The best iPhone XS single, family or prepaid plan offers come from T-Mobile, AT&T and Walmart

The best iPhone XS single, family or prepaid plan offers come from T-Mobile, AT&T and Walmart
The prices of the iPhone XS and XS Max that Apple launches today are pretty high already - $999 and $1099 for the basic models, respectively - but they can be somewhat mitigated with the right carrier plan, it turns out.

Research firm WalletHub that already surveyed potential iPhone buyer to find that a lot are willing to go into debt to obtain them, has now calculated exactly how much you will outlay for the new iPhones on different carrier plans.

As you can see from the findings below, the lowest form of an iPhone XS with 64GB storage on board will be cheapest with an AT&T individual data plan over the usual course of a two-year installment plan. T-Mobile's plans take the cake among those who uphold family values, while Walmart Family, which is owned by TracFone, is the best choice for a no-contract service if you buy the phone outright. 

These calculations are based on Verizon's Go Unlimited, AT&T Unlimited, and T-Mobile ONE plans, and the savings are pretty significant, ranging from $740 on single-line plans, to $1403 for family plans, depending on which carrier option you pick.

source: WalletHub

Related phones

iPhone XS
  • Display 5.8" 1125 x 2436 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 7 MP front
  • Processor Apple A12 Bionic, Hexa-core, 2490 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 2659 mAh(20h talk time)



1. looneyhouston

Posts: 40; Member since: Apr 10, 2014

I don't get it...

2. Valdomero

Posts: 701; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

It's based on the price of the phone + the monthly plan per year. It's not the best way to present "savings" when you clearly spend a lot on this phone. In my country the base iPhone Xs 64GB is $1335 without taxes paying upfront... Definitely a contract is required to get these phones, unless you have deep pockets.

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