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Pay As Low As $1 Per Day for the Newest Cell Phones

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By Chelsea Dolan

If you’re paying an absurd amount of money just to use your cell phone, then you’re definitely not alone. CNBC reports the average phone bill is a hefty $127.37 per month. High data prices and cell phone payments are two pricey contributors to this national average. The good news is there are cheaper phone plans available that cost as little as $1 per day. Not only are there more affordable options available, but you can score a great deal without being locked into a contract.

Just because you’re paying less for your cell phone service, doesn’t mean you have to be stuck using an old and outdated phone. You’ll be surprised at the low costs available on Apple and Android smartphones with a search online.

Here are some worthwhile cell phone deals to check out.

Consumer Cellular

For those who already own a cell phone, they can take advantage of low monthly service fees with Consumer Cellular. All you have to do is insert an All-in-One SIM Card to your device to get started for free. Better yet, there are no activation fees.

When it comes to your actual phone plan, Consumer Cellular has low prices. You can pay just $25 per month and receive:

  • 3GB of cellular data;
  • 5G access;
  • Nationwide coverage;
  • Unlimited minutes, and;
  • Unlimited texts

For seniors with an AARP membership, there is additional money to be saved. You can receive a five percent discount on monthly service from Consumer Cellular. Thanks to this deal, the average customer will save about $25 per year. You can also receive an extended risk-free guarantee for 45 days.

iPhone 11

With three different colors to choose from, the iPhone 11 is one of the less expensive Apple products available.
Currently, Consumer Cellular is offering customers a deal on this 64GB device. You can get a brand new iPhone 11 for just $20 per month with $19 due today. The phone will be paid off in 24 months and there is no interest on this financing plan.

What’s there to like about the iPhone 11? It has an ultra wide camera lens that can capture 4K video and a night mode to take excellent photos in the dark. This device has a battery life that’s built to last all day and it uses the fastest chip available in a smartphone. Moreover, it’s water resistant up to two meters for 30 minutes.

iPhone 13

Here is another great deal to consider from Consumer Cellular.

The iPhone 13 is available for $34 per month with $13 due today. There are five colors to choose from and the device can hold up to 128GB worth of storage. This is a great alternative to paying $829 upfront when purchasing from Apple.

The iPhone 13 is a great option for people seeking long battery life and a vivid display. It has a Cinematic Mode for the camera allowing you to create your own movie masterpieces. The dual camera system is also updated with a diagonal design to fit a larger wide angle camera.

iPhone 12

For less than $1 per day, you can enjoy all the perks an iPhone 12 has to offer. Consumer Cellular offers a payment plan of $29 per month with $33 due today. The iPhone 12 is available to purchase in four different colors with up to 128GB of storage.

The iPhone 12 is designed with a 6.1-inch edge-to-edge OLED display. Each of the cameras boast night mode, allowing you to shoot photos and video in dimly lit areas — even in selfie mode. Furthermore, it’s compatible with 5G for fast downloads, durable, and water resistant.

Galaxy S21 FE

Rather than paying $699 upfront for the Galaxy S21 FE, you can pay it off in monthly installments instead. Pay $28 per month with $27 due today through Consumer Wireless. The phone is available in graphite color with 128GB of storage.

There’s a lot to like about the S21 FE. For starters, it’s designed with a triple rear camera that will appeal to photographers of all skill levels. You can achieve a 50 percent charge in just half an hour and enjoy a battery life of up to 33 hours. It also has a 6.4-inch high definition display, 4K video playback, and the ability to record with front and back cameras simultaneously.

Search Online for the Latest Cell Phone Deals

There’s no reason why your phone bill has to cost hundreds of dollars per month. With a bit of online research, you can find deals on the latest smartphones for as little as $1 per day.

Compare the different cell phones available and choose one that’s right for you. Make sure to take advantage of zero interest payment plans and other money-saving incentives that providers have to offer.


Chelsea is a writer based in Toronto. She covers a little bit of everything including finance, health, shopping, lifestyle, and more.


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