T-Mobile Goes BOGO on The Galaxy Note8

T-Mobile has rolled out another BOGO plan and this one is on a phone that’s not even available yet.  The carrier famous for these types of deals, is bringing customers the ability to get a free Galaxy Note8 when they purchase one through their payment program.  It is a pretty sweet deal and if you and a significant other are looking to get the new Note8, this could be the way to go.

Here is how it works.  First, you need to pre-order a Galaxy Note8 on the T-Mobile site.  You must select the monthly payment plan (paying in full won’t get you the 2nd one free) which means you will be on a 2-year plan with T-Mobile.  The free Note8 is done through billing credits that are applied to your account and that can take a couple of months to appear.  Also, you will need to pay the taxes on the 2nd device.  This is virtually the same program T-Mobile ran earlier on the Galaxy S8 and they have run it on other phones too.  Even with the caveats, its a great deal.

As a reminder, the  6.3″ Note8 display renders at 1440 x 2560 resolution with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio.  Physically it is 162.5 x 74.6 x 8.6mm and weighs 195g.  In old money, that’s 6.39 x 2.9 x .34 inches and a weight of 6.87 ounces.   It is powered by the Snapdragon 835 processor here in the US while the international version will be powered by Samsung’s own Exynos 8895 processor.  Regardless of which version you get, it will have an eye watering 6GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage.  That storage can be expanded up to 2TB thanks to the MicroSD slot.

As has become the standard for flagship devices in 2017, the Galaxy Note8 will sport dual rear cameras.  They are 12MP sensors with OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) while the front facing shooter is an 8MP sensor.  It too has image stabilization.

Powering all of this is a 3300mAh battery that is charged via a USB-C connection.  The Note8 is IP68 rated so it is water and dust resistant, comes with an S Pen and has an Iris Scanner for authentication.

To get the details on this deal from T-Mobile, head over to their site.


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