The iPhone XR is Apple's "most affordable" model that was released last year, but that doesn't mean that everyone is going to be ok with spending the $750 that it is listed at. When compared to the XS and XS Max, the iPhone XR is definitely an easier pill to swallow, though if you could save some more on the purchase, you should. It's available in a variety of colors which are sure to appeal to a lot of people, and packs some high-end specs to complete the package.

We've seen a bunch of carrier promotions around the phone. Looking to save a few bucks on the purchase? Here's where to check.

Best Verizon Deal: Up to $450 off + $200 Prepaid Mastercard

You're going to need to add a line and trade in an older device to make the best of these deals!

Trade-in to save

iPhone XR

Trade-in an eligible device to get up to $450 off the iPhone XR via monthly bill credits over 24 months. For a limited time, you can also get a $200 prepaid Mastercard when you activate the phone on activate on a new line of service with Verizon Unlimited. The Mastercard is mailed to you within 8 weeks, but be sure to use code SWITCHNOW to get it as quickly as possible.

Up to $450 off + $200 Prepaid Mastercard

With coupon: SWITCHNOW

Best Sprint Deal: Free iPhone XR or 50% off Apple Watch

If you're in the market for a second device or want to treat yourself to an Apple Watch, Sprint has offers for you.

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iPhone XR

Lease an iPhone XR and get a second one basically free, as long as you don't mind bill credits up to $750. Requires 2 new lines or 1 new and 1 upgrade, 18-month leases & approved credit. Alternatively, save 50% on a new Apple Watch Series 3 or 4 with the purchase of this phone. That deal requires a 24-month billing agreement, purchase or lease of a new iPhone, watch plan, and 1 active handset on account.

Free iPhone XR or 50% off Apple Watch

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Savings on savings: iPhone XR

Save up to $390 on the iPhone XR when you buy through Best Buy and get your first month of iCloud storage for free too.

Up to $390 off at Best Buy

Plenty to choose from: iPhone XR

Depending on whether you choose to go with AT&T or Verizon via Target, there are a number of different deals to choose form including a BOGO offers or a $200 Target gift card with a new line or an upgrade.

Prices Vary at Target

Go refurb and save: iPhone XR

Refurbished iPhone XR devices are just starting to pop up now the device has been on the market for a little while. Prices currently start at $620 at Amazon, which is $130 off the cost of a brand new model and doesn't involve a complicated carrier deal.

From $623 at Amazon

How to get the Best iPhone XR Deals

The newest iPhone models tend not to get much in the way of direct discounts, but carriers incentive new customers to join or existing customers to upgrade via trade-in deals or monthly bill credits. These change periodically, but usually involve you signing up for a lengthy contract or extending your current one. It's always worth clarifying the small print to understand exactly what you're getting into and how much it costs on the whole.

Refurbished models are the way to go if you want to avoid involving a carrier in your phone purchase. while the Apple refurb store never lists the current generation, you can find some refurb deals at Amazon or at Best Buy. Supplies are usually limited though, so it's best not to wait around if something catches your eye.

Get an even bigger upgrade with the Best iPhone XS deals.

Best Accessories for iPhone XR

The iPhone XR is the most playful of the new iPhone models since it comes in an array of fun colors. Why not play up that spirited style with some awesome accessories? Of course, you'll want practical accessories as well. Here are some of the best accessories for your iPhone XR.

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Match your headphones to your iPhone: urBeats3 Earphones with Lightning Connector

Apple's partner Beats is releasing new earbuds to match the new colors of the iPhone XR. If you want an upgrade from the EarPods that come packaged with the iPhone but you don't want to go wireless, this is a great option.

$60 at Apple

Colorful power: Paracable charging cables

Paracable makes braided charging cables that are MFI certified and are just plain fun to look at. I own and love these. I guess my kids did too, since they stole most of them.

$22 at Paracable

Get a grip: Case-Mate Rings

Stick one of these rings on the back of your iPhone XR or its case, and you'll be far less likely to drop your phone. It doubles as a stand when you want to watch a movie on that edge-to-edge screen.

$15 at Case-Mate

Stop cable fraying: Cord Munchers

These little critters will keep you from bending and damaging your charging cord. It covers and protects the most vulnerable part of the cord where it tends to fray.

$14 at Amazon

Portable wireless charging: Mophie Charge Stream Powerstation Wireless

Charge your iPhone XR or any Qi-enable device on the go with this portable 6040mAh battery from Mophie. You can charge your wired devices as well via its 10W USB-A port.

$80 at Mophie

Clear, fun protection: Casetify Case

Casetify offers a huge array of fun, colorful, cheeky, whimsical, and pretty designs on cases that also happen to be quite protective. Of course, you can also get a plain clear one, or customize your very own.

$35 at Casetify

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