T-Mobile announces new deals on iPhones, Samsung Galaxy, and LG phones

Most of the high-end phones currently sold by T-Mobile are, for a limited time, part of at least one deal requiring a trade in...
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19 Comments

1. makatijules

Posts: 835; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

Wow! I posted just last month and earlier this month! I said in Jan 2018, the US major carriers would be offering BOGO deals on the iPhone X, if their stock did not go down significantly during the holidays. I KNEW IT!!!! How is that for predicting the future! Now is there a BOGO deal on a phone only release 90ish days ago? Lackluster sales!

2. Tipsy.trex

Posts: 11; Member since: May 17, 2016

Logic doesnt work because this is just TMobile, and TMobile runs constant sales on top tier devices to attract new customers. Every new Galaxy goes on BOGO within 2 months of availability, they even ran a deal with Samsung where they cut the price of the Note 8 to 820 and gave you a $200 dollar Visa gift card loaded onto Samsung pay--basically making the Note 8 620 bucks during the month of November. Pretty sure the iPhone 8 and X have already had BOGO or high value trade in offers before this as well.

10. makatijules

Posts: 835; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

Really? Is that all you got. It ios very seldom that when one carriers offers BOGO deals, other carriers match them. After all, when you are fighting for subscribers, you nto gonna let the competiton one up you. Example. It was Sprint who started the iPhone Forever Leasing deal, which let you leave a iPhone for 12-18 months and you upgrade to the next model, by bring ing in the old model and trading up for free. Then VZW, ATT and TMP also have leasing plans that allow the same. Verizon always had BOGO deal on Android phones since 2010 to compete with iPhone sales, until they got an iPhone. ATT never did BOGO Deals on Android when they were exclusive with the iPhone. After they lost the iPhone exclusive, they also started throwing BOGO deals in Android phones. Again others followed. If you think VZW. and Sprint won't follow? STAY TUNED! ATT claimed when the X was release, it wouldn't do deal because the phone will sell itself. ATT has an advantage over VZW, because its GSM and businesses in the US mostly use ATT. ATT is offering $200 off the iPad is you buy an iPhone X. So they hvent placed the discount on the X yet, but they will. Other carriers were offering $300 the X with trade-in, but I guess that wasn't enough. Wake up. I personally love BOGO deals. And having it for any phone costing $1000 is a nice deal, Apple or otherwise. But my post was for those who claim the iPhone X was selling so well. Well if it was, it wouldn't be having a BOGO deal from ANY carrier.

16. midan

Posts: 2409; Member since: Oct 09, 2017

"But my post was for those who claim the iPhone X was selling so well. Well if it was, it wouldn't be having a BOGO deal from ANY carrier." This has nothing to do with Apple or how X is selling.

4. kiko007

Posts: 7379; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Fam, the Galaxy S8 had BOGO deals at 25 days after launch. Carriers offer these deals as incentives to folks switching carriers' and reading any further into it just proves how asinine you truly are.

11. makatijules

Posts: 835; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

I don't care. Samsung has 100's of other Android OEM's to fight against, so Android phone lose value quicker due to more competition. Stop with your BS excuses. As I wasn't attacking Apple. Apple has ZERO competition with iOS. It is not remotely the same as Samsung competing against LG, Sony, Huawei, Opps, Xiaomi, Google, and so many others. Stop trying to act like you don;t understand the difference. I'm not gonna waste time debating you purposely choosing to be blind to the obvious!

8. midan

Posts: 2409; Member since: Oct 09, 2017

T-Mobile desperately wants new customers and what would be better way to try to do it than this.

12. makatijules

Posts: 835; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

Really? So why did other carriers offer BOGO deal son the iPhone 6S? iPhone 7's? Because ALL of them did. Are you really gonna be that dense? bgr.com/2016/12/16/iphone-7-buy-one-get-one-free-a​tthttps://www.macrumors.com/2016/02/12/att-expands-bogo-iphones-to-new-customers/https://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/sprint-iphone-bogo/ ---iPhone 6S/6S+http://fortune.com/2017/11/17/tmobile-early-black-friday-deals/ ---BOGO deal on iPhone and others again BOGO deals are great for whatever reason. But you BS claim that TMO is desperate for sub is a complete and uttered lie. Every iPhone since the iPhone 6S had been in a BOGO deal at some point in 2015/2016/2017 from ALL 4 major US carriers, except for the SE. TMO is simply first for 2018, but ATT and VZW will be following before this month is out. I'm not some stupid fan, I'm a facts man. Any BOGO deal is a benefit to the consumer. If i wanted another iPhone X, a BOGO deal is far more enticing to get 2 phones for $1000 vs 1. Because the iPhone X isn't worth more than even the S7 edge.

17. midan

Posts: 2409; Member since: Oct 09, 2017

again same thing, carriers want to get new users, all these bogo deals means you need to open new carrier plan.

3. sirohunter

Posts: 173; Member since: Sep 23, 2017

tmobile killing it lately

7. Jrod99

Posts: 673; Member since: Jan 15, 2016

Thought of trying T Mobile prepaid to test network out. Seems like they’re pretty good. Then maybe replace AT&T later. No Verizon. Hate that carrier. Sorry PA. Please don’t remove this comment. I know you love them.

13. makatijules

Posts: 835; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

DON"T. TMO service sucks. TMO was so bad I had ot have a cellspot in my house. I think you woudl do better with Xfinity. They use VZW network when Xfinity's network is not avail. All like ATT, Xfinity phones get on Xfinity Hotspot automatically. Also, Xfinity doesn't have a line charge liek the rest. They charge $12 per GB or $45 unlimited per line and you can change that at any time back and forth. So all you pay is device payment, data and taxes. NO LINE CHARGES. When I'm in the US, I've switch and I have 3 phones, 2 Notes, 1 X my bill was $170 for a month. 2 phones on ATT was $235. 3 Phone on VZW was $250 and 4 phone son TMO was 366 (all those included device payments. But TMO was 120 for 4 lines for the base charge and each had 10GB of data each. The 4th line was free. But the service was terrible. Since i"m only in the US 6 mons a year, I can quit service for 6 months and turn it back on when I return. AWESOME!

5. JocularJ

Posts: 207; Member since: Apr 27, 2011

So it's only for new subscribers?

6. gjkiii

Posts: 36; Member since: Oct 25, 2013

I am not sure why the article says keep the current customers happy if you have to add a new line in order to get the deal.

9. darkkjedii

Posts: 30488; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Low sales, or enticement?

14. makatijules

Posts: 835; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

Both. Why does it have to be one or the other?! Its always both, even if one is more of the reason vs the other.

18. midan

Posts: 2409; Member since: Oct 09, 2017

no low sales

15. makatijules

Posts: 835; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

Sprint and TMO have to work the hardest to get customers because ATT and VZW already have the lions share. Sp TMO and Sprint will usually offer deal first because they are tryign to get subs from ATT and VZW. ATT and VZW never have to rush with phone deals, until they see customers switching and theh they offer the same deals to prevent jumpers or so those who jumped off, will jump back. When the Note 7 came out, I jumped to VZW for the note 7 BOGO deal. Right after TMO offered it, so I jumped back to TMO. I jumped to ATT for the Note 8 BOGO deal, but their service is terrible. All they wouldn't offer me a low cost plan to be off network 6 months. So now i have Xfinity. Because I will be spending 6 months back and forth between US and Philippines and Xfinity offered me a custom plan for that.

19. thunder18

Posts: 154; Member since: Aug 06, 2009

So I read the press release and it says for new & existing customers, but how does that work for existing customers when it says you have to port in a number? Here's the verbiage straight from their site: "These offers are available for all new and existing customers. Just trade-in one of many qualifying smartphones, 'port in a number', get your new phones on the Un-carrier’s no-interest Equipment Installment Plan (EIP) and activate them on T-Mobile! And, the funds come back to you via a mail-in rebate." Parentheses around port in your number were added by me. Seems like it's only for new customers unleas they messed up and meant to say" or port in a number".