T-Mobile announced today that it will begin offering pre-orders of Samsung’s next-generation Galaxy smartphone on Monday, March 24th. The phone will hit stores on April 11th, and those who pre-order will be guaranteed a phone on that day.
The company is also offering a special introductory price on the S5. For those who pre-order before March 31st, the phone will only cost 24 payments of $27.50. T-Mobile has also dropped the price of the Galaxy Tab 3 by $120 until March 31st as part of the pre-launch savings event.
The complete T-Mobile press release can be found below. Pre-orders for the Galaxy S5 will be available on the carrier’s website next week.
T-Mobile Delivers Samsung Galaxy S® 5 for $0 Down and
$1,200 Family Savings over the Life of the Other Guys’ Contracts
T-Mobile to Begin Online and In-store Pre-orders of Samsung’s Galaxy S 5 March 24th
Un-carrier Will Free You and Your Family from Current Contracts by Paying Off Your ETFs
BELLEVUE, Wash. – March 20, 2014 –The Next Big Thing – as they say – is here. And T-Mobile US Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) is serving up Samsung’s latest flagship superphone as it was designed to be used and as only the Un-carrier can –unlimited and un-leashed on their nationwide 4G LTE network.
The company today announced that, starting March 24th, T-Mobile will be the only place to pre-order the Samsung Galaxy S® 5 online and in-store for zero down (and 24 monthly payments) and with zero annual service contract, zero overages, zero hidden device costs, zero upgrade wait – and with the world as your network at zero extra cost. And, of course, only T-Mobile customers can experience the blazing-fast Galaxy S 5 on America’s fastest nationwide 4G LTE network.
Also, because owners of Samsung Galaxy devices are among T-Mobile’s heaviest wireless data users, the longer term savings with T-Mobile can be huge. Families with four lines could see an average of over $1,200 in savings over a two-year period compared to families with AT&T and Verizon on a two year contract. And, as always, T-Mobile will pay the early termination fees for that entire family when they trade-in their devices to make the Simple Choice and come over to a better wireless experience.
“This thing is so hot we’ve already seen over a half a million pre-registrations for the Galaxy S 5,” said John Legere, president and CEO of T-Mobile. “That’s a lot of very smart people grabbing this opportunity to pay nothing down, save more than a grand over the life of the other guys’ contracts, and have T-Mobile pay off every penny of their family’s early termination fees. It’s a brilliant move.”
The company today also announced that customers who pre-order by March 31st can receive a special, introductory price and be among the first to get the Galaxy S 5 without waiting in line when the device launches in T-Mobile stores on April 11th – guaranteed. Also available until March 31st and in celebration of the launch, T-Mobile is offering $120 off Samsung’s Galaxy Tab® 3 with a Mobile Internet plan and 200MB free data for the life of the tablet.
Introductory pre-order price is $0 down + $27.50/mo x 24; total $660. If you cancel wireless service, remaining balance on phone becomes due. 0% APR O.A.C for well-qualified buyers.
$1,200 claim based on financed Galaxy S 5 on Simple Choice (20 GB data) vs. 2-year contract plans with Verizon and AT&T (4 lines/20GB data) plus anticipated device down payment. Taxes and fees not included. Plan features and limitations vary.
Tab 3 offer avail. while supplies last. Fastest LTE network based on download speeds. Qualifying service & device purchase with port-in on up to 5 lines required for ETF payment. 200 MB free data avail. every 30 days for as long as you own and use registered device with T-Mobile. No roaming. Monthly plan req’d for device financing. See T-Mobile.com for specific offer and service details
About T-Mobile US, Inc.: As America’s Un-carrier, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: “TMUS”) is redefining the way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading product and service innovation. The company’s advanced nationwide 4G and expanding 4G LTE network delivers outstanding wireless experiences for customers who are unwilling to compromise on quality and value. Based in Bellevue, Wash., T-Mobile US provides services through its subsidiaries and operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile and MetroPCS. It currently serves approximately 46.7 million wireless subscribers and provides products and services through 70,000 points of distribution. For more information, please visithttp://www.t-mobile.com.