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Jul 2017
This month we removed the LG X power to make room for the Samsung Galaxy S8 to our list.

If you’re looking to move to a prepaid carrier in the United States, you have a ton of options. One of the best quality prepaid carriers out there is Boost Mobile, powered by Sprint. We’ve already taken a look at the best phones you can buy on Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile. Here, we take you through the best Boost Mobile phones. This prepaid carrier has a wide selection of premium devices, and to be honest, it can get a little confusing at times. So, we’re here to help you make the best decision.

Related: Best Sprint Android phones | Best Boost Mobile deals

Many of the best Boost Mobile phones are pretty pricey when buying directly through the carrier. Keep in mind that these are all off-contract prices. You’ll likely be able to find them a bit cheaper on Amazon. Without any more hesitation, let’s get started!

Editor’s note – We will be updating this list as more devices hit the market.

Samsung Galaxy S9

The Samsung Galaxy S9 is one of the best Boost Mobile phones you can get at the moment. Visually, the 5.8-inch phone doesn’t look much different than the older Galaxy S8, but inside is a different story. It has the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, along with Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box. 64 GB of storage, and 4GB of RAM.

The biggest change comes in the camera department. The Galaxy S9 includes a single rear 12 MP camera, which includes a dual aperture mode. The main mode has a f/1.5 aperture, but you can press a button to activate mechanical blades that close down over the sensor, which offers a f/2.4 aperture mode for taking better pictures in bright daylight.

You can get the Galaxy S9 right now for $699.99 at Boost Mobile, although as of this writing, the carrier has cut the price down by $50 in a promotional deal.


  • 5.8-inch Super AMOLED display with 2960 x 1440 resolution, 570ppi
  • Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 or Octa-core Samsung Exynos 9810 processor (depending on region)
  • 4GB of RAM
  • 64GB of onboard storage, microSD expansion up to 400GB
  • 12MP rear camera, 8MP front camera
  • Non-removable 3,000mAh battery
  • Android 8.0 Oreo
  • 147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm, 163g

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Motorola Moto G6 Play

motorola moto g6 play review software display

The Motorola Moto G6 Play is perfect for the Boost Mobile phone buyer who wants to get a device that can handle most things well, but don’t want to spend an arm and a leg on a flagship device. The Moto G6 Play has a 5.7-inch 1,440 x 720 display, and inside there’s a Qualcomm Snapdragon 427 processor, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage. There’s also a 13MP rear camera, a 5MP front-facing camera, and best of all a 4,000mAh battery that should last a day and a half on a single charge.

Boost Mobile is selling the Moto G6 Play for $129.99, although at the moment the carrier has a promo price of $99.99.


  • 5.7-inch LED display, 1,440 x 720 resolution
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 437 processor
  • 2GB of RAM
  • 16GB of onboard storage
  • 13MP rear camera, 5MP front camera
  • Non-removable 4,000mAh battery
  • Android 8.0 Oreo
  • 155.4 x 72.2 x 9.1mm, 180g

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LG Stylo 4/Stylo 4 Plus

An image of the LG Stylo 4 and its stylus pen Sprint pre-paid phones YouTube

The LG Stylo 4 is the latest in the Stylo series that offers a smartphone with a big screen, and an included stylus, much like the phones in the Samsung Galaxy Note series, but at prices that are a fraction of Samsung’s flagship series. The LG Stylo 4 is a great alternative. and while the stylus may not be as feature packed as the S-Pen, it still proves to be very handy.

The Sprint LG Stylo 4 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor (not a MediaTek processor, as Boost Mobile’s shop page for the phone indicates) and features a big 6.2-inch HD display. Other specs include 2 GB of RAM, 32 GB of onboard storage, a 13MP rear camera, a 5MP front-facing camera, and a 3,300 mAh battery. You can get the phone on Boost Mobile for $199.99, although the current promotional price is $129.99. You can also get the LG Stylo 4 Plus, which has most of the same hardware features except for 3GB of RAM and an improved 16MP rear camera, at Boost Mobile for $279.99, but the current promo price lowers it down to $179.99.


  • 6.2-inch IPS LCD display with 1,080 x 2,160 resolution
  • 1.8 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor
  • 2 GB RAM (3GB for Stylo 4 Plus)
  • 32 GB built-in storage, expandable via microSD card up to 256 GB
  • 13 MP rear camera (16MP for Stylo 4 Plus), 5 MP front-facing shooter
  • 3,300 mAh battery
  • Android 8.1 Oreo
  • 160 x 77.7 x 8.1 mm, 172 grams

Apple iPhone XR/XS/XS Max

The Apple iPhone XR as depicted on stage during the Apple Event 2018.

Okay, we know we are an Android site, but it’s hard to leave this one off. Apple’s latest smartphones are among the best Boost Mobile phones. Apple’s current phones are the iPhone XR, XS, and XS Max. All three come with iOS 12 out of the box, as well as the company’s newest and fastest A12 Bionic processor inside. The iPhone XR is the new “mainstream” smartphone from Apple. It cuts corners by using an older 6.1-inch LCD display with a lower resolution, 3GB of RAM, an aluminum frame, and it only has a single rear camera compared to the twin rear cameras on the iPhone XS and XS Max. Boost Mobile has a starting price of $749.99 for the iPhone XR.

The iPhone XS has a 5.8-inch OLED screen, and the XS Max goes big with a 6.5-inch OLED display. Both also have twin 12MP rear cameras and a front 7MP camera, and Apple puts in 4GB of RAM as well. Boost Mobile sells the iPhone XS starting at $999.99, while the iPhone XS Max begins at $1,099.99.

iPhone XR specs

  • 6.1-inch IPS LCD display with 828 x 1,792 pixels resolution, 326ppi
  • Apple A12 Bionic
  • 3GB of RAM
  • 64/128/256GB of onboard storage, not expandable
  • 12MP rear camera, 7MP front camera
  • Non-removable 2942mAh battery
  • iOS 12
  • 150.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm, 194g

iPhone XS specs

  • 5.8-inch Super AMOLED  display with 1,125 x 2,436 resolution, 458ppi
  • Apple A12 Bionic
  • 4GB of RAM
  • 64/256/512GB of onboard storage, not expandable
  • Dual 12MP rear cameras, 7MP front camera
  • Non-removable 2658mAh battery
  • iOS 12
  • 143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm, 177g

iPhone XS Max specs

  • 6.5-inch Super AMOLED  display with 1,242 x 2,688  resolution, 458ppi
  • Apple A12 Bionic
  • 4GB of RAM
  • 64/256/512GB of onboard storage, not expandable
  • Dual 12MP rear cameras, 7MP front camera
  • Non-removable 3,174mAh battery
  • iOS 12
  • 157.5 x 77.4 x 7.7 mm, 209g

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