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Galaxy S4 coming to T-Mobile May 1st for $99 up front

Updated Apr 4th, 2013 10:36AM EDT
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T-Mobile is still handing out goodies to its customers and has announced that it will begin selling Samsung’s (005930) highly anticipated Galaxy S4 smartphone starting on May 1st for just $99 up front along with subsequent payments of $20 per month over a 24-month period. The aggressive up-front pricing for high-end smartphones such as the Galaxy S4 and the iPhone 5 is part of T-Mobile’s campaign to eliminate service contracts and brand itself as the less restrictive “un-carrier.” In addition to the Galaxy S4, T-Mobile also said it would be selling the Galaxy Note II, the HTC (2498) One and the BlackBerry (BBRY) Z10 for $99 up front and 20 months of $20 monthly payments.

Brad Reed
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Brad Reed has written about technology for over eight years at BGR.com and Network World. Prior to that, he wrote freelance stories for political publications such as AlterNet and the American Prospect. He has a Master's Degree in Business and Economics Journalism from Boston University.

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