In the fall of 2021, Apple unveiled the next generation of iPhone with the iPhone 13 lineup. While they may look similar on the outside, the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro come with some huge improvements to performance, the cameras, the display, battery life, and more.
If you're in the market for an iPhone upgrade, we've listed all of the best places to buy the iPhone 13 models below. We'll keep this list updated as more retailers change up their discounts. These aren't yet among the best iPhone deals you can find, but give it some time, and you're bound to run into one that you just can refuse.
The devices are now powered by Apple's A15 Bionic chip which is 50% faster than any competitor, according to Apple. Graphics performance has also been boosted by 30%.
In the camera department, both the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro devices are seeing significant upgrades for low-light photography, new features like Cinematic mode, and a new Macro mode coming to the Pro devices.
Battery is another area Apple has focused on this year and promises some huge gains. Apple says the iPhone 13 mini will last 1.5 hours longer than its predecessor with the regular iPhone 13 going for 2.5 hours longer than the iPhone 12. Similarly on the Pro side, iPhone 13 Pro will last 1.5 hours longer than the iPhone 12 Pro, and the iPhone 13 Pro Max will last 2.5 hours longer than the iPhone 12 Pro Max.
For the very first time in an iPhone, you can now get 1TB of storage with the Pro models now topping out at a terabyte.
Where to find the best iPhone 13 deals
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You have plenty of choices when it comes to where to buy an iPhone these days, but first you'll probably first want to figure out how you want to buy it. Do you want to buy it outright or on Apple's Upgrade Program? Would a carrier deal including service make more sense for you? Figuring out the answers to those questions can help you narrow down your options. The below links an excellent starting points too.
- AT&T: Up to $800 off with trade-in (opens in new tab)
- Verizon: Free iPhone 13 Pro with trade-in plus switching bonuses (opens in new tab)
- Visible: Up to $200 back plus free AirPods Pro (opens in new tab)
- Mint Mobile: Three months service free with iPhone purchase (opens in new tab)
- T-Mobile: Get $800 off with trade-in (opens in new tab)
- Amazon: Up to $100 back in Amazon credit (opens in new tab)
- Best Buy: Get iPhone 13 free with trade-in (opens in new tab)
- Apple: iPhone Upgrade Program from $35/month (opens in new tab)
Best iPhone 13 deals
Apple's bifurcated flagship lineup offers the regular iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini as the handsets for most people. They feature excellent new cameras, improvements to battery life, and a gorgeous selection of colors. With the below deals, you can score one of Apple's latest model for less.
iPhone 13 | $800 off with trade-in (opens in new tab)
You can get up to $800 off your iPhone 13 purchase when you trade in an eligible device. That can even include an old or damaged device for a limited time. Switch to Verizon on an Unlimited plan and you'll also get up to a $1,000 back as a prepaid Mastercard plus a year of AMC+.
iPhone 13 | Up to $100 back (opens in new tab)
Visible will give you $100 back in the form of a pre-paid Mastercard when you buy an iPhone 13 (or $50 with iPhone 13 mini). Porting in your existing number is required, and you'll get your freebie after three service payments.
Best iPhone 13 Pro deals
If you want to up the ante on specs, you really want to hunt down an iPhone 13 Pro deal. With the addition of a 120Hz Super Retina XDR display with ProMotion, Telephoto camera, and up to 1TB of storage, it's a beast of a phone that comes in two sizes. That being said, it isn't cheap but you don't have to pay full price for one if you know where to look.
iPhone 13 Pro | $800 off with trade-in (opens in new tab)
You can take home an iPhone 13 Pro for $200 at AT&T when you trade in an eligible device and take out an Unlimited plan. The discount is applied as bill credits over 30 months. An $800 discount is also available on the larger iPhone 13 Pro Max.
iPhone 13 Pro | $1,000 off with trade-in (opens in new tab)
You can get up to $1,000 off your iPhone 13 Pro purchase when you trade in an eligible device. The best part is the device you hand over doesn't even have to be in good condition. You can also get up to $1,000 back in the form of a prepaid Mastercard when you switch.
iPhone 13 Pro | Up to $150 back (opens in new tab)
Visible will give you $150 back in the form of a pre-paid Mastercard with an iPhone 13 Pro ($100 with the iPhone Pro Max). Porting in your existing number is required, and you'll get your freebie after three service payments.
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Adam Oram is a Senior Writer at iMore. He studied Media at Newcastle University and has been writing about technology since 2013. He previously worked as an Apple Genius and as a Deals Editor at Thrifter. His spare time is spent watching football (both kinds), playing Pokémon games, and eating vegan food. Follow him on Twitter at @adamoram.
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