Sprint offers just two prepaid plans, and one is available only with a family plan, leaving single-line users with just one option.
AT A Glance
- Plans start at $45 per month
- Notables: Limited plan options; family plan discounts offered; mobile hot spot included
Sprint Prepaid cell phone plans
Sprint trimmed its prepaid offerings to include just two plans:
- 4 gigabytes: $45
- Unlimited: $65
You can have up to five lines on either plan. Additional lines are $30 per month, per line on the 4GB plan. On the unlimited plan, the second line is $40 per month and lines 3-5 are each $30 per month.
You can save $5 per month if you sign up for automatic payments. Mobile hot spot is also included with both plans but is limited to 10GB per month on the unlimited plan.
>>MORE: Check out all of Sprint’s plan options.
How Sprint Prepaid compares on prices
1GB or less 2-4GB 5-7GB 8-10GB Unlimited
*Republic Wireless customers pay $15 for unlimited talk and text. Data is billed at a rate of $5 per gigabyte.
$35 (talk and text only) $45 (6GB) $65
$35 (3GB) $50
$25 (talk and text only)
$30 (2GB) $40 (5GB) $60
$30 (2GB) $40 (5GB) $50
$15 (talk, text and Wi-Fi)
Sprint prepaid $45 (4GB) $65
Straight Talk Wireless $30 (1,500 minutes, unlimited texts and 100MB data) $35 (2GB) $45 (10GB) $55
$45 (4GB) $55 (6GB) $75
$30 (talk and text only) $40 (3GB) $50 (7GB) $60 (10GB) $80
Stephen Layton is a staff writer at NerdWallet, a personal finance website. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.