Best cheap iPhone deals in March 2024

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iPhone deals are currently in season. From the budget-friendly iPhone SE to the powerful new iPhone 15 Pro Max, we're seeing some of the best cheap iPhone deals ever. Plus, with the new iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Pro, and iPhone 15 Pro Max in the picture, we're seeing more deals than usual. 

Currently, one of the best iPhone deals comes courtesy of Verizon. The retailer is offering multiple iPhones for free when you trade in an old phone and/or sign up for an eligible 5G unlimited plan. Free models include the iPhone 15, iPhone 13, and iPhone SE. (No trade-in is required for the free models, but you may need to open a new line with an eligible 5G data plan). 

Meanwhile, AT&T is taking up to $1,000 off all iPhone 15 models when you trade-in your old phone and with qualifying unlimited plans. That's one of the best iPhone deals you'll find right now. (For more deals on Apple gear, read our guide to the best Apple Store coupons this week). 

Not sure which iPhone is right for you? Be sure to check out our best iPhones guide to help you decide. Otherwise, here are the best cheap iPhone deals you can get right now from carriers and retailers. Also, check out our coverage of the best cell phone deals and best AT&T phone deals

Today's best iPhone deals at a glance

Best iPhone deals right now

iPhone 15

iPhone 15 Pro: free w/ trade-in + unlimited @ Verizon

iPhone 15 Pro: free w/ trade-in + unlimited @ Verizon
New and existing Verizon customers adding a new line can get the iPhone 15 Pro for free (up to $1,000 off) when you trade in any old phone. Note that you'll need to activate a Verizon unlimited plan. In our iPhone 15 Pro review, we called the Editor's Choice phone a compact powerhouse. It features a 6.1-inch 2556 x 1179 OLED 120Hz display, A17 Pro chip, 48MP main camera, 12MP ultrawide camera, 12MP telephoto, 12MP front camera, and USB-C connectivity.

iPhone 15: up to $700 off w/ trade-in + unlimited @ AT&T

iPhone 15: up to $700 off w/ trade-in + unlimited @ AT&T
New and existing AT&T members can get up to $700 off an iPhone 15 with trade-in. You'll need to be signed up to one of AT&T's qualifying unlimited plans to get this deal. 

Infinite Access Plan: $60/month @ Boost Infinite

Infinite Access Plan: $60/month @ Boost Infinite
Boost Infinite is a membership plan for iPhone users. For $60/month, you get unlimited talk, text, and data. Plus, you'll get a free iPhone 15 (any model). After 12 consecutive monthly payments, members can upgrade to the latest iPhone model at no extra cost. There is no trade-in requirement to join, which means you can keep your current iPhone or sell it to a third party.

iPhone 14

iPhone 14: free w/ new line @ Verizon

iPhone 14: free w/ new line @ Verizon
Verizon is the iPhone 14 for free when you open a new line with select 5G unlimited plans. Current customers can trade-in an old phone for a $440 credit, whereas new customers will get up to a $700 credit. 

iPhone 14: $10/month w/ unlimited @ AT&T

iPhone 14: $10/month w/ unlimited @ AT&T
New and existing AT&T members can the iPhone 14 for $10/month. You'll need to be sign up to one of AT&T's qualifying unlimited plans to get this deal. Click on "Available offers" at the top of the page to see the full details on this iPhone deal. 

iPhone 14 Plus: $0/month w/ unlimited @ Verizon

iPhone 14 Plus: $0/month w/ unlimited @ Verizon
Verizon is offering the iPhone 14 Plus for $0 when you open a new line on Verizon. In addition, you'll need to open either an Unlimited Plus or Unlimited Ultimate plan to get the monthly credits toward the iPhone 14 Plus. 

Mint Mobile: get 6 free months w/ iPhone 14 @ Mint Mobile

Mint Mobile: get 6 free months w/ iPhone 14 @ Mint Mobile
Mint Mobile is offering one of the best iPhone deals if you want to save on data. Purchase any 6-month plan at Mint Mobile and you'll get an extra 6 months for free. For instance, Mint Mobile's unlimited plan is $30/month. Buy 6 months (total $180) and you'll get an extra 6 months on the house. (You'll wind up with 12 months total).  

iPhone 14: up to $1,000 off @ Best Buy

iPhone 14: up to $1,000 off @ Best Buy
Best Buy is taking up to $1,000 off the iPhone 14 when you trade-in your old phone and activate your new phone on select carriers. For instance, activate on Verizon or AT&T to get up to $1,000 off, or activate on T-Mobile for up to $700 off. 

iPhone 13

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). 

Mint Mobile: get 6 free months @ Mint Mobile

Mint Mobile: get 6 free months @ Mint Mobile
Purchase any 6-month data plan at Mint Mobile and you'll get 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 6 months total). All Mint Mobile phones are eligible for this sale, including the entire iPhone 14 lineup, entire iPhone 13 lineup, iPhone 12 mini, and iPhone SE 2022.

iPhone 13: free w/ unlimited @ Verizon

iPhone 13: free w/ unlimited @ Verizon
Verizon has multiple iPhone deals for new and existing customers. Currently, you can get the iPhone 13 for free with an eligible 5G unlimited data plan. No trade-in is required. Or you can get a free iPad (9th gen) and Apple Watch SE 2022 with your iPhone purchase. Note: Both devices will require separate data lines.

iPhone 13 mini: free w/ trade-in + unlimited @ Verizon

iPhone 13 mini: free w/ trade-in + unlimited @ Verizon
Verizon is offering the iPhone 13 mini for free with trade-in and any unlimited plan. Verizon will even accept old or damaged phones as your trade-in. 

Visible 15-day trial: free @ Visible

Visible 15-day trial: free @ Visible
Visible is creating a free trial where you can use Visible as your phone provider for 15 days. Best of all, you don't even have to give up using your current phone. Under Visible's free trial program, the carrier will hand out trial phone numbers to potential customers who have an eligible device and sign up on Visible's website. That way, you can continue to use your existing phone and its assigned phone number alongside Visible's trial phone number.

iPhone 13: up to $1,000 off w/ trade-in + unlimited @ T-Mobile

iPhone 13: up to $1,000 off w/ trade-in + unlimited @ T-Mobile
The Magenta network is taking up to $1,000 off any iPhone 13 model when you trade-in your old phone and sign up for T-Mobile's Magenta Max plan. Magenta Max starts at $57/month and includes unlimited premium data (so you won't be throttled based on your usage). 

iPhone SE

iPhone SE (2022): free w/ new line + unlimited @ Verizon

iPhone SE (2022): free w/ new line + unlimited @ Verizon
Verizon is offering an epic iPhone deal right now. New and existing members can get the iPhone SE 2022 for free when you open a new unlimited line. (No trade-in is required). That's a savings of $429. 

iPhone SE (2022): $5/month w/ unlimited @ AT&T

iPhone SE (2022): $5/month w/ unlimited @ AT&T
AT&T is offering Apple's iPhone SE (2022) for just $5/month (on a 36-month installment plan) with no trade-in required. However, you'll need to be signed up to one of AT&T's eligible unlimited plans. The iPhone SE (2022) is powered by Apple's A15 Bionic chip, which is the same CPU powering the iPhone 13 line. Other new features include 5G connectivity and up to 15-hour battery life. Otherwise, it keeps the same 4.7-inch Retina HD display (1334 x 750), Touch ID support, 12MP wide/rear camera, and 7MP FaceTime camera. 

iPhone SE 2022: was $379 now $149 @ Total by Verizon

iPhone SE 2022: was $379 now $149 @ Total by Verizon
Total by Verizon is offering the iPhone SE 2022 for $149 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 SE (2022): from $209 @ Best Buy

iPhone SE (2022): from $209 @ Best Buy
Best Buy is offering the new iPhone SE from $209 with trade-in and activation on select carriers. For a limited time, the retailer is offering an extra $100 in savings when you trade-in an old phone. For instance, activate on T-Mobile and you'll pay just $209 with trade-in. 

iPhone SE 2022: $379 @ Cricket

iPhone SE 2022: $379 @ Cricket
Cricket Wireless is offering the new iPhone SE 2022 for $379. The phone features Apple's A15 Bionic chip, which is the same CPU powering the iPhone 13 line. Other new features include 5G connectivity and up to 15-hour battery life. You also get a 4.7-inch Retina HD display (1334 x 750), Touch ID support, 12MP wide/rear camera, and 7MP FaceTime camera. 

iPhone SE (2022): up to $197 off @ Walmart

iPhone SE (2022): up to $197 off @ Walmart
The ultimate iPhone SE deal is here. Walmart is taking up to $197 off preorders of the news iPhone SE 2022. The offer is valid with purchase and activation on AT&T, Verizon, or Sprint. An installment plan is required with the carrier.

iPhone SE (2022): up to $400 off w/ trade-in @ T-Mobile

iPhone SE (2022): up to $400 off w/ trade-in @ T-Mobile
Get the new iPhone SE 2022 for as little as $30 at T-Mobile. The carrier is taking up to $400 off Apple's iPhone SE 2022 when you trade-in your old phone. Alternatively, you'll get 50% off the iPhone SE 2022 when you open a new line. 

iPhone 12

iPhone 12 Pro Max: was $1,099 now $799 @ Boost Mobile

iPhone 12 Pro Max: was $1,099 now $799 @ Boost Mobile
Get it before it's gone! Apple has nixed the iPhone 12 Pro Max from its lineup, but Boost Mobile has it on sale. The iPhone 12 Pro Max delivers the best cameras on any phone. Plus, you get a stellar display and unbeatable performance. Boost Mobile is taking $300 off its price and offering it at an all-time price low of $799. The phone features a 6.7-inch Super Retina OLED display, 5G connectivity, Dolby Vision HDR video, three rear cameras, A14 Bionic CPU, and a LiDAR scanner for night mode portraits. 

iPhone 12: up to $830 off w/ trade-in @ T-Mobile50% off family plans:

iPhone 12: up to $830 off w/ trade-in @ T-Mobile
50% off family plans: Purchase any iPhone 12, open a new line, and trade-in your old device to get up to $830 off your new iPhone. The promo is valid on any T-Mobile plan, which makes this one of the best iPhone deals we've seen. Plus, T-Mobile is taking up to 50% off family plans. This includes its Essentials, Magenta, and Magenta Max lines. 

iPhone XR

Refurb iPhone XR: free w/ new line @ Verizon

Refurb iPhone XR: free w/ new line @ Verizon
The iPhone XR has officially been cut from Apple's lineup, so any iPhone deals on this phone should be dirt cheap as retailers try to sell their remaining stock. Currently, when you port a new line into Verizon, you'll get a refurbished iPhone XR for free. That's $349 off and one of the best cheap iPhone deals we've seen.