Sprint responds to T-Mobile's trade-in promotion, offers the iPhone 6s for as little as $1 per month

Sprint responds to T-Mobile's trade-in promotion, offers the iPhone 6s for as little as $1 per month
While Verizon and AT&T are dueling out for the title of largest telecom operator in the US by subscriber count, Sprint and T-Mobile are currently engaged in a gloves-off battle for the third position. Unwilling to let T-Mobile claim a firm grip of the podium spot through its latest iPhone trade-in promotion, Sprint has recently announced a similar deal, basically offering a free upgrade from the iPhone 6 to the iPhone 6s.

T-Mobile lets you have the 16GB iPhone 6s for as little as $5 per month through its Jump! On Demand lease program if you trade in an iPhone 6. Sprint's new promotional offer, which is actually an extension to its iPhone Forever program, lowers the monthly payments to just $1 per month if you're willing to trade your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus. That's obviously on top of the monthly data and voice subscription.

If you're looking for something more than the entry-level Apple iPhone 6s, you can also get the 64GB version for $5.77 per month, or the 128GB version for $10.3 per month. The iPhone 6s Plus is also available through the trade-in promo, at $5, $9.77, or $14.53 per month for the 16GB, 64GB, and 128GB versions, respectively. Oh, and you can also trade-in the two-year-old iPhone 5s, and Sprint will lower the monthly payment to $10 monthly for the iPhone 6s or $14 monthly for the iPhone 6s Plus.

It's nice to see telecom operators battling it out, especially since these deals and promotional prices are a direct consequence of the fierce battle between carriers for your monthly subscription. What do you guys think?


source: Sprint via MacWorld

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12 Comments

1. Salazzi

Posts: 537; Member since: Feb 17, 2014

If Sprint offered family unlimited data plans like T-Mobile does, I may have considered them. They only offer unlimited data for personal lines, sadly. $61/month for unlimited everything is good. But to be able to drop it down to $40/line with 5 lines, would be better.

7. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

They do have a family unlimited data plan, it is $110 1st 2 lines, $50 per additional line. They dont do "throttled" unlimited options like T-Mobile does at lower pricing tiers.

8. promise7

Posts: 894; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

Sprint doesn't throttle speeds because their top speed is as slow as throttled speeds.

9. DaggettBeaver

Posts: 42; Member since: Aug 05, 2015

LOL - exaggeration, but I wish I could say it wasn't 100% true.

12. darkkjedii

Posts: 31053; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Lmao.

2. Fallen1

Posts: 288; Member since: Nov 14, 2014

Its about time there stiff competition so carriers are forced to stop inflating charges

3. fyahking

Posts: 1146; Member since: Jan 28, 2015

Damn, if only sprint has fast LTE in my area.

4. KushielAOC

Posts: 31; Member since: Sep 02, 2015

If only it were Xperia Z5s instead of Macintosh phones - I might switch to one or the other company...#YeahISaidMacintosh

5. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

They're insane. Instead of burning money for this promo, spend it on the network!

6. nepalisherpa

Posts: 338; Member since: Jul 17, 2015

Do you realize that this promo will be making them more money?

10. rsiders

Posts: 1956; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

Winner: consumers.

11. villagerguyz

Posts: 96; Member since: Jul 22, 2015

Consumers/customers will love this...

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