AT&T and Sprint announce iPhone 8 discounts with a lot of strings attached

AT&T and Sprint are the first two carriers to announce discounts on the iPhone 8. They’re two pretty different deals, and they both have their perks and limitations. First up is AT&T, which has a buy one, get one offer on the 8 and 8 Plus. There are a couple catches here: the first, and biggest, is that you have to be a DirecTV customer to qualify. If you are, then you’ll be able to get a second iPhone at no additional cost, but only so long as you buy the phones through AT&T’s leasing program and maintain service for both of them, essentially locking you in to the carrier for two years. Limitations aside, it’s a solid deal if you’re a DirecTV customer and happy with AT&T’s coverage in your area. The deal goes live on Friday, and certain... Continue reading…