Buy a ‘free’ iPhone 13 with trade-in at Verizon, T-Mobile and AT&T: What you need to know


All three carriers are now offering the 13 Pro, standard 13 or 13 Mini for $0 with a trade-in. But there are plenty of caveats to keep in mind. Apple’s iPhone 13 has arrived, and as usual, carriers are rolling out the trade-in deals to entice users to upgrade or switch.

AT&T came out of the gate with the best trade-in offer of the season, essentially giving away the iPhone 13 Pro and the iPhone 13 Mini for at a starting price that can go as low as “free” to new and existing customers. And as of Friday, Sept. 17, Verizon effectively matched that offer, while AT&T bumped its deal to also allow for a free iPhone 13 (and will also offer $1,000 off the iPhone 13 Pro Max with qualifying trade-ins, too).

T-Mobile is similarly offering all three devices for free to both new and existing customers. In all cases, there are plenty of caveats. It all depends on the phone you’re trading in, the wireless plan you have and the financing you choose.

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