Cricket Wireless is the no-contract subsidiary of AT&T, offering customers a way to get affordable smartphones with cheap prepaid plans. While many of Cricket’s smartphones are already priced pretty reasonably, there are some special Cricket deals that stand out right now. We’ve compiled the best Cricket deals in this post, but please note that various terms and conditions apply.
The deals that Cricket offers are pretty much all savings on phones when you join the carrier, although they do have occasional price drops on plans. To learn more about what Cricket offers in terms of plans, check out our Cricket Wireless buyer’s guide.
Featured Deal: 100GB of data for only $55 a month
With summer officially starting this month, you might be looking for some extra data to stream and surf on the go. Cricket has dropped the price for its data-only plans, so you can now get 100GB for only $55 per month, or 20GB for only $35 per month.
The deal includes Crickets nationwide 5G network, perfect for work at home or on the go with a 5G enabled laptop or tablet. If you’re like me and planning on traveling as soon as possible, you’ll be happy to know the coverage also extends to Canada and Mexico.
Existing Cricket customers will automatically see the price drop with their next bill. If you’re new to Cricket or interested in checking out the deal, click below. You can also scroll on to see all of the best Cricket Wireless deals available right now.
Best Cricket deals
- Get an iPhone SE for just $49.99
- Save $300 on the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE
- Grab an iPhone XR for $150 off
- Get a new smartphone for free
Editor’s note: We’ll be updating this list of the best Cricket deals regularly as new promotions launch.
1. Get an iPhone SE for just $49.99
Cricket Wireless is selling the 64GB iPhone SE for $200 off the usual asking price when you join. The price was $249.99 without a contract, or $399.99 retail, but this promotion lowers that price down to $49.99. People who get this deal must transfer their old line to Cricket (excluding AT&T lines). You also have to sign up for the $60 plan, although that includes unlimited data usage at the fastest network speeds, 15GB mobile hotspot, and many other perks.
If 64GB isn’t enough for you, the 128GB model is also on offer in the promotion for $99.99.
iPhone SE specs:
- Display: 4.7-inch Retina
- Chipset: A13 Bionic
- RAM: 3GB
- Storage: 64GB
- Cameras: Single 12MP
- Front camera: 7MP
- Battery: 1,821mAh
- Software: iOS 13
2. Save $150 on the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE
The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE was the Android Authority Editors’ Choice Award winner as the best smartphone of 2020. With this Cricket Wireless deal, it can be yours for only $449.99 when you bring your number to the network.
The S20 FE comes with excellent specs including a 120Hz display, Snapdragon 865 processor, and triple-camera system. Plus, it’s 5G-enabled, so you’ll be ready to enjoy lightning-fast internet access.
The Galaxy S20 Fan Edition retails for $599.99 so you’re saving yourself $150 just for bringing your number to the carrier. Click below to check out the deal.
3. Grab an iPhone XR for $150 off
The iPhone XR features an A12 Bionic chip, 6.1-inch liquid retina display, face ID, and wireless charging capabilities. While the XR no longer has the best iPhone camera available, it is still a nice step up from previous models as it features a 12MP rear-facing camera, can shoot 4K 60FPS video, and brings portrait mode with depth control.
You’ll be saving $150 on this 64GB phone if you pay for two months of a $60 per month plan upfront. Use the button below to take advantage of this deal.
4. Get a new smartphone for free
Right now, Cricket Wireless is offering several smartphone deals for free. You have to switch your old number over to Cricket (excluding any AT&T numbers), then sign up for a plan that’s at least $30 or $60 per month, depending on the device you want. As with all phones sold by Cricket, these handsets will have to be used on the carrier for six months before they can be truly unlocked.
There are only five which are free right now, which you can check out below. However, the list changes very regularly, so it’s worth checking for yourself.
These are the best Cricket Wireless deals currently available. We’ll be sure to update this post with new deals once they are announced.