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Black Friday 2018 iPhone deals: Free iPhone XR, $750 off iPhone XS, free $400 iPhone X gift card

The best iPhone discounts from Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile, Best Buy, Target and Walmart.

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The first Black Friday and  Cyber Monday iPhone deals are already live, with more trickling out between now and Nov. 26. These two huge sales days in the US mean deep discounts for iPhones of every stripe, from the iPhone XiPhone XRXS and XS Max all the way to the diminutive iPhone SE and older models. It also means that now is the best time to buy a new iPhone

Sales take the form of up to hundreds of dollars off top models, two years of carrier bill credits, and additional gift cards that you can use to buy other gifts for loved ones or yourself. Also see Black Friday sales for the Pixel 3, Galaxy Note and Galaxy S9 phones and deals for the excellent OnePlus 6T and top LG models.

Just so you know:

  • The deals below are current as of Nov. 20, and include Verizon, T-Mobile, SprintTargetAmazonBest Buy and US Cellular. We'll update with more deals as they appear.
  • Some vendors have multiple offers for different days.
  • CNET may get a share of revenue from the sale of the products featured on this page.
  • We've put the newest sale items at the top of this list. Note that the retailer's website may not reflect the deal until it's live, and limited-supply offers might sell out before the sale's end date.

Verizon: $100 to $300 off iPhone X, XR, XS, XS Max

If you're upgrading your current phone on Verizon, the carrier will snip $100 off the asking price of any iPhone with an "X" in its name -- as long as you hand over your previous phone. However, if you're switching from another carrier, or adding an additional line of service to your account, that discount rises to $300. Once again, you'll need to trade in your old phone to get the sale.

This offer replaces a much better deal to buy one iPhone, get an iPhone XR, or take up to $750 off any iPhone 'X'.

The offer is available now.

See at Verizon iPhone XS review

T-Mobile: Free iPhones or up to $750 off select models

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T-Mobile is offering you a free iPhone XR, iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus, or up to $750 off the iPhone X, XS or XS Max. That's when you trade in your old phone and add an additional line of service to what you already pay. For example, if you already have one phone line, this deal works when you add a second line -- but not if you're trying to buy a new phone on your existing line of service. 

The savings come in the form of bill credits over a 24-month period. T-Mobile's offer is available now. Read more about T-Mobile's full Black Friday deal here.

See at T-Mobile

US Cellular: Free iPhone XR, or $250 off select phones

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Get a free 64GB iPhone XR when you switch to a US Cellular unlimited plan. Current upgrade-eligible US Cellular customers on a Total Plan can also get $250 off select smartphones, plus up to $200 for successful referrals. 

The deal is live now and runs through Nov. 26, while supplies last.  

See at US Celluar

Sprint: Free iPhone XR with lease, $100 iPhone 7, $100 iPad 2018 with lease

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Sprint gives you three iPhone-related offers to choose from: 

1) Pick up a free iPhone XR when you lease an iPhone X, XR, XS or XS Max. Requires two new lines of service or one new and one upgrade. Savings come in the form of bill credits.

2) Buy a $100 iPhone 7 when you pay in 24 monthly installments. You get the same bill credit arrangement as above.

3) When you lease a new iPhone, you can scoop up an iPad 2018 for $100.

Sprint's offers run from Nov. 21 through Dec. 2.

See at Sprint

Verizon: $400 off iPhone X; $300 off iPhone XR, XS, XS Max

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Verizon has a boatload of iPhone deals this week:

  • Buy an iPhone X for $400 off. You won't need to trade in your current phone, but you will need to buy the device on a payment plan, and bill credits arrive over the course of 24 months. (Starts online Nov. 22, online and in-store Nov. 23) 
  • Buy the iPhone X for $200 off. The same fine print applies here. (Runs from Nov. 24 through Nov. 25)  
  • Take $300 off the iPhone XR, XS, and XS Max when you add a new line of service on a device payment plan, or get $100 when you upgrade and trade in your phone (Starts online Nov. 22; online and in-store Nov. 23 through Nov. 25) 
  • Get a 9.7-inch iPad 2018 for $99 when you buy it on a two-year contract. (Starts online Nov. 22; online and in-store Nov. 23)
See at Verizon

iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus: $400 gift card at Walmart

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You'll pay full price for the iPhone X, iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus, but a $400 gift card is hard to pass up if you're a frequent Walmart shopper. You'll need to activate through AT&T, Sprint or Verizon. 

The offer applies to in-store purchases only, starting Nov. 22 at 6 p.m. through Nov. 23. Schedule an activation appointment at 6 p.m. Activations begin at 8 p.m.

iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR: $300 Walmart gift card

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To cash in on the offer for Apple's new iPhones for 2018 -- a $300 gift card -- you'll need to activate through AT&T, Sprint or Verizon. The offer applies to in-store purchases only, starting Nov. 22 at 6 p.m. through Nov. 23. Schedule an activation appointment at 6 p.m. Activations begin at 8 p.m.

iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max: $250 Target gift card

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The iPhone XS and XS Max pick up where the X began, bringing stellar photography to fans of Apple's phones. 

The sale runs Nov. 23 through 25 and applies to in-store purchases only. Qualified activation required on AT&T, Sprint or Verizon. (Excludes Sprint Flex and Lease, prepaid and Consumer Cellular.) Limited to two phones per customer.

See at Target iPhone XS review

iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR: Save $150 at Best Buy

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You can't go wrong with one of Apple's new, pricey iPhones for 2018. If you're looking for the best value of the trio, the iPhone XR is our call. The sale begins Nov. 22 (Thanksgiving Day) at 5 p.m. Requires qualified activation with AT&T, Sprint, Verizon.

See at Best Buy iPhone XR review

iPhone X: Save up to $200 at Best Buy

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Last year's iPhone is still going strong, but discounts on an installment billing plan help sweeten the deal. The sale kicks off Nov. 22 (Thanksgiving Day) at 5 p.m. Requires activation on AT&T, Verizon, Sprint.

See at Best Buy iPhone X review

iPhone 7 starting at $10/month: Save $150 at Best Buy

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A two-year-old phone feels long in the tooth, but it's another viable option for a midprice handset. Bonus: it's water-resistant. Sales start Nov. 22 (Thanksgiving Day) at 5 p.m. With activation on AT&T, Sprint, Verizon.

See at Best Buy iPhone 7 review

iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus: $150 Target gift card

Picking up last years' iPhones can be a good way to save some cash, and pick up enough extra in a gift card -- $150 here -- to make a dent on your own gift list. You'll get both with qualified activation on AT&T, Sprint or Verizon. (Excludes Sprint Flex and Lease, prepaid and Consumer Cellular.) 

Target's sale applies to in-store purchases only, beginning 7 a.m. Nov. 23 through 25. Limited to two phones per customer.

See at Target iPhone X review

iPhone 6S: $100 at Best Buy (Save $200)

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This is one of the better phones you can buy for $100, anywhere. You can choose between Simple Mobile and Total Wireless as your service providers. Best Buy's sale begins Nov. 22 (Thanksgiving Day) at 5 p.m.

See at Best Buy iPhone 6S Review

iPhone 6S Plus: $299 from Walmart (Save $100)

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This prepaid iPhone 6S Plus with Straight Talk's service comes in space gray or rose gold. Online sales begin Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. PT (10 p.m. ET). In-store sales start Nov. 22 at 6 p.m. through Nov. 23.

See at Walmart iPhone 6S Plus review

iPhone 6: $99 at Walmart (Save $50)

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You can pick up the prepaid iPhone 6 with Straight Talk service in gold or space gray, or the Total Wireless version in gold. Online sales start Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. PT (10 p.m. ET). In-store sales begin Nov. 22 at 6 p.m. through Nov. 23.

See at Walmart iPhone 6 review

iPhone SE: $80 from Best Buy and Walmart (Save $60)

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This may be your last chance to get Apple's smallest iPhone -- and a favorite from 2016 -- before they're gone for good. It costs $80 from both Best Buy (on Simple Mobile's service) and Walmart (Family Mobile service). 

Best Buy: Nov. 22 (Thanksgiving Day) at 5 p.m.
Walmart: Online: Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. PT (10 p.m. ET). In stores: Nov. 22 at 6 p.m. through Nov. 23.

See at Best Buy iPhone SE review

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