T-Mobile is courting Pixel owners with a new promotion.
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Starting tomorrow, those with a Google Pixel smartphone can bring their handset to the self-proclaimed "un-carrier" and get up to 50 percent back off the retail price—up to $325—by signing up for T-Mobile One.
"If you think you can only purchase and use the Pixel on Verizon… that's simply not true!" T-Mobile said in its announcement.
To take advantage of this offer, just purchase an unlocked Pixel from Google or anywhere else, sign up for T-Mobile One, and head over to the company's validation site to provide proof of purchase. After doing so, you'll see a $13.55 credit on your monthly bill for 24 months, totaling $325, or half the cost of a 32GB Pixel.
"Don't let the 'exclusive' advertisements fool you, the Pixel phone is tested and proven to be fantastic on our lightning fast network, and we want to help you get the best of both worlds," T-Mobile President and CEO John Legere said in a statement. "I'm a huge fan of what Google has done with the Pixel and now consumers can use it the way it should be used — with truly unlimited data on the fastest 4G LTE network in America."
If you want to take advantage of this deal, you better act fast as this is a limited-time promotion.
T-Mobile One, launched in August, replaced the company's old data plans with a new unlimited pricing model. The new plans are "100 percent unlimited" for smartphones and tablets, offering all-you-can-eat talk, text, and 4G LTE smartphone data. Customers who use more than 26GB of high-speed data per month might also "see their data traffic prioritized behind other users once they cross that threshold," T-Mobile said.
The Pixel, meanwhile, arrived earlier this month as a Verizon exclusive, which is slightly misleading. It's true that of the big four US carriers, you can only purchase it directly through Verizon. But the phone is also available unlocked via the Google Play Store, which lets you hook up your Pixel to a wide range of service plans from major and minor carriers like Google's Project Fi, Republic Wireless, and now T-Mobile.