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The Best Time to Buy an iPhone

Did you know there's a best time to buy an iPhone? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money.

The best times to buy an iPhone are Amazon Prime Day, Black Friday, Black Friday Weekend, Cyber Monday, Memorial Day, Memorial Day Weekend, end of summer, and holiday season.

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IPhones are rarely on sale—about 23% of the year, or an average of 1-in-4.3 days.

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The best months to buy an iPhone are May, July, August, September, November, and December.

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The best holiday to buy an iPhone is Memorial Day.

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FAQ

Let's recap by answering some key questions:

When is the best time to buy an iPhone?

The best times to buy an iPhone are Amazon Prime Day, Black Friday, Black Friday Weekend, Cyber Monday, Memorial Day, Memorial Day Weekend, end of summer, and holiday season.

How often are iPhones on sale?

IPhones are rarely on sale, approximately 85 days each year, spanning 8 distinct sale periods—that's 23% of the year.

What are the best months to buy an iPhone?

The best months to buy iPhones are May, July, August, September, November, and December.

What are the best holidays to buy an iPhone?

The best holiday to buy an iPhone is Memorial Day.

What's the best place to buy an iPhone?

The best place to buy an iPhone is at Amazon.

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