T-Mobile announced a pricing program for Apple's new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on Thursday that lets users pay off their phones with a monthly payment program.
When users choose one of T-Mobile's Simple Choice plans, they can get the 16GB iPhone 6 for $0 down and 24 equal monthly payments of $27.08. The 16GB iPhone 6 Plus also has $0 down and can be paid off in 24 equal monthly payments of $31.24. The total cost is equivalent to an off-contract phone, which is $650 for the iPhone 6 and $750 for the iPhone 6 Plus. See all options in chart below.
Monthly payment plans are standard for T-Mobile. While other carriers offer such a service, T-Mobile was the first to fully embrace the idea of customers paying for their own devices.
As for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, the three other top US carriers -- AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon -- also offer similar monthly pay-off options. Additionally, like other carriers, T-Mobile will begin selling the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus on September 19 and will be offering the smartphones for preorder online beginning September 12.
T-Mobile has been touting itself as thewith the new iPhones. The wireless provider hosted an event on Wednesday dubbed "Uncarrier 7.0," where it announced a program called "Wi-Fi Un-leashed" to let more customers make calls and exchange text messages over a Wi-Fi network.
Appleon Tuesday. The is equipped with a 4.7-inch Retina display, while the larger has a 5.5-inch Retina display. In addition to being slimmer and lighter, both models also include an , graphics, and battery life.
"Apple has done it again, and this fall is going to be one of the biggest upgrade cycles this industry has seen... ever," T-Mobile CEO John Legere said in a statement. "At T-Mobile, we're all about helping you get your hands on the latest devices."
Corrected at 3:05 pm PT to clarify that several wireless carriers offer monthly payment plans.
Updated at 6:20 pm PT to clarify that monthly payment plans are standard for T-Mobile.