After making Magenta Friday a “thing”, and spreading the pre-Black Friday love all the way through Tuesday, T-Mobile is taking a very short break before bringing out the main course as far as holiday deals are concerned.
Starting November 24, i.e. tomorrow, i.e. Thanksgiving Day, the “UnCarrier” moves on from the eggnog to the “hard stuff” with free flagship Samsung, LG and Apple phones. That’s right, you can trade in a qualifying previous-generation handheld for a gratis Galaxy S7 after 24 monthly bill credits, or pick up an iPhone 7, 7 Plus or LG V20 instead at $0.
Granted, nothing is that simple and advantageous for the everyday mobile consumer, so there are a number of conditions and strings attached. For instance, you’ll need a perfectly functional, like-new iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, Edge+, S7, S7 Edge, Note 5 or LG G5 to swap out for an actual brand-new iPhone 7.
The 7 Plus special offer is even more restrictive, but the good news is you can trade in an iPhone 6s, for instance, and only pay $100. Or an iPhone SE, and cough up $200 after still saving a whopping $570. With T-Mobile ONE or Simple Choice Unlimited service, that is, and sales tax not covered by T-Mo.
The “holicray-cray” deals don’t stop there, with an additional $200 of spending money thrown in per line if you choose to switch a number to T-Mobile this extended weekend. Then you can get a free hour of Wi-Fi on Gogo-equipped domestic flights even if you’re a Verizon, AT&T or Sprint subscriber, and finally, there are also all those promos announced last week. Kinda crazy indeed!