The iPhone X may be stealing the headlines, but bargain hunters who don't feel like dropping $699+ on Apple's new toys know that most of the best deals out of Cupertino right know are for the previous-gen iPhones, such as the recently-released iPhone 8, which AT&T is already offering an epic Buy One Get One (BOGO) deal on.
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The most surprising deal of the season is AT&T's Buy One Get One deal on the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, when both handsets are purchased on the telecom's Next or Next Every Year monthly payment program. Checking out the fine print, we see that AT&T's offering a 64GB iPhone 8's worth of credits ($700 in total) when two iPhone 8 handsets are purchased on the same account. There's one other caveat: this deal also requires that a new line be set up with AT&T. If you don't need that new line, know it isn't free, and in fact will cost $20 per month (for 30 months), which is $600, a significant portion of the credit's in AT&T's deal.
At the moment, AT&T customers can purchase an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus at list price via their carrier. Divided into monthly installments, that means you'll pay $18.34/month for the iPhone 7 or $22.34/month for the iPhone 7 Plus. The iPhone SE is also selling at list price ($349.99 or $11.67/month). Other options, such as the iPhone 6s, aren't worth it because AT&T is selling the iPhone 6s for $549.99, which is the same price as a new iPhone 7.
Sprint customers won't find too many savings on Apple's previous-gen phones at the moment. For instance, the iPhone 7 costs $549.99 or $22.92/month, whereas the iPhone 7 Plus costs $669.99 outright or $27.92/month. Meanwhile, the iPhone SE is selling for $14.59/month or $349.99 upfront, which is also list price for that phone.
T-Mobile is kicking off Black Friday with a BOGO sale on the iPhone 8 and iPhone 7. Starting November 17, buy an iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, or iPhone 8 and you'll get a second one for free. Purchase the iPhone 8 Plus, and you can get a second iPhone 8 Plus for just $99.99. It's the best iPhone 8 deal we've seen to date. The deal is open for new and existing customers.
Excluding its trade-in offers, the red network isn't offering much in terms of iPhone deals. All current models are selling at list price. However, you can currently get $200 off any iPad with the purchase of an iPhone X, iPhone 8, or iPhone 8 Plus.
Best Buy is currently offering iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus deals for AT&T and Sprint. For AT&T, the retailer is offering a BOGO sale, whereas for Sprint it's taking $200 off your iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus order. The iPhone SE for Sprint is also $12.91 per month for a total of $309.84.
If you don't mind leaving the big carriers, Walmart has the Straight Talk iPhone SE for $129, which is the cheapest price we've seen to date for Apple's budget iPhone.
Stay tuned, readers: we will continue to update this story as more deals become available.
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Henry is a managing editor at Tom’s Guide covering streaming media, laptops and all things Apple, reviewing devices and services for the past seven years. Prior to joining Tom's Guide, he reviewed software and hardware for TechRadar Pro, and interviewed artists for Patek Philippe International Magazine. He's also covered the wild world of professional wrestling for Cageside Seats, interviewing athletes and other industry veterans.