T-Mobile Offer: Google Pixel 3a w/ an Eligible Smartphone Trade-In EXPIRED
Note, eligible smartphone/device must be in good/working condition to receive full credit. Must be on an Equipment Installment Plan (EIP) on a qualifying line of service. Offer is valid for Online or In-Stores purchase [Store Locator]
Eligible Smartphone/Device Trade-In (In Good Condition)
- Save $400 When You Trade These Following Devices
- Apple iPhone 7
- Apple iPhone 7 Plus
- Apple iPhone 8
- Apple iPhone 8 Plus
- Smasung GS8 Series
- Samsung GS9 Series
- Samsung Note8
- LG V40
- LG V30
- LG V30+
- LG G7
- Google Pixel 2
- Google Pixel 2 XL
- Google Pixel
- Google Pixel XL
- One Plus 6T
- Save $200 When You Trade These Following Devices
- Apple iPhone 6s
- Apple iPhone 6s Plus
- Apple iPhone 6
- Apple iPhone 6 Plus
- Samsung GS7 Series
- Samsung GS6 Series
- Samsung Note5
- LG V20
- LG G6
- One Plus 6
- Save $100 When You Trade These Following Devices
- Apple iPhone 5C
- Apple iPhone 5
- Apple iPhone 5s
- Apple iPhone SE
- Samsung GS4 Series
- Samsung GS5 Series
- Samsung Note4
- LG G5
- LG G4
- LG V10
- One Plus 5, 5T
- Google Pixel 3a Smartphone
- Up to $400 Off w/ Trade-In
- $0 Up Front + Tax
- $16.67/month x 24
- $399.99 Full Retail price
Editor's Notes & Price Research
Offer is valid for a limited time only. Must mail/trade-in your device within 30 days. Once your promotional requirements have been verified and your device has shipped, you will typically see credits by the second billing cycle. May not be combined with some offers/discounts (e.g. Carrier Freedom). Please refer to the forum thread for additional details/discussion - Discombobulated
For a limited time, get Google Pixel 3a on us via 24 monthly bill credits when you trade in an eligible device. Available today at 9:00 p.m. PST.
Starting online at 9 p.m. PT on May 7th and in-stores on May 8, 2019, for a limited time, new and existing customers who purchase any version of the Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3a, or Pixel 3a XL can save up to $400 via one-time trade-in bill credit and 24 monthly bill credits when they trade-in an eligible device. For well-qualified customers, that means if you purchase a Pixel 3a and trade-in an eligible device, you can get it on us!
Eligible devices for trade-in (in good condition):
Save $400 when you trade in an Apple iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus; Samsung GS8 series, GS9 series Note8; LG V40, V30, V30+, G7; Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel, Pixel XL; One Plus 6T
Save $200 when you trade in an Apple iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus; Samsung GS7 series, Note5, GS6 series; LG V20, G6; One Plus 6
Save $100 when you trade in an Apple iPhone 5C, iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, iPhone SE; Samsung GS4 series, GS5 series, Note4; LG G5, G4, V10; One Plus 5, 5T
To make it clear, the $400 is good for 4 different phones. Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3a, and Pixel 3aXL. So if anyone thinks the 3a is not good enough and is willing to pay for the better phones, here is a chance.
For those wondering if the 3a is an upgrade from the original Pixel I'll highlight the things I personally think matter.
Brand New Battery
3 more years of Android OS upgrades
MUCH better camera
Higher future trade in value
Trading in a Pixel for a 3a will lose you unlimited original photo quality backups.
Performance is close to the same, with the 3a being slightly faster.
If you're a T-Mobile customer that plans to remain a T-Mobile customer, it's pretty much a no-brainer upgrade even accounting for the tax, activation fee (if any), and extra $80 for the Pixel 3a XL. The 3a trade if value along is worth more than the upgrade costs, making it better than free to trade in an original Pixel. It's profitable to upgrade.
05-13-2019 at 05:53 PM #1043
Quote from INeedSpeed
Quote :For those that did a trade in at the store is it showing anywhere on the receipt that you get the promo monthly bill credits or a Pixel 3a promo?
You won't see the promotion listed anywhere on the receipt. The last section of the paperwork you received should say something about Device Recovery Program. That's where you'll see the info about the phone you traded in, and the up-front credit for the device (in the case of an original Pixel, $40). If you see that, you're good.
In about a day you'll see the promotion listed in your account. I had a hard time finding it at first. It's somewhere under the "Account" heading. You should see an option to show your promotions.If not, click on the specific line you upgraded, and then you'll see the option to view promotions. It'll be listed there. For me, it showed up the very next day (less than 24 hours). You won't see it today if you did the upgrade/trade-in today. Check tomorrow though and it'll be there.
According to posts here and on Reddit from people much more knowledgeable with the trade-in process, once the store accepts the trade-in you're all set. As mentioned above, you'll see the promotion listed in about a day and can then rest easy. I can't imagine once the promo is approved and on the account that there would be any issue. From what I understand, as long as the store accepts the phone, you're off the hook for any issues that may arise (like Assurant rejecting the trade-in from the store). IMHO, it's well worth the $20 upgrade charge to have an answer same-day about the trade-in instead of waiting a month to find out you're denied.