of Disney+, Apple Music, Apple Arcade, Google Play Pass, and Discovery+ totally free. Higher Unlimited tiers add extras like Hulu and ESPN+.
Plus $150 off Apple Watch

Apple iPhone 12 Mini (Verizon)

Up to $1,000 back with trade-in
With its nearly bezel-less 5.4-inch display, the new iPhone 12 Mini is the perfect pocket-sized companion for those who are tired of the big phone trend.
Plus $150 off Apple Watch
You can't beat a classic -- especially when it's free. New or current Verizon customers who sign up for an unlimited plan can score the 2020 iPhone SE for no charge.
Plus $150 off Apple Watch

Apple iPhone 11 64GB (Verizon)

Free with new line
Launched in September 2019, the iPhone 11 was already priced just right compared to the 11 Pro or 11 Pro Max. Sign on with Verizon and grab it at a nice discount with an unlimited plan.
Plus $150 off Galaxy Watch

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (Verizon)

Up to $1,100 back with trade-in
The Galaxy S21 Ultra might be Samsung's most impressive flagship yet. It's pricey, but it's worth it, and this Verizon new customer deal can lessen the blow to your wallet.
Plus $150 off Galaxy Watch

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G (Verizon)

Up to $1,100 back with trade-in
The Galaxy S21+ is our favorite of the 12th-gen Galaxy S-series devices, and Verizon customers can get a nice rebate with a trade-in.
Plus $150 off Apple Watch

Apple iPhone 12 (Verizon)

Up to $1,000 back with trade-in
Verizon customers can get a very nice bill credit rebate on the new iPhone 12, but if you switch and bring a trade-in, you can save even more.
Plus $150 off Apple Watch

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (Verizon)

Up to $1,000 back with trade-in
Current or new Verizon customers can score Apple's biggest, baddest new phone, the iPhone 12 Pro Max, for a nice discount by trading in a device and adding or upgrading a line.
Plus $150 off Galaxy Watch

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G (Verizon)

Up to $1,100 back with trade-in
Samsung's second-gen Galaxy Z Fold fixes a lot of the issues we had with the first model, offering a unique and highly functional folding phone with twice as much screen real estate.
Plus $150 off Apple Watch

Apple iPhone 12 Pro (Verizon)

Up to $1,000 back with trade-in
It's hip to be square (again): The new iPhone 12 Pro brings some classic style back to Apple's sleek flagships, and Verizon has some nice rebate offers for both new and existing customers.
Plus $150 off Galaxy Watch
With its superb overall design, vibrant 120Hz display, excellent camera module, and 5G compatibility, the Galaxy S20 FE is the phone to beat for around $700 -- but you can grab it for even less.
Plus $150 off Galaxy Watch
With a 6.5" display and a 5,000mAh battery that delivers tons of juice, the Galaxy A02s is a no-nonsense Android phone for those who don't need (and don't want to pay for) extra bells and whistles.
Plus $150 off Galaxy Watch

Samsung Galaxy S21 5G (Verizon)

Up to $1,100 back with trade-in
With its long-lasting battery and 5G connectivity, the new Galaxy S21 is the ideal Samsung smartphone for those who want the a new flagship -- without paying nearly a grand.
Plus $150 off Galaxy Watch

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (128GB, Verizon)

Up to $1,100 back with trade-in
Got a device to trade-in and want a discount without having to buy two phones? Verizon is offering nice trade-in offers towards the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra.

Does Verizon offer free phones to new customers?

iPhone 12 models
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You bet, but temper your expectations — you’re not likely to get a brand new iPhone 12 Pro Max for free just by signing up. However, Verizon new customer deals and sign-up offers are a good way to score a more basic phone for free (like the 2020 iPhone SE or one of the Samsung Galaxy A-series devices, to name just a couple popular examples) which is a good option if you just want a solid handset and don’t care about the latest premium flagships sporting all the bells and whistles.

That’s not the say that there aren’t cheap Verizon deals on those phones, though. In fact, carrier sign-up discounts like these Verizon new customer deals are arguably the best and simplest way to snag one of those new flagships for a low price. These markdowns usually come in the form of bill credits and are only offered with unlimited plans, requiring you to buy the phone first and then get a discount on your bill. That might not sound as enticing as a standalone price cut, but that’s just psychological — you’re still getting the savings. You’ll definitely notice those savings as you rack them up with each (discounted) monthly payment.

There’s another way to score a free phone, though, and that’s by springing for one of the “buy one, get one” Verizon new customer deals that are almost always available. Like the bill credit rebates, you typically have to sign up for an unlimited plan and pay upfront for both phones — yes, that means you’ll have to pony up the cash for two — before getting the value of the second phone deducted from your monthly bill moving forward. Don’t turn up your nose at these offers; the discount is real, it’s just spread out over the duration of your contract, and these BOGO offers are pretty much the only way you’re going to get something like an iPhone 12 (basically) free.

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