T-Mobile’s hot new OnePlus Nord N20 5G can already be yours for free (no trade-in)
As irresistible as its $282 starting price may have looked at a first glance, it was pretty easy to anticipate T-Mobile customers would be able to get the OnePlus Nord N20 5G mid-ranger for even less if they were patient enough.
As it turns out, it didn’t take a great deal of patience to see the Snapdragon 695-powered 6.43-inch handset reduced to… $0 either, with the “Un-carrier” currently letting you shave 100 percent off the aforementioned list price sans having to trade anything in or port in an existing number from a different operator.
The only other requirement is a new line of service (of course) on a “qualifying rate plan”, which means you’ll be paying nothing upfront for the actual phone and $0 a month for two years after credits.
Granted, you will have to give up a few things that you’d be able to easily get at, say, $400 or $500, like an ultra-wide-angle or telephoto lens, not to mention Android 12. But this Android 11-running device does come with a very generous 128 gigs of internal storage space paired with a more than respectable 6GB RAM count, as well as a microSD card slot and always handy 3.5mm headphone jack.
There’s even a good old fashioned power adapter in the box, so that’s at least three things the ultra-affordable Nord N20 5G has on most of today’s extravagant flagships.