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PSA: iPhone X and iPhone 8 are more expensive at Best Buy when you pay the full price upfront

PSA: iPhone X and iPhone 8 are more expensive at Best Buy when you pay the full price upfront


If you're planning to buy any of Apple's new smartphones (iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, or iPhone X) by paying the full price upfront, you should probably avoid going to Best Buy for this. That's because the retailer is charging an extra $100 for each of the three new iPhones, regardless of storage space and carrier. We don't know exactly why this happens, but Best Buy actually has a history of asking more money for smartphones purchased outright, including previous iPhone models.

 

Here are the full prices that Best Buy is currently listing next to Apple's new iPhones (versus the full prices available at Apple, or via carriers):

 

  • iPhone 8 64 GB - $799 instead of $699
  • iPhone 8 256 GB - $949 instead of $849
  • iPhone 8 Plus 64 GB - $899 instead of $799
  • iPhone 8 Plus 256 GB - $1,049 instead of $949
  • iPhone X 64 GB - $1,099 instead of $999
  • iPhone X 256 GB - $1,249 instead of $1,149

Of course, for now, only the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus can be bought. The iPhone X will go on pre-order tomorrow, October 27, and should ship on November 3


To get the three new iPhones at their normal prices from Best Buy, you'll need to opt for a monthly installment plan (on Verizon, AT&T, or Sprint).


PSA: iPhone X and iPhone 8 are more expensive at Best Buy when you pay the full price upfront

 

source: Best Buy (iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

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