iPhone deals

The Apple iPhone continues to revolutionise and lead the way when it comes to mobile phones. Here’s how to pick the right iPhone for your needs and how to get the best deal.

iPhone bill pay phones

You can find bill pay phone deals for these iPhones by clicking on the handsets below:

Latest iPhone deals

Apple is developing its range of iPhones all the time to bring you innovative features and ground-breaking tech. Here are Apple’s most recent additions:

iPhone 12

Apple’s latest release, the iPhone 12 range, went on sale in October 2020. All handsets are 5G, boast a powerful A14 Bionic chip and have the new flat-edge, classic design.

The iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max offer LiDAR scanner tech which breaks new ground for handheld augmented reality to improve gaming, apps and low light photography.

The iPhone 12 range at a glance

Model Size Camera Music Playback Video Playback Max Memory Price from  
iPhone 12 5.4” Dual, 5x zoom 50 hrs 15 hrs 256GB €914  
iPhone 12 mini 6.1” Dual, 5x zoom 65 hrs 17 hrs 256GB €815  
iPhone 12 Pro 6.1” Triple, 10x zoom 65 hrs 17 hrs 512GB €1,160  
iPhone 12 Pro Max 6.7” Triple, 12x zoom 80 hrs 20 hrs 512GB €1,258  

iPhone 12 with Three

Get a new iPhone 12 for €579 and then €34.42 a month with Three.

iPhone SE

The iPhone SE is the second generation iPhone SE and was released in April 2020.

Despite the low cost, Apple’s budget device, the iPhone SE is powered by iPhone 11’s superfast A13 Bionic chip. It’s now available from just €490 on Apple’s website but if you need more memory, the 256GB retails at €658.

Prefer to spread the cost? It’s worth visiting our iPhone SE bill pay page to see what some of Ireland’s top mobile networks have to offer.

iPhone 11

The iPhone 11 range was released in September 2019. There are three phones in the series:

All phones in the iPhone 11 series come with a dual-camera system, Face ID and a superfast A13 smartphone chip.

The iPhone 11 is available to buy on the Apple website from €697, but if you’re interested in the iPhone 11 Pro, you can check out our iPhone 11 Pro bill pay page for some great deals.

Cheap iPhones

If you’re looking for a cheaper iPhone, you can still get several other iPhone bill pay phones in Ireland, including:

  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone XS
  • iPhone XS Max
  • iPhone 8
  • iPhone 7

iPhone XR

The iPhone XR was released in October 2018 and billed as Apple’s lower-cost flagship phone.

Despite the budget price, it boasts some really good features, including:

  • 6.1” edge to edge display
  • A12 Bionic chip
  • 12MP rear camera
  • Aluminium frame

It’s currently selling for €599 on Apple’s website, but you can spread the cost and sign up to a bill pay deal on our XR deals page.

iPhone XS

The iPhone XS was released in September 2018 and still has some great features at a cheaper price, including:

  • Face ID
  • 64GB or 256GB storage
  • A12 Bionic chip

If you’re looking for a bill pay iPhone XS deal in Ireland then Tesco Mobile is the only suppliers still selling this device.

Free iPhone XS with Tesco Mobile

Get a free iPhone XS and pay €49.19 a month with Tesco Mobile.

iPhone XS Max

The XS Max is much larger than the standard XS and you get all the same features but with some added improvements including:

  • A longer battery life, with tests showing it lasts around 90 minutes longer than the XS
  • A larger screen, at 6.5 inches vs 5.8 inches on the XS

iPhone 8

The iPhone 8 was discontinued on 15 April 2020 but it’s still available on bill pay through Tesco Mobile while stocks last.

Some of the iPhone 8 main features include:

  • 4.7” retina HD display
  • 14 hour talk-time battery
  • 12 MP wide camera
  • Wireless charging

iPhone 7

Released in September 2016, the iPhone 7 is the oldest iPhone still on sale in Ireland.

Some of the iPhone 7 main features include:

  • 4.7 inch LCD display
  • 12 MP camera with 5x digital zoom
  • FaceTime
  • Water-resistant

Free iPhone 7 from Tesco Mobile

Get an iPhone 7 for free and then just €29.51 a month with Tesco Mobile.

Other ways to get a cheap iPhone

You could also consider buying a pre-owned iPhone handset, even one that’s been discontinued but refurbished. You can find out more about refurbished phones in our guide.

Get a SIM only deal with the calls, texts and data you need for less.

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iPhone FAQs

Does the iPhone 7 have a headphone jack?

No, the iPhone 7 was the first iPhone made by Apple without a headphone jack.

You can either use Bluetooth headphones or an adaptor to allow you to use the lightning port instead.

Do the latest iPhones come with free AirPods?

No, the iPhone 11 and 12 range do not come with AirPods. You’ll need to use your existing headphones or purchase some new ones. Most wireless headphones or earbuds will be compatible with your iPhone.

How do I clear the cache on my iPhone?

To clear the cache on your iPhone you need to:

  1. Open the settings app
  2. Scroll down and tap on Safari
  3. Scroll down through the menu and tap on Clear history and website data
  4. Tap confirm to clear the cache data

How do you delete apps on an iPhone?

Simply find the app and press and hold the icon. A pop-up menu will then appear with these three options:

  1. Edit home screen
  2. Share App
  3. Delete App

Tap delete app to remove it from your iPhone.

How do you unlock an iPhone?

There are two main ways to unlock you iPhone, you can either:

  1. Contact your phone provider and ask them to unlock it for you if your contract has ended, or
  2. Use an online unlocking service

You can find out more about how this works by reading our guide: How to unlock your mobile phone.

How much does iPhone insurance cost?

You can get basic mobile phone insurance from around €5.99 for your iPhone, but it’s worth shopping around to find the best deal. Check that mobile phones are not covered as part of your contents insurance.

Is the iPhone 6 still on sale in Ireland?

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are no longer available on bill pay plans in Ireland, but you may still be able to buy a SIM-free or refurbished handset in some shops.