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Best iPhone 6 Prepaid Plans

iPhone 6

Yesterday, Apple finally pulled back the curtain to reveal the next generation of iPhone: the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus. These flashy new devices have caught the attention of both Apple lovers and phone enthusiasts across the internet, especially with their affordable on-contract price. For the prepaid market, the unlocked no-contract cost can be a little harder to swallow, but never fear–our trusty companies are sure to be offering deals in the coming months so you can get your hands on one of those fancy phones soon.

So, in preparation for the celebration of this exciting new phone, we’ve rounded up some of the best money-saving iPhone 6 prepaid plans for each main carrier network. You’ll want as much data as you can get for the lowest price, and of course, unlimited talk and text is a must so you can tell everyone all about your snazzy new phone.

Best AT&T Network: Cricket Wireless

If you’re an AT&T coverage fan, then Cricket Wireless is probably one of the best operators to go with. Owned by AT&T, Cricket has some of the best coverage and also has some pretty sweet deals. Here are their best deals:

  • $40 – 500 MB* high speed, unlimited lower speeds
  • $50 – 2.5 GB* high speed, unlimited lower speeds
  • $60 – 5 GB* high speed, unlimited lower speeds

If you sign up for Auto Pay, you can get $5 off of all three of those deals, which makes them pretty nice, depending on how much data you use.

*The data allotments are actually lower than Cricket’s current limited-time double-data deal.

Best Sprint Network: Boost Mobile

Sprint fans should probably consider Boost Mobile for an unlimited no-contract monthly plan. Their prices are pretty much the same as AT&T, but with a different coverage map. Here are their unlimited options:

  • $40 – 500 MB high speed, unlimited lower speeds
  • $50 – 2.5 GB high speed, unlimited lower speeds
  • $60 – 5 GB high speed, unlimited lower speeds

Boost Mobile also has a buyback program where you can sell them your used phone or recycle an unusable old phone. The money is put on your account in the form of a credit and, depending on what phone you have, you could make a little bit of money. But don’t expect a ton back, as it is a used phone.

Best T-Mobile Network: MetroPCS + T-Mobile Prepaid

For the best T-Mobile network plan, it would have to be a tie between MetroPCs and T-Mobile prepaid, although they are both run by the same company. While MetroPCS has better prices for the most part, T-Mobile has a much cheaper introductory price for new customers ($45 for unlimited talk, text and 2 GB data) and allows for roaming. Aside from that one plan, however, MetroPCS has better prices. Here they are compared:

T-Mobile Prepaid:

  • $45 – 2 GB high speed, unlimited lower speeds, for new customers only; limited time deal
  • $50 – 1 GB high speed, unlimited lower speeds
  • $60 – 3 GB high speed, unlimited lower speeds
  • $70 – 5 GB high speed, unlimited lower speeds
  • $80 – Unlimited high speed

MetroPCS:

  • $40 – 1 GB high speed, unlimited lower speeds
  • $50 – 3 GB high speed, unlimited lower speeds
  • $60 – Unlimited high speed

It would all boil down to how much data you need and how good T-Mobile’s usually spotty coverage is in your area. I don’t believe that MetroPCS gets to roam on any other network, while T-Mobile’s Prepaid, I believe, can on select networks.

Best Verizon Network: Page Plus Cellular

The choices for Verizon’s network are not quite as good as the other carriers, but the best for a monthly unlimited plan is probably Page Plus Cellular. Here’s an overview:

  • $40 – 1 GB high speed, unlimited lower speeds
  • $55 – 3 GB high speed, unlimited lower speeds
  • $70 – 5 GB high speed, unlimited lower speeds

Honorable Mention: Straight Talk

Straight Talk uses all four carriers, so be sure you know what you’re signing up for coverage-wise. However, they do have an unlimited monthly plan that expires every 30 days and includes unlimited talk, text and 3GB high speed data, with unlimited lower speeds for $45. However, I don’t believe it automatically renews, so you’d have to remember to refill it. however, that would be an excellent option as well.

So, what prepaid plan are you going to use with your new iPhone 6?