How Much Does Texting Cost for Tracfone?This is a relatively common question many people have when looking at buying a Tracfone cell phone.
Fortunately, it has a very easy answer.
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Texting, or SMS, costs 0.3 units (or minutes) each
Sending an MMS costs 0.5 unites, and pictures cost 1 unit.
Texting with Tracfone is very reasonable, although if you send thousands of texts per month, you may want to look for an unlimited plan.
Or, read Tracfone Reviewer's top 3 cell phones for texting from Tracfone.
There are several other costs that you should be familiar with.
Surfing the web browser costs 0.4 units per minute
on newer Tracfone Cell phones, such as the LG 840G, using the web browser costs differently based more on the amount of data used, instead of time online.Additionally, the LG 840G also has WiFi connectivity, which is free to use on the phone when in places with WiFi.
Using Tracfone prepaid cell phones is great for those who want an emergency phone, don't use their phone too often, or just need a phone in a hurry. And with many of the newer phones including Triple Minutes for Life, they have become even more economical for daily use.