The best iPhone XS deals and contracts in July 2019

When you decide to invest in iPhone XS deals, you will find that there are two absolute certainties. Firstly, this is hands-down one of the best Apple devices on the market, maybe even one of the best phones in general! The second, getting a device this impressive carries a high cost premium.

From that intro you would expect us to slate the price tag of iPhone XS deals but this genuinely is one of Apple's best creations out yet and dare we quietly mutter the words, one of the best phones on the market?

Not to mention with iPhone XS deals you're getting a lot of the same features you would get in this phones big brother, the iPhone XS Max, without having to sell your house, car, pets and worldly possessions.

Following right behind Apple's 10th anniversary smartphone, the SIM-free XS costs can now be found from £999 upfront, meaning that shaving a few quid off of your contract deal is crucial. And luckily Apple has released a few new devices since the XS including the XS Max and iPhone XR deals.

These two devices have helped knock down the prices of some of the older Apple handsets so now is the perfect time to jump on board and grab yourself a good deal. 

Yes, the name isn't hugely inventive but the hardware in the iPhone XS definitely is. Check out the Smart HDR camera for example, or the new A12 Bionic chipset. 

So whether you want the cheapest price (good luck!) or the best amount of data, there are iPhone XS deals for everyone. We've tracked down all of the best options and collated them all here for you.

iPhone XS deals: the best in the UK today

iPhone XS | O2 | £165 upfront (with 10OFF code) | 60GB data | Unlimited minutes and texts | £49pm
At one time, there was an O2 offer to top all iPhone XS deals. While that is now gone, it has been replaced by a suitably brilliant option from Affordable Mobiles. £49 a month, data allowances of 60GB every month. The only downside is the upfront cost, a suitable payout to drop your monthly cost. Total cost over 24 months is £1,341

Get great monthly bills with this deal at Mobiles.co.uk

iPhone XS | EE | £99 upfront | Unlimited minutes and texts | 50GB data | £53pm
This deal offers a few major benefits and stands out as the best of the EE iPhone XS deals. It combines good monthly and upfront bills so you're not paying too much in either department. On top of that is the 30GB of data available each month. Finally, there is the fact that you're on EE - the UK's fastest 4G network. Total cost over 24 months is £1,371

Get this EE iPhone XS deal from Fonehouse

iPhone XS | Vodafone | £91.99 upfront | 5GB data | Unlimited minutes and texts | £52pm
Unfortunately, Vodafone isn't on its best form when it comes to the iPhone XS right now. At £52 a month and £91.99 upfront this is one of the cheapest Vodafone offers around. Considering you're only getting 5GB of data, we would recommend one of the other offers on this page. Total cost over 24 months is £1,339.99

Get this Vodafone deal on Voda from Fonehouse

iPhone XS 256GB | O2 | £75 upfront | Unlimited minutes and texts | 50GB data | £63m
What's the Carpe Diem equivalent of a phone contract? Probably this one. Costing a pretty hefty £63 a month and £75 upfront you would think this would need to be pretty special. Well offering a boost in storage of almost 200GB and a data cap of 50GB, it really is. If you're not fussed what you're paying for your new phone look no further. Total cost over 24 months is £1,587

Grab this extra storage XS plan from Fonehouse

iPhone XS | Three | £49 upfront | 100GB of data | Unlimited minutes and texts | £52pm
You know how the expression goes 'big data phone contracts cost the world but they make your life so much better'. Okay, so no one has ever said that but it is true. You do have to fork up a big ol' £52 a month and £49 upfront, but once you do you'll have 100GB of data on one of the best phones in the world, sounds fun right? We'd say so. This is our go to iPhone XS deal right now.  Total cost over 24 months is £1,297

See this all-you-can-eat deal from Three Mobile

iPhone XS deals

iPhone XS review and specs in brief

Like the excellent iPhone X...just a whole lot better

SPECIFICATIONS

Screen size: 5.8-inches | Resolution: 1125 x 2436 | Rear camera: 12MP | Weight: 177g | OS: iOS 12 | RAM: 4GB | Storage: 64GB/256GB/512GB | External storage: No | Battery: 2716mAh

Reasons to Buy
That rapid A12 Bionic chip
Speaker improvement
Display remains staggering
Reasons to Avoid
Didn't you see the price!?

If the iPhone X was the massive innovative leap that we'd been hoping Apple would make for years, then the XS feels a lot more like the iterative update that we'd been getting used to over the previous few Septembers.

But don't imagine for one moment that means Apple has totally rested on its laurels. There's a brand new so-called Bionic chipset in the iPhone XS - the computing lengths the company wants you to achieve with the XS are extraordinary. We've also been told about enhancements to the main camera, an extra 1GB of RAM and an incredible 512GB of storage on the costliest model.

Only you know whether you need a smartphone as advanced as the iPhone XS. But if you do, you won't find any better deals around than on this very page.

Read TechRadar's full iPhone XS review