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The best Verizon deals for January 2022: free iPhones, discounts on plans, and more

You'll find all of this week's best Verizon deals all neatly lined up and compared right here on this page - including our own recommendations for saving some cash with this carrier. Encompassing both the latest flagships and budget devices, there are some superb ways to save right now regardless of whether you're switching, trading in, or simply looking for a new plan.

This week's Verizon deals include the latest Samsung Galaxy S21 FE - the newest mid-range smartphone from the company. At 6.4-inches, it's a great option if you're looking for something that straddles the middle ground between the Plus model and the standard S21. Even better still, it's cheaper upfront and available with a huge trade-in rebate that can see if delivered to your door with no monthly cost.

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While most will be interested in the latest iPhones, Verizon deals also include great options for those who choose Android as their OS of choice. Samsung's latest Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Flip 3 in particular 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: BOGO, or save up to $800 with a trade-in, plus up to $1,000 with a switch

Apple iPhone 13: BOGO, or save up to $800 with a trade-in, plus up to $1,000 with a switch
Verizon deals this week have switched up to forgo the carrier's 'buy one get one' promo on the iPhone 13 this week but you can still get a superb trade-in rebate right now. A saving of up to $800 is available with a new line and upgraders can also trade in for a saving of up to $700. New customers can also take advantage of a welcome gift card of up to $1,000 in value to help pay off any switching termination fees.
Upgrade: save up to $700 with an eligible trade-in

Apple iPhone 12 mini: free with a new unlimited line (no trade needed)

Apple iPhone 12 mini: free with a new unlimited line (no trade needed)
One of the best Verizon deals on the entire site is on the now slightly older (but still amazing) iPhone 12 mini. Right now, no trade-ins are needed to get this fully 5G capable iPhone for free - just pick one up with an eligible unlimited data plan. If you don't have an older phone with a high value, this is a very good option if you're looking to save on those monthly installments. Remember, unlimited plans can be pricey, so factor that into your monthly expenditure.

Apple iPhone 13 Pro: save up to $1,000 with a trade-in, plus up to $1,000 with a switch

Apple iPhone 13 Pro: save up to $1,000 with a trade-in, plus up to $1,000 with a switch
Some of the biggest deals on the entire Verizon site can be found on the iPhone 13 Pro - one of the current flagship devices from Apple. The carrier will score you upwards of $1,000 off with a trade-in right now and new customers will also get $1,000 credit to help them pay off old carrier fees. This is currently one of the biggest trade-in rebates available via Verizon and well worth exploring if you have a fairly decent older device.
Upgrade: save up to $700 with an eligible trade-in

Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max: save up to $1,000 with a trade-in, plus up to $1,000 with a switch

Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max: save up to $1,000 with a trade-in, plus up to $1,000 with a switch
And, those same excellent Verizon deals are also available on the stunning new iPhone 13 Pro Max. Trade in your old device and pick one of these up with a new line on an unlimited data plan and you'll get up to $1,000 off - one of the biggest rebates available right now. New customers will also get an additional
Upgrade: save up to $700 with an eligible trade-in

Apple iPhone 13 mini: save up to $700 with a trade-in, plus up to $1,000 with a switch

Apple iPhone 13 mini: save up to $700 with a trade-in, plus up to $1,000 with a switch
Like on the standard device, this week's Verizon deals on the iPhone 13 mini don't include a 'buy one get one' option now. They do, however, still have a superb trade-in rebate of up to $700 up for grabs right now for both new and existing customers - enough to cover the entire cost of the device. Switchers can also get a gift card of up to $1,000 in value to pay off early termination fees.
Upgrade: save up to $700 with an eligible trade-in

Android deals

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE: save up to $700 with an eligible trade-in at Verizon

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE: save up to $700 with an eligible trade-in at Verizon
New
with this week's Verizon deals is the Galaxy S21 FE  - Samsung's latest mid-range smartphone. It's a little bigger than the standard S21 and a little smaller than the S21 Plus, which makes it a great middle-ground if you think a 6.4-inch size will appeal. Right now, it's also available with a discount of up to $700 with a trade-in for both new and existing customers. That's actually enough to cover the entire cost of the device although bear in mind you will need to be on an eligible unlimited data plan here.
Upgrade: save up to $700 with an eligible trade-in

Google Pixel 6: save up to $700 with a trade-in at Verizon

Google Pixel 6: save up to $700 with a trade-in at Verizon
The newest and hottest Android device on the market, the Google Pixel 6, can be had for free right now with this week's Verizon deals. To be eligible, trade-in and pick one up with an eligible 5G unlimited data plan as either an existing or new customer. Note, the $1,000 switching credit is also available on this device too if you port your number in from another carrier.
Upgrade: save up to $700 with an eligible trade-in

Google Pixel 6 Pro: save up to $700 with a trade-in at Verizon

Google Pixel 6 Pro: save up to $700 with a trade-in at Verizon
Released to rave reviews, the Google Pixel 6 Pro is the Android flagship of the moment. As you've probably guessed, those same excellent Verizon deals are also available on this device - namely the trade-in rebates of up to $700. Eligible for both new and existing customers on unlimited data plans, this is a great way to save some cash on an excellent smartphone.
Upgrade: save up to $700 with an eligible trade-in

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3:  save up to $1,000 with trade-in, plus up to $1,000 with a switch

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3: save up to $1,000 with trade-in, plus up to $1,000 with a switch
Samsung's latest amazing foldable wonder the Galaxy Z Fold 3 is available with a trade-in rebate of up to $800 with this week's Verizon deals. That's enough to massively cut the price of this cutting-edge device right down to size, although you will need a new unlimited line here to be eligible. As with all major devices, new customers will score an additional prepaid card of up to $1,000 with a number port-in to help pay off switching fees.
Upgrade: save up to $700 with an eligible trade-in

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3: save up to $1,000 with trade-in, plus up to $1,000 with switch

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3: save up to $1,000 with trade-in, plus up to $1,000 with switch
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 $2,000 are available to those who trade, switch, and get a device on a new line.
Upgrade: save up to $700 with an eligible trade-in

Samsung Galaxy S21: save up to $800 with trade-in, plus up to $1,000 with a switch

Samsung Galaxy S21: save up to $800 with trade-in, plus up to $1,000 with a switch
In-store only:
This week's Verizon trade-in deals on the Galaxy S21 are all sold out online, so, if you're interested in this fantastic Android device then it's better to call in right now. Still, the big savings of up to $800 are fully in line with the other flagship devices right now, so it's definitely a good option if you can get a hold of one.
Upgrade: save up to $800 with an eligible trade-in

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra: save up to $1,000 with trade-in, plus up to $1,000 with switch

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra: save up to $1,000 with trade-in, plus up to $1,000 with switch
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 get a huge discount with a trade-in rebate of up to $1,000 up for grabs right now. Note, new customers can also get that additional $1,000 to pay off early termination fees if they port their number in from another carrier.
Upgrade: save up to $700 with an eligible trade-in

Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus: save up to $1,000 with trade-in, plus $1,000 with switch

Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus: save up to $1,000 with trade-in, plus $1,000 with switch
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 $1,000 on a single device, plus get an additional $1,000 to pay off those pesky ETFs
Upgrade: save up to $700 with an eligible trade-in

Free phones

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G: free with a new unlimited data line at Verizon

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. Note, a new Galaxy FE is about to be released, but we still recommend this one since it's fully 5G capable and free to boot.

Motorola edge 5G: free with a new unlimited data line at Verizon

Motorola edge 5G: free with a new unlimited data line at Verizon
Here's another Android flagship that's being offered up for free with a new unlimited line with this week's Verizon deals - the Motorola edge 5G. Like the S20 FE above, this one's a great choice for 5G data speeds on a budget and it's also packing a decent camera, powerful chipset, and snappy 144 Hz display. It's not quite as good of a deal as the S20 FE, but it's a good choice if the above is sold out.

Orbic Myra 5G: free with a new unlimited data line

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.

Samsung Galaxy A02s: free with a new line

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.

Nokia 2 V Tella: free with a new line

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.

Upgrade & plan deals

AMC+ subscription: now available on select unlimited data plans

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. 

Upgrade to a 5G device: up to $440 off select phones

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.

Switch: get $500 when you bring your own device

Switch: get $500 when you bring your own device
Bring your own phone over to Verizon and they'll give you a redeemable $500 e-gift card to spend pretty much anywhere online. 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.

Plan deal: students save up to $25 a month with unlimited plans

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.

Tablet deals

Apple iPad 10.2 (2021): save $310 with iPhone purchase, or $150 with trade-in

Apple iPad 10.2 (2021): save $310 with iPhone purchase, or $150 with trade-in
The 9th generation 10.2 iPad is now on sale at Verizon, and, if you're looking to bundle one up with a new iPhone, then you'll instantly save yourself a cool $310 in total. You will have to get both devices on a new plan, so bear that in mind, although you can supplement your savings even further with a trade-in.

Apple iPad mini (2021): save $310 with iPhone purchase, or $150 with trade-in

Apple iPad mini (2021): save $310 with iPhone purchase, or $150 with trade-in
And, if you prefer a smaller-sized tablet, those same excellent Verizon deals are available on the latest Apple iPad Mini. Trade-in an old device to score up to $150 off with a trade-in and buy an iPad in conjunction with a new iPhone (plans needed) to get an additional $310 saving.

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2021): save $310 with iPhone purchase, or $150 with trade-in

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2021): save $310 with iPhone purchase, or $150 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 $310 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 here

Apple iPad Air (2020): save $310 with iPhone purchase, or $150 with trade-in

Apple iPad Air (2020): save $310 with iPhone purchase, or $150 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.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 5G: save $150 with trade-in

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 5G: save $150 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.

Accessory deals

Apple Watch Series 7: up to $150 off with a trade-in

Apple Watch Series 7: up to $150 off with a trade-in
If you're looking for a new Apple Watch then you can trade-in for a nice little price cut with this week's Verizon deals. The Apple Watch 7 is the current king of the iOS wearables and a great pairing with any LTE plan if you're going to cut the connection to your phone. Note, we've regularly seen further price cuts for those buying these devices with iPhones recently, so it could be worth waiting for that promotion to return if you're looking for a bundle deal.

Apple Watch SE: up to $150 off with a trade-in

Apple Watch SE: up to $150 off with a trade-in
And that same trade-in rebate is also available on the Apple Watch SE this week - the more 'budget' orientated device of the two new Apple smartwatches. That lower price means a trade-in can potentially score you a watch for just $179 here, which is an absolute bargain when you consider how fully featured this smartwatch is.

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.

You might also want to check out the best iPhone 11 Pro deals, or if you want something different, the best Samsung Galaxy S20 FE deals.

Alex Whitelock
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.