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Cellular carriers in the United States routinely have solid offers on the latest iPhones, and today we're tracking a few deals that have appeared in January at AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile. These discounts are focused on Apple's new smartphone lineup, including the iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Pro, and iPhone 13 Pro Max.

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iPhone 13

Starting with the iPhone 13, there are a few solid offers from the three major cellular carriers in the United States. AT&T has one of the best discounts, offering the iPhone 13 at no cost with eligible trade in, while T-Mobile has a basic discount that takes up to $800 off the device when trading in and signing up for the carrier's Magenta MAX plan. If you're looking to purchase two iPhone 13 devices, Verizon has a BOGO up to $700 off on Verizon Unlimited plans.

  • AT&T - Get iPhone 13 for $0 with eligible trade in
  • Verizon - Buy one, get another up to $700 off on select Unlimited plans
  • T-Mobile - Get up to $800 off with trade in on Magenta MAX plans


iPhone 13 mini

Across all carriers, iPhone 13 mini deals are matching the same offers seen on the iPhone 13. AT&T is again offering this device at no cost when you trade in an eligible older smartphone, T-Mobile has up to $800 off with trade ins on Magenta MAX plans, and Verizon is the place to look when purchasing multiple devices at once.

  • AT&T - Get iPhone 13 mini for $0 with eligible trade in
  • Verizon - Buy one, get another up to $700 off on select Unlimited plans
  • T-Mobile - Get up to $800 off with trade in on Magenta MAX plans

iPhone 13 Pro

Moving to the Pro models, AT&T is offering the iPhone 13 Pro for up to $800 off with the usual eligible trade in requirement. Verizon is topping that offer by offering savings of up to $1,000 when trading in an old device and signing up for select Verizon Unlimited plans.

  • AT&T - Get iPhone 13 Pro for up to $800 off with eligible trade in
  • Verizon - Save up to $1,000 when trading in old device on select Unlimited plans
  • T-Mobile - Get up to $800 off with trade in on Magenta MAX plans


iPhone 13 Pro Max

You'll find the same deals on the iPhone 13 Pro Max as you did on the iPhone 13 Pro, with AT&T offering up to $800 off and Verizon offering up to $1,000 off the smartphone. Both carriers require you to trade in an older device to see these savings, as well as sign up for their versions of unlimited cellular plans.

  • AT&T - Get iPhone 13 Pro Max for up to $800 off with eligible trade in
  • Verizon - Save up to $1,000 when trading in old device on select Unlimited plans
  • T-Mobile - Get up to $800 off with trade in on Magenta MAX plans

Other Offers

  • AT&T - Get iPhone 12 mini for up to 50% off
  • AT&T - Save up to 50% on AT&T branded power accessories
  • AT&T - Get $200 off Apple Watch
  • Verizon - Buy one, get up to $460 off another iPad, iPad mini, iPad Air, or iPad Pro
  • Verizon - Get up to 40% off on five or more regularly priced accessories
If you're in the market for a new iPhone, we've begun tracking the latest carrier deals in our Best iPhone Deals guide. This includes discounts and offers from AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, Sprint, and more.

Article Link: Deals: Shop the Latest New Year's Discounts on Apple's Entire iPhone 13 Lineup
 

JM

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Gotta love Verizon’s “select unlimited plans”…

“Sorry, long time customers: you only get a cellphone deal if you give us more money each month on our newer plans.”

That’s fine. I’m very happy to buy from the Apple store for their generous two week FREE return policy, and my legacy low-cost family plan with Verizon.
 

Cosmosent

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I did a spot check two days ago on Availability here in San Diego.

Supply has completely caught up to demand !

If someone is willing to go into a store, they can get whatever they want on ANY given day !

And because the cellular service provides have now used-up ALL or most of their Dry Powder (i.e., almost ALL who want a 5G iPhone now have one), things don't look so rosy for Apple's iPhone Unit Sales moving forward.

Tim is gonna have to have a serious talk with Phil & Matt :)

ONLY ONE app has the potential to trigger a surge in iPhone Unit Sales !
 

boomspot

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Got $800 credit for my Xs Max towards the 13 Pro Max last week from Verizon. $30 a month family plan makes it even sweeter.
 

I7guy

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Gotta be in it to win it
I did a spot check two days ago on Availability here in San Diego.

Supply has completely caught up to demand !

If someone is willing to go into a store, they can get whatever they want on ANY given day !

And because the cellular service provides have now used-up ALL or most of their Dry Powder (i.e., almost ALL who want a 5G iPhone now have one), things don't look so rosy for Apple's iPhone Unit Sales moving forward.

Tim is gonna have to have a serious talk with Phil & Matt :)

ONLY ONE app has the potential to trigger a surge in iPhone Unit Sales !
Correct. iPhone demand is seasonal. Tim and Phil have the same discussion every year.:)
 
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uller6

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I did a spot check two days ago on Availability here in San Diego.

Supply has completely caught up to demand !

If someone is willing to go into a store, they can get whatever they want on ANY given day !

And because the cellular service provides have now used-up ALL or most of their Dry Powder (i.e., almost ALL who want a 5G iPhone now have one), things don't look so rosy for Apple's iPhone Unit Sales moving forward.

Tim is gonna have to have a serious talk with Phil & Matt :)

ONLY ONE app has the potential to trigger a surge in iPhone Unit Sales !
I think the vast majority of people don’t care whatsoever about 5G and only upgrade when their old phone breaks.
 

dmylrea

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I did a spot check two days ago on Availability here in San Diego.

Supply has completely caught up to demand !

If someone is willing to go into a store, they can get whatever they want on ANY given day !

And because the cellular service provides have now used-up ALL or most of their Dry Powder (i.e., almost ALL who want a 5G iPhone now have one), things don't look so rosy for Apple's iPhone Unit Sales moving forward.

Tim is gonna have to have a serious talk with Phil & Matt :)

ONLY ONE app has the potential to trigger a surge in iPhone Unit Sales !
As I drive around San Diego with my iPhone 13 Pro Max, on occasion when I see full 5G bars, I run a quick speed test and am almost always let down with the pathetic speeds (in the double-digits) I get on 5G. At this point, 5G < LTE as far as I'm concerned.
 

Amazing Iceman

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Gotta love Verizon’s “select unlimited plans”…

“Sorry, long time customers: you only get a cellphone deal if you give us more money each month on our newer plans.”

That’s fine. I’m very happy to buy from the Apple store for their generous two week FREE return policy, and my legacy low-cost family plan with Verizon.
This is why I never liked Verizon or AT&T.
I did upgraded my plan with T-Mobile and ended up paying less than with my old plan, plus free Netflix, and Paramount and AppleTV for a year.
 
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msp3

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“Trade-in” and “bill credits” kills the deal. In modern parlance, together these terms mean reverse 2-3 year contract while they confiscate your previous iphone.

Not only are you shackled to the carrier for the length of the contract with an early termination fee equaling the full MSRP of the phone declining each month, they underpay you for your iPhone which is valuable on the used market.

Thanks T-Mobile. Only a carrier so dishonest they call themselves an “un-carrier” can claim they killed 2-year contracts in this country and replace it with a reverse contract that makes the customer even worse off while infesting the entire industry with this business model.
 
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