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T-Mobile US slashes all upfront phone prices to $0, iPhone 5, too

26 July, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
T-Mobile US slashes all upfront phone prices to $0, iPhone 5, too - read the full textT-Mobile has dropped the upfront cost of all phones available in the carrier's stores to $0, including flagships like the Apple iPhone 5, Samsung Galaxy S4, Sony Xperia Z and Nokia Lumia 925. There's a catch though you still have to pay for the phone, you just do it in monthly installments on...

 

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what the.. t-mobile is trying to a fast one. No down payment but the monthly charge is more. S4 went from $20 to $25 a month..

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  • 2013-07-26 19:16
  • jejH

> In reply to shankysir @ 2013-07-26 18:56 from McWv - click to readThere is no ETF with T-Mo. You either pay the installments (ex: $20/month for 24 months) or just pay the $480 upfront for the phone. If you leave the carrier, you just need to pay off whatever monthly payments left.

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  • 2013-07-26 19:05
  • DxCp

What is the ETF in this case ??

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  • 2013-07-26 18:56
  • McWv

We don't have that kind of deal here in the Philippines. I bought both my HTC One and Nokia Lumia 920 unlocked and in cash.

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  • 2013-07-26 18:39
  • t7Xi

So, you're basically leasing the phone?

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  • 2013-07-26 18:32
  • n%1x

They increased the monthly payment instead, be careful. don't get trick by t-mobile.

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  • 2013-07-26 18:30
  • bH1M

Its amazing..but impossible in our country =o(( grats

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  • 2013-07-26 18:09
  • ps1p

Right on !! getting Nokia Lumia 925 tomorrow

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  • 2013-07-26 18:02
  • jZ6@

LUMIA 521 5$ every month thats awesome

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  • 2013-07-26 18:01
  • 6PDP

> In reply to szymon247 @ 2013-07-26 17:16 from 3ZH5 - click to readWe have the very simillar option in Serbia for years.

It's better for people who don't have cash for the new phone so you pay in the much smaller monthly payments. Only problem - phones are overpriced :-\.

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  • 2013-07-26 17:52
  • S75a

Good
Business
then next 1yr less for 20% instalment amount

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  • 2013-07-26 17:38
  • t1$F

Excellent offer. S4, Xperia Z, HTC One and BBQ10 all priced the same.
Note II costs more than S4.

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  • 2013-07-26 17:34
  • uu$F

the usa is a ripoff..
no wonder why all americans are broke.
what kind of stupid plan is this? why would you do that instead of buying the phone outright? so your 70$ plan ends up being a 100-110$ plan AND you're pretty well on contract.

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  • 2013-07-26 17:32
  • Mfxa

There's no service contract, only an O.A.C. to pay off the phone. Not too bad in my opinion. Those rates are cheap!

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  • 2013-07-26 17:27
  • Rbqc

People who cant afford a mobile phone by cash upfront should really be protected by the Law makers. So strange to me this is. People buying stuff they need. Buy a nokia asha 501 instead upfront and realizethat you dont need more than that. Probably 2 of 3 should be content of the no-money-wanna-be-seen anyway and saving money. Choose a cheaper operator instead...

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  • 2013-07-26 17:25
  • s0Gn

Wait, you pay 600$ in installments AND for a plan? Kinda ridiculous. What's the point of not going pre-paid then?

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  • 2013-07-26 17:16
  • 3ZH5

Wow. How revolutionary. ZZzzzzZZZzzzzz

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  • 2013-07-26 17:07
  • MVg6

just goes to show how much they make from the whole contract business

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  • 2013-07-26 17:05
  • gLKN

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