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All iPhone 12 mini deals and prices at Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T, Best Buy, or unlocked

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All iPhone 12 mini deals and prices at Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T or Best Buy
Certainly Apple's most anticipated phone in years - the 5.4" iPhone 12 mini - is finally here, and all the rumors that had compact phone lovers brimming with excitement actually materialized. Yes, it's even smaller than the iPhone SE, and, yes, it is as powerful but at a cheaper than iPhone 12 price. Hey, even the display is a 1080p OLED panel, and it has the same camera set as the iPhone 12!

With the iPhone 12 mini, Apple fills the last screen size target that it didn't have a presence in just yet, and now covers the range from 4.7-6.7 inches, an iPhone for every hand and pocket indeed.

How much does the iPhone 12 mini cost with trade in and where can I buy it?

The iPhone 12 mini ($699 value) comes free at AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, Target, and others, with a new line and a suitable trade-in, just like the best iPhone 12 Pro deals.

Let's recap all the iPhone 12 mini specs, colors, features, and version price tags:

  • Storage versions: 64G/128G/256G
  • Prices: $699/$749/$849 on Verizon and AT&T, or $729/$779/$879 at T-Mobile or unlocked
  • Colors: blue, green, black, white, and (PRODUCT)RED.
  • Display size and resolution: 5.4" 1080 x 2340 pixels OLED 60Hz Super Retina XDR Display with Ceramic Shield Front Cover
  • Processor and RAM: Apple A14/4GB RAM
  • Cameras: 12MP main + 12MP ultrawide cameras, f/1.6 aperture, 7P lens
  • New iPhone 12 camera features: Deep Fusion 2, Smart HDR 3, Night Mode Timelapse
  • 5G connectivity with Smart Data Mode
  • 15W wireless charging
  • No charger or headphones in the iPhone 12 mini box

And now, without further ado, let's jump right into the best iPhone 12 mini deals and offers!

Buy iPhone 12 mini from get up to $525 off with trade-in deal

You can get up to $525 off with eligible device trade-in with Apple. To benefit from a hefty trade-in discount, you have to trade-in an iPhone 7 or newer. You can also trade-in Android phones, such as the Galaxy Note 10. The newer the phone is, the better the trade-in offer. Keep in mind that the trade-in phone has to be in good working condition to benefit from a trade-in discount. For the newest flagship, for example a phone from the iPhone 11 series, you can get even a bigger discount. You can purchase either an unlocked iPhone 12 mini, or a carrier-locked one.

Apple iPhone 12 mini

Up to $525 off with trade in: Unlocked $729 before trade-in, or carrier locked 699$ before trade-in

Buy at Apple

AT&T has the best iPhone 12 mini trade-in deal, at the price of free

As you may have heard already, the much touted iPhone 12 models $699 starting price is actually with a $30 AT&T, T-Mobile (at Apple only), or Verizon discount, and requires activation with the carriers. AT&T's offer, however, is to pay the iPhone 12 mini price in 30 installments:

  • iPhone 12 mini 64GB for $28.34 a month or $699 before trade-in at AT&T

Right now, new or existing AT&T subs will be able to get the latest 12 mini gratis. Here's what you need to do in order to qualify for the free iPhone 12 mini offer:

  1. Purchase an eligible smartphone on a qualifying installment agreement, including taxes on full retail price (upfront), and a $30 activation or upgrade fee.
  2. Add a new line of service, or upgrade an existing line.
  3. Activate postpaid unlimited wireless plan for at least $75/month for new customers before discounts.
  4. Trade-in a phone in good working condition with a minimum trade-in value of $95 for $700 credit ($35 for $350 credit) within 30 days of activation.
  5. Get $700 in bill credits with trade-in value of at least $95 ($350 with trade-in value of $35 to $94) spread over 30 months.
Here's the AT&T fine print on the iPhone 12 series deal: "Monthly price reflects net monthly payment, after application of AT&T trade-in credit up to $800 applied over 30 months after trade-in of eligible smartphone with minimum $95 trade-in value. Requires upgrade of an existing line (or activation of a new line in stores) and purchase of a new iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, or iPhone 12 Pro Max on a qualifying 30-month 0 percent APR installment plan."

As you can see, you can easily trade in a complete clunker of a phone and get a shiny new iPhone 12 mini - the world's most compact and most powerful 5G phone in its class, sweet!

Apple iPhone 12 mini price, deals and availability on Verizon

While its mmWave 5G network is ultrafast, Verizon isn't really a contender in nationwide coverage compared to T-Mobile. Concurrently with the iPhone 12 mini announcement, however, it unveiled availability of its 5G Ultra Wideband service in 55 more cities, 43 stadiums and arenas, and seven airports, calling it "5G Nationwide service" that according to its calculations is available to more than 200 million people in 1,800 cities in the US.

Verizon's iPhone 12 mini price and deals:

  • iPhone 12 mini starts at $29.16 per month for 24 months on Verizon device payment (0% APR, $699.99 retail).
  • Save $150 on Apple Watch with iPhone purchase
  • Up to $1000 off: when you switch and trade-in
  • Up to $700 off: with upgrade and trade-in
  • Switch and save up to $300 on Plus More.
  • Get Verizon Stream TV for free with purchase.

Apple iPhone 12 mini

Switch and save up to $300; trade-in, switch, and save up to $1000

$699 99
Buy at Verizon

Apple iPhone 12 mini prices and deals on T-Mobile

T-Mobile is now as generous as AT&T or Verizon, and will sell you the iPhone 12 mini at a $30 discount compared to the full $729 price for the unlocked model, but only if you get it from Apple. Otherwise, the iPhone 12 mini prices and deals on T-Mobile are as follows:

  • iPhone 12 mini from $24.37 a month for 30 months, or $729 before trade-in
  • Get up to $830 off in bill credit with trade-in for new customers. Eligible plan required.
  • Retail or business customers who have been with T-Mobile, including Sprint, for 5+ years can get a $200 rebate on any new iPhone when they trade or turn in any active iPhone on an eligible plan. This can be combined with the half off deal for savings of up to $750.

Get the iPhone 12 mini on T-Mobile/Sprint at Best Buy:

Right now, T-Mobile is offering a great trade-in discount for the iPhone 12 mini, and you can get it for free with an ANY iPhone in good working condition. However, this offer requires you a new line to T-Mobile on an eligible plan:

iPhone 12 mini AT&T deal at Best Buy (no trade in required)

Currently, Best Buy is offering only carrier-locked iPhone 12 minis. However, they are not without any discount. Right now, without any trade-in required, AT&T is offering the iPhone 12 mini for $629 with a new line or account. The cool thing about this offer is that it doesn't require trade-in like other iPhone 12 offers.

Apple iPhone 12 mini

Save $200 on the three carriers

$499 99
$699 99
Buy at BestBuy

Apple iPhone 12 mini deal at Target

You can now get up to $700 off on the iPhone 12 mini with trade-in and upgrade to an eligible Unlimited plan.

Apple iPhone 12 mini

up to $700 discount with trade-in and eligible Unlimited plan

$699 99
Buy at Target

Once you have your new iPhone 12 mini, don't forget to check out our cases and screen protector selections for your new iPhone.

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