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T-Mobile's plan to fight the Apple iPhone 5: New sale offers all phones for zero down after rebate

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T-Mobile's plan to fight the Apple iPhone 5: New sale offers all phones for zero down after rebate
The Apple iPhone 5 will be launching on Friday and it is more than just a coincidence that it is also the first day of T-Mobile's Magenta Deal Days. From September 21st through September 30th, those willing to put on handcuffs for two years by signing a contract, will be able to buy a new phone using an installment plan and put nothing down after the mail-in rebate.

T-Mobile's sale begins on the Apple iPhone 5's launch day

T-Mobile's sale begins on the Apple iPhone 5's launch day

It's no surprise that the Samsung Galaxy S III is at front and center of the carrier's promotional material. The top selling flagship Android model has sold over 20 million units and is one of the few handsets that can stand up next to Apple's iconic smartphone. The Galaxy S III can be purchased for zero after a mail-in rebate, for those signing up for two years of Unlimited Value and Unlimited Nationwide 4G Data plan (Unlimited, 5GB or 10GB of data). Existing customers also can take advantage of this offer. They will have to pay a migration fee when they switch from their Classic plan to a value plan with less than 18 months of service under their belt.

The deal is available at T-Mobile stores nationwide. Getting a Samsung Galaxy S III for free is a great deal. Whether it can slow down the runaway train called the Apple iPhone 5 though, remains to be seen.
"Our customers continue to appreciate our ‘Magenta Deal Days’ offerings because they showcase our commitment to giving all our customers the best 4G experiences. With back to school in full swing, we’re glad to offer another great deal to keep families in touch."-Andrew Sherrard, senior vice president of marketing, T-Mobile USA

source: T-Mobile

How T-Mobile's sale works on specific models

How T-Mobile's sale works on specific models


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posted on 18 Sep 2012, 23:54 5

1. Hammerfest (Posts: 369; Member since: 12 May 2012)


I would SO jump on this if I wasnt bound to AT&T...

Time to start looking for an escape clause!

posted on 19 Sep 2012, 00:01

2. dr_fajardo12 (Posts: 107; Member since: 26 Aug 2012)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0lAi1fVfXl8&feature=related bring this t mob and then we talk

posted on 19 Sep 2012, 00:16 2

3. Bernoulli (Posts: 1443; Member since: 01 Sep 2012)


Go magenta go! :) maybe one day you will be leader like DT leads back in Europe :)

posted on 19 Sep 2012, 00:19 3

4. darktranquillity (Posts: 284; Member since: 28 Feb 2012)


Wow! Simply wow!

posted on 19 Sep 2012, 00:40

5. ChangMin2012 (Posts: 87; Member since: 14 Apr 2012)


Thanks but no thanks, Sprint has my back when it comes to Everything Data. :)

posted on 19 Sep 2012, 01:31 3

8. Jphones (Posts: 234; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


tmobile is 69.99 unlimited everything no throttling just like sprint just $10 cheaper and there hspa+ network is a very close second to LTE speeds. Which sprint currently can't do for most areas yet because they don't really have a LTE nationwide network fully running. So tmobile really stepped it up.

posted on 19 Sep 2012, 09:20 1

13. Aeires (unregistered)


T-Mobile has my back with unlimited, unthrottled data, without paying an extra $10 a month for 4G speeds.

posted on 19 Sep 2012, 20:57

15. andynaija (Posts: 457; Member since: 08 Sep 2012)


MetroPCS duhhhh :D

posted on 19 Sep 2012, 00:44

6. ogy_dogy (Posts: 453; Member since: 29 Jun 2012)


I think tmob needs to be reall good friends with nokia/msoft real fast if theyre to beat the archdemon that is apple...

posted on 19 Sep 2012, 01:00 1

7. paulyyd (Posts: 326; Member since: 08 Jan 2011)


Buy an unlocked iphone
Go to tmobile
Win

I would rather pay 650 for an iPhone then get one of those cheapo android devices for free

posted on 19 Sep 2012, 02:56 7

9. Basicallyevolve (Posts: 8; Member since: 01 Aug 2012)


You are naive and a sheeple.

The galaxy s3 is far superior to the 4s and the 5 in which you speak of .

Apple took the iphone 4s and made the screen a little larger, made an app that has been around for panorama pictures for over 3 years as an app a native feature and ignorant people eat it up.

Kinda like siri...

I want you to prove to me that the S3 is a cheap phone lol.

Because i can show you how ignorant most iphone users are. All you have to do is youtube jimmy kimmel iphone 5 and you will get the point.

Look around. Most basic users and technically challenged people use iphones because it is they dont know any better and because it is more of a fashion statement and a trend then technology to make life easier.

Next thing you will probably do is downplay the surface tablet and tell people to get a macbook air because apples are virus free..

Oh wait....

posted on 19 Sep 2012, 03:33 5

10. ogy_dogy (Posts: 453; Member since: 29 Jun 2012)


Dude, are you a mentally challenged person? I cant stand samsungs plastycky-ness, but a gs3 for free or a iphone for650 and you wold chose an iphone and call it a win? Dafuq do they feed you people?

posted on 19 Sep 2012, 09:22

14. Aeires (unregistered)


Then have fun spending $650. Just hope you don't fall into that $5.9 billion repair fund along the way.

posted on 19 Sep 2012, 06:39 1

11. cj100570 (Posts: 204; Member since: 12 May 2009)


You might wanna clean up that headline since it can't be nothing down after a rebate if you have to front some money to get it and then wait for a rebate! It's either nothing down or free after rebate! Writing 101!

posted on 19 Sep 2012, 07:02 1

12. rallyguy (Posts: 541; Member since: 13 Mar 2012)


" is one of the few handsets that can stand up next to Apple's iconic smartphone."

No bias there!

posted on 20 Sep 2012, 11:31

16. e_photo867 (Posts: 7; Member since: 10 May 2012)


Can anyone answer this question...

the upfront $150 you pay, does that get subtracted from the $550 price of the S3 bringing it to $400, which you then pay $20 extra on top of your rate plan for 20 months to equal the $400? or does the $150 gets cancelled out because of the mail-in rebate you receive and the phone's price will be $550 of which you pay $20 extra for 27.5 months? I'm obviously confused and any help would be greatly appreciated

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