T-Mobile cell phone plans

T-Mobile Cell Phone Plans Review 2020

T-Mobile has the third-largest network out of the majors in the United States. T-Mobile network is fast and has solid coverage especially in the urban areas. T-Mobile offers no-contract plans, prepaid plans, and special plans for senior citizens. Most of the offered plans come with all-in pricing, which means taxes and fees are included in the plan price. T-Mobile unlimited plans have awesome features and are very popular in the cell phone market. To know more about the T-Mobile cell phone plans features and pricing in 2020, continuo reading.

T-Mobile Unlimited Plans

T-Mobile has three unlimited plans and special plans for seniors over 55 years old. These plans will be reviewed in the no-contract section.
Also, T-Mobile has one prepaid unlimited plan called the GO Unlimited Plan and will be reviewed in the prepaid section.

T-Mobile No-Contract Plans

With all the no-contract plans discussed below, you can get a $5 monthly discount per line when opting for the automatic payment service.

Below table shows the T-Mobile no-contract plans

Plan NamePrice without autopayPrice with autopay
Essentials$65 $60
Magenta$75$70
Magenta Plus$90$85
Essentials Unlimited 55 (2 lines)$65$55
Magenta Unlimited 55 (2 lines) $80$70
Magenta Plus Unlimited 55 (2 lines) $100$90

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Let’s preview each T-Mobile plan features.

T-Mobile Essentials Plan

  • Unlimited Talk, Text, and Data.
  • The threshold for high-data speeds is 50GB.
  • Video streams in SD (Standard Definition).
  • Unlimited Mobile Hotspot at 3G speeds.
  • Unlimited texting while abroad.
  • Talk, Text and 2G data in Mexico and Canada.
  • A no-contract plan that requires a credit check.
  • Taxes and fees are not included.

T-Mobile Magenta Plan

  • Unlimited Talk, Text, and Data.
  • The threshold for high-data speeds is 50GB.
  • Video streams in SD (Standard Definition).
  • Mobile Hotspot Data: 3GB of high-speed (4G LTE).
  • Basic Netflix subscription (1 screen, SD quality).
  • Talk, Text and 5GB of 4G data in Mexico and Canada.
  • Unlimited texting and data at 2G speeds (up to 128kbps) while abroad.
  • 1-hour in-flight WI-Fi.
  • A no-contract plan that requires a credit check.
  • Taxes and fees are included.

T-Mobile Magenta Plus Plan

  • A no-contract plan that requires a credit check.
  • Unlimited Talk, Text, and Data.
  • The threshold for high-data speeds is 50GB.
  • Video streams in HD (High Definition).
  • Mobile Hotspot Data: 20GB of high-speed (4G LTE).
  • standard Netflix subscription (2 screens, HD quality).
  • Talk, Text and 5GB of 4G data in Mexico and Canada.
  • Unlimited texting and data at 2G speeds (up to 256kbps) while abroad.
  • Unlimited in-flight Wi-Fi.
  • A no-contract plan that requires a credit check.
  • Taxes and fees are included.
  • Name ID.

T-Mobile Unlimited 55+ Plans

Customers who are 55 years of age or older can get any of the three unlimited plans reviewed above for a discounted price. The maximum number of lines per account is two. Only the account holder should be 55 years of age or older. Check out the T-Mobile senior plans 2020

T-Mobile Prepaid Plans

T-Mobile prepaid phone plans are called Simply Prepaid Plans and give you two options. The first option is a limited high-speed data plan that comes with 10GB of 4G LTE data per month and the second is the Simply Prepaid Unlimited plan. There are two other prepaid plans, the pay-as-you-go, and tourist plans, which are now offered via Ultra Mobile.
T-Mobile’s prepaid plans don’t require a credit check and function much like the T-Mobile traditional plans, which are explained above.

PlanPrice
Simply Prepaid Unlimited$50/month
Simply Prepaid 10GB$40/month

Simply Prepaid Unlimited Features

  • No-contract plan.
  • Unlimited domestic Talk, Text, and Data.
  • Video streams in up to 480p.
  • Unlimited Mobile Hotspot at 3G speeds.
  • Wi-Fi Calling.
  • The threshold for high-data speeds is 50GB.
  • No credit check required.
  • Taxes and fees are not included.

Simply Prepaid 10GB Features

  • No-contract plan.
  • Unlimited Domestic Talk, Text.
  • 10GB of 4G LTE domestic data.
  • Video streams in up to 480p.
  • Mobile Hotspot at full speeds.
  • Wi-Fi Calling.
  • The threshold for high-data speeds is 50GB.
  • No credit check required.
  • Taxes and fees are not included.

T-Mobile Simply Prepaid Add-ons

Mexico and Canada Unlimited

  • Coverage in Mexico and Canada for an additional $5 per month.
  • Get unlimited calling to and from Mexico and Canada.
  • Get 5GB of 4G LTE data while in Mexico and Canada.

Stateside International Calling
For an additional $15 you get:

  • Unlimited calling and texting to more than 30 countries.
  • Unlimited calling to landlines in more than 70 countries.

T-MOBILE FAMILY PLANS

  • T-Mobile family plans allow customers to have up to 12 lines per account.
  • For a limited time, new customers can get the 3rd line for free when subscribing for Magenta or magenta Plus plans.
  • You can add lines to your account online, call customer service, or visit a store.
  • Online you can add up to 5 lines only.
  • The Unlimited 55 plus plans can have only up to 2 lines per account.

The below table shows the T-Mobile family plans cost with automatic payments.

EssentialsMagenta Magenta Plus
Two lines: $90
Three lines: $105
Four lines: $120
Five lines: $1135
Two lines: $120
Three lines: $140
Four lines: $160
Five lines: $180
Two lines: $140
Three lines: $170
Four lines: $200
Five lines: $230

T-Mobile Prepaid Family Plans

T-Mobile prepaid family plans allow customers to have up to 5 lines per account.

The below table shows the T-Mobile prepaid family plans pricing.

Simply Prepaid UnlimitedSimply Prepaid Unlimited
Two lines: $80
Three lines: $110
Four lines: $140
Five lines: $170
Two lines: $70
Three lines: $100
Four lines: $130
Five lines: $170

More about T-Mobile
Network Coverage: T-Mobile has the third-largest network out of the majors in the United States.
SIM Technology: GSM Technology.
Plans Type: No-Contract and Prepaid.
Phone options: Bring Your Phone or buy a new one.
Where to buy: Online and stores.

T-Mobile Pros

  • One of the major networks in the U.S.
  • Unlimited plans with awesome features.
  • Excellent threshold for high-data speeds.
  • Excellent international roaming perks.
  • Taxes and fees included in most of the plans.
  • Netflix subscription included in some plans.

T-Mobile Cons

  • Plans are expensive compared to other providers.
  • Network coverage comes after Verizon and AT&T.