You don’t have to pay full price to buy an iPhone, if you shop around you can find a bargain. Every month, the Macworld team searches for the best prices for iPhones from all major retailers and cell phone operators so you don’t have to bother finding the best iPhone deals.
In this article, we reveal the best iPhone deals, contracts, and bundles available right now. We’ll help you find a discounted iPhone to suit every budget, covering all eight models currently available, from the mighty 14 Pro Max to the modest SE. We even round up the best prices for discontinued handsets.
With a second Amazon Prime Day on the way, we also encourage you to keep an eye out for our Best Prime Day iPhone deals.
Best iPhone deals right now
In the UK, several resellers are discounting the iPhone, allowing users to upgrade without also updating their contract. We don’t see any deals on the new iPhone 14 series, but we do see some discounts on other models.
Amazon UK has the following offers:
iPhone 13 Pro Max, 1TB SSD, Green: £1,433.78 (£115.22 off)
iPhone 13, 512 GB SSD, Blue: £1,029 (£50 off) (Same discount for other colors)
Apple is the obvious place to look for a new iPhone – you can buy it directly from Apple’s Online Store (UK), which will not save you any savings, but will at least allow you to take advantage of trading in your old iPhone (see: Selling or Trade-In Your Old iPhone).
Alternatively, Amazon UK regularly offers discounts on iPhone models, so it’s worth keeping an eye out there. If you think you’ll be doing a lot of Amazon shopping, we recommend signing up for Amazon Prime’s 30-day free trial for free next-day delivery and access to deals 30 minutes early. You can sign up here.
Amazon US offers less savings on SIM-free iPhones, but we do see them from time to time.
It’s always worth checking the price of the iPhones in the following US stores, which consistently deliver solid savings:
And UK readers should try these shops:
In addition, we encourage you to check out our automatically updated pricing tables, embedded below, which collect the best prices from a wide variety of retailers in your area.
Where to buy an iPhone on contract
Most major networks offer the iPhone at a discount if you meet certain conditions (usually opening new lines or buying with multi-year installment plans). Here are links to browse the latest deals:
UK readers should try the following providers:
Best iPhone 14 Pro Max Deals
The iPhone 14 Pro Max is Apple’s largest and most advanced iPhone. However, it didn’t launch until September 2022, so it will be a while before we start seeing significant discounts.
The 14 Pro Max starts at $1,099 / £1,199 (or less if you have another iPhone to trade in).
Best iPhone 14 Pro Deals
The iPhone 14 Pro is Apple’s most advanced iPhone, but with more compact dimensions than the Max. It also only launched in September 2022, so it will be a while before we start seeing significant discounts.
The 14 Pro starts at $999 / £1,099 (or less if you have another iPhone to trade in).
Best iPhone 14 Deals
The iPhone 14 doesn’t have all the bells and whistles of the iPhone 14 Pro, but it does offer active mode filming and the cameras are better than the iPhone 13. It also didn’t launch until September 2022, so it’ll be a while before we get to it. see significant discounts.
The iPhone 14 starts at $799 / £849 (or less if you have another iPhone to trade in).
Best iPhone 14 Plus Deals
The iPhone 14 Plus is an all-new iPhone for 2022 – it’s the same as the iPhone 14, but in a bigger package (so if you want a bigger iPhone, you don’t have to pay for the Max). However, the iPhone 14 Plus won’t be launched until October, although you can pre-order it already. See: Pre-order an iPhone.
The iPhone 14 Plus starts at $899 / £949 (or less if you have another iPhone to trade in).
Deals on older iPhones
That’s the new iPhone 14 series for 2022, but Apple is still selling four other handsets, and you’ll be able to find older iPhones for sale at resellers for a while yet – which could be a great way to get a new iPhone 13. to pick up Pro or 13 Pro Max, which Apple no longer sells.
Best iPhone 13 Pro Max Deals
The iPhone 13 Pro Max was phenomenally powerful and well-specified. Apple no longer sells it, but that doesn’t mean you can’t buy one. Read our guide to the best iPhone 13 deals for dedicated advice on finding a low price for Apple’s four late 2021 handsets.
You can find the iPhone 13 Pro Max at the following retailers and networks, assuming they are out of stock.
Apple used to sell the 13 Pro Max for $1,099 / £1,049.
Best iPhone 13 Pro Deals
The 13 Pro had a smaller screen and smaller battery than the Pro Max, but is otherwise basically identical. Since it cost less—when Apple sold it—it will be a better option for many readers. Read our iPhone 13 Pro review for detailed analysis and testing.
Apple used to sell the 13 Pro for $999 / £949.
Best iPhone 13 Deals
Apple still sells the iPhone 13 and since the launch of the iPhone 14, the price is much more affordable than it used to be. If you buy the iPhone 13, you still get the mega-fast A15 Bionic processor, 5G support, an excellent dual-lens camera with the new Smart HDR 4, Cinematic Mode and Photographic Styles, and improved battery performance compared to the iPhone 12.
But of course there are compromises. You don’t get a ProMotion 120Hz screen; the camera doesn’t get the new Macro Mode, ProRAW, ProRes, or a telephoto lens, and there’s no LiDAR sensor; and the A15 in this model is equipped with only five graphics cores, not four as on the Pro models.
Read our iPhone 13 review for the full picture.
If you want to buy one, the obvious premise is: Apple, where you’ll find the iPhone 13 now starts at $699 / £749 (it used to be $799 / £779). As always, trading in an older device will get you a discount if you buy from Apple and some other resellers.
However, unlike the Pro models above, we’re seeing some solid discounts on this model from other suppliers, at least in the UK
In the United Kingdom
Check out the automated pricing table below for the lowest prices currently available from other retailers:
Best iPhone 13 Mini Deals
There is no iPhone 14 mini, the iPhone 13 mini is the only small iPhone you can still buy (apart from the iPhone SE 3). In most respects it is identical to the iPhone 13, simply squeezed into a smaller chassis and equipped with a smaller screen and a smaller battery. That means you get a great (but not-ProMotion) display, 5G, a super-fast A15 processor and great cameras with Cinematic Mode.
Read our iPhone 13 mini review for more information and expert analysis.
In the UK we have seen the following deals:
Apple the iPhone 13 mini still sells for $599 / £649 (was $699 / £679). But we recommend that you look elsewhere for offers. Check out our automated table for the latest offers:
Best iPhone SE (2022) Deals
The 3rd generation iPhone SE was released in March 2022 and combines a fast chipset (the same A15 Bionic you get in all iPhones 13 series and the iPhone 14 and 14 Plus) with an affordable price tag. It’s a good price for Apple’s suggested retail price, but other retailers may be able to do better.
Read our roundup of the best iPhone SE deals for more in-depth buying advice.
You can still buy the iPhone SE direct from Applebut it’s bad news if you’re in the UK as the price has gone up since its March 2022 launch: it now starts at $429 / £449 was $429 / £419. That’s a price increase of €30!
At the time of writing, that’s the cheapest we’ve seen the SE, but check out our auto-updated chart for the very latest SIM-free offers from other retailers:
Best iPhone 12 Deals
Despite launching in 2020, Apple is still selling the iPhone 12. In our iPhone 12 review, we praised this model’s all-round qualities and suitability for the average buyer who doesn’t need the power of a Pro but won’t settle for a true budget choice like the iPhone SE. It stays fast and well-specified… not to mention significantly cheaper than the other Face ID-equipped iPhones.
Apple still sells iPhone 12, prices start at $599 / £649 (was $699 / £679 from September 2021-2022),
At the time of writing, Amazon has the following deals on the iPhone 12:
Check out our automated comparison chart for the very latest SIM-free prices:
Best iPhone 12 mini deals
Apple no longer sells the iPhone 12 mini – the smallest and cheapest of the late 2020 handsets, but you may be able to find one on sale. We cover the best iPhone 12 and 12 Pro deals in detail in a separate article.
The iPhone 12 mini started at $599 / £579.
At the time of writing, Amazon UK has these deals on the iPhone 12 mini:
Check out our deep dive into the best iPhone 12 mini deals for more deals.
Best iPhone 11 Deals
The iPhone 11 is no longer sold by Apple. Read our iPhone 11 review for more information.
Apple used to sell the iPhone 11 from $499 / £489.
Keep an eye on our automated price comparison chart for the latest tasty deals. Please note that many inventory shortages have been reported, so you may have to wait a while.