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Best Verizon new customer deals for December 2021

Thinking about switching carriers and want to score a new phone for cheap while you’re at it? Verizon always has juicy offers on tap for new and existing customers, so there’s never been a better time to make the jump and/or upgrade your phone service. This is also far and away one of the easiest ways to save big on new flagships like Apple’s iPhone 13, so if you’re after some brand-name smartphone deals (or even a free one), read on: We’ve got all the best Verizon new customer deals and sign-up offers of the month below. 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

Or buy one, get one

Google Pixel 6 Pro (Preorder)

Up to $700 back with trade in
Sporting Google's Tensor chip and an all-new camera module, the Pixel 6 Pro is the Android flagship you've been waiting for. Ships in early December. more
Or buy one, get one

Google Pixel 6 (Preorder)

Up to $700 back with trade in
The Google Pixel 6 is here, sporting a lovely edge-to-edge display, a proprietary Tensor CPU, and a new look. Grab one with an unlimited plan and save. Ships in early November. more
Or buy two, get $800 back

Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (Verizon)

Up to $1,000 back with trade-in
If you're the type that has to have the biggest and the best, Apple has you covered with the big, beautiful iPhone 13 Pro Max. Score a whopping discount with an eligible trade-in with Verizon. more
Or buy two, get $800 back

Apple iPhone 13 Pro (Verizon)

Up to $1,000 back with trade-in
Want Apple's latest flagship phone but something better than the standard model? The iPhone 13 Pro is for you, and this is one of the best deals going now if you have a device to trade in. more
Or buy one, get one

Apple iPhone 13 (Verizon)

Up to $800 back with trade-in
It doesn't reinvent the wheel, and you already know it doesn't have to. The iPhone 13 is Apple's latest flagship, and if you're an iOS fan, it won't leave you disappointed. more
Or buy one, get one

Apple iPhone 13 Mini (Verizon)

Up to $700 back with trade in
The iPhone 13 Mini gives you the iOS flagship experience you know and love in a compact, pocket-friendly package. more

Apple iPhone Case Sale

Up to 50% off
Verizon currently has a sale on iPhone cases for various models, with discounts of up to 50% on more than 100 different case styles from brands like Otterbox, Pelican, and Case-Mate. more
+$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. more
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+. more
Enjoy holiday savings on everything from Bluetooth speakers and headphones to portable power banks and chargers. more
Or buy two, get $800 back

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 5G (Verizon)

Up to $800 back with trade in
Flip phones are enjoying a comeback thanks almost entirely to Samsung's innovative (and surprisingly good) Z Flip. Grab the new third-gen model for less. more
Need some juice on the go? This battery pack attaches right to the back of MagSafe-compatible iPhones for quick charging. Plug it in with a Lightning cable and you've got a wireless charging pad. more
With new Unlimited line
With a 6.6-inch OLED display, an advanced camera module, and 5G connectivity, you'd be forgiven for thinking that the Samsung Galaxy A42 isn't a true flagship phone. more
Or buy two, get $800 back

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (Verizon)

Up to $1,000 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. more
Or buy two, get $800 back

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G (Verizon)

Up to $1,000 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. more
With new line
With a 6.5" display and a 5,000mAh battery that delivers tons of juice, the Galaxy A12 is a no-nonsense Android phone for those who don't need (and don't want to pay for) extra bells and whistles. more
Or buy one, get one

Samsung Galaxy S21 5G (Verizon)

Up to $700 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. more
Save $250 on Apple iPad with Apple iPhone purchase. Online only.
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. more
The Apple Pencil stylus is a great addition to your iPad and a must-have accessory for artists and graphic designers. more
Or buy two, get $800 back

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G (Verizon)

Up to $1,000 back with trade in
With a mini tablet-like folding screen plus a display on the front that lets you use your phone without even opening it, the third-gen Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 has all the space you'll ever need. more
Buy 3 or more regularly priced accessories to get 30% off, 4 to get 35% off, or 5 or more to get 40% off. Choose from phone and tablet cases, chargers, mounts, and more. more
Save $250 on Apple iPad with Apple iPhone purchase. Online only.

Apple iPhone 12 Mini (Verizon)

Free with new line
With its nearly bezel-less 5.4-inch display, the iPhone 12 Mini is the perfect pocket-sized companion for those who are tired of the big phone trend. more

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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