AT&T said on Tuesday that effective July 26 its customers will be allowed get a new AT&T smartphone or tablet every year with no down payment, no activation fee, no upgrade fee, and no financing fees.
The catch is that customers must pay full price for the devices. Under contract plans, the cost of the devices is generally subsidized.
The deal requires customers to sign a 20-month, zero percent APR installment agreement and have qualifying credit.
AT&T's offer is available to new customers and existing customers who are eligible for an upgrade.