No Contract Cell Phone Plans Comparison Chart

Compare the best no contract cell phone plans and providers with this chart. For background information about no contract phones and plans, check out our main guide.


TracFone
TracFone Review; $20 Every 90 Days, Includes Talk/Text/Data; Use with iOS or Android phones

TracFone Net10 Straight Talk Verizon Prepaid Virgin Mobile Boost Mobile
Pay As You Go $20 for 90 days ($7/month) $15 for 60 days Not Available Not Available $2/ day Not Available
Lowest Monthly Plan $15/ month for smartphones and $10/ month for feature phones (non-smartphones) $25/ month for feature phones, $40/month for smartphones $30/ month for feature phones, $45/month for smartphones $15/ month for feature phones, $30/month smartphones $20/ month for feature phones, $35/month for smartphones $50/ month for feature phones, $55/month for smartphones
Lowest Unlimited Plans (Unlimited Talk OR Text and Data with High Speed Data limits) Not Available $35/ month for unlim. Text & Talk; $40/month for unlim. Text, Talk & 500 MB Data $45/ month for unlim. talk, text, 5 GB data $30/month for unlim. Text, Talk & No Data $35/ month for 300 min talk, unlim. text, 2GB data $55/ month for unlim. talk, text, 2.5 GB data
Discount Programs Double or Triple Minutes for Life; Family plan discounts $5/ month off with auto-billing on select unlimited plans, Family discount Discounts with 3 month prepayments Extra 1GB of data with Autopay $5/month for iPhone users who do auto-billing Up to $15/month off with on-time payments
Nationwide Long DistanceIncluded Included Included Included Included Included Included
International Calls (Calling other countries) Same rate as local calls for 100+ destinations $65/month unlimited international calling plan. Or $10 Global Calling Card for cheap international calling rates. $60/month unlimited international calling plan. Or $10 Global Calling Card for cheap international calling rates. Select plans include calling to Mexico & Canada Preferred international calling rates feature included free with all plans. $5/month for calls to Mexico landlines & Canada
International Text Messaging Not Available Not available usually. Only with specific Androids. Not available usually. Only with specific Androids. Available, extra cost 15¢ per international text 10¢ per int’l text or $5/mth unlim. int’l texting
Smartphones Yes With Unlimited Plans With Unlimited Plans With Unlimited Plans With Unlimited Plans With Unlimited Plans
Feature Phones Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Bring Your Own Phone Yes Yes Yes No No No
Networks Used AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, 4G LTE AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, 4G LTE Verizon Prepaid 4G LTE Sprint, 4G LTE Sprint, 4G LTE
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No Contract Cell Phone Plans – Comparing the various types of No Contract Plans. For details on a specific type of plan, check the following guides:
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