Apple is done and dusted with all of its iPhone XR pre-order details, pricing and availability as what may prove to be itsbest-seller for the year just went up for grabs. It is now time for Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint to hop on the deals bus.
In addition, there are a few notable promos from popular retailers like Best Buy or Costco, and we are rounding up the ones announced so far below for your added convenience.
Apple iPhone XR price
64GB iPhone XR for $31.24 a month for 24 months ($749.99 retail)
128GB iPhone XR for $33.33 a month for 24 months ($799.99 retail)
256GB iPhone XR for $37.49 a month for 24 months ($899.99 retail)
$750 off a second XR of equal or lesser value
$100 off an iPad and $50 off an Apple Watch (one per person)
25% off iPhone XR cases until October 25th
64GB iPhone XR for $25 a month for 30 months ($749.99 retail)
128GB iPhone XR for $26.67 a month for 30 months ($799.99 retail)
256GB iPhone XR for $30 a month for 30 months ($899.99 retail)
$700 off a second XR of equal or lesser value in bill credits with at least $80/month wireless AND $29.99/month DIRECTV service
64 GB - $37.41 per month for 24 months 128GB - $39.50 per month for 24 months 256GB - $43.66 per month for 24 months
4 lines of unlimited T-Mobile Essentials and four iPhone XR for just $40 a month (requires up to $390 eligible trade-in and 36-month financing)
64GB – $31.25 a month for 24 months 128GB – $31.25 per month with $50 down 256GB – $31.25 per month with $150 down
Free iPhone XR on Flex Lease, after $31.25 bill credits and an eligible trade-in
Up to $390 off the XR, after a trade-in rebate for your old phone via T-Mobile in the form of a prepaid MasterCard
A $100 gift card if you place a pre-order by Sunday, October 21
Up to a $275 gift card with a trade-in of an iPhone 7 Plus and up
Verizon actually has a pretty generous offer on the iPhone XR. While AT&T requires that you add a DirecTV subscription to give you a pseudo-BOGO deal of $700 in bill credits, Verizon gives you $750 with fewer strings attached. Buy any iPhone XR on the Verizon device payment plan and get up to $750 off the second one of equal or lesser value.
Needless to say, you need at least one line of service to be activated on one of the phones, but there are no trade-in requirements, and the deal will be applied over the course of the payment plan in bill credits. In addition, you can get $100 off an iPad and $50 off an Apple Watch (one per person), as well as 25% off iPhone XR cases until October 25th.
AT&T is not going for any jugulars, as usual, but it does offer its recent $700 deal "BOGO" promo for flagship phones towards the iPhone XR as well. You'll have to buy both XR handsets on AT&T Next with a wireless plan of at least $80/month when combined after discount and have DIRECTV service which starts from $29.99/month. The $700 then will be applied to the second handset in credits after two bill cycles.
The presser that T-Mobile sent us entices with "get 4 lines of unlimited T-Mobile Essentials and four iPhone XR for just $40 a month per line with autopay." If it sounds too good to be true, that's because the offer requires a trade-in, and the said $40 phone plus plan monthly tag is for the basic unlimited plan of T-Mobile, and for the span of 36 months.
If you are fine with all those caveats, you can trade in your old iPhone 7 to iPhone 8+, the Galaxy S8, Note 8, Google Pixel/XL or Pixel 2/2XL, and an LG V30 or G7 for up to $390 in bill credits. The iPhone XR will then be had for $0 down and $20.84 per month for 36 months leading to a full pre-credit price of $749.99. If you get the maximum trade-in value, that will be applied in the form of $10.83 in bill credits per month towards the iPhone XR payment, essentially netting you the handset for about ten bucks a month.
Add a basic T-Mobile Essentials plan of $30 a month to the mix, and you reach the "four iPhone XR for just $40 a month per line" promise. Plenty of caveats, but if you like T-Mobile's service, and have been wondering what to do with your old phone before you get the iPhone XR, the first deal on Apple's newest handset will fit the bill.
The iPhone XR is Coming to T-Mobile iPhone XR is available for pre-order starting Friday, October 19 at T-Mobile
What’s the news: Starting Friday, October 19 you can pre-order iPhone XR at T-Mobile together WITH an unlimited plan, for just $40/line per month with your eligible trade-in. Why it matters: iPhone XR is the latest iPhone innovation and at T-Mobile your whole family can get 4 lines of T-Mobile Essentials AND the new iPhone XR together for just $40/line per month (with autopay).
Who it’s for: Anyone who is ready to trade up to iPhone AND unlimited at T-Mobile
October 17, 2018 12:51 PM Eastern Daylight Time
BELLEVUE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) today announced it will offer iPhone XR, bringing the latest iPhone innovations to more people. Customers will be able to pre-order iPhone XR beginning at 12:01 am PT on Friday, October 19 online at T-Mobile.com and in T-Mobile stores later that day. And, only at T-Mobile, when you trade in your eligible device, you can get 4 lines of unlimited AND iPhone XR for just $40/line per month with T-Mobile Essentials.
iPhone XR integrates breakthrough technologies from iPhone XS in all-screen glass and aluminum design featuring a 6.1-inch Liquid Retina display, the most advanced LCD in a smartphone, with wide color support and True Tone for a more natural viewing experience. iPhone XR brings the smartest and most powerful chip in a smartphone with A12 Bionic, a next-generation Neural Engine built for advanced machine learning in everything from photography to augmented reality, the TrueDepth camera system, faster Face ID, an advanced camera system that creates dramatic portraits using a single camera lens, long all-day battery life and six beautiful finishes; white, black, blue, yellow, coral and (PRODUCT)RED. This new design is splash and water resistant with a rating of IP67 and protects against everyday spills including coffee, tea and soda. *
iPhone XR is 600 MHz enabled, meaning T-Mobile customers can get expanded network coverage and capacity in 1,250 cities and towns across the US, including Puerto Rico. iPhone XR also brings Dual SIM to iPhone through the use of digital eSIM. **
T-Mobile Essentials is perfect for those who just want the basics: unlimited talk, text and smartphone data in the U.S. for only $30 per line for a family of four with autopay. Starting Friday, well-qualified customers with trade-in and T-Mobile’s new 36-month Equipment Installment Plan (EIP) can get 4 lines of unlimited T-Mobile Essentials and four iPhone XR for just $40 a month per line with autopay.
For those who want more, T-Mobile ONE is the Un-carrier’s most popular option and just $10 more per line, taxes and fees included, for a family of four with autopay. T-Mobile ONE includes all the extras – the industry’s best travel benefits, a personal Team of Experts for all your customer care needs, Netflix included for families, unlimited mobile hotspot and so much more. Starting Friday, well-qualified customers with trade-in and T-Mobile’s new 36-month Equipment Installment Plan (EIP) can get 4 lines of T-Mobile ONE and four iPhone XR for just $50 a month per line with autopay.
And for members of the military, their families and their small businesses, the offer is even sweeter with T-Mobile ONE Military. T-Mobile ONE Military includes everything in T-Mobile ONE – all at T-Mobile’s biggest discount ever for families with half off family lines. That means with trade-in, it’s just $35/month per line (with autopay) for four lines of unlimited AND four iPhone XR.
For more details on pricing and data plans, please visit https://www.t-mobile.com/.
For more details on iPhone please visit www.apple.com.
During congestion, customers using >50GB/mo may notice reduced speeds; Essentials customers may notice speeds lower than other customers. iPhone XR promo: Via 36 monthly bill credits. For well-qualified buyers. Credit approval, deposit, & $25 SIM starter kit may be req’d. Contact us before cancelling wireless service to continue device payments or credits stop & remaining balance on finance agreement is due. Tax on pre-credit price due at sale. Limited time offer; subject to change. iPhoneXR: $0 down + $20.84/mo. x 36 mos; pre-credit price $749.99. 0% APR. Qual’g service, trade-in (iPhone 7/7+/8/8+, Samsung Galaxy S8, Note 8, Google Pixel/XL, 2/2XL; LG V30, G7) & finance agmt req’d. Up to $390 in bill credits; must be active and in good standing to receive credits. Military: Submit military verification within 45 days at t-mobile.com/military/verification otherwise your plan will become T-Mobile ONE at an additional cost of up to $20/line per month. Military individual must be account holder & account must maintain valid military line.
*iPhone XR is splash-, water- and dust-resistant, and was tested under controlled laboratory conditions with a rating of IP67 under IEC standard 60529 (maximum depth of 1 meter up to 30 minutes). Splash, water and dust resistance are not permanent conditions, and resistance might decrease as a result of normal wear. Do not attempt to charge a wet iPhone; refer to the user guide for cleaning and drying instructions. Liquid damage not covered under warranty.
** Dual SIM support will be available via a free software update later this fall. Use of Dual SIM requires two wireless service plans (which may include restrictions on roaming). Certain restrictions apply to use.
Sprint offers its usual leasing deal that will allow customers to get the iPhone XR gratis with eligible trade-in and Sprint Flex lease. The base iPhone XR can be had for free, after $31.25 bill credits, while the eligible trade-ins for it are iPhone 7 and up, the Galaxy S9 or S8, Note 8, the LG G7, or Google's Pixel and Pixel 2/XL. Pretty cool, and you can trade that up in a year to keep the cycle going.
Select Costco locations will have the iPhone XR for up to $390 off, after a trade-in rebate for your old phone via T-Mobile. You need to submit the rebate request in the link below with the COSTCOAPPLEXR promo code to get the goods, and you will get a pre-paid MasterCard in the amount within the span of 6-8 weeks.
Why via T-Mobile? Well, your new iPhone XR purchase needs to be used on a postpaid plan with the carrier, and you need to trade in your eligible old phone on the same order as the XR. You can get up to $390, depending on the condition for the iPhone 7 to 8 Plus, the Galaxy S8 series, Note8, Pixel or Pixel 2/XL, and LG V30 or G7, depending on their condition, of course.
Older phones from these makers will net you $250, and if you really want to get rid of a clunker, Costco and T-Mobile will trade you, say, an iPhone SE or Galaxy S5, for $150 towards the price of a new iPhone XR. This is the same deal that T-Mobile offers in stores and online for the new iPhone XR, with the big difference that you are getting the trade-in amount in one lump sum, instead of bill credits.
Apple iPhone XR deal at Sаm's Club
Apple has barely started pre-selling the iPhone XR, but the members-only shopping juggernaut Sam’s Club is already ripe with an in-store-only deal.
Just as Apple, Sаm's Club will start ringing in orders for the phone past midnight Pacific Time, and if you place one by Sunday, October 21, the retailer will give you a sweet gift card of $100 value.
The iPhone XR will have to be activated in the October 26-28 period, too, on Verizon, AT&T, or Sprint. As usual, T-Mobile doesn't play nice with retailers and their promotions, but that is a topic for another, and rather long, story.
Long story short, if you go to Sam's Club and buy the iPhone XR on a payment plan with either Verizon, AT&T, or Sprint, you'll get a $100 gift card towards your grocery shopping for the week, which is as good of a deal as any you are likely to ever get from Apple on an iPhone.
The XR starts off from $749 for the 64-gigger, a 128GB variant is $799, while the 256GB version costs the whopping $899, though we are fairly certain Apple will sell a boatload of those anyway.
Best Buy isn't going all-out this time around, and will simply give you am up to $275 gift card but requires a trade-in of an iPhone 7 Plus and up for that. That's not the most generous trade-in offer out there, but is still a way to get rid of your aging handset for Apple's newest iPhone XR. The deal is in-store only to boot.