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Today we're tracking the best New Year's deals on Apple's iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro models from carriers including AT&T, Visible, and Verizon. This also covers a few side offers from these companies, like free AirPods Pro 2 at Visible when purchasing a brand new iPhone 14.

Visible

Starting with Verizon-owned Visible, you can save $15/month for your entire first year of service with the company thanks to their New Year's offer. You'll need to join Visible and bring your own smartphone (via eSIM or pSIM) with an existing number.

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When placing your order for the new Visible plan, you'll also need to enter the code 15OFF12 at the checkout screen. With this discount, you can get the Visible plan for $15/month (regular $30/month) or Visible+ for $30/month (regular $45/month).

This promotion will last for twelve months, after which your service will return to its regular price. You can find more information about the sale on Visible's website, including the type of plans and details of each.

There are a few other offers from Visible going on in the new year, including a gift card worth up to $200 plus free AirPods Pro 2 with select iPhone models. You'll need to join Visible and transfer your number from an eligible carrier to get this deal.



After three full months of service payments, you'll get an email with a code to redeem your free AirPods Pro 2 and virtual gift card. You can browse the list of compatible smartphones on Visible, including the iPhone 14 Pro, Pro Max, Plus, and more.

AT&T

Holiday deals have carried over into 2023 at other carriers as well, with AT&T still offering up to $1,000 off the iPhone 14 Pro with eligible trade-in on select installment plans. This also works for the iPhone 14 Pro Max; you can get the iPhone 14 at no cost or the iPhone 14 Plus for $5/month as well.

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In terms of trade-ins, you can get up to $1,000 bill credits with smartphone trade-in value of $230 or higher, up to $800 bill credits with smartphone trade-in value of $130 to $229, and up to $350 bill credits with smartphone trade-in value of $34 to $129. These credits start within three bill cycles after trade-in is completed.

Verizon

Similarly, Verizon is still hosting its "Welcome Unlimited" holiday deal, where you can get $25/line per month for four lines when signing up for Verizon Unlimited, with this price guaranteed to be locked in for three years. You'll need to add four new smartphone lines and a $180 credit will be applied per smartphone over 36 months.

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Otherwise, you'll find Verizon matching AT&T's iPhone 14 deals. You can save up to $1,000 when you trade in an older smartphone and purchase any iPhone 14 device on a Verizon Unlimited plan. If you're buying two, you can buy one iPhone and get another at up to $800 off as well.

Head to our full Deals Roundup to get caught up with all of the latest deals and discounts that we've been tracking over the past week.

Article Link: iPhone New Year's Deals Include Up to $1,000 Off iPhone 14 Pro and Free AirPods Pro 2 With iPhone Purchase
 

JM

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“Separating the cost of phones from the cost of the cell plan will save you money”

🤔yeahhhhhhhhhhh

Kind of seems like more expensive data and a lock-in of 3 years to me.
 
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MrMojo1

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Visible's NY's deal appears good, though Mint Mobile had a good BOGO deal last month or so (i.e. buy 6 months, get 6 months free).
The differences are that Mint Mobile is a pre-paid service so you must pay upfront, which some people won't, and it uses T-Mobile's network whereas Visible uses Verizon's network.
 
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Channan

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I highly recommend Visible. Such a great deal.
Visible is great as long as nothing major goes wrong. Their chat support can fix basic issues but you’re SOL otherwise.

I’ve been with them for over two years now minus a couple of months early last year when I switched to US Mobile for priority data. I switched back when Visible launched their new plans and I got Visible+.

One of the biggest reasons I switched back was because I got a hand-me-down Apple Watch Series 6 and wanted to use cellular. It would never activate on Visible. I contacted them about it 5 times and kept being told someone would get back to me because they tried everything they could do. Days later I would get an email telling me to try a few things that chat support already had me do, and if I still needed help, I would have to queue up in chat support again and start over. I eventually gave up.
 
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kiranmk2

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Not being from the US these kind of headline "got $1000 off an iPhone 14 Pro with trade-in" sounds amazing (basically, an free/almost free premium phone). I'm guessing that you are still paying the $1000 cost of the phone through extortionate monthly 'line rental' fees?
 

t0rqx

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So you need to buy an iPhone to get up to $1000 off of another iPhone 😂😂😂😂
 
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compwiz1202

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Not being from the US these kind of headline "got $1000 off an iPhone 14 Pro with trade-in" sounds amazing (basically, an free/almost free premium phone). I'm guessing that you are still paying the $1000 cost of the phone through extortionate monthly 'line rental' fees?
Don't have to pay anything if you stay the whole time. You get charged the installment and instantly credited. But if you want to pay to upgrade or keep early or cancel service, then you have to pay the entire remaining balance

And the worst is they keep stretching out the plans. So think can hurt the manufacturers. That's why Apple sticks with 24 mo so you don't need to pay any extra to upgrade after 12 or keep after 24. The only thing that messes with that is the year they released late or these shipping delays. So by the time installments start, it's months out, so you will have to make payments up for 12 or 24 months
 
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mansplains

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Visible is great as long as nothing major goes wrong. Their chat support can fix basic issues but you’re SOL otherwise.

I’ve been with them for over two years now minus a couple of months early last year when I switched to US Mobile for priority data. I switched back when Visible launched their new plans and I got Visible+.

One of the biggest reasons I switched back was because I got a hand-me-down Apple Watch Series 6 and wanted to use cellular. It would never activate on Visible. I contacted them about it 5 times and kept being told someone would get back to me because they tried everything they could do. Days later I would get an email telling me to try a few things that chat support already had me do, and if I still needed help, I would have to queue up in chat support again and start over. I eventually gave up.
I switched to Visible 6mos ago and I agree for the most part. When I needed to port my number, I had four days of no phone service at all, and there's nothing that could be done. When I got my AW Ultra I had similar activation issues. Otherwise, it's been wonderful for me. The main thing I want from them is an iPad cellular plan, so I don't have to hotspot.
 
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xxray

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As someone who is using Visible, be very careful! I’ve never had such a rocky start getting started with a carrier, and I switch carriers often. Their website/app infrastructure is absolutely awful in that it’s incredibly buggy, and you’ll be waiting in line to talk to an agent for literally over an hour, and then possibly be on with that agent for hours. It might take multiple agents and then an escalation, which takes another couple days, to get resolved. The only reason I stuck through it is because they’re the only option for an Apple Watch cellular plan for prepaid users.

I’ve had no issues with them once I finally got my plan working and Apple Watch connected, but again, I’ve never had so many issues and such a bad time getting signed up for a service before. This is not an uncommon experience either. Just check Reddit.com/r/Visible for more of these stories.
 

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Not being from the US these kind of headline "got $1000 off an iPhone 14 Pro with trade-in" sounds amazing (basically, an free/almost free premium phone). I'm guessing that you are still paying the $1000 cost of the phone through extortionate monthly 'line rental' fees?

Essentially, yes.

You are getting an inflated trade-in value for your existing phone spread out over two to three years which forces you to commit to the specific carrier and minimum (pricier) plan for that period to get the full promotional value. In the case of AT&T, for example, you are required to sign up for a plan of $75/month or more. The trade credits would then be deducted each month from the plan price.

Whether or not it's a "good" deal can depend on your plan and phone wants/needs.
 
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sw1tcher

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After three full months of service payments, you'll get an email with a code to redeem your free AirPods Pro 2 and virtual gift card.
I highly recommend Visible. Such a great deal.
It's only a great deal IF you get the gift card and AirPods Pro 2 *and* if service is good for you. I've tried them twice and the constant throttling/deprioritizing and poor reception were deal breakers.

Many people continue to get burned by Visible with them not honoring their deals, or they only honor them after you fight them for it. Buyer beware.

https://www.reddit.com/r/Visible/comments/zx8wyb
https://www.reddit.com/r/Visible/comments/uoewfp
 
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JamesHolden

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I highly recommend Visible. Such a great deal.
I switched to Visible about 5 months ago. As long as you understand what you're getting into, it is a great deal.

My data speeds are always slow. My best case scenario maximum download speed is around 6 Mbps. Upload speed is about 1 Mbps. I live in a resort area. When town fills up with people, my service becomes much less reliable. I frequently get "all circuits are busy" messages when trying to make a call during those times. And although my iPhone will show full bars for service, data won't work either.

Generally speaking, I'm fine with my service dropping out periodically in exchange for a super cheap mobile plan. If you're someone who needs reliable connectivity and fast data, though, Visible is a poor choice.
 
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Jeepguy01

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I've been a Visible customer for nearly 2 years now. It's a great deal, but you get what you pay for. I'll often have a full 5G or LTE, yet don't have an internet connection.

Sometimes I'll have a fast connection, but most of the time it's slow to brutally slow.
 

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Tim Cook on the phone with carriers. 'Do something, please, puhleaaaaaaaaaaaaaase!!!!'

These types of "deals" aren't really anything new and have been around for many years, and not just on iPhones. What has changed over time is that trade-in values have been combined with long-term bill credits/discounts when it used to be just about long-term contract discounts.
 
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compwiz1202

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These types of "deals" aren't really anything new and have been around for many years, and not just on iPhones. What has changed over time is that trade-in values have been combined with long-term bill credits/discounts when it used to be just about long-term contract discounts.
That's the thing I would see him crying about is drawing out the terms on the deals. He doesn't want you to feel locked to the device and wait three years. That's why iUP is still only 24 months with the choice to trade after 12
 

gotluck

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I switched to Visible about 5 months ago. As long as you understand what you're getting into, it is a great deal.

My data speeds are always slow. My best case scenario maximum download speed is around 6 Mbps. Upload speed is about 1 Mbps. I live in a resort area. When town fills up with people, my service becomes much less reliable. I frequently get "all circuits are busy" messages when trying to make a call during those times. And although my iPhone will show full bars for service, data won't work either.

Generally speaking, I'm fine with my service dropping out periodically in exchange for a super cheap mobile plan. If you're someone who needs reliable connectivity and fast data, though, Visible is a poor choice.
Are you on visible+ ? Back when I was on visible, plus and priority data didnt exist. Wondering if plus is any better.
 

OneBar

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Not being from the US these kind of headline "got $1000 off an iPhone 14 Pro with trade-in" sounds amazing (basically, an free/almost free premium phone). I'm guessing that you are still paying the $1000 cost of the phone through extortionate monthly 'line rental' fees?
Yep. This is why we just get phones and only on Black Friday Sam's Club deals where they give you $250 on a Sam's card per phone when you get them. We haven't had a contract in 10 years and won't ever get one. We just pay month to month and can leave whenever we feel like.
 

dannyyankou

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Visible's NY's deal appears good, though Mint Mobile had a good BOGO deal last month or so (i.e. buy 6 months, get 6 months free).
The differences are that Mint Mobile is a pre-paid service so you must pay upfront, which some people won't, and it uses T-Mobile's network whereas Visible uses Verizon's network.
I switched to Mint and I'm pretty happy with it so far. But I'm tempted to try Visible. They don't throttle past 35gb (not that I would ever use that amount, but you never know), and you get ultra wideband. It's $15 more a month, but has unlimited hotspot too.
 

JamesHolden

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Are you on visible+ ? Back when I was on visible, plus and priority data didnt exist. Wondering if plus is any better.
I’m on the old Visible Unlimited plan. Not sure how that compares to what they offer now. My plan is $40/month that gets discounted to $25/month if you join a pay party. I don’t think they offer it anymore.
 

MrMojo1

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I switched to Mint and I'm pretty happy with it so far. But I'm tempted to try Visible. They don't throttle past 35gb (not that I would ever use that amount, but you never know), and you get ultra wideband. It's $15 more a month, but has unlimited hotspot too.

I switched to Mint Mobile late last year and it has decent service and speeds. Don't have an unlimited plan but don't need one since most places I visit or travel to has some sort of wifi available.
It's not great for unlimited data, as it's not meant for power users who use lots of data, as Mint Mobile states that it throttles >35Gb/month while Visible states that it doesn't throttle but the latter costs more, even more than Mint Mobile.
Based on many reviews online, Mint Mobile has better service than Visible.
FYI... you can buy a new iPhone from either carriers but their smartphone unlocking policy is different.
Mint Mobile makes you wait 12 months whereas Visible unlocks it after 60 days. You must still have service with either of them when you unlock the phone. Don't leave their service before unlocking the phone.
 
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I switched to Mint Mobile late last year and it has decent service and speeds. Don't have an unlimited plan but don't need one since most places I visit or travel to has some sort of wifi available.
It's not great for unlimited data, as it's not meant for power users who use lots of data, as Mint Mobile states that it throttles >35Gb/month while Visible states that it doesn't throttle but the latter costs more, even more than Mint Mobile.
Based on many reviews online, Mint Mobile has better service than Visible.
FYI... you can buy a new iPhone from either carriers but their smartphone unlocking policy is different.
Mint Mobile makes you wait 12 months whereas Visible unlocks it after 60 days. You must still have service with either of them when you unlock the phone. Don't leave their service before unlocking the phone.
I never do those deals anyway when it comes to buying a new phone with a new carrier. I just trade in for an unlocked from Apple. When I get the new phone, I transfer the esim, then send the old phone on its way. I know I could save more, I just like having as much control over my tech as possible.
 
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