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Founded in 2000, Verizon Wireless is one of the largest mobile carriers in the US, providing service to more than 150 million customers. Verizon provides 4G LTE coverage to 98% of the US population. As of 2020, Verizon is the second-largest carrier in the US.



Verizon’s current lineup of phones is unsurprisingly dominated by devices from Samsung and Apple. 

Samsung’s three Galaxy S20 models are the company’s top offers with the new Galaxy S20 FE being the centerpiece at the moment. Meanwhile, Apple’s iPhone 12 family is dominating Verizon's website right now, complemented by the budget-friendly iPhone SE. Of course, Verizon also offers older models from both Samsung and Apple, as well as some Galaxy A-series Samsung phones, which help cover lower price segments.

If you’re not a fan of either brand, a great alternative if you’re looking for a great all-around Android phone is the Google's Pixel 5. The Pixel 4a 5G is also quite lucrative with its lower price tag and fairly similar hardware. A brand new addition to Verizon's lineup is the Nokia 8 V 5G, the latest affordable flagship with a Snapdragon 765G. 

Overall, Verizon offers enough diversity in devices to satisfy pretty much any customer at any budget.

Latest Verizon News

Samsung’s Galaxy S20 Ultra tops new US customer satisfaction chart, T-Mobile beats Verizon
by Adrian Diaconescu,  0
Samsung’s Galaxy S20 Ultra tops new US customer satisfaction chart, T-Mobile beats Verizon
LG Wing receives update allowing it to support Verizon's zippy Ultra Wideband 5G service
by Alan Friedman,  1
LG Wing receives update allowing it to support Verizon's zippy Ultra Wideband 5G service
Verizon quickly follows AT&T's suit with (smaller) price hikes for all customers
by Adrian Diaconescu,  8
Verizon quickly follows AT&T's suit with (smaller) price hikes for all customers
The best unlocked or carrier flip phones and basic phones you can buy right now (Updated May 2022)
by Radoslav Minkov,  5
The best unlocked or carrier flip phones and basic phones you can buy right now (Updated May 2022)
Another phone scam targets Verizon customers
by Alan Friedman,  0
Another phone scam targets Verizon customers
Verizon’s 2020 Motorola Edge+ finally receives the Android 12 update
by Cosmin Vasile,  2
Verizon’s 2020 Motorola Edge+ finally receives the Android 12 update
Verizon reports industry leading 143 million retail connections
by Alan Friedman,  1
Verizon reports industry leading 143 million retail connections
Verizon service is down along the U.S. West Coast
by Alan Friedman,  1
Verizon service is down along the U.S. West Coast
The best cell phones for seniors and the elderly - updated April 2022
by Radoslav Minkov,  27
The best cell phones for seniors and the elderly - updated April 2022
HBO Max joins Verizon’s +play platform
by Cosmin Vasile,  1
HBO Max joins Verizon’s +play platform
Verizon is raising the minimum salary of store and service employees, adds sign-on and weekend bonuses
by Daniel Petrov,  5
Verizon is raising the minimum salary of store and service employees, adds sign-on and weekend bonuses
T-Mobile is the fastest carrier, Galaxy S22 Ultra the phone with the speediest downloads
by Daniel Petrov,  10
T-Mobile is the fastest carrier, Galaxy S22 Ultra the phone with the speediest downloads
OnePlus 10 Pro receives 5G certification from Verizon
by Alan Friedman,  0
OnePlus 10 Pro receives 5G certification from Verizon
The Best Phones in 2022 (updated April)
by PhoneArena Team,  245
The Best Phones in 2022 (updated April)
The best tablets to buy in 2022 (updated April)
by Preslav Kateliev,  43
The best tablets to buy in 2022 (updated April)
These are the best rugged, most durable smartphones right now (April 2022)
by Preslav Kateliev,  38
These are the best rugged, most durable smartphones right now (April 2022)

Like the other two carriers, Verizon’s main efforts right now are focused on expanding its 5G network. The carrier is constantly adding new cities and improving the coverage in those that already had some. To make use of the fastest speeds 5G can offer, Verizon is also releasing exclusive versions of smartphones that support its mmWave network, such as the OnePlus 8 UW and the Galaxy S20 5G UW.

On the social front, Verizon is running various programs meant to help businesses and other organizations deal with the coronavirus pandemic. In the meantime, of course, it’s not forgetting its individual customers and constantly has great offers and promotions for them. Speaking of...


Verizon’s discounts and special offers on smartphones can pop up at any time, holiday or not. Getting a couple of hundred dollars off a popular phone is a common occurrence and sometimes even brand-new phones come with a buy one, get one free deal. Of course, the conditions for those are usually that you need to activate a new line with Verizon and you’ll receive the amount in credit over the length of the contract. Even then, on some occasions, you might save $1,000 or more. So, if you want to bring a relative or family member over to Verizon and your contract is close to expiring, check for upcoming releases of phones you’re interested in and you might strike big!
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