Leave it to the Un-carrier to barge in and disrupt the careful trade-in models that Verizon and AT&T have been building for a while. Just like with the iPhone 7
, T-Mobile didn't hesitate to pull the trigger, introducing a $300 discount for the new iPhone 8
, 8 Plus
phones, as long as you trade in at least an iPhone 6
in good condition. For comparison, AT&T's trade-in offer for a 32 GB iPhone 7 is sub-$300 at the moment.
T-Mobile's CEO didn't elaborate further on the offer, but there might be similar trade-ins coming from AT&T or Verizon very soon, just like last year. Given that these are the most expensive iPhones Apple has ever announced, T-Mobile subs might be relieved to hear that they can easily offset the cost a bit by bringing their oldie but goldie iPhone to the carrier store. Now, where are the first iPhone 8 BOGO