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In about a few hours, Apple's new iPhone 7 series will be made available across all brick-and-mortar mobile stores in the United States. As a part of promotional offers, Apple and its network carriers are doling out lucrative deals for prospective iPhone 7 buyers.

That said, Apple on Thursday, confirmed that all the iPhone 7 Plus storage models and the jet black version of iPhone 7 were sold out through pre-orders and won't be available for purchase on Friday.

This means, iPhone 7 series buyers have no choice to book online. In a bid to help find a good deal, we have written a detailed guide containing the range of tariffs and offers on Apple's 2016 iPhone series.

Apple iPhone Upgrade Plan:

It is one of the best ways to buy the new iPhone 7 series, as the company offers value added service -- Apple Care+, no carrier network companies' plans can match this lucrative deal.

If you buy the new iPhone 7 series via Apple iPhone upgrade plan, you will not be tied to any single carrier and go through multi-year service contract as such. You can choose any carrier and once your new iPhone gets activated, it will always remain unlocked.

Furthermore, this upgrade plan also includes free Apple Care+ support worth $129 free. Users can avail benefits such as two years of hardware repairs, software support, and coverage for up to two incidents of accidental damage.

[Note: With each appointment, Apple store will charge a service fee of $29 for screen damage or $99 for any other damage, plus applicable tax]

The best part is that users can spread the cost of a new iPhone over 24 months. And they can also upgrade to a new iPhone after just six months, provided they have made at least 12 payments. If eligible, they can just trade in their current iPhone and start a new plan without any hassle. [Check if you are eligible for upgrade program, HERE]

[Note: After 12 months, users will be automatically become eligible for new iPhone upgrade]

Models Models Price (unlocked)* Price (paid in installments for 24 months)*
Apple iPhone 7 32GB $649 $32.41
128GB $749 $36.58
256GB $849 $40.75
Apple iPhone 7 Plus 32GB $769 $37.41
128GB $869 $41.58
256GB $969 $45.75

*Prices indicative of U.S.A market only

iPhone 7 buying guide: Which is better - Apple device upgrade plan or carriers' contract?
iPhone 7 buying guide: Which is better - Apple device upgrade plan or carriers' contract?Apple Official Website

Apple trade-in plan:

With this, consumers who wish to buy the new iPhone in exchange for their old phone, they stand a chance to get up to $250. They can use that credit to lower the full cost of a new iPhone or to reduce the monthly payments with their carrier. [Readers can check their current phone's exchange value, HERE]

Carrier networks' tariff plan details:

All major carrier network companies including AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, Verizon Wireless and others are offering 24 month contracts with prices starting at $21.67 for 4.7-inch iPhone 7 (32GB) and goes up to $32.34 for the 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus (256GB).

AT&T iPhone 7 series tariff plans:

Models Models Price (unlocked)* Price (paid in instalments for 24 months)*
Apple iPhone 7 32GB $649.99 $21.67
128GB $749.99 $25.00
256GB $849.99 $28.34
Apple iPhone 7 Plus 32GB $769.99 $25.67
128GB $869.99 $29.00
256GB $969.99 $32.34

*Prices indicative of U.S.A market only.[More information, HERE]

Verizon Wireless iPhone 7 series tariff plans:

Models Models Price (unlocked)* Price (paid in instalments per month)*
Apple iPhone 7 32GB $649.99 $27.08
128GB $749.99 $31.24
256GB $849.99 $35.41
Apple iPhone 7 Plus 32GB $769.99 $32.08
128GB $869.99 $36.24
256GB $969.99 $40.41

*Prices indicative of U.S.A market only. Contract bill depends on your previous device credit range. Verizon will charge $20 as activation fee.

Verizon Wireless is also offering trade-in package for iPhone 7 Plus model with pretty cool deals. Anybody who is ready to part any of these models-- iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus -- will be eligible for promotional value of $650. The owners of iPhone 5, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C and iPhone SE are eligible for promotional value of $400 [More information, HERE].

Sprint iPhone 7 series tariff plans:

Models Models Price (unlocked)* Price (paid in instalments for 24 months)*
Apple iPhone 7 32GB $649 $32.41
128GB $749 $36.58
256GB $849 $40.75
Apple iPhone 7 Plus 32GB $769 $37.41
128GB $869 $41.58
256GB $969 $45.75

*Prices indicative of U.S.A market only.

Sprint also offers a 18-month lease with trade-in offer for $26.39/month service on both the base variants (32GB) of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Eligible phones, which can be exchanged, include iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 edge. [More information, HERE]

T-Mobile iPhone 7 series Tariff plans:

Models Models Price (unlocked)* Price (paid in instalments for 24 months)*
Apple iPhone 7 32GB $649.99 $0.00 upfront+ $27.09/month
128GB $749.99 $99.99 upfront+ $27.09/month
256GB $849.99 $199.99 upfront+ $27.09/month
Apple iPhone 7 Plus 32GB $769.99 $0.00 upfront+ $32.09/month
128GB $869.99 $149.99 upfront+ $30.00/month
256GB $969.99 $249.99 upfront+ $30.00/month

*Prices indicative of U.S.A market only.

T-Mobile is offering a special package, wherein users can grab the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus for free after 24-month finance agreement which include trading in of iPhone 6 or 6s series device, and enrolment in T-Mobile ONE unlimited plan. T-Mobile will charge additional $20 as activation fee. [More information, HERE]

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