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

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.

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.
source: T-Mobile


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15 Comments

1. Hammerfest

Posts: 384; Member since: May 12, 2012

I would SO jump on this if I wasnt bound to AT&T... Time to start looking for an escape clause!

2. dr_fajardo12

Posts: 134; Member since: Aug 26, 2012

4. darktranquillity

Posts: 285; Member since: Feb 28, 2012

Wow! Simply wow!

5. ChangMin2012

Posts: 87; Member since: Apr 14, 2012

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

8. Jphones

Posts: 256; Member since: Feb 10, 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.

13. Aeires unregistered

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

15. andynaija

Posts: 1258; Member since: Sep 08, 2012

MetroPCS duhhhh :D

6. ogy_dogy

Posts: 453; Member since: Jun 29, 2012

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

7. paulyyd

Posts: 340; Member since: Jan 08, 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

9. Basicallyevolve

Posts: 10; Member since: Aug 01, 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....

10. ogy_dogy

Posts: 453; Member since: Jun 29, 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?

14. Aeires unregistered

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

11. cj100570

Posts: 204; Member since: May 12, 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!

12. rallyguy

Posts: 620; Member since: Mar 13, 2012

" is one of the few handsets that can stand up next to Apple's iconic smartphone." No bias there!

16. e_photo867

Posts: 7; Member since: May 10, 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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