You can win an Essential Phone and $5,000 in cash from Sprint
Not long after it started accepting pre-orders for the Essential Phone, Sprint is now giving customers the chance to win the handset for free. Thanks to a Sweepstakes dubbed "Rake in the Cash", Sprint customers can win a total of 21 prizes - a grand prize including $5,000 in cash plus an Essential Phone with a 360-degree camera, and 20 prizes consisting of an Essential Phone (with 360-degree camera) each.
You can enter Sprint's new Sweepstakes via the carrier's official website (see the first source link below), or via Twitter. To enter on Twitter, you'll have to follow @Sprint, and send a tweet mentioning @Sprint and the #RakeItInSweeptakes hashtag, while describing "how you would spend the cash this fall using words, a photo or a video."
The Sweepstakes ends on September 22. Until then, you'll be
able to enter each day, both via Sprint's website, and on Twitter, though
there's a limit of 1 entry via each medium per day. Sprint says that "the
odds of being selected as a potential winner depend on the total number of
eligible entries received." You can enter the Sweepstakes only if you're a
As a reminder, Sprint allows customers to get the Essential Phone for just $14.58 per month and $0 down with 18 Sprint Flex Lease payments (that's 50% off a normal lease). If you don't want to lease the smartphone, but buy it outright, its price is $699.