The stars of Apple's 2018 iPhone generation have been unceremoniously dumped to make room for the newbies of 2019: the iPhone 11 and 11 Pro. The iPhone XS Max, along with its smaller XS sibling, are no longer sold by Apple - but that doesn't stop you from buying them from other vendors.

Of course, the XS Max hasn't turned into a bad phone overnight, and its 6.5in display, A12 Bionic chip, IP68 water-resistance and excellent camera will still serve you well. What's more, the arrival of the 11-series means fantastic XS Max deals are out there if you know where to look.

In this article, we bring you the best iPhone XS Max deals available, whether you want to buy it outright, SIM-free, or on contract.

You can find out more about the device in our iPhone XS Max review. And if you'd prefer a smaller model, we have an iPhone XS deals roundup too.

iPhone XS Max price & availability

The Max is a premium phone and even a year on from launch you shouldn't expect it to be cheap. Still, you should expect a reasonable price cut from the £1,099/$1,099 the 64GB model cost in autumn 2018.

(The higher-storage models cost £1,249/$1,249 for 256GB and £1,449/$1,449 for 512GB. Again, you shouldn't buy at anything like those prices now.)

Where to buy the iPhone XS Max SIM-free

There are plenty of places to look if you want to buy the iPhone XS Max SIM-free. Here are the latest prices from the leading retailers:

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It's also worth checking the vendors listed below.

iPhone XS Max SIM-Free: US retailers

US retailers offer financing options too, where you can pay off the phone at a monthly rate over 24 to 30 months.

iPhone XS Max contract deals

There are also lots of options if you want to buy the iPhone XS Max on contract. We've got a price comparison tool available for you, to help you find the best deal across networks. It's continuously updated with new deals and prices.

You can choose how much data and minutes you want, and how much you're willing to pay upfront using the sliders. You can also add details such as your current provider, how long you want the contract to be and more.

If you can't see the tool below, click here for a version of this page optimised for your device.