Leaked T-Mobile document teases upcoming Samsung smartphone saleAlex Wagner - Senior News Editor
Looks like it's about time for another T-Mobile Value plan sale. A new document shared by our friends at TmoNews has revealed that T-Mobile is planning to kick off a sale on Samsung smartphones starting tomorrow, Feb. 6. Included in the sale will be the Galaxy S Blaze 4G, Galaxy S Relay 4G, Galaxy S II and Galaxy S III. Interested customers will need to pony up a down payment in store, with the size of the payment ranging from $99.99 to $249.99 depending on the device chosen, and they'll then be given a $100 mail-in rebate to send in. After rebate, the Blaze 4G, Relay 4G and S II will all have a net down payment of $0, while the 16GB S III will be $99.99 and the 32GB S III will be $149.99.
As is usually the case with sales like these, there are some requirements that need to be met in order to get the deal. Customers interested in saving some cash on a Blaze 4G or Relay 4G will need to sign up for a 2GB or higher data plan (including Unlimited Nationwide 4G Data), while S II and S III buyers need a 5GB or higher plan (UN4GD included). A two-year contract and a qualifying Value plan are also required. Any Classic Family plan customers can take advantage of the sale by utilizing T-Mobile's Bridge To Value program.
Along with this leaked information, TmoNews has heard rumblings that the previously-rumored Valentine's Day sale may have gotten the axe due to a more "important" sale coming up in March. This leaked Samsung sale is slated to run through March 23, so it appears as though it'll be the promotion that T-Mobile runs until it can kick off whatever it's got planned for March.
As for this offer that's kicking off tomorrow, it's kind of a bummer to see that the Galaxy Note II is missing from the list of sale devices. The post-rebate prices for the 16GB and 32GB Galaxy S IIIs aren't bad, though, so those devices could be an option for a T-Mobile customer that's looking to save a few bucks on a nice handset. Plus, the promo will be running through March 23, giving interested consumers plenty of time to save up some cash and pull the trigger on a deal. Stay tuned and we'll give you a shout when we get some official details on this offer from T-Mobile.