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iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus: buyer’s guide to the best deals

We've scoured the market to sort the trash from the treasure.

After their big reveal earlier this month alongside the iPhone X, the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are now available to buy.

And with augmented reality tech, wireless charging and a seriously impressive camera, they're very, very worthy upgrades to the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

Here, we've rounded up out what we think are the best deals on the market right now.

Missed out on all the hype? Check out our guide on everything you need to know about the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus.

Three iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus deals

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Currently, Three has two fantastic uSwitch exclusive deals for the 64GB iPhone 8 that come with a £100 gift voucher.

For £55 a month plus £79 upfront, you can get a monthly allowance of unlimited texts and calls and a whopping 12GB of data for the iPhone 8.

Find this offer on uSwitch.

Or for an extra £5 a month, you can triple your data allowance to 30GB a month. So that’d be £60 a month and £79 upfront for the iPhone 8. You’ll also get unlimited messages and minutes thrown in.

Find this offer on uSwitch.

When you choose either of these deals with uSwitch, you’ll get a £100 e-voucher to spend with Amazon, Currys/PC World or iTunes.

Sky Mobile iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus deals

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Both the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are currently available to pre-order with Sky Mobile.

Prices start at just £32 a month for a standard 64GB iPhone 8, with nothing to pay upfront. This will get you 500MB a month on a Sky Swap24 contract.

If you’re the kind of person that wants the latest handset every year, you can get the impressive iPhone 8 Plus on a Sky Swap12 contract for £54 a month, with a £99 upfront charge.

This will get you 5GB of data, along with free calls and texts for existing Sky TV customers. Better still, you’ll be able to upgrade your iPhone 8 in 12 months, which should coincide nicely with the release of next year’s iPhone.

Existing Sky TV customers also get unlimited free calls and texts, while non-customers can pay £10 extra a month unlimited minutes and messages.

Take a look at iPhone 8 deals on Sky Mobile.

Want to find out more about Sky Swap? Read all about it in our handy Sky Swap guide.

O2 iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus deals

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O2 has confirmed it will be stocking the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. And there are already some pretty good pre-order offers to choose from.

Our favourite O2 deal for the iPhone 8 is through Carphone Warehouse and comes in at £63 a month plus £49.99 upfront. This bags you a monthly data allowance of unlimited calls and texts, plus a very generous 30GB of data.

Find this offer on uSwitch.

Want to get the iPhone 8 Plus instead? It’ll cost you £60 extra upfront. So you’ll be paying £109.99 upfront and then £63 a month and you’ll get unlimited calls, minutes and 30GB of data every month.

Find this offer on uSwitch.

EE iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus deals

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It’s no surprise that EE is offering some great monthly deals for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.

Our pick of EE’s offerings for the standard iPhone 8 is available through Carphone Warehouse. For £47.99 a month plus £149.99 upfront you can get the 64GB iPhone 8, along with a monthly allowance of 25GB plus unlimited calls and texts.

Find this offer on uSwitch.

Want to go all-out for the new iPhone? You can get the iPhone 8 Plus on EE with a staggering 100GB monthly data allowance for £72.99 a month and a £9.99 upfront charge. You’ll also get unlimited minutes and texts thrown in.

Find this offer on uSwitch.

Vodafone iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus deals

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Not ones to be left out, Vodafone is also offering a selection of very competitive deals for the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus.

For us, the standout deal for a standard iPhone 8 costs £54 a month for a monthly allowance of 50GB of data, as well as unlimited calls and texts. That’s it. No upfront costs at all. And you’ll get £15 cashback.

Find this offer on uSwitch.

Want to go large? Pay an extra £6 a month for an iPhone 8 Plus. So that’s £60 a month with no upfront costs. You’ll also get a whopping 70GB of data every month, as well as all-you-can-eat minutes and messages, along with £10 cashback.

Find this offer on uSwitch.

Virgin Mobile iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus deals

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Virgin Mobile is offering the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus on a selection of one-month rolling contracts.

Our personal favourite costs £679 for the handset. After that, it’s just £15 a month for 4GB of data, 2,500 minutes and unlimited texts.

Find this offer on uSwitch.

You can also pick up the same monthly deal for the iPhone 8 Plus, with £779 to pay upfront.

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giffgaff iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus deals

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giffgaff is offering the iPhone 8 for £40 upfront and £55.90 per month, which adds up to £1,006.60 over the course of the 24-month contract term. This gets you 5GB of data and 1,000 minutes per month and unlimited texts.

Take a look at giffgaff's iPhone 8 deals.

iD Mobile iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus deals

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iD is selling the iPhone 8 for £47.99 per month, plus £119.99 upfront. Allowances are 6GB of data, 2,000 minutes and 5,000 texts per month. Total outlay is £1271.75.

Find the offer on uSwitch.

The outstanding iPhone 7 Plus iD Mobile deal for us is priced £49.99 and £149.99 upfront. That buys you 6GB of data, 5,000 texts and 2,000 minutes.

Find the offer on uSwitch.

SIM-free iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus deals

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You can pre-order the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus SIM-free and off-contract from Apple’s website.

You can buy the standard 64GB iPhone 8 for £699, while the larger iPhone 8 Plus will set you back £799.

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