The iPhone XR has been replaced as a low-priced LCD alternative to the duo.
If you're willing to deal with smaller prepaid operators, you can typically save even more while not having to jump through as many hoops.
It may be the least sensational of Apple's three new iPhones for 2018 when you scrutinize the specs, but the iPhone XR (pronounced "ten-R") is absolutely the most interesting - and that has nothing to do with its comparatively cheaper price. Now, the operator won't sell you the handset itself, and the $400 markdown actually represents a combined 24 monthly bill credits.
The iPhone XR starts at $749, £749 and AU$1,229 for the 64GB version.
You have probably been watching Apple's event with great interest and heard all about the new devices announced for release in the coming weeks. Let's break down Apple's new iPhone release dates.
Sam's Club is offering a $100 gift card to members who purchase an iPhone Xs or iPhone Xs Max next week. The iPhone XS / XS Max on the other hand feature a second-generation TrueDepth module for improved Face ID, as well as 3D Touch and dual-lens camera system.
Sam's Club is pitching the offer, which only runs between September 21 and September 23, as a way to save some cash on the iPhone Xs line.
Apple, to give them some credit, will be the first to ship the 7nm in volume to market, while Huawei will start shipping its phones a month or so after Apple.
So what's the difference between the new iPhone Xs and last year's iPhone X?
Colorful identity: If you want your iPhone XS to be any color than gold, silver or black-grey, you'll have to buy a case.
At the keynote, Apple showed its entire lineup of iPhone for 2018-19.