Apple iPhone 11, Pro, and Pro Max: How to pre-order and where to find the best deals
Pre-orders for the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone Pro Max open Sep. 13 at Apple. Full availability starts Sept. 20, which is when you can buy any of the new models at Best Buy, Walmart, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, etc.
The new iPhone 11 series consists of the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max. All three models will be available to pre-order later this week. There will likely be a few special discounts for those who buy one at certain carriers and retailers, although only a few sales have been announced so far. We plan to aggregate the best iPhone 11 deals below.
iPhone 11, Pro, and Pro Max:When and where to buy
Pre-orders start on Sept. 13 at 5:01am PT/8:01am ET
Full availability starts Sep. 20
Pre-orders for the new iPhone 11 series open at 5:01am PT on Sep. 13 -- but it's limited to Apple's own online and physical stores. Full availability starts Sept. 20, which is when you'll be able to buy any of the new models at both retailers and carriers.
iPhone 11, Pro, and Pro Max: Bestdeals at retailers
You could trade in your old iPhone, and if you do so, you'll get up to $400 off a new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, or iPhone 11 Pro Max. Apple has said the iPhone 8 Plus will be worth up to $300 of credit if you trade it in for a new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, or iPhone 11 Pro Max. The iPhone X will be worth $400. Go to Apple's website for more details.
You can pre-order the 64GB iPhone 11 for $699 (£729/$1,199 AU) at Apple. The 128GB model is $749 (£779/ $1,279 AU), while the 256GB model is $849 (£879/$1,449 AU). If you get the 64GB model over 24 months, it costs $29 per month.
You can pre-order the 64GB iPhone 11 Pro for $999 (£1,049/$1,749 AU) at Apple. The 256GB model is $1,149 (£1,199/ $1,999 AU), while the 512GB model is $1,349 (£1,399/$2,349 AU). If you get the 64GB model over 24 months, it costs $41 per month.
You can pre-order the 64GB iPhone 11 Pro Max for $1,099 (£1,149/$1,899 AU) at Apple. The 246GB model is $1,249 (£1,299/$2,149 AU), while 512GB is $1,449 (£1,499/$2,499 AU). If you get the 64GB model over 24 months, it costs $45 per month.
Best Buy is offering pre-orders of the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max. You can get any of them through Sprint, AT&T, or Verizon. And, if you activate it with a carrier, Best Buy will give you a gift card valued at up to $550 for your old phone. But you must do this transaction in-store, and the gift card can only be used toward the purchase of a new iPhone.
Sam's Club said customers will be able to pre-order the phones from Sept. 13 to Sept. 15. They will get a $200 gift card if they purchase and activate the phone on an installment plan between Sept. 20 and 22. All major carriers are participating in the offer.
Sprint is offering the iPhone 11 through its Sprint Flex Lease program. If you switch to Sprint and trade in an iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XR, iPhone XS, or iPhone XS Max, you can pre-order the iPhone 11 for $0 per month after $29.17 monthly bill credits. If you want the iPhone 11 Pro it's $12.50 per month, while the iPhone 11 Pro Max is $16.67 per month).
You can also add one of the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone XS, or iPhone XS Max with monthly payments or at full price to your cart, trade in an eligible phone, and get up to $500 for your trade-in via bill credits for 24 months.
Lastly, you can order the Apple Watch Series 5 through Sprint and save 50% off via monthly bill credits for the cellular models. This deal requires Sprint's 24-month installment agreement and a new watch plan activation, as well as one active phone on an account.
T-Mobile is offering a $350 credit on iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus trade-ins -- basically cutting 50% off the price of an iPhone 11. But you have to sign up for a 24-month service plan. T-Mobile's trade-in program is available to current and new customers.
You'll be able to preorder from the carrier starting on Sept. 13.
If you are switching to Verizon from a different carrier and have an old phone to trade in, you can get up to $700 off of the iPhone 11. You'll need to pay for the new iPhone on a monthly device payment plan and open a new unlimited line. You'll receive a $200 prepaid card after, however, as well as $500 of trade-in credit paid to you over a 24-month period.
Visible is Verizon's prepaid service, and it's offering a flat-rate service plan for $40 a month. You must buy the iPhone 11 from Visible and keep your service active for at least two months, and you'll also get a $200 prepaid Mastercard.
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