T-Mobile announced on Wednesday that it would offer a program that would allow customers to lease the new iPhone 6s for just $5 per month, CNET reports.
The new plan offers a new 16-gigabyte Apple Inc. iPhone 6s for monthly installments of $5 or $10, depending on the value of a trade-in phone.
Remember when carriers used to pay for part of your new phonegiving you that $649 iPhone for just $199?
“Sprint and T-Mobile are both trying to undercut each other and trying to persuade you to keep your phone for more than two years”, says Louis Ramirez, senior editor at DealNews.com. For a 16GB iPhone 6s, the total would come to $524. The base model of the iPhone 6s Plus gets the same treatment with pricing starting at $9 and going up to $24 per month with no trade-in.
In fact, the carrier has seen 30 percent more preorders for the iPhone 6s than it did for the iPhone 6 in 2014.
Maybe T-Mobile should adopt Subway’s $5 jingle. Legere announced the plans on Twitter last night.
Earlier this month, Apple introduced a novel iPhone upgrade plan to counter the traditional 2-year contracts that nearly every United States carrier offers.
The CEO of T-Mobile uploaded a image where he said that it was pretty clear where you should buy the new iPhone 6s 16GB, comparing their offering with other companies plans.
September is particularly significant time period for wireless carriers with the launch of Apple’s new iPhone as well as the annual return of vacationers and students that stirs up subscriber activity.
T-Mobile has been enticing customers with new features and promotions. Since then Apple has said nothing about the iPhone 6S sales numbers. Also WalletHub makes certain assumptions in its calculations, which you should check out here if interested.
APPLE’S latest devices, the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus go on sale tomorrow at 8AM in Australia.