How to Get an iPhone 6 From the Big 4 Wireless Carriers

By Todd R. Weiss  |  Posted 2014-09-12 Print this article Print
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AT&T is taking pre-orders on all six models on its Website. New AT&T customers buying any iPhone can also get a $100 credit on a future bill, as well as a $200 discount or any iPad with the purchase of any iPhone.

Sprint's iPhone 6 offers begin with pre-orders starting today and a new iPhone for Life Plan that allows customers to make monthly payments on their new iPhone devices, starting at $20 per month for 24 months for a 16GB iPhone 6 16GB or $25 per month for an 16GB iPhone 6 Plus. Under the plan, customers can get a new device in two years or continue to lease their existing devices, according to Sprint.

Sprint customers can also get their new iPhone 6 devices through traditional two-year agreements. Those plans provide prices at $199.99 for the 16GB iPhone 6, $299.99 for the 64GB model and $399.99 for the 128GB model. Buyers of the iPhone 6 Plus will pay $299.99 for the 16GB model, $399.99 for the 64GB model and $499.99 for the 128GB model. Customers purchasing under these offers can activate on an unlimited plan for $85 per month or on a Sprint Family Share Pack Plan, according to Sprint.

Sprint is also offering a limited-time special for a free 16GB iPhone 6 to any customer who trades in any used, working iPhone and who signs up for a two-year agreement. Sprint will also reward customers who switch from another carrier and activate a new iPhone with a pre-paid Visa card worth up to $350 per line to buy out competitor's contracts. The trade-in offer expires Sept. 30, while the switching offer is good through Oct. 31.

T-Mobile customers will also be able to get their new iPhone 6 models using monthly payment plans, according to the company. Customers can pre-order the devices starting today. The 16GB iPhone 6 will be available for 24 monthly payments of $27.08, and the 16GB iPhone 6 Plus will be available for 24 monthly payments of $31.24, both with no money down under a T-Mobile Simple Choice plan. Buyers of 64GB iPhone 6 or iPhone6 Plus devices will have to make down payments of $99.99 for their devices, while iPhone 6 Plus buyers will have down payments of $199.99. The monthly payments for 64 and 128GB iPhone 6 Plus phones will be $31.25 each.

Verizon Wireless customers will be able to get the new iPhone 6—starting at $199.99 for the 16GB model, $299.99 for the 64GB model and $399.99 for the 128GB model with a new, two-year customer agreement. The larger iPhone 6 Plus will be available starting at $299.99 for the 16GB model, $399.99 for the 64GB model and $499.99 for the 128GB model, according to Verizon.

Verizon customers can pre-order the phones starting today, or they can get the devices through upgrades via the Verizon Edge program. Verizon is also offering a $100 bill credit with any new smartphone activation on Edge for a limited time. Customers are also eligible to trade in a working, used iPhone for a gift card valued at $200 for an old iPhone 4, iPhone 4s, iPhone 5 or iPhone 5c model, or $300 for any used iPhone 5S.

New for Verizon iPhone customers is the ability to make and receive calls while still using their devices to peruse the Internet or use another application, according to Verizon.

Customers will also receive 1GB of sharable data when a new smartphone is added to the MORE Everything plan through Verizon, according to the company, through a limited time offer. In addition, customers who buy an iPhone can also get $200 off an iPad, which can be added to a MORE Everything plan for $10 monthly access.

The new iPhones can also be pre-ordered from Apple starting today. They will go on sale in Apple stores starting Sept. 19.


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