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Small List compiled for Flip phone service. Regular service with unlimited data and all to come.

1.Tracfone-All Carriers $20 Talk/Text 1GB ($30 for first 6 months)
1b. Unlimited talk and text, no data $15/month ($10 with auto pay)

2.Mobi-Verizon $10 (Additional $5 off the 1st three months)

3.Tello-Tmobile $8 , US Mobile.

4.HelloMobile-Tmobile $5 (first 2 months for $5)

                 -EXPLAINED A BIT MORE IN DETAIL-
Tracfone Wireless- (CDMA/GSM Verizon/T-Mobile/AT&T)
First 6 months at $30 plus taxes.
Pay for the first 2 months $15 each month with autopay, then use reward points for the next 4 months. Use Referral code OOAB-E354 to get you 8,000 points. You must activate and set up the rewards within 14 days of activating Phone service.
  They limit 5 uses per month, so feel free to PM before using if you want to confirm they work for this month, as well they seem to be changing the referral code after every use. So feel free to post in the thread or message me for a new code.
       The points will only kick in after 60 days of service(hence the reason for keeping paid service for 60 days) the points will kick in getting you 8,000 Points, which is enough for 4 months free. You can redeem 2,000($20) increments for a free month of service and do that for a total of 4 months free.
  Now you must turn off auto pay after the first 2 months in order for the free 4 months that you added to kick in.  If you don't turn off auto pay it will continue billing your credit card and you will not get those free months until you turn off auto pay.
 Works on CDMA or GSM.

 Mobi Wireless- (Verizon/CDMA)
 $10 a month. With a referral code you can get another $5 off the 1st three months which I can give you. You need to sign up in the first week for the referral bonus to kick in.
Click here to pm me for the info.

Tello Mobile (GSM/T-Mobile)
$8 Month with Unlimited t&t and no data. Picture message might not work without data services.
$10 unlimited Talk/Text + 1GB. 60 free international destinations - UK, Canada, France etc but not Israel
(Find someone with a referral code or $10 off referral code = P3VB48C7)
wifi calling and ESim supported

Hello Mobile (GSM/T-Mobile)
 $5 Month with Talk/Text 500mb.
Unlimited calling to most international destinations. Canada/Israel/UK and many more.  2nd month free as well. Free sim card.

If you know of others please add to the wiki.
  Feel free to PM me with any questions or post in this thread so a dedicated member can help you out.

Mobi for me comes out to $14.05 in NY after taxes.
Vs
Us mobile i pool 2 phones and I  pay just $20.96 for 2 lines after tax. Both on the Verizon network

Use this website to find the best deals
https://prepaidcompare.net/#plans

H2O which runs on AT&T has a annual plan unlimited talk and text for $60 plus tax with free international calling as well

http://www.whistleout.com/cellphones
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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #160 on: February 26, 2014, 01:03:56 PM »
If you need a Framily plan to join, my plan still has room for a Meshugener or 2...
How much?
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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #161 on: February 26, 2014, 01:04:29 PM »
s4 mini doesnt have a sim slot. the motorola photon q does but its from last year.. probably cheap on ebay

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #162 on: February 26, 2014, 01:08:00 PM »
Photon Q is worth around $100 give or take on ebay when I was shopping around last week. I ended up with something cheaper and smaller (I don't like big phones), but it doesn't have a SIM slot.

Meshuganer, I have a family member who started a new Framily group, I think they have 6 currently and need one more to get the $25 pricing. So it would be a mutually beneficial union. :) Let me know
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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #163 on: February 26, 2014, 01:09:03 PM »
Have you considered the new Sprint "Framily" plan?

Can be a really great value if you do it right. I'm paying $25 a line for unlimited talk and text, 1GB of 3G/4G data.

Sprint only works if you have 7 or more lines.  I am trying to work it through, but AT&T seems slightly better, and more data than Sprint.

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« Reply #164 on: February 26, 2014, 01:10:24 PM »
s4 mini doesnt have a sim slot. the motorola photon q does but its from last year.. probably cheap on ebay
Meh.
Which phone similar to S4 Mini (in size) has SIM slot?
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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #165 on: February 26, 2014, 01:15:12 PM »
Ugh, tell me about it. I just did a whole rant on this yesterday:
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=38090.msg745663#msg745663

Basically, anything approaching the size of that phone is considered a lower tier device in the Android kingdom, and is stripped of some functionality or another. It's infuriating, I don't see large displays as a pro, but rather a con. But flagship feature-laden Sprint devices are usually giant sized. And expensive to buy unsubsidized.

Maybe an iPhone flavor would suit you better? I think all of them on Sprint have SIMs (someone double check to make sure I'm not making this up). They have more manageable screen sizes, even though I don't like the OS.
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« Reply #167 on: February 26, 2014, 01:17:20 PM »
Up to 5
$25 per phone? Additional fees or taxes?
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« Reply #168 on: February 26, 2014, 01:19:34 PM »
$25 per phone? Additional fees or taxes?
Didn't get a bill yet so not sure about how much taxes would come out to.

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« Reply #169 on: February 26, 2014, 01:19:56 PM »
$25 per phone? Additional fees or taxes?

Again, its a regular Sprint plan, and comes with the pros (all the services they offer on the network) and cons (taxes and fees). I haven't gotten a regular bill yet (prorated since I switched in the middle of a bill cycle) so I don't know how much they will be at the end of the day for just the framily plan (it was $35, part of it was the end of a SERO plan), but seemed pretty nominal.
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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #170 on: February 26, 2014, 01:28:37 PM »
IPhone 4s or newer have sim slots and are cheap for sprint on ebay

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« Reply #171 on: February 26, 2014, 01:37:06 PM »
IPhone 4s or newer have sim slots and are cheap for sprint on ebay
Android please?
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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #172 on: February 26, 2014, 02:03:19 PM »
Android please?

Don't think there are any, as per the explanation given above.
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« Reply #173 on: February 26, 2014, 02:05:38 PM »
s4 mini doesnt have a sim slot.
Are you sure? here it says its Global Ready.
What does that mean? Not that I can use it abroad?
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« Reply #174 on: February 26, 2014, 02:12:03 PM »
Are you sure? here it says its Global Ready.
What does that mean? Not that I can use it abroad?

That is a Verizon model. All VZ LTE phones have a sim card.
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« Reply #175 on: February 26, 2014, 02:32:23 PM »
Are you sure? here it says its Global Ready.
What does that mean? Not that I can use it abroad?
http://shop.sprint.com/global/pdf/user_guides/samsung/galaxy_s_4_mini/samsung_galaxy_s_4_mini_gsg.pdf

Doesn't seem like it does. Look at the activate section, There's no mention of inserting a SIM.

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« Reply #176 on: February 26, 2014, 03:01:16 PM »
http://shop.sprint.com/global/pdf/user_guides/samsung/galaxy_s_4_mini/samsung_galaxy_s_4_mini_gsg.pdf

Doesn't seem like it does. Look at the activate section, There's no mention of inserting a SIM.
As mordy said above, Sprint S4 mini doesn't have SIM, but VZW does.
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« Reply #178 on: February 26, 2014, 04:41:21 PM »

Yep, just got it. It does have a SIM slot. Unlocked.
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« Reply #179 on: February 26, 2014, 04:52:22 PM »
Yep, just got it. It does have a SIM slot. Unlocked.
the sprint s4mini?