Good news if you're in the market for a new iPhone. Various carriers are currently offering a BOGO sale on Apple's most popular smartphones and for the first time ever, one of the sales includes the rarely discounted iPhone X.
From the iPhone X to the iPhone 7, below we've rounded up the best deals on Apple's latest smartphones.
For models with a larger storage capacity, T-Mobile is offering a $700 credit when you purchase a secondary iPhone 7 Plus (128GB/256GB), iPhone 8 (256GB), iPhone 8 Plus, or iPhone X.
This BOGO sale trumps their Black Friday promo because for the first time it includes Apple's rarely discounted iPhone X.
T-Mobile is also giving Verizon customers who switch to T-Mobile a $650 credit when they purchase any of these five phones: iPhone X, Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Galaxy S8, or Galaxy S8+.
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AT&T offers both monthly plans and full, pay-up-front pricing. Its Next payment plans, which stretch its price out over a 30-month span, amount to the same price you'd pay up front, but it also means that you'll still be paying off the device when Apple releases the next two generations of iPhones.
If you're looking for a deal on the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, AT&T is also offering a BOGO iPhone promo on Apple's latest phones. Note that you'll have to pay for the second phone upfront and you'll get your rebate in the form of monthly bill credits spread out over time. This deal also requires that a new line be set up with AT&T, which adds a monthly $20 access fee to your bill.
As for the iPhone X, AT&T isn't offering any BOGO special on this model, which means you can expect to pay $33.34/month for the iPhone X or $999.99.
iPhone X: AT&T's monthly payments for the iPhone X are $33.34 spread out over 30 months. That's for the 64GB version of Apple's phone.
iPhone 8: Those 30 monthly payments of $23.34 for the 64GB iPhone 8 add up to $700.20, only 21 cents more than that model's $699.99 asking price. Likewise, 30 monthly payments of $26.67 for the 64GB iPhone 8 Plus comes to $800.10 (vs a $799.99 retail price).
Sprint is the other major carrier with an iPhone BOGO offer. For a limited time, get an iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus and receive another for free. The offer requires two new lines or one new and one upgrade. The credit is applied throughout the course of 18 months. Alternatively, you can lease an eligible iPhone and upgrade to a new iPhone after 12 payments under the terms of Sprint's iPhone Forever program.
iPhone X: Without any discount, an iPhone X will cost you $41.67 per month on an 18-month lease through Sprint Flex. Sprint's trade-in deal brings your monthly payment down to $22.22. At the end of your lease, you can also buy the iPhone X outright paying off the remaining balance of the phone.
iPhone 8: Sprint offers the same trade-in deal for its iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, where the eligible phones listed above lower your monthly Sprint Flex payments to $9.72 and $13.89 for the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, respectively. Without a trade-in or a number to switch over to Sprint, the iPhone 8 costs $29.17 a month under an 18-month lease. The iPhone 8 Plus costs $33.34.
Verizon is taking up to $300 off select iPhones when you trade in an older phone. The promo is applicable on every iPhone from the SE to the iPhone X. Naturally, you'll need a newer phone to get the $300 trade-in max. That amount is reserved for devices such as the iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and the current line of Galaxy smartphones.
iPhone X: Verizon is offering the iPhone X for $999 or $41.66 per month over 24 months. You can upgrade to a new iPhone after you've paid off half of the iPhone X or get $300 off with select trade-ins.
iPhone 8: Meanwhile Verizon offers 24-month installment plans for the iPhone 8 (starting at $29.16 per month) and iPhone 8 Plus (starting at $33.33 per month).
Of course, Big Red also sells the iPhone at its full retail price, which starts at $699 for the iPhone 8 (64GB) and $799 for the iPhone 8 Plus (64GB).
Best Buy sells the latest iPhones tied to your choice of AT&T, Sprint or Verizon. If you're interested in an iPhone X, you can save $250 at Best Buy, though those savings will come in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card. Furthermore, Best Buy says you'll need to trade in an eligible iPhone, and that the deal is only available at its brick-and-mortar stores.
Should you turn to Apple for one of its new phones, you'll pay $999 for the iPhone X, or $49.91 per month if you buy the phone through the company's iPhone Upgrade Program, which adds two years of AppleCare+ coverage plus the option to upgrade to a new phone in a year's time. Apple promises next day delivery for both the 64GB and 256GB models of the iPhone X; you can also arrange for same-day pickup if you live near an Apple Store.
The iPhone X is available unlocked from Apple, giving you the option of paying the full price upfront and taking it to the wireless provider of your choice.
The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus cost $699 and $799, respectively, at Apple (or in monthly installments of $34.50 and $39.50 through the iPhone Upgrade program). Those phones ship immediately. Like the iPhone X, they're available unlocked, too.
Buy directly from a carrier, and you can get a lower monthly payment, since you're not getting the extended AppleCare protection that comes via Apple's iPhone Upgrade Program. You can stretch the savings even further thanks to rebates available at some of the carriers.
You can also buy an iPhone from Comcast's Xfinity Mobile service—a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) that operates on Verizon's network and is only available to Comcast internet customers. If you're not familiar with Xfinity Mobile, it attracts users with pay-per-gigabyte data plans that can enable savings for those who can rely on Wi-Fi for most of the time.
Xfinity is selling the iPhone X for $999.99 or $41.67/month over 24 months. Likewise, the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are available in both full-price up-front pricing, and in 24 monthly payment leases. Lease the 64GB iPhone 8 for $29.17 per month (over 24 months) and the 256GB version $35.42 per month (for 24 months). For the iPhone 8 Plus, you'll spend $33.33 per month over 24 months for the 64GB version and $39.58 per month over 24 months.
Xfinity does offer trade-in rebates, but you'll have to visit one of the company's stores to have your current phone appraised before Xfinity will tell you how much money it will offer you back.
Prepaid carriers Boost, Cricket and MetroPCS offer all three of Apple's new iPhones, though you'll have to buy the device outright, as none of these companies offer monthly payment plans. Expect to reap the biggest savings at Boost, where the carrier is selling all three new iPhones at a $100 discount. That includes the iPhone X, which costs $899 at Boost.