T-Mobile has now officially started accepting pre-orders for the newly-announced Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. So if you do plan on ordering one of the latest Galaxy S8 models from Samsung, now is the time to do so. T-Mobile has started to build up a reputation for quick delivery of flagship pre-orders and so this could be one of the best options for those looking to get their hands on the Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus as soon as possible.
In terms of the details, officially, the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are scheduled to begin shipping out to customers on April 21. Those looking to pre-order now though, will be able to take advantage of a number of perks by ordering early. The first one being that all pre-orders of the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus do come with a free Gear VR headset. This is the new version of the Gear VR and the one that comes with a dedicated controller. In addition, the bundle does also come with some Oculus content included. Which according to the details, account for a combined full retail value of $180. Those looking to specifically order through MetroPCS, do not currently have the option to pre-order, although they will be available to buy the Samsung Galaxy S8 on April 21 for $729 and this will include the mentioned free VR bundle.
In terms of the pricing, T-Mobile had already confirmed that the Galaxy S8 will be available for $30 per month on an Equipment Installment Plan. This will require a $30 down payment and equates to a retail cost of $750. If you are looking to pick the Galaxy S8 up as part of T-Mobile's JUMP! On Demand program, then the cost rises to $33 per month over 24 months, but there is no down payment that needs to be made. In comparison, the Galaxy S8 Plus is available for an identical monthly payments of $30 on an Equipment Installment Plan. Although the down payment rises up to $130. Which brings the total retail cost up to $850. Those interested in pre-ordering either the Galaxy S8 or the Galaxy S8 Plus from T-Mobile, can do so by heading through the link below.