The iPhone SE 2 is now available. If you've been thinking about getting one, or are just curious about the various improvements over the 2016 model, check out Dieter Bohn's video review above. Suffice it to say he liked it. The 2020 version of the iPhone SE has powerful specs, a surprisingly good camera in daylight, and features you wouldn't normally get with a $ 399 phone. It has wireless charging, IP67 water resistance and more. It is even compatible with iPhone 8 cases.
Below you will find all the details on how to buy one of these phones yourself. Whether you want to buy directly from Apple or find the best carrier deal that lets you upgrade for far less than the phone's retail price of $ 399, we've got it all for you.
Where can you buy the unlocked iPhone SE 2
Apple sells the unlocked version of the new iPhone SE 2, starting with the 64GB version, which costs $ 399. If you need more storage, the 128GB model costs $ 449, and another model with 256GB storage costs $ 549. Orders for the activated version are currently being dispatched from mid-May.
Best Buy also sells the unlocked iPhone SE 2, as well as phones tied to cellular operators like Verizon, Sprint, and AT&T. The cost is the same as Apple. You can order online to have your iPhone SE 2 shipped at home, or orders can be picked up from the company's curb service in physical stores starting Friday, April 24.
The best carrier deals for the iPhone SE 2
Walmart sells the iPhone SE 2 and offers a lot until mid-July for those who pay for the phone with a device payment plan at AT&T, Verizon or Sprint. It offers a flat-rate discount of $ 200 on the phone's total cash price when paid through the device payment plan. You still pay your usual price for your phone plan, but you pay far less per month for the phone than it would normally cost elsewhere. It offers the colors black, white and red in all three memory configurations.
If you don't want to pay much for your monthly phone service each month, Visible, an MVNO owned by Verizon and operating on its 4G LTE network, offers a great deal when you buy the phone through their service. The 64GB version is priced at $ 384. With your purchase, however, you will receive a $ 200 Mastercard voucher (provided you have not received a gift card from a Visible promotion in the past). This deal works for new and existing customers. If you switch to Visible, you even get an additional $ 100 USD Mastercard voucher.
AT&T offers an offer for the iPhone SE 2 when you add a new line for an unlimited tariff and buy the phone with an installment payment agreement. The phone costs $ 5 a month (a total of only $ 150 once the payment schedule is paid out). However, you receive the discount in the form of monthly credits that you receive over 30 months. In addition, those who order online and add a line to a new or existing unlimited tariff will receive a $ 150 Visa card.
AT&T subscribers who upgrade can get a different offer at Sam & # 39; s Club. If you upgrade online to an iPhone SE 2 with an unlimited AT&T plan and device payment plan, you will receive a $ 100 Sam & # 39; s Club Gift Card by May 8. Until April 26, you will receive an additional $ 100 discount on the total installment price of the phone. This will bring the total cost of the 64GB model down (after giving you monthly credits back over 30 months) to $ 300.
AT&T's MVNO cricket offers a $ 50 discount off the cost of a new iPhone SE 2 when you buy the phone. No trade-in or activation of a new line is required. This $ 50 rebate applies to all memory configurations and lowers prices to $ 349 for the 64GB model, $ 399 for the 128GB configuration, and $ 499 for the 256GB device .
T-Mobile offers an iPhone SE for free when you open a new line and trade with an older iPhone. Alternatively, you can exchange your older iPhone for up to half the cost of the iPhone SE for $ 399. The network operator offers up to $ 200 in credit for the iPhone 7, iPhone 8 and their plus configurations. If you trade on the iPhone 6S or iPhone 6S Plus, you will receive $ 100 for the purchase of the iPhone SE.
Update 8 a.m.ET, April 24: Apple's iPhone SE 2 has been released. We updated this post with relevant pricing information from retailers and vendors.
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