And they’re off! Less than 24 hours into the life of the iPhone 7, we’ve seen our first deal on it (sort of). You’ll find this surprising buy — plus the iPhone 6s, Apple Music and more — in this week’s best Apple deals.
Apple iPhone 7 32GB for T-Mobile for free (with iPhone 6 trade-in)
T-Mobile is offering new and existing customers the chance to get the upcoming Apple iPhone 7 32GB smartphone for free with the trade-in of an iPhone 6 or newer.
That’s the first offer we’ve seen for the iPhone 7, which was revealed Wednesday. These new smartphones are water- and dust-resistant and feature a new A10 Fusion quad-core processor, a Taptic force-sensitive Home button, and improved cameras. (Get more details on iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 specs.)
T-Mobile will also offer the Apple iPhone 7 Plus 32GB smartphone for $120 via the same process.
iPhone 6s Plus 64GB for Verizon for $200 (with contract)
The iPhone 7 effect seems to have trickled down already as well. With the activation of a new two-year contract, Best Buy offers the iPhone 6s Plus 64GB smartphone for Verizon Wireless in space gray for $199.99 with free shipping.
That’s the lowest total price we could find with such a contract at any carrier by $200 and the lowest total price we’ve seen for a 64GB model. (For comparison, Apple is currently charging the same amount for a 6s Plus with half as much storage.)
Apple Music one-year subscription for $94
There wasn’t any big news about Apple Music at this week’s event, but the service did just hit 17 million paid subscribers — so maybe you should be one of them. And you can do it at a discount, since PayPal Digital Gifts via eBay offers an Apple Music one-year subscription for $99. That drops to $94 in your cart. (The gift card code will be emailed to you.)
That’s $5 under last week’s mention and the lowest price we’ve seen. (It’s also $26 under the cost of a monthly subscription direct from Apple.)
iPad mini 2 16GB Wi-Fi tablet for $199
The iPad also didn’t get any love from Tim Cook this week, but this deal from Walmart is still plenty appealing. The store offers the Apple iPad mini 2 16GB Wi-Fi tablet in space gray or silver for $199 with free shipping.
That’s $30 under the best price we saw just a week ago and the lowest total price we could find by $50. This 0.3-inch-thick tablet features an A7 1.3GHz dual-core processor; 7.9-inch, 2,048-by-1,536, LED-backlit touchscreen LCD; 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0 and iOS 8.4.