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The best Verizon deals for September 2021: free iPhones, discounts on plans, and more

You'll find all of this week's best Verizon deals all neatly rounded up right here on this page, including - drum roll please - all the latest Apple iPhone 13 models! Yes, all four of these brand-new flagships are now available via big red with some very hefty Verizon deals for both new and existing customers. Even if you think you'll stick with your trusty iPhone 12, check out the promotions - you might just be able to bag yourself a new 13 model on the house...

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This week's best Verizon deals also include a ton of great options for Android devices and older iPhone models too. While on backorder, we'd recommend the iPhone 11 (free with a new plan) if you're on a budget. Plus, Samsung's latest Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Flip 3 offer compelling choices if you're looking for something truly different.

Regardless of what device you're looking for, our Verizon deals roundup aims to give unbiased buying advice with each entry. We've independently reviewed most of these devices (especially the flagships) and we wouldn't recommend anything we wouldn't use ourselves. Plus, there's a lot on offer this week so a bit of guidance should be helpful if you're deciding which handset is for you.

While focused on phones, you'll also find Verizon's latest deals on tablets and accessories on this page, including the latest iPads and Apple Watches. While not quite as good as the carrier's options on handsets, these are well worth checking out because bundle savings are often up for grabs.

If you're in a rush, just below is a selection of this week's best Verizon deals at a glance. Just below that, we've got more detailed recommendations - starting with this Verizon's iPhone deals followed by this week's promotions on Samsung and Google devices. And below that, you'll find tablets and smartwatches.

Want to do see what other carriers are offering? See this week's best cell phone deals. Alternatively, read more about Verizon with this week's best Verizon plans and our recommendations for the best Verizon phones.

The best Verizon deals available today

iPhone deals

Apple iPhone 13: save up to $800 with a trade-in, plus $500 with a switch
Happy new iPhone launch! Yes, Verizon deals this week include some fantastic options for the latest iPhone 13 range. Trade-in that old device and you'll score up to $800 off this week - both with a new line or as an upgrade. Plus, if you happen to be porting your number over from another carrier, you'll score an additional $500 in credit as a bonus. With a powerful new A15 Bionic processor, upgraded screen, and increased battery size, the iPhone 13 is definitely shaping up to be the flagship to beat for 2021.
Upgrade: save up to $800 with an eligible trade-inView Deal

Apple iPhone 13 mini: save up to $700 with a trade-in, plus $500 with a switch
If you like your flagships in a more pocket-friendly form factor, consider this week's Verizon deals on the new iPhone 13 Mini. The carrier's introductory trade-in rebate of up to $700 (available with an upgrade or new line) is actually enough to cover the entire cost of the device here. Bonuses also apply for those switching over from another carrier. Even though it's a smaller device, don't sleep on this one - it's every bit as powerful as the other 13-series devices thanks to its super-speedy A15 Bionic chip.
Upgrade: save up to $700 with an eligible trade-inView Deal

Apple iPhone 13 Pro: save up to $1,000 with a trade-in, plus $500 with a switch
Verizon deals this week also include big savings for the brand new iPhone 13 Pro - a device that not only looks fantastic thanks to its stainless steel chassis, but also for the first time on an iPhone features a 120Hz screen (among other upgrades). Trade-in that old device and you'll potentially bag one of these for free, regardless of whether you're upgrading or getting a new line. Also available is a bonus $500 in credit for those switching over from another carrier, a nice little bonus that can be used in addition to a trade rebate.
Upgrade: save up to $1,000 with an eligible trade-inView Deal

Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max: save up to $1,000 with a trade-in, plus $500 with a switch
And finally, we've got the biggest, meanest, and most expensive new iPhone of the lot - the iPhone 13 Pro Max. This is one pricey device indeed, although luckily this week's Verizon deals can save you up to $1,000 with a trade-in for both existing and new customers. If you're coming over from another carrier you'll also score an additional $500 in credit to use on either your device or your plan. Together, those are actually enough to cover the entire cost of the device here. 
Upgrade: save up to $1,000 with an eligible trade-inView Deal

Apple iPhone 12: save up to $700 with trade-in, plus $500 with number port-in
While the iPhone 13 may have stolen its thunder, this week's Verizon deals still include great trade-in savings on the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Mini. Trade-in that old device and you'll get up to $700 off with a new line, plus, score an additional $500 off with a number port in. Options are also available if you simply want to upgrade and keep your line. Looking for the Mini? Check it out here.
Upgrade: save up to $440 with an eligible trade-inView Deal

Apple iPhone 12 Pro: save up to $700 with trade-in, plus $500 with number port-in
And, Verizon deals this week also still include the iPhone 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max. That said, The carrier's promotions of a trade-in and switching bonus are the same as on the latest 13-series devices so it could be worth waiting it out to see if this device gets a particularly juicy discount over Black Friday. Looking for the Pro Max? Check it out here.
Upgrade: save up to $440 with an eligible trade-inView Deal

Apple iPhone 11: free with a new unlimited data plan (no trade) at Verizon
On backorder:
If you can wait, we highly recommend checking out this week's Verizon deals on the venerable iPhone 11. While not 5G compatible, this device is still a great flagship for 2021 and you can pick it up for free right now with a new line on an unlimited data plan. No trades are needed here, which makes it a much more readily available option than a free iPhone 12 for most people.View Deal

Apple iPhone SE: $10/mo free with a new unlimited data line at Verizon
Another option with this week's Verizon deals is to score the latest iPhone SE for free with a new unlimited data line. We would, however, advocate going with the iPhone 11 (above) instead since it's available for free under the same terms. Both are 4G devices, but the iPhone 11 has a much more modern design, a much larger screen, and support for wireless charging too.View Deal

Android deals

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3: save up to $1,000 with trade-in, plus $500 with number port-in
Backorder -
Samsung's latest foldable wonder, the Galaxy Z Fold 3, has proven popular since its launch last month - so much so, it's currently on backorder. Maybe that isn't surprising given the huge Verizon deals available on this device - with a maximum saving of up to $1,500 being available for those who switch, trade, and get a new line. With a hugely powerful processor, refined design, and more screen real-estate than most tablets, this device is a pricey, but stunningly gorgeous piece of kit.View Deal

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3: save up to $1,000 with trade-in, plus $500 with number port-in
And the Fold 3 isn't the only new 'foldable' device from Samsung that's now included in our Verizon deals roundup - there's also the Flip 3. This one's featuring a verticle clamshell design that's refreshingly old-school and makes it a real pocket-friendly gem. It's also way cheaper than the Fold 3, despite having just as powerful of a processor. Those same excellent trade-in rebates of up to $1,500 are available to those who trade, switch, and get a device on a new line.View Deal

Samsung Galaxy S21: save up to $800 with trade-in, plus $500 with number port-in
The Galaxy S21 is a great 5G capable device that's a great choice for the vast majority of Android users. Its reasonable price (for a flagship) means you can actually score this device for free with a trade-in if you pick it up in conjunction with a new unlimited data line. Switching bonuses exist too, as does a smaller, but still good saving for existing customers looking to upgrade with a trade.
Upgrade: save up to $440 with an eligible trade-inView Deal

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra: save up to $800 with trade-in, plus $500 with number port-in
For a premium Android device, we heartily recommend the Galaxy S21 Ultra - our current top smartphone choice at TechRadar. This device carries a hefty price tag indeed, but you can actually score it for free with a combination of a trade-in, new plan, and number port-in from another carrier. While it's hard to be eligible for all three conditions, lesser trade-in options are also available for existing customers.
Upgrade: save up to $440 with an eligible trade-inView Deal

Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus: save up to $800 with trade-in, plus $500 with number port-in
For a happy medium between size, power, and price, then definitely consider the Galaxy S21 Plus. This device is a worthy consideration for any Android aficionado and as you've probably guessed - those same excellent Verizon deals also apply here. Trade-in as a new customer and potentially save up to $1,300 on a single device, or simply trade-in as an existing customer to save up to $440.
Upgrade: save up to $440 with an eligible trade-inView Deal

Free phones

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G: free with a new unlimited data line at Verizon
Here's a brand new deal from Verizon this week on a slightly older, but still absolutely great Samsung S20 device. The FE is a revised budget version of yesteryear's flagship but one that still manages to pack in a great camera, speedy processor, and 5G compatibility too. That latter perk makes this one a great pairing with a Verizon unlimited plan as you'll be zipping away at the highest possible speeds.View Deal

Orbic Myra 5G: free with a new unlimited data line
Another option for a free 5G-capable device with this week's Verizon deals is the Obric Myra - a slightly more 'budget' orientated Android device than the S20 FE above, but probably quite a good choice if it's sold out. We haven't reviewed this device, but it does have quite a good chipset, camera, and a very large battery - which should give it plenty of performance all around.View Deal

Samsung Galaxy A02s: free with a new line
If you're loyal to the Samsung brand, then you could consider the new Galaxy A02s - the current budget offering from the Android giant. This one's got a really huge 5,000MAh battery, dual-camera system, Snapdragon 450 processor, and rather large 6.5-inch display too. Like many budget devices, this one also supports microSD cards of up to 1TB if you'd like to expand your storage.View Deal

Nokia 2 V Tella: free with a new line
The Nokia 2 V Tella is another top budget contender, and a pretty new phone having been released back in October 2020. With a dual back camera, 5.45-inch display, Biometric scanner, and 3,000mAH battery, it's not a bad choice for those who don't want to break the bank on their phone bill.View Deal

Upgrade & plan deals

AMC+ subscription: now available on select unlimited data plans
Sign up to an unlimited data plan at Verizon and you'll now score up to 12 months of AMC+ on the house. This is a brand new promo from Verizon just this past week and joins the already impressive lineup of Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+, Google Play, and other excellent streaming perks. Note - to get the full 12 months free you'll need to sign up to the Play More plan and upwards, Start Unlimited customers will only score 6 months for free. View Deal

Upgrade to a 5G device: up to $440 off select phones
Verizon has unfortunately ended its big '5G upgrade' scheme just this past week - a promotion that offered trade-in rebates of up to $800 off leading 5G flagships. Will it come round again any time soon? It's hard to say, although luckily existing customers do still have options in the meantime. Right now you can, for example, still score yourself up to $440 off with a trade-in and keep your line.
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Switch: get $650 when you bring your own device
Bring your own phone over to Verizon and they'll give you a redeemable $650 e-gift card plus a free Verizon stream TV. You'll have to redeem this offer yourself via their Digital Rebate Centre within 30-days of your switch, but if you do happen to bring your own device over, you'll also have the option to skip your credit check.
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Plan deal: students save up to $25 a month with unlimited plans
If you're an actively enrolled student right now you can save $25 off your monthly plan when you pick up two unlimited plans and $10 if you pick up a single unlimited plan. You'll have to provide the relevant identification but you're potentially going to get four years of savings if you meet the requirements.
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Tablet deals

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2021): save $250 with iPhone purchase, or $100 with trade-in
Save yourself more than a few bucks with this week's Verizon deals on the latest new Apple iPad Pro 2021 models. In particular, pick one up in conjunction with an iPhone purchase and you'll get a whopping $250 off. If you'd prefer for a discount on a single device, then trade-in options are also available this week.
Apple iPad Pro 11: see the same deal hereView Deal

Apple iPad Air (2020): save $250 with iPhone purchase, or $100 with trade-in
Verizon deals on tablets this week also include excellent options on the Apple iPad Air 2020. These mid-range tablets straddle the common ground between the entry-level standard iPad and the more expensive iPad Pro, which makes them great options if you don't want to spend too much. Even better still, you'll save $250 on one of these tablets when bought in conjunction with an iPhone this week.View Deal

Apple iPad 10.2 (2020): save $250 with iPhone purchase, or $100 with trade-in
If you're looking for a more budget-friendly Apple tablet consider the standard iPad 10.2 2020 model, which can be picked up with a number of Verizon deals this week. Currently, you can get one of these devices for$250 less if you buy one bundled up with an iPhone. Another option is to simply trade in an old device for a rebate of up to $100.View Deal

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 5G: save $100 with trade-in
Verizon deals also cover the stunning Galaxy Tab S7 range - one of the first-ever 5G tablets on the market. Currently, this device is on back-order right now, but you can still pre-order the next batch with a healthy saving for a trade-in. If you're willing to wait, we've also seen $100 discounts on this model regularly, so it could pay dividends to be patient with this one.View Deal

Accessory deals

Apple Watch Series 6: buy-one get $250 off second, or $100 off with a trade-in
Verizon deals don't just include phones - you can also bag yourself a real bargain on a number of top-end smartwatches. Take the Apple Watch Series 6 for example. Right now big red is offering up cellular versions of this device with a nice buy-one get a second at a discount promotion. Do just that (and pick one up with a line) and you'll get $250 off a second device. If you'd prefer a discount on a single device, however, you can also trade-in for a rebate of up to $100.View Deal

Apple Watch SE: buy-one get $250 off second, or $100 off with a trade-in
Those same excellent Verizon accessory deals are available on the Apple Watch SE this week - the more 'budget' orientated device of the two new Apple smartwatches. That lower price means if you buy the first outright you'll score a second device for just $79. Note, trade-in options are also available this week if you'd prefer to simply get a discount on a single device.View Deal

If you haven't found the Verizon deals you're looking for this week, feel free to bookmark this page and return next week. Alternatively, check out our AT&T deals page for all the latest offers on Verizon's main competitor.

Alex Whitelock

Alex is deals editor at Future PLC and an all-around expert at one thing - saving readers as much cash as possible while scoring them the best products for their needs. With content that's always packed full of helpful information, no-nonsense expertise, and of course deals, Alex has also written for other leading sites such as T3 and GamesRadar. At work, you'll find him mostly covering computing, gaming, and advising people on how to save on their cell phone plans. Outside of work, you'll find him playing guitar, indulging his love for music, or down at the local climbing gym mostly hanging off boulders far too difficult for his abilities.