Yes, you can get a free prepaid cell phone or no-contract phone from a couple of different companies online. This is a surprise because there’s no contract to tie you down. True, these phones, with one or two exceptions, are not really high-end phones, but they do the job.
The companies take the risk that if they give you a free phone with the purchase of and airtime card that you’ll be inclined to stick with them for a while even without a contract.
AT&T is again offering a certified restored ZTE Maven 2 free when you sign up for a new line of service and make at least a $30 payment for airtime. Shipping is free.
Net10 offers the following phones:
These are free when you purchase them with one of the monthly airtime cards which start at $35.There are also two Buy on Get One Offers:
Tracfone also offers the reconditioned Alcatel Pixi Eclipse free with airtime purchase. These are Android 4.4 or phone with 4.0 inch screen but only a 2MP camera.
Straight Talk currently offers quite a few free phones with the purchase of airtime cards:
These smartphones requires the $45 or higher monthly plans.