ET Deals: BOGO on Select iPhones and Galaxy Smartphones at T-Mobile

ET Deals: BOGO on Select iPhones and Galaxy Smartphones at T-Mobile

Are you and your partner in the market for a new smartphone? Ready to invest in phones for your kids? Right now, T-Mobile is offering up hefty rebates on new phones from both Apple and Samsung with a qualifying trade-in.

• Buy One, Get One iPhones on T-Mobile • Buy One, Get One Galaxy S8s on T-Mobile

ET Deals: BOGO on Select iPhones and Galaxy Smartphones at T-Mobile

On the Apple side, you can pick from the iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 7 Plus, or iPhone 7. If your model is $700 or less, the second one is effectively free. But if you’re picking a pricier phone like the iPhone X, the second one will come at a $700 discount.

Similarly, you can save when you buy two eligible Samsung models: the Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, Galaxy S8 Active, or Galaxy Note 8. The regular S8 is eligible for a straight-up BOGO offer, but the more expensive models benefit from a $750 discount on the second phone.

And of course, you’re committing to a contract here. If you decide to cancel before your service period is up, you’ll need to pay the difference on the device. And remember, you’ll need to trade in your existing phones, and pay applicable taxes on the pre-rebate prices for the phones.

There’s a few hoops you’ll need to jump through to take advantage of this deal, but the savings are substantial. If you have decent T-Mobile coverage in your area, this deal is hard to pass up.

Note: Terms and conditions apply. See the T-Mobile site for more information.

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