Cellular carriers in the United States regularly provide discounts and offers on numerous models of Apple's iPhone. As of 2023, that means you can find solid bargains on the iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Pro, iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro, iPhone 13, iPhone SE, and many more at AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, and Sprint.
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Apple unveiled the iPhone 15 in September 2023 and we're tracking new offers on these smartphones below. All major carriers have various discounts, offers, and savings on the iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Plus, iPhone 15 Pro, and iPhone 15 Pro Max, so be sure to look for more details in each carrier's section.
Carrier deals do have some downsides, in regards to how many stipulations come with obtaining the discounts. But if you're looking to sign up for a new contract, switch carriers, or buy multiple iPhones at once, you can likely find a few solid bargains at these companies.
In this guide, we'll break down offers by carriers, and also include a few sales related to refurbished devices. In regards to these sales, the best refurbished discounts are typically related to older iPhone models, but you can still occasionally find refurbished sales on current generation models as well.
AT&T is kicking off iPhone season with up to $1,000 off the iPhone 15 family of devices with an eligible trade in. You can get the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro models at no cost when you trade in an eligible smartphone and put the new device on an unlimited data plan. All of AT&T's new deals are available for both new and existing customers.
You can also get the iPhone 15 Plus for up to $830 off and the iPhone 15 Pro Max for up to $1,000 off, both with an eligible smartphone trade in on a qualifying installment agreement. There's also a $35 activation/upgrade fee that comes with the new smartphones. For every AT&T offer, you'll receive the discounts in the form of bill credits. You'll get up to $1,000 in bill credits on iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max with a smartphone trade in value of $230 or more.
You'll get up to $830 in bill credits with a smartphone trade in value of $130 to $229. Additionally, you'll get up to $350 in bill credits with a smartphone trade in value of $35 to $129.
Finally, AT&T is marking down the iPhone 14 family of smartphones to as low as $15/month for the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro and $20/month for the iPhone 14 Pro Max. No trade in is required to get the deals on these previous generation devices, which also includes the ninth generation iPad.
New and existing Verizon customers can get up to $1,000 off any iPhone 15 model with any iPhone trade-in, which means you can get the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro at no cost. Existing customers upgrading can get up to $830 off the new iPhone 15 lineup on Unlimited plans.
You can also get the Apple Watch Series 9 for less than $6/month or an Apple Watch Ultra 2 for $14/month when purchased alongside select iPhones with a qualified watch trade-in.
Lastly, Verizon is one of the only carriers hosting a notable accessory sale on iPhone launch day. You can get 25 percent off MagSafe chargers and 20 percent off select cases, chargers, and screen protectors for iPhone 15 devices.
- iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro for up to $1,000 off
- Apple Watch Series 9 for less than $6/month
- MagSafe chargers for 25% off
Similar to other carriers, T-Mobile has up to $1,000 off iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro devices. The carrier said that this means you can get the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro at no cost.
You'll need to trade in an eligible smartphone on the Go5G Plus or Go5G Next cellular plans in order to get these discounts. T-Mobile also has a BOGO deal on the new iPhone 15, where you can get $700 off the second model after you purchase the first and add a line on an existing plan.
You can get up to $650 off any iPhone 15 series device on the Magenta MAX plan, $350 off on Go5G and Magenta, and $200 off on nearly all other T-Mobile plans.
Lastly, if you buy any new Apple Watch you can get $300 off a second model when adding a new watch line on an existing cellular plan.
- iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro for up to $1,000 off on 5G plans
- iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro for up to $650 off on other plans
- BOGO Apple Watch for $300 off
You'll need to sign up for Visible by bringing your current phone or purchasing a new one on Visible's website, transfer your number, set up your SIM card, and make service payments for three months.
Afterwards, Visible will e-mail you instructions for choosing a virtual gift card. Gift card options include Best Buy, Target, Mastercard, Lowe's, Uber Eats, and much more.
Visible offers monthly plans for as low as $25/month, and you can see more information about all of these deals on the company's website.
If you're on the hunt for more discounts, be sure to visit our Apple Deals roundup where we recap the best Apple-related bargains of the past week.