From now until Sunday, one dollar buys you the Apple iPhone 6s at Best Buy

From now until Sunday, one dollar buys you the Apple iPhone 6s at Best Buy
There are a lot of things you can still buy for a buck. You can get a McChicken from McDonalds. In Manhattan, you can get a slice (or two if you're lucky) of pizza. And you can pick up the 16GB Apple iPhone 6s from Best Buy. Wait a second. Can that be true? Yes it is. Once again, Best Buy is offering the latest version of the Apple iPhone for just one dollar. The deal runs through Sunday, so if you have the iPhone in your crosshairs, don't procrastinate.

Here is how the deal works. Trade-in a working Apple iPhone 5s or better, and you will get at minimum, a $200 gift-card. This will allow you to buy the 16GB Apple iPhone 6s for one dollar when you purchase the device with a two-year contract, lease it through Sprint, or use a monthly installment plan offered by AT&T, Verizon or Sprint. The deal is available inside Best Buy stores only. If you don't know where you nearest Best Buy store is located, you can click on the sourcelink and click on the store locator.

While at the store, you might be able to save some money on your phone bill. Best Buy has developed a method that compares carriers' plans for consumers. Best Buy has discovered that 50% of its customers are overpaying for wireless service. From November 8th, 2015 through January 1st, 2016, the company tested the software and found that on average, it saved customers $35 a month. Eventually, this tool will be available on the retailer's website. For now, you have to be in the store to get Best Buy's recommendation on which wireless plan to use. And by coincidence, you have to be inside the store anyway to pick up your 16GB Apple iPhone 6s for one dollar.

source: BestBuy via BGR

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iPhone 6s
  • Display 4.7" 750 x 1334 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Apple A9 APL0898, Dual-core, 1840 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 1715 mAh(14h 3G talk time)



1. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

I really wish you guys would stop perpetuating the myth that when you buy on contract you're only paying $200 or whatever for these devices. You're paying the full amount for the device, whether you go full retail, make payments, and yes, on contract as well. It's the reason why you don't get a discount on your plan going subsidized where you do if you buy full retail. Make no mistake, you're paying for the device in full through a carrier, period. Subsidized plans just baked the remainder of the cost into the plan for the entirety of the contract. Which is why there was an ETF if you left before the end of the contract, to recover the cost of the device. Luckily we're almost at the end of life for subsidized contracts and we can finally be done with this fantasy BS.

2. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

I don't know if contracts will keep on going in the future. Here in Canada anyways.

3. TerryTerius unregistered

I don't think anyone is saying that you won't pay for the full cost of the device, but you are only paying $200 at that particular moment to get your hands on it. That isn't a myth if it's factually accurate, though in the broader sense you are correct. And it isn't really going away, Apple has its own monthly payment plans and I can assure you Samsung and others will follow suit.

7. sissy246

Posts: 7129; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

A lot of people that doesn't know better does think they only pay that.

11. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

I'm talking about the author's first 4 sentences. He makes it sound as though an iPhone costs you a buck. The problem is that there are plenty of people that believe that the downpayment is actually all they're paying for their devices. And Verizon at least flat out tried to tell me that on a few occasions, telling me that they take a loss on every device they sell (this was before they had payment plans) because there was no device recovery fee built into the plan. One rep even tried to convince me that they lost money on devices they sold outright at full retail. It is going away in the sense that they're not concealing that you're paying the full price of the device anymore. But, whereas before they concealed that you were paying for the full retail price with subsidized contracts, now they're concealing that you're actually under contract when in a device payment plan.

6. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

dunno how that works on US.. but at my country, we can also buy new flagship for around $100 + 2years (data+voice) contract, and its around $75/month.. with some simple calculation (full retailphone price + 24 month (data+voice) plan) is still 30-40% cheaper, compared to $100 + 2year contract

12. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

Looking at our device payment plans, it figures out the same as if you had your cell plan plus paid full retail for the device. And considering that we get a discount for plans with out of contract phones (either paid full price upfront or older paid off devices) but that isnt present until the contract is up, that means that you're paying the full retail of the device plus your down payment. In effect it costs you more that full retail over your contract life. But that's just one example from my research when I got a different device and that's through Verizon.

4. TrevorB1

Posts: 64; Member since: Dec 30, 2015

I may try to switch in my old LG G3 for this deal.. Still got the Note 5, but I do like iphone 6s also.

5. Adsr14

Posts: 118; Member since: Aug 08, 2015

I think you can only trade in an IPhone 5s or newer

8. TrevorB1

Posts: 64; Member since: Dec 30, 2015

Yeah I wish it would clarify if it meant ONLY APPLE Products, cuz the LG G3 is newer than the Iphone 5s, but is not in that line.

9. torr310

Posts: 1701; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

a used iphone 5s or newer is worth 250+, the tax of the full retail price of iphone 6s is $60? 2 years contract with higher monthly fee.... Good deal? Make your own decision and calculation.

10. SkyfallWalker

Posts: 73; Member since: Jan 28, 2016

Good deal

13. mike2959

Posts: 697; Member since: Oct 08, 2011

There's no interest on the monthly installments so who cares.

14. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

If this was an Android phone, everyone would be calling fire sale. Slow sales of the latest model. Got to do something to clear that stuck. Haha. I don't see any top teir Android going for a "buck buck buck"...(Toy Story)

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