Sprint and AT&T launch competing iPhone 6S/6S Plus offers

The rival carriers are trying to lure in customers with their latest 'buy one, get one free' campaigns.

Looking for the latest iPhone? Well, Sprint and AT&T are launching similar "buy one, get one free" campaigns for Apple's big product.

The rival carriers said Friday the 4.7-inch Apple iPhone 6s and the 5.5-inch iPhone 6s Plus were both part of the deals.


Rival carriers Sprint and AT&T are offering buy one, get one free promotions for the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus.

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Sprint is offering eligible customers a free iPhone 6S when they buy either an iPhone 6S or an 6S Plus and add a second line. The carrier is also to waiving a $30 activation fee for the free device.

Sprint is also cutting the price of the latest iPads for customers who get both an iPhone and iPad on its equipment installment plan.

Meanwhile, customers interested in AT&T's 'buy one, get one free deal' for the iPhone 6 can get four lines with unlimited data for $180 per month.

The carrier's offer extends to other popular smartphones, including the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge; Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge and S6 Edge+; Samsung Galaxy Note 5; LG G5 and V10; Microsoft Lumia 950; HTC One A9 and the Kyocera DuraForce.

Both carriers are also continuing to offer as much as $650 per line to cover switching costs for customers.