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T-Mobile presents its holiday lineup: LG Nexus 4, Lumia 810, HTC 8X launching on November 14

T-Mobile presents its holiday lineup: LG Nexus 4, Lumia 810, HTC 8X launching on November 14
Right on cue, T-Mobile announced the list of devices it will be stocking for the upcoming holiday season – all devices that you probably won't mind finding stuffed inside your stocking. And it looks like Santa has brought all kinds of great offerings this year, devices ranging from the affordable LG Optimus L9 to the high-end monster of a smartphone known as the Samsung Galaxy Note II. Care to go over the smartphones and tablets included in T-Mobile's holiday lineup?

Then let's start with the LG Nexus 4. Yes, the newly-announced smartphone is indeed headed to T-Mobile and it is scheduled to land in the carrier's retail stores on November 14. Getting one will set you back $200 and will require your signature under a 2-year contract. Another Google branded device coming to T-Mobile is the 3G-capable Nexus 7 tablet, which is scheduled to become available online on November 5. 

Interested in something a bit... different? Then you might check out T-Mobile's upcoming Windows Phone 8 smartphones. The carrier is launching the Nokia Lumia 810 on November 14 for $100 or $150, depending on the plan you pick. Another WP8 offering headed to T-Mobile is the HTC Windows Phone 8X, which is also to land on the same date. The smartphone will be priced at $150 with a Value plan and $200 with a Classic plan. 

There are several Samsung offering that also deserve to be mentioned. To start, the 10-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 will be available online and in retail outlets from November 14. Again, subsidized pricing varies from $200 to $350, depending on the service plan you pair the tablet with. When it comes to smartphones, both the Samsung Galaxy S III and the Samsung Galaxy Note II have already been launched by the carrier.

Last but not least, there is the humble LG Optimus L9, available for smartphone buyers on a budget. The handset can be owned for as little as $50 with a Value plan or $80 with a Classic plan after rebate. Look for it online and in retail stores after October 31.

So if you are planning on doing some holiday shopping at T-Mobile, this is the list you should have bookmarked. What do you think of T-Moblie's 2012 holiday lineup? Any particular smartphone or tablet you find interesting?

source: T-Mobile via Engadget

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posted on 29 Oct 2012, 16:27 7

1. PersianHobo (Posts: 54; Member since: 29 Sep 2012)


so excited to play with all the floor demos when we get the rest of these phones! im still having fun with the Note 2

posted on 29 Oct 2012, 16:41

2. metalpoet (unregistered)


f*** u! lol just kidding man im just mad because i sell AT&t, Sprint, and Verizon and still have yet to receive anything on the Note 2 :(

posted on 29 Oct 2012, 20:11 1

12. PersianHobo (Posts: 54; Member since: 29 Sep 2012)


I'll pray for you lol

posted on 30 Oct 2012, 17:23

26. metalpoet (unregistered)


HAHA Thank you!

posted on 29 Oct 2012, 16:48 2

3. XPERIA-KNIGHT (Posts: 2384; Member since: 08 Aug 2012)


just checked the google play store and boy does the Nexus 4 look like temptation at its best! lol

cant wait for it.........Good job Google

posted on 29 Oct 2012, 17:21

4. gabe92 (Posts: 27; Member since: 25 Oct 2012)


pumped for this!

posted on 29 Oct 2012, 17:25

5. mydi.maus (unregistered)


crap crap crap and crap...

posted on 30 Oct 2012, 00:18 2

19. OptimusOne (Posts: 694; Member since: 22 May 2012)


i suppose your talking about the iphone?

posted on 29 Oct 2012, 18:56 9

6. richardyarrell2011 (banned) (Posts: 510; Member since: 16 Mar 2011)


Guess this shows everyone how Google feels about Tmobile to a point where Verizon and Sprint are missing entirely. People can take it's bloated battery draining LTE network and stick it where the sun don't shine. Tmobile rules without question...

posted on 29 Oct 2012, 22:25 2

17. cheeseycheeser (Posts: 373; Member since: 24 Mar 2011)


Exactly! LTE is great...for the hour your phone will stay on. HSPA+ is almost as fast, and much more practical

posted on 29 Oct 2012, 19:14

7. archangel9 (Posts: 230; Member since: 07 Feb 2010)


Absolutely

posted on 29 Oct 2012, 19:25

8. PapaSmurf (Posts: 7316; Member since: 14 May 2012)


LG Nexus 4 or Galaxy Note 2? Decisions decisions lol.

posted on 29 Oct 2012, 19:39

9. PapaSmurf (Posts: 7316; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Saw the price for the LG Nexus 4, definitely picking the Nexus.

Galaxy SIII, you will be missed. :'(

posted on 29 Oct 2012, 20:16

14. PersianHobo (Posts: 54; Member since: 29 Sep 2012)


you want a tablet or a phone? either one has bragging rights

posted on 29 Oct 2012, 19:46

10. dok2005 (Posts: 55; Member since: 18 Apr 2012)


to be honest tmobile line up is getting more expensive by the day at this rate they should become completely prepaid. come on now $200 on contract for a nexus 4 when its $350 off contract if i buy it from google. anybody who knows mobile phone pricing knows that when its $200 on contract the MSRP price is a plus $350 on top of contract. which makes it ideal for you to get it because you dont have to pay $550 for the phone. In this case they making you pay almost full price and you still tied down to them. let alone lately they been hicking up prices for their phones as is like galaxy s 3 and note 2.

posted on 29 Oct 2012, 19:52

11. dok2005 (Posts: 55; Member since: 18 Apr 2012)


also to add on to my rant. this whole value plan versus classic plans is B.S. I understand they trying to get people to switch over their plan. Yet some people dont need a switch of plan because it works for them. Yet, you decide to make them pay full price for their phone and still be under contract. Thats completely crap. One of the main point of contract customers for the company to make money to pay off the discounted phones that it sells. Yet if you not getting the phone for a discount price why is your phone bill still so high. lower some bills tmobile lower some bills.

posted on 29 Oct 2012, 20:15

13. PersianHobo (Posts: 54; Member since: 29 Sep 2012)


Learn how to do math man...the value plan rocks at T-mobile let alone against all carriers. Unless you're referring to some crappy company like boost mobile or simple phone, T-mobile has the best prices even if it may still seem high in general. Go to verizon and then youll appreciate T-mobile. just because T-mobile doesn't give you the best phone at 99 dollars up front, doesnt mean they are a horrible company...use your brain

posted on 29 Oct 2012, 22:08

16. dok2005 (Posts: 55; Member since: 18 Apr 2012)


im not talking about verizon, att, sprint, etc... im just talking about t-mobile. so lets do the math. nexus 4 16GB on contract $200 off contract off contract $350. if you read anyone my statements earlier and do the math yourself no matter what company we talking about then you knows thats way off. They been doing this alot more often with newer phones charging more than usual for it.
since we talking about doing the math. which i was earlier. again i say i understand tmobile wanting to get people to change over their plan to the value plan. yet one of the main reasons you on contract is to pay off those phones tmobile buy. if you dont know. msrp price is usually the price the cell phone company pay for them. which reflects in your contract prices no matter what phone you got. so those people who gets a tmobile phone on the classic plan has to pay full price for phone. i dont know if you notice theres a fine print on each phone for the classic plan where you have to pay so much extra each month. when you do the math you payed full price for the phone.
my point on that note if you paying full price for the phone then your bill shouldnt be so high. old plans were their for a reason because thats how much it cost to run their business and provide you service. if i choose classic now you charging me the cost of running your business, provide me service, and then im just giving more money for a phone thats suppose to belong to me after my contract up without directly paying full price for but now i am. using my brain it simple if i had tmobile i should move to value plan but in the same case they shouldnt make me pay a higher bill because i want to keep my old plan either.

posted on 29 Oct 2012, 22:57 1

18. PersianHobo (Posts: 54; Member since: 29 Sep 2012)


your case is a bit confusing...
but in the case of classic plan vs value plan...
value plan is the clear winner, you see the savings in the long two year run...

take any phone you want on tmobile
classic plan phone price + the full two years of the contract
vs
value plan phone price + the full two years

and value plan always turns out to be the winner. the value plan didnt always exist, so i dont see why you are complaining about a better, cheaper overall plan in the long run. Even better, you can upgrade your phone more frequently, you dont have to wait the usual 20 months like on the classic plan and other typical carriers....

posted on 30 Oct 2012, 02:12

22. PersianHobo (Posts: 54; Member since: 29 Sep 2012)


The only weird case I agree with you is the Nexus 4 phone...apparently we will be charging more than what google is selling it for unlocked...but apparently the T-mobile one will support wifi-calling as well as hspa42 instead of hspa21...not that it justifies the price difference...

other than this case...t-mobile and the value plan rocks, win win for the company and the consumer

posted on 29 Oct 2012, 21:07

15. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 6118; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)


It's awesome that T-Mobile is getting the NEXUS DEVICE. And i WANT AT&T TO CARRY THIS BAD A$$ PHONE. I'm jealous now

posted on 30 Oct 2012, 01:35

21. PapaSmurf (Posts: 7316; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Switch to T-Mobile. If you're not using LTE, you won't really are a difference in speed.

LTE Advanced and HSPA+ 42 as back haul makes it irresistible. :)

posted on 30 Oct 2012, 08:51

24. Bernoulli (Posts: 1432; Member since: 01 Sep 2012)


At&t sucks man go with t-mobile, best company ever

posted on 30 Oct 2012, 01:33

20. lubba (Posts: 1310; Member since: 17 Jan 2011)


Ativ S has hspa+. Why isn't it coming to tmo!!! Fuuuuuuuuck!!!!!!

posted on 30 Oct 2012, 02:13

23. PersianHobo (Posts: 54; Member since: 29 Sep 2012)


that phone looks smexy, especially with a bigger battery than the s3 even had in that same casing

posted on 30 Oct 2012, 08:54

25. Bernoulli (Posts: 1432; Member since: 01 Sep 2012)


Because the lumia 810 is even better, hell it even has a bigger battery than the 820, plus non LTE will make the battery last long, and song forget carl zeiz optics or nokia city lens, I was so close of getting a lumia because of the nokia city lens feature, that's innovating right there

posted on 31 Oct 2012, 18:46

27. nubwaxer (Posts: 4; Member since: 31 Oct 2012)


contracts, value plans--nonsense. $30 unlimited data, 100 minutes talk, prepaid. what sucks is the extra 50% to tether/wifi hotspot. pay $299 from google play and you haven't gamed the system but you have the mightest phone around unlocked and you are contract free.
people snivel about no sd slot and more so about no LTE. hey, look into it yourself and you'll realize LTE is hype and HSPA+42 is more than adequate. and if you are in california you have good coverage almost everywhere.
this is not a paid endorsement but i wish it were.

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