If you’re looking pick up an iPhone 8 or 8 Plus, odds are good you’ll also appreciate checking out the various options to save some money while doing so. Follow along after the break for a look at the best deals and trade-in options for upgrading to the latest iPhone.
Whether you pre-ordered your iPhone 8 directly from Apple already, or are taking your time to see what deals the carriers and other retailers are offering, there are a range of options to bring down the cost of the iPhone 8. Let’s dive in.
The trade-in program through Apple isn’t as well known as others, but it usually offers some of the highest values. Right now, Apple (through its third-party partner) is offering $425 for a 7 Plus, $375 for a 7, $260 for a 6s Plus and $215 for a 6s. A lot of these values are $100 or more than competitors like Gazelle or the carrier offers below.
If you’d like to apply the value of your trade-in against the purchase of your iPhone 8 you’ll need to visit an Apple Store next week. However, you can also opt to receive the credit as an Apple Store gift card if you do an online trade-in.
Sam’s Club is offering a solid deal by giving away a $100 Sam’s Club gift card in addition to either $20 off AppleCare or an extra $10 Sam’s Club gift card if you purchase a SquareTrade protection plan. Keep in mind there’s no trade-in requirement here, so you could score this deal along with netting some cash by selling your current device on your own or through our trade-in program.
AT&T is offering a few different deals. First the company is doing a $300 credit with a 7 Plus trade-in, and up to $200 on other iPhone models.
Additionally, the company is offering 40% off Beats Solo3 Wireless, Powerbeats3 Wireless, and BeatsX headphones with an iPhone or iPad purchase until November 2nd (25% off is available to all, while 40% off comes with eligible purchases). You’ll also find 20% off when you buy three or more accessories and 25% off select AT&T traded accessories.
Announced two days ago, Sprint is focusing on its leasing option with a 50% off the Sprint Flex plan with an eligible trade-in and new line of service. This option basically comes down to only paying for nine months of an 18 month lease. Or if you look at it monthly, paying $14.58/month for the 64GB iPhone 8 after bill credits instead of $29.17.
If you order online or by phone, Sprint is waiving the activation fee, saving you another $30. As for plans, Sprint is offering its introductory $90 for five unlimited lines deal until October 31st, with prices jumping after the first year of service.
The un-carrier is offering $300 off your new iPhone 8 with an eligible iPhone trade-in. The $300 comes in the form of 24 monthly credits, as you do have to purchase your new iPhone on T-Mobile’s installment plan (EIP). Read more from our earlier coverage here.
Verizon’s offer mirrors T-Mobile’s with up to $300 in credit with an eligible trade-in. The max $300 credit will be split up over 24 months and applied to your account, and you need to purchase your new iPhone 8 on Verizon’s installment plan.
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