OnePlus 6T will reportedly launch at T-Mobile

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OnePlus has long sold unlocked phones that work on T-Mobile, including the OnePlus 6 shown above, but soon OnePlus may actually have a phone on T-Mo’s shelves.

The OnePlus 6T will be sold by T-Mobile when it launches in October, according to sources speaking to CNET. T-Mobile will reportedly be the exclusive U.S. carrier partner for the new OnePlus phone, and it’s expected that there will be a special version of the phone that’s “optimized” for the T-Mobile network, including support for T-Mo’s 600MHz LTE coverage.

Today’s report also says that pricing for the OnePlus 6T could be $550, but that that’s tentative. Finally, it’s said that OnePlus is still working to get technical approval for the 6T on T-Mobile’s network and that its T-Mo debut could be delayed if it doesn’t get that approval.

Launching the OnePlus 6T on T-Mobile could be big for OnePlus. The company has become well-known among Android enthusiasts by selling high-end unlocked phones at more aggressive prices than other flagships, but having the OnePlus 6T on the shelves of a U.S. carrier could expose OnePlus to a whole new audience. Many people buy their phones through their carrier, and having the OnePlus 6T at T-Mobile means that customers could see and try a OnePlus 6T before buying it and get the device with monthly payments through T-Mo.

Does a OnePlus 6T that’s optimized for T-Mobile and sold by T-Mo interest you?

Source: CNET

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  • vplaza

    I’ve been a loyal samsung buyer for the longest time, but after the horrible changes they made to their samsung pay rewards program (without warning to users) , I may check this out as a replacement for my Note 8.

    • riverhorse

      Plus, even ignoring that… if say…wanting to buy the Note 9, not knowing if can root(to use certain apps) without losing Pay altogether.

    • riverhorse

      Perfect opening for LG Pay…although not promising so far…slow as molasses development.

    • krym73

      What changes?

      • riverhorse

        Cut rewards in half suddenly.

      • vplaza

        They devalued the points, made it harder to earn points quickly, and now can’t redeem points for gift cards that you used to be able to. That was the only reason for using samsung pay to begin with.

  • John Doe

    Don’t the current OnePlus phones have 600MHz support already?

    • Copjake

      Yes it does have 600 and 700 bands, it’s got every LTE bands, I am currently using on T-Mobile and it works better than my Nexus 6P use to work and I drive all over because of work.

      • John Doe

        So T-Mobile really doesn’t need to add anything to it LoL they better not be a bunch of T-Mobile apps on there and other apps.

        This phone will blow Samsung, Google and even Apple out of the water because it will have high end specs and be cheap. The only problem I see them having is keeping it in stock. LG is the only company that will probably be willing to decrease the price of their phones or offer promos to compete with Oneplus.

        PS. I believe Samsung sells the most phones on T-Mobile in the US so I figure they will not be too pleased with this.

      • Ray Dabkowski

        Copjake… I’m curious. The article says that T-Mobile will need to get “technical approval” and “will optimize” the 6T for their network. Does that possibly mean that the 600MHz band in current OnePlus 6 units hasn’t really been approved? But you think it’s functional? Just wondering how we can get that confirmed. Thanks.

        • Copjake

          Nexus 6P never worked in the office could not get a signal oneplus 6 works without a hitch.

  • PC_Tool

    Hopefully they work it so the bootloader can be unlocked as well.

    Definitely my next phone if true; especially if they ship it with the in-display fingerprint sensor from the R17.

    • riverhorse

      Yes, I won’t buy unlockable…or at least would heavily delay purchase until sure no bugs present.But even then, would be missing…
      1. Dev community can fix bugs the maker can’t/won’t fix.
      2. And enable / improve other misssing / mediocre stuff.
      3. Use root-only apps.

    • Plow Rox

      I agree! I bought the lg v30 thinking I could be a rootaholic like I was on my nexus 5 but nope they locked their version of the v30. Every other v30 version on the planet is unlocked and rootable….except tmobile!

  • Sharti24

    I Wonder if this will be able to roam onto USCC

  • riverhorse

    NOW THIS IS UNCARRIER FODDER!

    • PC_Tool

      WHY ARE WE YELLING?

      • riverhorse

        Ha, ha. This, announced yesterday, woulda single-handedly rescued Uncarrier Day!

        • PC_Tool

          Totally agree with that one.

    • J.R. Vasquez

      WHAT?

  • Chuan Ren

    That’s good news, for all of us…but until official announcement coming out of T-Mobile and finalized…Remember Huawei Mate 10 to ATT? It was canceled at the last minute.

    Anyway, I hope it goes through well and we have one more choice of much reasonable priced flagship phone. Also would the phone be dual-sim?

    • riverhorse

      Have never seen anything dual sim before…ever…only exception being dual sim with one of the slots being sim OR sd…tough choice to make.
      I doubt we get it. Would be nice…

  • Stephan Tchorbajian

    It’s great this phone is coming to T-Mobile. However, I strongly suggest you buy it directly from OnePlus as there are benefits. First, you’ll buy the handset unlocked with T-Mobile bloatware. Next, you can buy it on PayPal credit with 6-month interest free financing which is how I got mine and it’s nearly paid off. Never will I buy any carrier branded handsets or those directly from the carrier itself.

    • riverhorse

      Isn’t the Tmo firmware better to guarantee full support/speed for everything Tmo like rcs, aggregation, etc.?

  • Ver

    Yup! That will be my phone.

    • KENOATL

      I love my OnePlus 6…… works amazing

      • Ver

        That’s good to know I actually think the camera is better than Samsung which I think over exposes and over sharpens.

  • Tale 85

    Exactly the kind of move T-Mobile needs make. It would be good for both T-Mobile and OnePlus and it’s about time we have access to something other than Apple/Samsung/LG.

  • TheRealKingSen

    Would only be interested if the bootloader is unlocked.

    • KOLIO

      Yeah,that’s the million dollar question for most of the OnePlus crowd.
      I want to be optimistic that not much changes,expecting T-Mobile’s apps get pre-installed (all but one are easily deleted/disabled,IIRC).
      But,I’m guessing we’ll see a locked bootloader & single-SIM.
      The only upside I see is EIP/JOD.

      • Ty Christensen

        I don’t think we’ll see a different version for T-Mobile or T-Mobile will add anything, Nexus 4, 5 and 6 were all sold by T-Mobile and were completely untouched, I know this because I bought my Nexus 4 and 5 through T-Mobile and several friends had the Nexus 6. Now of course those are Google devices and this is OnePlus but I just don’t think TMo will add/take away anything here.

        • KOLIO

          I had the Nexus6 on T-Mo,so yeah,that & the other Nexus phones have set somewhat of a precedent.
          Got about two months of speculating,hopefully someone from OP has knowledge of the bootloader situation & fills us in before October rolls around.

    • jralphroman

      Don’t count on a T-mobile wouldn’t allow it on its Network

  • Ty Christensen

    Now we just need Google to end their stupid a$$ relationship with Verizon on the Pixel exclusivity and we’ll be good, give me a Pixel 3 through TMo on payments! Is that too much to ask? Maybe I’ll just get the 6T then.

    • dl_crash

      But why? TMO will add bloatware, carrier lock the phone, and raise the price. Google has 0% financing and payments.google.com is vastly more stable / secure than my.t-mobile.com

      • steveb944

        There was never any carrier bloat on prior Nexus devices. Only on VZ do you get some bloat or locking.

  • NapoleonSol0

    This is good news for One Plus. Just look how well HTC is doing since they used to sell their phones at Tmobile.

    • Andrew Singleton

      You’re right. T-Mobile should stop carrying phones.

      • Raul G.

        No, only phones that are not Samsung or Apple.

        • Andrew Singleton

          HTC’s failure had nothing to do with T-Mobile. Everyone carried HTC. It’s absurd to think that an additional sales channel would hurt growth for OP.

      • dl_crash

        I kinda like this idea. Buy your phones from the phone manufacturer, buy your service from the service provider. We don’t buy our computers form comcast.

  • trlovejoy

    I’m in for 1 as soon as they have it.

  • They_Call_Me_Bruce

    Maybe I’ll hold on to my G6 a little longer and replace it with this. I still have a Oneplus 1 hanging around and that holds up as well as my now laggy G6. The Oneplus 1 also has one of my favorite settings that no phone of mine since has copied, the ability to move the cursor with the volume buttons. It’s such a useful thing when making corrections. Maybe there is an app that can add it, but I have been too lazy to look for one.

    • Plow Rox

      Most custom roms have that feature.

  • pda96

    Damn. I’m super excited. This is the first legitimate “mid range” phone that TMO carries. The rest are either expensive or trashy (i.e. low end).

    • steveb944

      Mid range? It’s flagship. They just don’t have billions on advertising so they don’t stamp a $800+ price like Apple, Samsung, Google, etc.

      • pda96

        That’s why the words “mid range” have quotation marks :) However, it’s not truly a flagship since the screen resolution is only 1080p. So it’s somewhere between mid and high end.

        • steveb944

          Pretty sure processing power dictates everything nowadays. But to each his own.

  • Stephan Tchorbajian

    I would actually say this is a flagship phone. I literally own the OnePlus6 an will tell you it’s a gorgeous piece of hardware – the AMOLED display alone is 2nd to the Galaxy line. For the money you’re getting specs that match a Galaxy S9 for half the price. And to think that for $700 you buy a crappy LG G7 that has only half the RAM.

    • pda96

      I believe the G7 has 4GB of RAM. But I hear ya. It’s tough to beat the OP6 in terms of most bang for the bucks.

    • Charles McCaskill

      There’s nothing crappy about the G7. Underrated great phone.

  • Ornacia Lopez

    If only I hadn’t just preordered the Note 9. Oh well.

    • pda96

      We only have 1 life to live. So enjoy that Note 9!! I pre-ordered one, too. No regrets :)

      • Phone Guy

        $1100 with case(s), taxes, etc. Ouch! Even the S9 which I have was too much. I’m glad there are decent options out here. If there was a smaller version of the Note with pen, i.e. the size of the 9, it would be in my pocket.

        • pda96

          I’m not crazy enough to shell out $1K for a phone. I only ordered one because TMO is giving me $500 for my 2.5 yr old S7. I also plan on selling the AKG headphone that Samsung is throwing in. So my net cost will be quite manageable.

        • Phone Guy

          Very smart. I sold my AKGs last year. Couldn’t get crap. Got $50 because they were kind of unknown but that all makes sense. It sure looks like a great flagship.

        • pda96

          The AKG Samsung is throwing in is selling for $250 on Amazon. So hopefully, I’ll get $150 or more. I know there’ll be a bunch flooding the market.. But the holidays are coming. I don’t need to be in a hurry to sell :)

  • Phil Howell

    Hell yes

    As long as TMobile doesn’t muck this device up I’ll be all over it.
    I’m tired of the trifecta of rehashed drastically overpriced bullshit that is the current “upper end” if devices.

    Bring it on TMobile.

  • marque2

    Past phones have had a lot of features but I have heard the phones are (or used to be) quite buggy.

  • JaswinderSinghJammu

    This phone will definitely bring me back to T-Mobile. I want to try the improved LTE network. Hope they offer some great deals.

    • dcmanryan

      I find your comment strange. A phone model should never be the driving force to switch networks.

      • Boris Govnic

        I take it you’re a millennial that doesn’t remember millions of people in 2007 switched carriers to AT&T because of the launch of an Apple product called the iPhone (2G)

        • CWash

          I’m a millennial but I was 21 in 2007. It’s not like millennials are currently 15 or something…

        • dcmanryan

          EDIT: Noticed you’re not the original poster.

          Not a millennial. Born in 74. Yes people switched because like you, they didn’t think it out. You can also just buy the One Plus and use on a different network so you’re comparing apples to oranges. So you’re using an idiotic situation in 2007 to justify an idiotic decision in 2018? What I’m saying is, why in the hell would you switch to a network for a phone you can buy, and always could buy unlocked anyway? Is it because you’re on Verizon/Sprint? Why didn’t you buy a One Plus in the past and go to T-Mobile? Why now? That’s all we’re asking. The phone works on AT&T too and any MVNO that uses either. But to say a phone that’s available to all, will bring you back to T-Mobile is exactly what I said in my first post, a strange comment.

        • Plow Rox

          lots of people that wanted nexus devices from tmobile had to switch to verizign in order to get one thru a carrier. Not everyone but enough did, thats why verizign still has the deal from google, they bring in a whole lot of people because they are the only place to get it. I see your point but there’s still people that do so.

        • dl_crash

          Don’t think that One plus has the cult following that will wait in line for hours to get a phone.

        • Boris Govnic

          Doesn’t matter you made the statement switching carriers for a phone is dumb but millions of people have done it and had

    • Acdc1a

      One Plus has been available unlocked for years. While I wouldn’t want to discourage you because the network is gtgre, what’s stopping you from throwing a Sim in a Moto E5 for a month? Bizarre.

  • Michael Harrell

    I have read a few people say that T-mobile will never let a unlocked bootloader on their network, and I hate break it to you. that you are wrong, I bought a HTC10 from T-Mobile and it was unlockable.. and I also had a few other devices from T-mobile and they were unlockable.. you dont understand that its not the carrier doing it.. LG locked down all US sold devices to carriers unless its the US unlocked one.. same for sammy………. Get a device outside of LG or Sammy (Android Not Apple) and you will see its not locked down……..

    T-Mobile doesnt force OEM’s to lock down the bootloaders……… T-Mobile is really the only Carrier that doesnt do that.. Which is why the OP 6T is the best choice…

    • riverhorse

      Yah, I’ve been meaning to address this. Dont know where that rumor started.

    • Phone Guy

      Question. While it will be unlocked, will T-Mo void the warranty if its unlocked/ changed etc?

      • Michael Harrell

        I had my HTC10 T-mo, I unlocked bootloader from HTC Dev website, then I used the sunshin app to S/off (security off) Turns the device into a dev phone, then after 2 years, internal battery died, T-mo replaced it for $6.00 (service fee) .. so yes..

        Also, I debranded it, made it a US Unlocked Edition…

    • dl_crash

      Do you have any public sources to supports this? I’d love to read more.

      • riverhorse

        It doesn’t work that way. The accuser needs to provide proof.

    • Plow Rox

      Sorry bud tmobiles lgv30 is the only v30 device that is not rootable, all other carriers and models of the lgv30 are rootable on the entire planet!

  • Phil7474

    Nice

  • Mike

    One Plus one is a entry luxury phone like similar to Chrysler 300 or buick. The lack of wirless charging and the average camera holds this phone back.

    • Alex Pilaia

      Wireless Charging… Your funny… Yup. Thats what is going to make me spend $400 more for the samsung phone, because I want to charge my phone wirelessly… bahahaha..

      • riverhorse

        ‘Don’t understand obsession with wireless charging…it’s slower, easier to forget phone or have it stolen. Ditto wireless hotspot- more secure with usb cable.

        • Phone Guy

          Wireless charging is super helpful in “instances”. I used my phone so heavily for work that I like to top it off on the wireless charger on my desk. I prefer the wired charger for faster charging, but it has its benefits. I can drop it on quickly, and remove quickly without the constant tug from a cord. It truly is a great alternative, but I wouldn’t travel without my wired one.

      • Stinky whizzleteat

        I fast wireless charge my S9+ and it charges just as fast as it being plugged in.

        • james

          You buy your s9 plus lol wireless charging stinks and go ahead and take the phone with the most bloatware on market

      • Stinky whizzleteat

        You mean a phone for losers that can’t afford premium phones. Go ahead and buy your loser phone, with no wireless charging, not water resistant, a simple 1080 screen, Oneplus is for poor losers. I’ll get it just to throw another ROM on to replace the inferior one that comes on it. I probably end up giving it to a hobo or homeless person.

        • riverhorse

          Or………the Note is for losers who don’t know the value of money– going broke every so often– not unlockable, rootable(at least without consequences), no dual sim, no removable or extended battery, no IR, a lot slower than iPhone, no 7″ sizing, etc.
          Some people don’t like to pay thru the nose while accepting whatever the seller deigns they should accept.

        • Stinky whizzleteat

          “Some people don’t like to pay thru the nose while accepting whatever the seller deigns they should accept” The same thing can be said about whatever it is you can’t afford….car, phone, fridge. The Note is getting great reviews from AC, MKBHD, and other reputable reviewers. The old adage “you get what you pay for” holds true in most cases. I have yet to get a scratch on my S9+ screen or back, the screen is sans screen protector for months. The fact that the OP6 is still without an IP rating in this day and age still baffles me, also the lower res screen, they have to leave stuff out in order to hit their price points.

        • Stinky whizzleteat

          People in the US dont use dual SIM, IR is a gimmick that most people dont use, speed on a phone is subjective, 7″ is too big for a frigging phone, most people dont root their phones, remember antennae gate? So yeah, you hardly have an argument.

      • Mike

        the Note 9 has a Bluetooth S Pen, larger storage. Micro sd card slot, best display on a phone, best camera, wireless charing , fast charging, and more ram . The one plus has none and the camera sucks azz

        • riverhorse

          Point taken, BUT…for $1,250 I can buy almost 3 OP’s…won’t be such a crime target…It’s a personal choice either way.

        • Bklynman

          Was just on Phone Area,what I saw of the spec on the unlock 1 plus6,is come with either 6gigs of ram and 128 gigs memory or 8/256,granted it doesn’t have 512 gig memory,how much space do u need on your phone? Note 9,both version have either 6 or 8,not sure which one Tmo will be selling.

        • Mike

          I bet you the price is going up

        • Bklynman

          Just notice they have another one too,one with 64 gigs,I believe it is 4 gigs of ram,have no idea which one tmo will be selling,knowing tmo,they will only offer it in the most boring colors,black white,grey,blue,no red,no purle,most likely it will either black or white,oh boy! Well you can never tell,if they do,can’t see them charge more than $50 to $100 more than unlocked one.

      • dl_crash

        Luxuries like wireless charging. Palm had that in 2009.

    • perry mock

      I like your comparison it’s actually pretty funny. Hahahahahaha. Drove a 300 before felt like this is a cool vehicle but something’s missing

  • dcmanryan

    What about the Moto Z2 Force sold by T-Mobile? It’s pretty much stock Android .

  • Acdc1a

    Z2, G6, and E5 Plus all have stock Android experience

  • Bryck

    Great News!!
    But what does that do for timely updates?

    • Ver

      Good question. And repair if needed.

    • james

      Slows it down because tmobile will have to approve them but it will be gr8 phone

      • Ty Christensen

        Let’s not jump to any conclusions and assume the updates won’t come directly from OnePlus, we really don’t know yet. Nexus phones that were sold by TMo still got their updates directly from Google so OnePlus might do the same.

        • james

          Tmo has to approve them I hope u r right

  • Stinky whizzleteat

    I’d buy it, if only they leave all their bloat off of it.

  • james

    I hope it will be on jump on demand

  • T Redd

    Ill be all over this to get away from my iphone 8 plus .

  • dl_crash

    Will be good marketing for One Plus, but I would still buy mine direct from One Plus. T-Mobile will almost definitely add bloatware and slow updates. Hope One Plus gets some traction, anything to show people that $1000 phones are pointless.

    • riverhorse

      Then you’ll find the newest exclusive Tmo upgrades/features don’t work as well or at all.
      “Bloatware” is only significant on a cheap phone.
      It’s not worth the risk of losing some important functionality to squeeze another fraction of a mile per hour out of the race car.
      Unless… IF it meant unlocked VS locked, or not being able to selectively Uninstall individual Tmo apps.

      • Derek Mounce

        OP CEO Pete Lau or whatever his name is said they wouldn’t add bloatware regardless of what carrier they go with. This was a few months ago

        • riverhorse

          He will still need some back channel Tmo firmware to fully support all their innovations.
          And when Tmo tweaks something in their network– which right now is occurring at breakneck pace– I’d rather eliminate the handofff Tmo to OP to us.
          Forums are full of help queries re my manufacturer hasn’t fixed the bugs, I’ve brought my unlocked version to Tmo and can’t access this particular Tmo feature, etc.

        • Derek Mounce

          Oh ya I’m kinda hoping they do like Apple and put the updates directly to the phone instead of to T-Mo.. My point was that he said no bloatware so we may not have to deal with T-Mo apps and such out of the box I think this was a terrible idea anyway cause if it has issues they tell you to uninstall it but u can’t uninstall it. You can only uninstall updates which is lame.

  • perry mock

    So now tmobile is helping the Chinese spy on the American people. Ahhhhhh the sky is falling LOL

    • riverhorse

      What un-CHinese phone is available at sufficient and timely retail scale…and good price point w/ better than entry level specs?
      I’ll give even you three years time to answer this.

      • perry mock

        My comment was said in jest as a joke due what has been in the news lately. If I was worried about Chinese spying I wouldn’t have two awesome Hisense televisions in my home. However due to the sentence structure of your reply I wonder if I may have struck a nerve. I better tighten up my tin foil hat and renew my subscription to The Weekly World News! Ahhhhhh.(runs and hides in bunker) Seriously though what is the waterproof rating on the Oneplus 6T?

        • riverhorse

          I have a bunker for the big Chinese attack.
          3 years meant that in that time maybe someone else would make a phone.
          We have zero alternatives.
          Even if someone else developed a phone, they’d prolly go to China to build it.
          Meanwhile China is buying up all the land that they can in every single continent.
          Ni Hao.

        • perry mock

          Xie xie,
          I will say that my favorite phone I ever had was the Sony Z1s or Z3 I think, that Tmobile had. I always thought it was advanced for its time. I could take underwater pics and everything with it. I have a GS7 right now and have said I wont be upgrading till a phone comes out that a person can get holographic jumping off the screen messages on it. Imagine Starwars help me Obiwan scene with R2D2. For the price I really would consider the OnePlus 6T. I just feel innovation really has stalled with every manufacturer. Sony seems like they just stopped trying and HTC too. It’s about time for something that looks like it came out of a spaceship so to speak.

        • riverhorse

          SONY phones seemed outstanding, but they were so smallish. like trying to imitate iPhone. .

        • perry mock

          My experia Zs3 was 5inches at the time. Looking forward to one plus

  • Derek Mounce

    OnePlus said they were working with a carrier months ago but didn’t say which they did say however it would NOT have bloatware on their phones so it’ll be like Apple I assume. Rather or not T-Mobile puts out the updates tho I don’t know hopefully they do it like Apple does bypassing the carrier and just putting out the updates

  • JMF_mobile

    What’s optimized in this version vs the regular unlocked GSM OnePlus 6 I just got from them directly? I already have all the bands including 12 and 71 plus VoLTE and WiFi calling.

    • Richard Finzel

      Loaded with Tmobile software, restriction on bands outside of tmobile’s bands and lagging updates. This is much similar to the galaxy s9. All carriers have the same version of the phone, however the software loaded on the phone limits certain features (IE on tmobile’s version of the S9 the CDMA bands are blocked and it will not work on verizon unless the verizon firmware is loaded onto the unlocked phone.)

  • Stephan Tchorbajian

    I think it honestly makes more sense just to buy an unlocked OnePlus6. You can purchase a brand new one with PayPal credit with 0% interest free six-month financing; that’s the way to go. At least you won’t be subject to EIP restrictions, getting another line or having to change your service plan.

  • Ver

    Are there Any advantages to buying a t-mobile branded phone vs the unlocked one? Are there features /bands we don’t get on the unlocked phone?

    • Kaulana1989

      The OnePlus 6T will be sold by T-Mobile when it launches in October, according to sources speaking to CNET. T-Mobile will reportedly be the exclusive U.S. carrier partner for the new OnePlus phone, and it’s expected that there will be a special version of the phone that’s “optimized” for the T-Mobile network, including support for T-Mo’s 600MHz LTE coverage.

      • Ver

        Are you saying the unlocked version does not have 600MHz support?

        • Kaulana1989

          It’s just better optimized for it then the unlock one

      • enigmaco

        The Op6 already has that band though, curious what more tinkering they can do to it.

    • The One

      For most phones, yes – you lose features that are carrier specific when you purchase an unlocked device. Wifi Calling, HD Voice, Advanced SMS, etc. are all examples of features you may or may not get with an unlocked device. Getting a Pixel tends to solve most of these issues though.

  • Nate

    Yes, I would be interested. I have a OnePlus 3T currently and it still works great. Might be time to hand it down to a kid and pick up the 6T.

  • Bklynman

    I think I will be getting this phone too,since Tmo lockout all the big box stores from offering better deal on the note 9,find out by going to Costco,talking to Saleman at Costco they take$50.00 off of every phone they sell(no mater what carrier),all depends what phone you buy,they will give you $25.00 Costco gift card,if I knew this I would join costoco alot sooner,gotten MotoZplay,I didn’t feel that phone at $375.00,but at $325.00 I would of gotten it., with possible $25.00 gift card.

    • The One

      But isn’t that $50 savings less than the annual price of a costco membership? If so, you’re spending more money to save less.

      • Erik Weldon

        Yeah, but a Costco membership pays for itself….

  • Chilehead

    I’m still waiting for my invite for the OnePlus One.

  • Ronnie Whitman

    T Mobile, I would love to test the one plus for you….can’t wait!

  • Hong Nguyen

    I’m concerned with T-mo bloatware. If they can do it without preinstalling the bloatware then that would be amazing!

    • riverhorse

      When the phone is budget or mid tier I worry about that. But when it’s flagship I want all the bloat- performance doesn’t really suffer and i want to ensure all the features possible / miss nothing whatsoever. Same goes for computers

  • Dummy Up Meathead

    Does it appeal to me? Abso-friggin-lutely!

  • SirStephenH

    “there will be a special version of the phone that’s “optimized” for the T-Mobile network”

    Translation: It’ll be riddled with carrier bloat.

  • steveb944

    They’re my go to for affordable flagship. Only Essential was a better deal the past year.

  • The One

    You don’t collect them, you sell them and make some of that money back or apply it to the purchase of a new device. I would never purchase a phone at full price through the carrier.

  • CJNewYork

    Good, but I’ll wait for 5G capable phones.

    • riverhorse

      I’ll wait for band 12 phones, no- now I’ll wait for band 71…wait 5g…and the years roll on by. Girls used to be disappointed upon meeting us for not having the latest phone, and after all that time, will call us an old fart with a new phone.

      • CJNewYork

        I don’t know what part of the world you live in where women are more impressed by a man’s phone than the man himself, but my slider does just fine! And I ain’t talking about a phone! LOL

        Actually, I’m waiting to see what TMo offers when 5G comes out, because I want to see if they offer a special promotion to go along with their new TV service. It’s not just because of the technology. If they offer a 5G wireless router along with a phone or something along those lines, that will be truly “cutting the cord.”

        • riverhorse

          Top of the morn’, fellow namesaker: Madison Ave…Society biatches.
          Irregardless of announcements, i figure another good year of waiting for practically usable / somewhat widespread 5G.. .
          ¡Maybe a Level Plus box!
          These last coupla years have seen so many Tmo network enhacements that it seems we’re waiting forever for phones to catch up– or buying and then dumping the latest flagship every few months.

  • perry mock

    I was joking before but after further research these oneplus phones will be used by the Chinese to spy. I am out.

  • TJ OConnor

    I am currently a TMO Customer and Im currently using the ONEPLUS 6 on TMO’s Network and it has ALL GSM-LTE Bands including 600mHz Band…

  • That Guy

    with the 64GB LG V35 ThinQ at $599 it will be hard to decide.

  • J.R. Vasquez

    I am really looking forward to this! I’m ready for it. The bloatware, I hate it too. Let John Legere know about it! The bloatware will never disappear from an official carrier phone but gives us the ability to remove most of it would be great.