Don’t adjust your screen, the backside from the Samsung Galaxy A42 does have those unusual color gradations.


Samsung has a lot of phones in its lineup these days, the most recent being the Galaxy A02S, Galaxy A32, Galaxy A42 and Galaxy A52. (“Alphabet-soup cleanup on Aisle 6!”) If you’ve perused these entry-level and midrange models and decided the A42 is the one to suit your needs, there’s a great deal to be had.

The phone would cost you $400 to buy outright from the likes of Samsung, Best Buy or Amazon, but right now, Visible has the Samsung Galaxy A42 5G for $408 — a cost that includes free Galaxy Buds Live. Wait, though, isn’t that more money? Yes, but continue reading to learn how to bring your net cost down to just $238. 

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This is actually a two-pronged cash-back play:

  • First, you are use Rakuten’s $20 cash-back offer. If you don’t curently have a Rakuten account, I highly recommend it; I’ve used service for years and saved a considerable amount of money with it. (That said, this is entirely optional.)
  • Second, your purchase from the A42 entitles you to a $150 prepaid virtual MasterCard account, which you can use online to purchase just about anything. Take note that you have to stay with Visible for a minimum of two months in order to qualify for this rebate.

The only other requirement here is porting within an existing number from a different carrier. With that in position and the two cash-back offers, you’ll save a total of $170. (And that doesn’t even factor in the value of the Galaxy Buds Live, a well-rated product currently selling for $170.)


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Amazingly, Visible is offering another promotion with this deal: $15 off your first month of service. After that, it returns to a flat $40 a month — though for advantage of Visible’s excellent Party Pay option, you can keep it at $25.

So while there could be some hoops involved here, this is without a doubt the best Galaxy A42 deal available at this time. I definitely recommend checking it out.

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