Apple unveiled its latest flagship phone,, in September during this year's Apple event. The new phone boasts upgraded cameras and screen sizes for certain models from its predecessor. Along with the new phone came changes to how Apple is selling the iPhone 13 across stores, including its own. The iPhone 13 base model is now $699 (down from $799) and the mini is also $100 less.
Both models start at 128GB of storage with an option to expand to either 256GB or 512GB. For the first time in Apple history, the iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max offered the option to buy up to 1TB of storage. The 13 Pro and Pro Max, which were selling for $999 and $1,099, are no longer available since customers have the iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max to choose from.
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Still, the base iPhone 13 modelfrom the iPhone 12, including a larger battery, more storage space, a new A15 Bionic processor and iOS 15. There are some great deals on iPhone 13 that you might want to check out if you need a phone right now and don't mind grabbing the second latest version.
The, at least for many Apple users, was the base iPhone 13 model.
The iPhone 13 has solid upgrades from the iPhone 12, even though it's not too different from the previous model. It has a squared-off design just like the 12 and supports 5G and MagSafe charging. The camera on this model is on par with 2021's top-of-the-line iPhone 12 Pro Max, and its battery life is 4.5 hours more than the iPhone 12.
What colors does the iPhone 13 come in?
The iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Mini come in six different colors: green, pink, blue, midnight, starlight white and Product Red.
How much does the iPhone 13 cost?
The two available models of the iPhone 13 have different prices that change depending on the amount of storage. Pricing for each model starts at:
- iPhone 13 Mini: $599
- iPhone 13: $699
Best iPhone 13 deals
Most retailers and carriers, including Apple itself, are offering great deals on the iPhone 13. If you've got an older iPhone or a used iPhone 13 that you're looking to trade in, you can save hundreds on a new iPhone. We've rounded up some of the best deals out there right now.
We'll keep updating this page as new offers become available, so check back if your carrier or preferred retailer isn't listed below.
Apple is offering up to $720 in credit when you trade in an eligible device. The service is called Apple Trade In and the steps to get it are described on the Apple website. First, you'll answer some questions to get an estimated trade-in value. You can then finance your phone and Apple will apply the value as credit, or you can pay the full amount of the phone and they'll credit your payment method after receiving the old phone. To get the new iPhone 13 and get up to $720 with a trade-in, you need to give up an iPhone 13 Pro Max that's in good condition. But say you have an iPhone 12 Pro Max that's in great condition; you'll get a $530 credit. That makes your new iPhone 13 just $170.
AT&T offers trade-ins on their website, but if you want to get a new iPhone through Apple and finance it through AT&T, you can get $370 in bill credits. For a base model with 128GB, you can pay as little as $10 per month for three years after the bill credits. That price goes up by $5 with the 256GB phone and $10 for the 512GB phone.
For existing Sprint customers (before they were bought by T-Mobile), you can trade in an iPhone XR or newer and get an extra $200 trade-in credit from Sprint on top of your $140 Apple trade-in credit. Where Apple will give you $720 in trade-in for an iPhone 13 Pro Max, you'll get $200 more from Sprint, making an iPhone 13 with 128GB free of charge. Trading in the iPhone XR or iPhone 11 will land you up to $420 in credit.
For existing T-Mobile customers, you can get an iPhone 13 for free if you trade in an iPhone 13 Pro Max, $600 in credit when you trade in an iPhone 13 Pro and $470 in credit when you trade in an iPhone 13. For older models, you can score up to $530 in trade-in credit. You can also trade in other smartphones like the Galaxy Note20 or the Google Pixel Pro 6 (and get $400 in credit).
Verizon is offering a free iPhone 13 plus an Apple Gift Card if you trade in a used iPhone 13 Pro Max and get a new line. That number goes down to $440 for upgrades to existing lines. You have to buy the iPhone 13 with a select 5G Unlimited plan, which can start at $65 per month for a welcome plan and go up to $90 per month for unlimited data and 50GB high-speed mobile hotspot data. You can get an extra $200 in credit when you switch from another carrier, or save up to $150 when you also purchase a smartwatch. Save $30 on AirPods, too, with any iPhone purchase at Verizon.
When you get a new plan and trade in your old iPhone directly from AT&T, you'll get $700 in credit. But when you get it through Best Buy, you can get up to $800 in credit. You have to activate an unlimited plan with AT&T to earn that much and use the code TRADEOFFER22 when you submit your trade-in request with AT&T.