Tag Archive: Mint


Mint Mobile’s $20 data plan sounds too good to be true. It’s definitely not

Here at Android Central, we consider ourselves pretty thrifty people — it’s no accident we’ve partnered with the amazing folks at Thrifter, after all — and in the U.S., wireless service feels like a treadmill of endless fees and price increases.

That’s why, when we had an opportunity to check out Mint Mobile, we jumped at the chance. The MVNO runs on T-Mobile’s nationwide network, but does things a bit differently than the rest of the pack, and  [Read More…]

Mint Mobile’s Super Bowl commercial is must-see TV

You may regret watching Mint Mobile’s Super Bowl commercial — I won’t, um, spoil it, but it should have a content warning — but you won’t regret learning about its new-and-improved plans.

To celebrate the company’s first Super Bowl commercial, Mint Mobile is launching a bunch of amazing promo plans. The idea behind this innovative business model is the same as you’ll fund in bulk stores — you buy wireless service in 3-, 6-, or 12-month chunks buckets that  [Read More…]

Mint Mobile give users more data for the money

There are two types of mobile carriers in the United States: national carriers and MVNOs. National carriers like Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile command higher prices for faster data speeds and benefits like better customer service, free Amazon Prime, or Netflix.

MVNO, or Mobile Virtual Network Operators, are smaller carriers that lease tower space from the big four. You can often save a ton of money with these plans — but you may run into slower data speeds or less  [Read More…]

Mint Mobile’s give users more data for the money

There are two types of mobile carriers in the United States: national carriers and MVNOs. National carriers like Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile command higher prices for faster data speeds and benefits like better customer service, free Amazon Prime, or Netflix.

MVNO, or Mobile Virtual Network Operators, are smaller carriers that lease tower space from the big four. You can often save a ton of money with these plans — but you may run into slower data speeds or less  [Read More…]

Mint Mobile: Everything you need to know

Get the lowdown on Mint Mobile’s coverage, pricing, phones, and more.

The wireless carrier space is a neverending battle between T-Mobile, Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint. However, underneath the four big dogs is a collection of smaller brands tapping into their networks to deliver excellent wireless coverage at a fraction of the price.

One such company is Mint Mobile (formally known as Mint SIM), and if you’ve been searching for a new way to buy phone service that  [Read More…]

Mint Mobile is introducing higher data plans (and higher prices)

It had to happen eventually.

One of the things that makes Mint Mobile stand out against the competition is its unique pricing structure; instead of paying for one month of service at a time, you buy months in bulk. Each plan comes with unlimited talk, text, and 2G data, and you simply select your 4G data allotment and bulk amount — three, six, or twelve months at once — and pay a lump sum that’s sometimes even  [Read More…]

Mint Mobile review: A cheaper, better prepaid cellular plan in the U.S.

Great low-cost cell service.

AC Score 4

Cell phone plans are a necessary evil in the modern world, so it seems like everyone is trying to get to a cheaper plan to save some money. There are a few great prepaid plans out there, but the best that I’ve found is Mint Mobile.

Mint Mobile — formerly Mint SIM — has been around for a  [Read More…]

Mint Mobile Black Friday deal: 3 months of service for just $20

Buying phones during the holiday season is a lot of fun, especially when you can get in on some huge savings. Samsung, for instance, is discounting its Galaxy S9 and Galaxy Note 9 models to the tune of hundreds of dollars off.

GET TO KNOW: Mint Mobile

If you buy a phone that’s unlocked, you have the luxury of choosing which carrier you use for service. Before you run out and sign up with the big name carriers, do a  [Read More…]

Get to Know: Mint Mobile

Most consumers are familiar with the big-name wireless carriers like Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint. Not nearly as many, though, are as well-versed when it comes to the topic of Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO).

It might surprise you to know that companies such as MetroPCS, Boost Mobile, and Cricket Wireless operate on the T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T networks, respectively. These network operators license the towers and coverage from the tier-one providers and offer their own phones, rate plans, and  [Read More…]

Does Wi-Fi calling work on Mint Mobile?

Best answer: Yes, Mint Mobile users can send and receive both calls and texts over Wi-Fi, so long as it’s supported by the device itself.

Mint Mobile: 3 month, 2GB LTE plan ($ 45)

What is Wi-Fi calling?

Wi-Fi calling is a way to get around dead zones and poor coverage by allowing you to place calls over Wi-Fi, similar to calling someone with a VoIP (voice over Internet protocol) service like Skype. The difference, of  [Read More…]