Sprint allows new customers to take $100 off Apple, Samsung and Motorola tablets by buying a smartphone

Sprint allows new customers to take $100 off Apple, Samsung and Motorola tablets by buying a smartphone
Sprint has an interesting promotion designed to shake loose customers from other carriers and get them to sign up with Sprint. All you need to do is to switch to the nation's third largest carrier, sign a new two-year contract, and purchase a new smartphone. Do all that, and Sprint will take $100 off the price on all of its LTE tablets. That would include the fourth-generation Apple iPad ($529.99 and up), the Apple iPad mini ($359.99 and up), the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 ($449.99 and up) and the Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi ($399.99). The prices in parenthesis include the $100 discount.

The great news is that even purchasing a smartphone priced at $0 on contract will allow you to take advantage of the deal, which runs through January 10th. And in case you were wondering, Sprint has tablet data plans for as low as $10 per month. You can check out more information about Sprint's special offer by clicking on the sourcelink.

source: Sprint via UnwiredView



11. lsutigers

Posts: 832; Member since: Mar 08, 2009

I can confirm no contract is required if you do not receive the $100 discount. We just bought a new Sprint 4G LTE iPad w/ Retina Display and we are not under contract and were able to sign up for the $15/mo 1GB plan as my employer uses Sprint even though I have Verizon service. You can also switch plans without signing / renewing a contract. If you do not receive a subsidy on the device, there is no contract but I would assume a contract would apply w/ the $100 discount with new / upgrade activations of a smartphone and tablet.

10. Landline

Posts: 6; Member since: Sep 02, 2012

Just as an additional note, you don't necessarily have to perform the upgrade at the same time as the tablet purchase to receive the benefits of the promo. It is retroactive to September 15th, if you've upgraded a contract or started a line of service SINCE THEN with a smartphone, you are now eligible to get that $100 off on a contracted tablet. I'm sure not sure if this was properly clarified but yeah, as was stated earlier, if you pay the full price for the tablet you will not have to sign any variety of contract, however if you get that discount then yes, you will be on contract, it is required. I've done a lot of these this month, it is a great promotion for those already in the market for iPads especially.

7. Sdubb3

Posts: 19; Member since: Jan 22, 2012

Can us existing customers get a deal on something lol?

9. freakinsweetdude

Posts: 9; Member since: Sep 01, 2011

Existing customers can take advantage of this promo with a qualified upgrade.

4. freakinsweetdude

Posts: 9; Member since: Sep 01, 2011

That's not true, there are no longer any contracts for tablets at Sprint. It is recommended that you keep it for at least 3 months to get your activation fee back, but there is no annual contract for tablets even when you take the $100 off. The only contract required is for the cell phone that has to be purchased with the tablet to save the $100. I work at Sprint too.

5. otto_1492

Posts: 1; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

Although you are correct that tablet purchases do not ordinarily require an agreement; phoneguy is correct that a 2-year contract IS required on the tablet itself for the $100 off promo and that the Xoom is not eligible. Don't believe it? Please check the Sprint website yourself to confirm. Since you are a Sprint employee, I believe it would be benefitial for you to familiarize yourself with the promotion to ensure you can deliver accurate information to Sprint customers, thus preventing poor CSAT.

6. rdaex

Posts: 152; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Incorrect, contract required on tablet as well. If customer does not want to save $100, then contract is not needed

8. freakinsweetdude

Posts: 9; Member since: Sep 01, 2011

Wow, that's weird our management was adament that no contract was required for the tablet and only on the smartphone. But I stand corrected, my appologies.

3. phoneguy

Posts: 213; Member since: Jan 08, 2009

I am a manager for Sprint btw

2. phoneguy

Posts: 213; Member since: Jan 08, 2009

Yes a contract is required to save 100 on the tablet. And the Xoom is not a connected tablet so a person cannot get 100 off the Xoom.

1. iDroidx650

Posts: 83; Member since: May 26, 2010

Is there a contract required on the tablet. At&t is running a similar promo but must sign a 2 year plan.

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