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Best iPhone Deals 2024: Save Up to $1,000 on iPhone 15, 14, SE and More

Whether you want to switch carriers or you want to get an unlocked model at a discount, we've found the best deals available right now.

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Adam Oram is a Senior Editor at CNET. He studied Media at Newcastle University and has been writing about technology since 2013. He previously worked as a Senior Writer at iMore, Deals Editor at Thrifter, and as an Apple Genius. His spare time is spent watching football (both kinds), playing Pokémon games, and eating vegan food.
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Up to $630 off unlocked models, $830 off carrier models with trade-in
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Up to $1,000 off with trade-in
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Save up to $1,000
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Up to $1,000 off with trade-in
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Up to $1,200 off carrier models
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Get 6 months free wireless
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Up to $1,000 off carrier models
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Up to $1,000 off with trade-in
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Up to $630 off with trade-in on unlocked models
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Up to $830 off with trade-in
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Up to $514 off with installment plan
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Free with new line
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Save $100 on iPhone 14
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Up to $325 in trade-in credit
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Up to $630 off with trade-in
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Free with new line and trade-in
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Free with new line
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Some trade-in discounts available
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Up to $120 off with trade-in
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Up to $630 off with trade-in
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Free with new line
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Free with trade-in
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Apple has cultivated a huge following and there's no question it makes some of the best phones on the market, especially for those already in the Apple ecosystem. There are quite a few options available right now, including some of the older models, like the iPhone 13, which still have a lot to offer at a reduced price. If you want to grab yourself an iPhone, be sure to check out all the best deals we could find.

With the latest iPhone 15 series widely available, you'll find a variety of deals on different models and configurations, ranging from the budget-friendly iPhone SE to the newest powerful iPhone 15 Pro Max. We've gathered the best iPhone deals available across multiple generations to help you save some cash. Be sure to check back often, because we'll keep this post updated with the latest offers.

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Best iPhone deals available now

Below you'll find the best deals on the iPhone 15, iPhone 14, iPhone 13 and iPhone SE 2022, grouped by generation.

iPhone 15 deals

We first learned about the iPhone 15 at the Wonderlust event in the fall of 2023, with the new flagship from Apple hitting shelves on Sept. 22 of that year. It's been several months now since its release, and you can find quite a few ways to get your hands on one for less right now. 

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Buying your iPhone 15 or iPhone 15 Pro directly from Apple can score you a deal. Various financing options are available, including up to $630 off unlocked models with a qualifying trade-in. Or you can opt for a carrier deal via Apple and save as much as $830 when you trade in your old phone.

AT&T is offering up to $700 off the iPhone 15, and if you're hoping for the iPhone 15 Pro or Pro Max, you can get up to $1,000 off. You'll need a qualifying trade-in and an eligible unlimited plan to get the discount. If it's the iPhone 15 Plus you're after, you can currently score that for $11 per month with no trade-in required. 

AT&T offers bill credit trade-in on phones valued as little as $35, with phones valued between $35 and $129 netting you $350 in savings, so it's worth bringing in that older phone you never upgraded.

Right now at Verizon, if you purchase an iPhone 15 and add a new line with the Unlimited Plus or Unlimited Ultimate plan, you will get a promotional credit of $830, which essentially nets you the phone for free. The promotional credit is applied to the account as bill credits over 36 months. You can also trade in a phone to get up to $830 in promo credits, which gets you the iPhone 15 for free. You'll need the Unlimited Ultimate plan to get this price. In a similar deal, you can get up to $750 off the iPhone 15 Plus with a new line or up to $930 off with trade-in. 

If you want the iPhone 15 Pro or 15 Pro Max, you can add a new line under the Unlimited Ultimate plan and get up to $1,000 off with a trade-in. If you're an existing customer, you can upgrade to the 15 Pro or Pro Max and save up to $830. 

Plus, when you buy the iPhone 15 you can get up to $280 off the Apple iPad 9th Gen, which is paid in bill credits over 36 months. 

T-Mobile is offering quite a few ways to save on the iPhone 15 series at the moment. If you've got an old phone to trade in, you can save up to $830 on the Go5G Next plan or the Go5G Plus plan. 

Or you can save up to $830 with both a trade-in and a new line of service. Those with Go5G, Magenta or One rate plan can get up to $300 off with trade-in. Any customer already on any other existing T-Mobile plan can trade in for up to $200 off. 

Walmart's carrier offers are among the best deals right now. Snag a trade-in discount through Walmart, with as much as $1,200 off the Pro and Pro Max models. You'll have to buy on a qualifying installment plan through either AT&T or Verizon and trade in an eligible device to get the savings. Keep in mind that Walmart's list prices of the iPhone 15 models are $50 higher than Apple's.

MintMobile doesn't have any straightforward discounts or trade-in offers on the iPhone 15 series. When you purchase the 15, 15 Plus, 15 Pro or 15 Pro Max, you get six months of free service. But keep in mind you'll have to sign up for a one-year plan to get the discount. 

While Spectrum doesn't have a huge discount on the base price of the iPhone 15 models, when you trade in any qualifying phone you will get an automatic $100 promotional discount. The phone you trade in needs to have a value greater than $1, so the odds are whatever phone you're using will get you something. Plus, you may get additional trade-in credit. 

Best Buy doesn't currently carry unlocked versions of any of the iPhone 15 series, however, they do have carrier models for AT&T and Verizon. With AT&T you can trade in and get up to $700 in bill credits, and with Verizon you can get up to $830 on the iPhone 15. 

If you're interested in the Plus, Verizon will give you up to $930 in bill credits. And if it's the Pro or Pro Max you're after, both Verizon and AT&T are offering up to $1,000 in bill credits. 

These offers all require a trade-in and activation of a qualifying plan. 

If you're interested in the iPhone 15, Target is offering up to $700 back in trade-in credit when purchased on a qualifying AT&T installment plan. Those looking for the iPhone 15 Plus, Pro or Pro Max can get up to $1,000 in trade-in credit when purchased on a qualifying AT&T installment plan.

If you're looking to upgrade, you can get a straight $50 off, or get $250 off if you switch to AT&T and purchase the phone at Target. Plus, right now Target Circle members can get two months of free Apple Music with their purchase. 

Be advised most of these offers are for in-store purchases only and there are no unlocked models. 

iPhone 14 deals

The iPhone 14 series is still a popular line of phones and comprises the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro and top-spec iPhone 14 Pro Max. Being some of Apple's latest models, these phones won't sport the cheapest price tag, but with the iPhone 15 series readily available, the iPhone 14 is seeing some deals that should reduce the sticker shock.

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The iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro are available to buy directly from Apple, with delivery and in-store pickup options available. You can trade in your old device for up to $630 off your new one and use an Apple Card to get 3% back on your purchase.

If you're interested in a carrier model from AT&T, you can get up to $514 in bill credits on either phone. T-Mobile customers can get up to $699 in trade-in credit. 

T-Mobile has a few different offers on the iPhone 14, 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max. If you've got an old phone to trade in, you can save up to $830 if you're already on or if you switch to either the Go5G Next or Go5G Plus plan. Existing customers on a different plan can still save up to $300 off. 

If you add a new line on a different qualifying plan, you'll save up to $730 and if you bring your phone over from a different carrier you'll save up to $630. 

AT&T's best deal right now is to get the iPhone 14 for $6 per month on a qualifying unlimited plan, which will get you up to $514 in bill credits, with no trade-in required. There aren't any significant savings on other models, including the iPhone 14 Pro or Pro Max, however, you can potentially save up to $360 in trade-in credit. You can also get 20% off the Beats Fit Pro when buying.

Add a new line on a 5G unlimited plan and you'll get the iPhone 14 for free. The discount comes in bill credits over 36 months and there's no trade-in required. You can get up to $830 off the iPhone 14 Plus, which nets you the 128GB variant for free. Like the regular 14, you'll need to add a new line on a qualifying unlimited plan. 

New Verizon customers can also score a couple of big bonuses with their purchase. Between now and March 31, if you buy an iPhone 14 or 14 Plus on an Unlimited Ultimate or Unlimited Plus plan you can get a free Amazon Fire TV 65-inch Omni Series 4K. There's also an offer of up to $280 off the new 9th-gen iPad.

Note that Verizon is not carrying the iPhone 14 Pro or Pro Max. 

Spectrum is offering a $100 instant savings on the iPhone 14 if you trade in a qualifying device. The trade-in phone must have a value of $1 or more. Plus, if the final trade-in value exceeds the cost of the new device, the difference will be refunded to your Spectrum Mobile Account. 

Note that the only iPhone 14 model Spectrum carries is the 128GB model (no Pro, Plus or Pro Max). 

Best Buy isn't offering a straightforward discount on unlocked iPhone 14 models, but you can qualify for up to $325 in credit through Best Buy's trade-in program. Best Buy is not currently carrying the iPhone 14 Plus, Pro or Pro Max. 

iPhone 13 deals

The iPhone 13 may not be Apple's flagship series anymore, but these are still solid phones worth considering. With the new iPhone 15 out now, there are some great iPhone 13 deals to be found.

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You can trade in your current iPhone and get as much as $630 off the iPhone 13. If you're handing over a base iPhone 12, the value is likely to be closer to $300. You can check what an older model will get you on the site. You can also choose to finance your phone and Apple will apply the value as credit, or you can pay the full amount for the phone and Apple will credit your payment method after receiving the old phone. Also, you'll get 3% back if you pay with an Apple card.

T-Mobile customers adding a new line of service on a qualifying service plan can snag an iPhone 13 for free with either an eligible trade-in or when porting their existing number over from another carrier. Folks only adding a new line can still save 50% which amounts to $315 via bill credits over 24 months.

When you buy the Apple iPhone 13 device and add a new line on the Unlimited Welcome, Unlimited Plus or Unlimited Ultimate plans you will get $630 in promotional credit, which gets you the iPhone 13 128GB for free. 

You can also get up to $280 off the iPad 9th Gen with the purchase of the iPhone 13. 

AT&T is still carrying the iPhone 13, though they aren't offering any astounding savings right now. You can get trade-in credit and a 20% discount on Beats Fit Pro. Be aware that the trade-in might not be available for newer devices, but AT&T will still give you some of the value in the form of a gift card. 

Trade in your old device and purchase an iPhone 13 and you'll get a discount of $100 off the regular price. This will be in bill credits if financed or instant if purchased outright. 

iPhone SE (2022) deals

The budget option in Apple's lineup, the iPhone SE was updated in 2022 but was still targeted squarely at people who wanted a no-frills iPhone experience. From $429, it's an affordable device for anyone who wants to stick with a familiar experience.

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If you want an unlocked model of the 2022 iPhone SE, you can pick it up for as much as $120 off the list price with an eligible trade-in at Best Buy. 

If you prefer to buy your iPhone right from the source, you can do that with the iPhone SE. Apple has all the carrier models, along with the unlocked one. If you're already an iPhone owner looking to switch to the SE, Apple is offering up to $630 when you trade in an iPhone 7 or newer. With a base price of $429, that means you could theoretically get the SE totally free, though you're probably going to be trading a phone that gets you $40 to $100 off. If your trade-in doesn't cover the full cost, you can pay the remaining cost in full, or split it into 24 months of interest-free payments when you use an Apple Card during checkout.

Carrier offers include up to $358 in bill credits from AT&T and the potential to get the phone for free from T Mobile, both require qualifying trade-ins. 

When you buy an iPhone SE on a new line with any 5G unlimited plan, you can save $430, which gets you the 64GB model for free. Just note that the discount will be applied in the form of monthly credits over 36 months, even if you buy the phone outright. 

Verizon is also up to $280 off the Apple iPad and $120 off the Apple watch. 

T-Mobile is offering up to $830 off for people on the Go5G Next or Go5G Plus plans, which means you could get the SE for free if you have the right phone to exchange. Because you're likely trading in an older model, you may not net that much. Those on another qualifying plan can save up to $300 with a trade-in. Another option is a 50% discount when you add a new line. 

Right now Mint Mobile isn't offering a straightforward discount on the iPhone SE itself, but you can get six months of free wireless when you purchase the phone and add a 12-month data plan with a new line. 

As with the other iPhone models, Spectrum has the SE available and you can get $100 off with purchase. 

Which iPhone deal is the best?

While it appears a simple question at first, the best iPhone deal for you might be different from the best iPhone deal for someone else. Apple currently sells eight different iPhone models, so choosing the right one for you means assessing your needs and preferences when it comes to things like design, features, cameras and price. 

If you want Apple's latest and greatest, you'll want to take advantage of the offers available on the new iPhone 15 series. For the time being, the iPhone 14 is going to be the best previous-gen iPhone for most people as it balances top-tier features with a relatively affordable price (especially with the above deals). It has a bright and clear OLED display, 5G support and cameras that are more than good enough for day-to-day use, and the A15 Bionic chip powering it is a portable powerhouse. 

Take the step up to the iPhone 14 Pro line and you'll get an additional camera lens for macro photography, a more powerful A16 Bionic chip, a brighter display with the new Dynamic Island feature, plus a heftier-feeling stainless steel construction.

iPhone 13 Pro Max compared to other iPhone models
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The older iPhone 13 models are still solid phones, though, and you can pick up the iPhone 13 from Apple for a while longer. Just because these are previous-gen devices doesn't mean they might not be the best iPhone for you, with their high-quality displays, cameras and speedy performance making them a great value for money. Plus, Apple is great at supporting its older devices with software updates for many years after they are released. 

If you want the most affordable iPhone, you're going to be looking at the iPhone SE (at least when it comes to brand-new phones, that is). Updated in 2022, the third-generation iPhone SE maintains the overall design of the iPhone 8, which will be familiar to a lot of iPhone buyers. Don't be fooled by its classic appearance, as inside it is powered by the beefy A15 Bionic chip found in the current flagship iPhone models. It also offers 5G connectivity and a 12-megapixel camera. For $429, it's a lot of iPhone for not a lot of money. 

What is the cheapest iPhone deal?

To buy outright in new condition, the iPhone SE is going to offer the cheapest iPhone deal. It starts at $429 contract-free and you can find carriers offering iPhone SE deals from as little as $0 per month making it a free or super affordable choice. 

When is the best time to snag an iPhone deal?

There are a few points in the year that make the most sense to buy an iPhone. The first is when a new model launches, usually in September each year. If you're an early adopter and want the best device as soon as possible, that's when you'll get it. It's also a great time of year to buy if you're looking for an iPhone deal as prices on older models drop to make room for the new devices. 

Other times of year that make the most sense are during major sale seasons, including annual events like Labor Day sales, Black Friday and Amazon Prime Day. Apple tends not to participate in these events, at least not directly, but you can bet third-party retailers and carriers will be offering some of their best iPhone deals of the year at these times.

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