Best iPhone 13 deals in January 2024

iPhone 13 deals
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Now that the iPhone 15 is Apple's flagship, iPhone 13 deals are the lowest they've ever been. But they've also become hard to find. 

Despite its age, the iPhone 13 is still an amazing smartphone and considerably cheaper than Apple's current flagship. In our iPhone 13 review, we called it the best iPhone for most people. That's especially true if you're on a tight budget. Fortunately, retailers and carriers are still offering epic iPhone 13 deals right now. 

In terms of sales, Verizon has the iPhone 13 for free with a new unlimited data plan. This is one of the  best iPhone 13 deals we've seen because no trade-in is required. (The promo is available for online purchases only). Below you'll find more of today's best iPhone 13 deals available now. 

If you want a more budget friendly iPhone, make sure to check out our guide to the best iPhone SE 2022 deals. (Plus, bookmark our Apple Store coupons page for more deals on Apple devices).

Today's best iPhone 13 deals

iPhone 13 deals

iPhone 13: free w/ new line @ Verizon

iPhone 13: free w/ new line @ Verizon
New Verizon customers can the iPhone 13 for free. Simply open a new line with unlimited data to get this deal. Despite being a generation old, in our iPhone 13 review we called it the best iPhone for anyone on a budget. It features a 6.1-inch 2532 x 1170 display, A15 Bionic CPU, 128GB of storage, and dual 12MP (wide/ultrawide) camera lenses. You also get a 12MP TrueDepth front camera and IP68 water resistance. 

iPhone 13: $100 off w/ new plan @ Total by Verizon

iPhone 13: $100 off w/ new plan @ Total by Verizon
Total by Verizon is knocking $100 off the iPhone 13 when you open a new service plan. The discount will be reflected in cart. Total by Verizon is a prepaid carrier owned and operated by Verizon. It offers four no-contract plans starting at $30/month for 5GB and going up to $60/month for unlimited data. Its top-tier unlimited plan includes Disney Plus (no ads). 

iPhone 13: plans from $20/month @ Visible

iPhone 13: plans from $20/month @ Visible
It's not an iPhone 13 deal per se, but Verizon-owned Visible is offering its base plan for $20/month (for two years) via coupon code "VISIBLE24". Or you can get Visible Plus for $35/month (for two years) via the same coupon. Both plans offer unlimited talk, text, and data, but only Visible Plus includes 5G Ultra Wideband access. 

iPhone 13 mini: free w/ unlimited @ Verizon

iPhone 13 mini: free w/ unlimited @ Verizon
Verizon is offering the iPhone 13 mini for free with select unlimited plans. No trade-in is required to get this iPhone 13 deal. 

iPhone 13: get 6 free months @ Mint Mobile

iPhone 13: get 6 free months @ Mint Mobile
Mint Mobile is offering one of the best iPhone 13 deals we've seen from any carrier. Purchase any 6-month data plan at Mint Mobile and you'll get an 6 additional months for free. For instance, Mint Mobile's unlimited plan is $30/month. Buy 6 months ($180 total) and you'll get an extra 6 months for free (you'll wind up with 12 months total). All Mint Mobile phones are eligible for this sale, including the entire iPhone 14 lineup, iPhone 13, iPhone 12, iPhone SE, and more. 

iPhone 13: up to $700 off w/ trade-in @ Apple

iPhone 13: up to $700 off w/ trade-in @ Apple
Through the month of May, the Apple Store is offering an increased credit when you trade-in your old iPhone for a new one. Apple will take from $100 to $700 off your new iPhone with an eligible trade-in. Eligible trade-in phones include the iPhone 8 or newer. 

iPhone 13 Pro deals

iPhone 13 Pro: up to $495 off w/ trade-in @ Walmart

iPhone 13 Pro: up to $495 off w/ trade-in @ Walmart
Like most retailers, Walmart has its own batch of iPhone 13 deals as well. The retailer is offering up to $495 off the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max with trade-in. 

iPhone 13 Pro: free w/ trade-in + unlimited @ T-Mobile

iPhone 13 Pro: free w/ trade-in + unlimited @ T-Mobile
iPhone 13 deals are live at T-Mobile. The carrier is offering a free iPhone 13 Pro when you trade-in an eligible device and activate a new line of service on a Magenta Max plan. 

iPhone 13 Pro: up to $1,000 off w/ trade-in @ Apple

iPhone 13 Pro: up to $1,000 off w/ trade-in @ Apple
The Apple Store will take up to $1,000 off your iPhone 13 Pro or iPhone 13 Pro Max purchase with an eligible trade-in. Eligible phones include the iPhone 8 or newer. 

iPhone 13 Pro Max deals

iPhone 13 Pro Max: $10/month w/ unlimited @ Verizon

iPhone 13 Pro Max: $10/month w/ unlimited @ Verizon
New Verizon customers can get the iPhone 13 Pro Max for as little as $10 per month with new line activation. Plus, new members will be able to get an extra $200 to help cover the cost of switching. 

iPhone 13 pricing and specs

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iPhone 13 specs
Row 0 - Cell 0 iPhone 13 mini iPhone 13 iPhone 13 Pro iPhone 13 Pro Max
Starting price$699$799$999$1,099
Storage128, 256, 512GB128, 256, 512 GB128, 256, 512, 1TB128, 256, 512, 1TB
Screen size5.4 inches6.1 inches6.1 inches6.7 inches
Resolution/ppi2340 x 1080/4762532 x 1170/4602532 x 1170/4602778 x 1284/458
Adaptive refreshNoNoUp to 120HzUp to 120Hz
ProcessorA15 BionicA15 BionicA15 BionicA15 Bionic
Rear camerasDual 12MP (Wide, ultrawide)Dual 12MP (Wide, ultrawide)Pro 12MP (Telephoto, Wide, Ultra Wide)Pro 12MP (Telephoto, Wide, Ultra Wide)
ZoomNone / 5x digitalNone / 5x digital3x optical / 15x digital3x optical / 15x digital
Front camera12MP TrueDepth12MP TrueDepth12MP TrueDepth12MP TrueDepth
ColorsRed, Starlight, Midnight, Blue, PinkRed, Starlight, Midnight, Blue, PinkGraphite, Gold, Silver, Sierra BlueGraphite, Gold, Silver, Sierra Blue
Size5.2 x 2.5 x 0.3 inches5.8 x 2.8 x 0.3 inches5.8 x 2.8 x 0.3 inches6.3 x 3.1 x 0.3 inches
Weight4.97 ounces6.14 ounces7.2 ounces8.5 ounces
Water resistanceIP68IP68IP68IP68
Battery life (video playbackUp to 17 hoursUp to 19 hoursUp to 22 hoursUp to 28 hours
Louis Ramirez

As deals editor at Tom’s Guide, Louis is constantly looking for ways to avoid paying full price for the latest gadgets. With over 10 years of deals-hunting experience, Louis price checks against multiple retailers and searches high and low for the best deals to bring readers. A born-and-bred New Yorker, Louis is also an avid swimmer and marathoner. His work has appeared on Gizmodo, CNET, and Time Out New York.