Skip to main content

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

All of this week's best Verizon deals are rounded up just below on this page. Whether you're looking for an upgrade, thinking about switching, or simply seeing what's available for leading flagships like the iPhone 12 or Galaxy S21, then you'll find plenty of options here. This week's Verizon deals no longer feature the carrier's 'big 5G update', but you'll still find excellent trade-in options for new lines, as well as a new 'buy-one get-one' promo that's definitely worth checking out.

Verizon deals quick links

With our Verizon deals roundup, we're aiming to not simply just list out what's available, but also provide a ton of juicy buying advice for anyone in the market for a new phone. We've independently reviewed most of these devices, so we're in a good position to inform our readers, plus, we also really love phones here at TechRadar!

To start, you'll find a summary of the best promotions listed out right at the top of the page with the various links to the relevant pages - aimed towards those who want to jump on right through to the Verizon site. If you're not in a rush, however, you'll find our thoughts on each deal and further information further down the page.

Apple fanatics will find all the latest iPhone 12 deals, iPhone 12 Mini deals, and even iPhone 12 Pro Max deals ready to peruse right here in this article, although if you prefer Android don't fret - as we've already mentioned you'll also find the latest Samsung and even Google devices here as well. 

Indeed, if you're looking for something specific we've added navigation links to this article for each navigation. Since there's a lot on offer in this week's Verizon deals, you can use these links to simply jump to the section that's relevant to you - be that iPhones, Android devices, or even accessories.

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 12: buy one get $700 off second, or save up to $1,000 with trade-in and new line
New customers looking for an iPhone 12 have the choice between two excellent Verizon deals this week. First up is a 'buy-one get-$700 off second' promotion that's great for savings on additional lines. If that doesn't appeal, then you can instead trade in an old device for a saving of up to $1,000 on a device with a new line. Want to keep your line? You can still upgrade for a maximum saving of up to $440 this week.
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
One of the best Verizon deals on the entire site, especially if you're not trading in, is the latest online-only promo on the iPhone 11. Simply pick one of these devices up with a new line on an unlimited data plan and you'll get it for free. No trade-ins are needed here, so this is a pretty flexible offer - if you're looking for a new line or plan that is.View Deal

Apple iPhone 12 Mini: BOGO, or save up to $1,000 with trade-in and new unlimited line
If you're looking for a slightly smaller flagship device that's every bit as powerful as its bigger siblings (and cheaper too), check out the iPhone 12 Mini. Those same excellent 'BOGO' and new-line trade-in options are available on this device and give you two different ways to score a free device this week. Existing customers can also trade in and keep their line for a saving of up to $440.
Upgrade: save up to $440 with an eligible trade-inView Deal

Apple iPhone 12 Pro: buy one get $700 off second, or save up to $1,000 with trade-in and new line
If you were eyeing up this week's Verizon deals on the iPhone 12 but wanted something a little more premium - consider the iPhone 12 Pro. Either buy your device outright to score $700 off a second, or instead opt for a rebate of up to $1,000 on a single device with a new line. Existing Verizon customers can also trade in an old device and keep their line for a discount of up to $440 right now.
Upgrade: save up to $440 with an eligible trade-inView Deal

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max: buy one get $700 off second, or save up to $1,000 with trade-in and new line
If you're looking for the best of the best, then don't settle for anything less than this week's Verizon deals on the iPhone 12 Pro Max. This is the largest, most feature-laden, and also the most pricey of the four 12-series devices. Luckily, a whole $1,000 can be knocked off that price tag with an eligible trade-in and new line right now. Existing customers can also get a $440 rebate with a trade-in.
Upgrade: save up to $440 with an eligible trade-inView Deal

Apple iPhone SE: $10/mo free with a new unlimited data line at Verizon
Verizon deals also include the option to score a free iPhone SE with a new line on an unlimited data plan this week. As you'd imagine, we'd recommend going for the iPhone 11 - which is available for free with the same promotion and terms currently. If the above iPhone 11 deal is sold out, however, this is still a very strong choice if you're looking for Apple on a budget.View Deal

Android deals

Samsung Galaxy S21: save up to $1,100 with trade-in and new unlimited line
The Galaxy S21 is currently on backorder at big red right now, but if you can wait there are some great Verizon deals to check out. Trade-in rebates on Android devices are particularly good this week with savings reaching all the way up to $1,100 off for those who are both trading in and picking up a device with a new plan. Of course, those who want to keep their plans can also trade-in for a saving of up to $440 this week too.
Upgrade: save up to $440 with an eligible trade-inView Deal

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra: save up to $1,100 with trade-in and new unlimited line
For a premium Android device, we heartily recommend the Galaxy S21 Ultra - our current top smartphone choice at TechRadar. This is one pricey device indeed, although luckily this week's Verizon deals can really help cut down those costs. Either trade-in and pick one of these devices up with a new unlimited line for a saving of up to $1,100, or keep your line and get up to $440 off.
Upgrade: save up to $440 with an eligible trade-inView Deal

Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus: save up to $1,100 with trade-in and new unlimited line
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 and get a device on a new line for a saving of up to $1,100, or keep your line and save up to $440.
Upgrade: save up to $440 with an eligible trade-inView Deal

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

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra: save up to $1,100 with trade-in and new unlimited line
And, there's one more excellent Samsung Galaxy device you should consider with this week's Verizon deals - the Galaxy Note 20. While a little older, this phone is still absolutely stunning and an incredibly powerful piece of kit. Either trade-in and pick one up with a new line for a saving of up to $1,100, or keep your old line and simply trade-in for a saving of up to $440.
Upgrade: save up to $440 with an eligible trade-inView Deal

Google Pixel 5: save up to $150 when you buy a phone and smartwatch at Verizon
Looking for a Google Pixel 5 in this week's Verizon deals? Unfortunately, the bad news is it's sold out right now with no backorder options. We also haven't seen any really amazing deals over the past few months either, possibly due to the device's popularity. In the meantime, we'd definitely recommend going for the Samsung Galaxy S21 series if you're looking for a good Android alternative.View Deal

Motorola Edge Plus: save up to $1,100 when you switch and trade-in at Verizon
Here's a great alternative Android flagship from Motorola that's great if you're looking for something a bit different. With full 5G capability, a powerful Snapdragon 865 processor, and 108MP quad-camera system, the Motorola Edge Plus is the companies most premium device currently. Right now you can also potentially save up to $1,100 on this device with a trade-in and new line, or you can buy an Edge Plus and get another up to $800 off.View Deal

Free phones

Motorola one 5G: trade in your device and get $300 off
Verizon is offering $300 off Motorola's Moto One 5G when you trade in an eligible device. With a large 6.7-inch screen and 48 MP quad-array camera, this one's a great choice if you want something resembling a flagship on a budget, note, however that you can only get this for free with one a line on one of the more pricey unlimited data plans.View Deal

Motorola Moto G Stylus: save $150 on the Samsung Galaxy Watch
While there are no current offers on the Moto G Stylus, Verizon is offering $150 off Samsung's Galaxy Watch with your Motorola phone purchase. The Moto G Stylus features a pretty powerful Snapdragon 665 processor, 2-days of battery life, a 48MP back camera, and a rather expansive 6.2-inch HD display. Altogether, this makes it a really great phone for everyday use and a great pairing for any Verizon plan.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

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.
View Deal

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.
View Deal

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.
View Deal

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

Samsung Galaxy Watch 3: $5/mo when bought with an Android smartphone
If Apple Watches aren't your thing, you could also check out Verizon's deals this week on the Galaxy Watch 3 - a superb smartwatch from Samsung. Pick this one up in conjunction with an eligible Samsung smartphone purchase and Verizon will score you a Galaxy Watch 3 for just $5 a month. That's just $120 in total over the duration of a 24-month plan.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.