The best iPhone X deals and contracts in August 2019

The iPhone X came to us as Apple's 10th anniversary handset with promises of innovation and we were not disappointed. iPhone X deals came along showing off Apple's new signature design and a brand new hefty price tag - how very Apple.

With a top-notch screen (no points for puns?), premium strong design and an impressive camera, the iPhone X didn't hold back in its design. Pairing visual performance with some impressive internal hardware reinforced its worth. A 2716mAh battery, powerful processor and wireless charging - all features we live for these days.

With specs that were pretty innovative for its time, iPhone X deals came with a price tag that was anything but affordable. But now, a whole two years since its release and we're seeing the iPhone X fall very slowly into affordability.

There's a range of impressive contract options or you could even go for a SIM-free iPhone X and pair it with a SIM only deal, this can often be the cheapest way to get it if you don't mind splurging upfront for it.

No matter how much data you need, what colour you want and what your budget is, you'll find the perfect deal for you in our comparison chart below. If you'd sooner just cut to the chase, we've got handpicked recommended tariffs further down the page. And if you come to the conclusion that the iPhone X is still just too expensive, then be sure to head to our best mobile phone deals page for the greatest deals on alternatives from Samsung, Huawei and the other best phones out there.

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iPhone X deals: compare the best UK contracts

iPhone X deals: our 5 faves in the UK today

iPhone X 64GB | O2 | £161.99 upfront | 30GB data | Unlimited minutes and texts | £40pm
If you want more affordable monthly bills on this device, it will cost you a bit more upfront. After you pay £161 upfront you'll be left with affordable £40 a month bills. While that might feel like an expensive tariff, it actually works out as one of the cheaper options out there on this device for O2. Total cost over 24 months is £1,121.99

View this best value deal at Affordable Mobiles

iPhone X 64GB | EE | £99 upfront | 60GB data | Unlimited minutes and texts | £43pm
Here it is, the iPhone X deal many of you will gravitate to - the best offer on EE. With monthly bills of £43 and an upfront spend of £99, this the most affordable price you'll be able to find on EE and even on the iPhone X in general. In other words, this is the offer to go for on this phone. Total cost over 24 months is £1,131

View this brilliant EE iPhone X deal at Fonehouse

iPhone X 64GB | O2 | FREE upfront | 45GB data | Unlimited minutes and texts | £48pm
If you saw the O2 offer above and the upfront costs put you off, this deal could be better suited to you. With monthly bills of £45 and no upfront costs - this blends in perfectly as an average iPhone X price, but you get 45GB of data, a brilliant amount to get through each month. Total cost over 24 months is £1,149

Get this free upfront Voda deal from Mobile Phones Direct

iPhone X 64GB | Vodafone | FREE upfront | All-you-can-eat data | Unlimited minutes and texts | £49pm
Recently, unlimited data has become a relatively affordable option. This offer drops the upfront costs and gives monthly bills of just £49, making it cheaper than any other unlimited offer on the iPhone X - perfect for those big streamers out there. Total cost over 24 months is £1,176

View this iPhone X deal at Mobile Phones Direct

iPhone X 64GB | Three | £52.99 upfront | 12GB data | Unlimited minutes and texts | £56pm
Unfortunately, those looking to score a iPhone X deal on Three will find that they're not very competitive right now. But, if you're hearts set on this network this is the offer to go for. It throws down 12GB of data for £56 a month and even offers Three's go binge policy of free streaming on the go on selected services. Total cost over 24 months is £1,396.99

View this iPhone X deal on Three at Mobile Phones Direct

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iPhone X review and specs in brief

An iPhone for the ages

SPECIFICATIONS

Screen size: 5.8-inches | Resolution: 1125 x 2436 | Rear camera: 12MP | Weight: 174g | OS: iOS 11 | RAM: 3GB | Storage: 64GB/256GB | External storage: No | Battery: 2716mAh

Reasons to Buy
Simply stunning screen
iOS 11 is lovely to use
Wireless charging
Reasons to Avoid
To state the obvious - the price!

We think that the iPhone X is the most important iPhone launched since...well the first one! After years of incremental upgrades, Apple has pulled out all the stops for its 10th anniversary smartphone.

Face ID lets you unlock your phone just by looking at it, the stunning 5.8-inch Super Retina HD display does away with the bezel almost entirely, there's wireless charging, and that's before we even get to Animojis! And to be honest, the its iPhone XS successor doesn't even move things on that much.

Read TechRadar's full iPhone X review