T-Mobile Essentials

$
60
/month
Unlimited
LTE
Unlimited
Minutes
Unlimited
Texts
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Plan Details

T-Mobile
's
$
60
plan includes the following features:
Verizon
AT&T
Sprint
T-Mobile
Dish
coverage
Unlimited
data
Deprioritized
priority data, then depriorititzed during congestion
Deprioritized
data, speeds may be slower during times of network congestion
Full speed
data
Full Speed
data speeds
5G
access
5G access add-on available
Unlimited 2G data after data limit is reached
(speeds at 64Kbps)
(speeds at 128Kbps)
(speeds at 256Kbps)
(speeds at 512Kbps)
Data is turned off when limit is reached
Hotspot data deducts from high-speed data
600Kbps
hotspot data
Hotspot included
480p standard definition video streaming
720p HD video streaming
1080p HD video streaming
4K UHD video streaming
HD video streaming
Video content streams at up to
1.5Mbps
VoLTE
Wi-Fi calling
Visual voicemail
Group & picture messaging
Domestic roaming
Stateside international calling included
International calling add-on available
International data roaming included
International data roaming add-on available
eSIM
Device financing available
Add a smartwatch to this plan for
$
10
/month
Add a tablet to this plan for
$
15
/month
QCI value:
7
T-Mobile
's
$
60
plan does not support the following:
Unlimited 2G data
5G access
Hotspot data
VoLTE
Wi-Fi calling
Visual voicemail
Group & picture messaging
Domestic roaming
Stateside international calling
International data roaming
eSIM
Adding a smartwatch to this plan
Add a smartwatch to this plan
Add a tablet to this plan
Device financing
Included perks with this plan:
Estimated total plan cost
T-Mobile
offers a $
5
auto-pay discount with this plan. This discount is already included in the price of the plan you see on this website.
T-Mobile
does not offer any auto-pay discounts for this plan.
Taxes and fees are extra with this plan.
Taxes and fees are included in the price of the plan.
We try our best to provide estimated total monthly plan costs based on what we have paid, or based on what other users have paid. Unfortunately, we don't have an estimate for this plan right now.
If you have this plan, or you know what the estimated total will be, please email us at hello@bestphoneplans.net.
Factoring in auto-pay discounts, taxes, and fees, we estimate you'll pay the following:
$
per month

T-Mobile

's

$

60

Plan Additional Notes

Any additional details or information you need to know about this plan.

T-Mobile Essentials - $60/month

Included Features

  • 50GB prioritized data, then deprioritized during times of congestion
  • Unlimited mobile hotspot at 3G speeds
  • Video streaming at 480p
  • Unlimited talk, text, and 2G data in Mexico & Canada (2G speeds up to 128Kbps, which is super slow, just enough for iMessage, email, and other text-based apps)
  • Unlimited texting abroad

There are no additional notes at this time.

T-Mobile

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$

60

Plan Add-Ons

Extra high-speed data, international calling, international data roaming, or other add-ons available for this plan.
Extra 10GB High-Speed Hotspot Data
- $
10
/day
/week
/month

Get an extra 10GB of 4G LTE / 5G high-speed hotspot data to use each month. The add-on is $10 per month per line.

Compatible with the following plans:
15GB International Pass
- $
50
/day
/week
/month

T-Mobile's 15GB International Pass includes the following features for a period of up to 30 days and in 210+ supported countries while traveling abroad:

  • 15GB high-speed data
  • Mobile hotspot support
  • Unlimited calling

If you consume all your high-speed data, you may experience slower data speeds. If you consume all your high-speed data and purchase a second 15GB international pass before your first pass expires, then the new pass will start immediately and your 10-day period will reset.

Learn more about T-Mobile's international data passes here.

Compatible with the following plans:
5GB International Pass
- $
35
/day
/week
/month

T-Mobile's 5GB International Pass includes the following features for a period of up to 10 days and in 210+ supported countries while traveling abroad:

  • 5GB high-speed data
  • Mobile hotspot support
  • Unlimited calling

If you consume all your high-speed data, you may experience slower data speeds. If you consume all your high-speed data and purchase a second 5GB international pass before your first pass expires, then the new pass will start immediately and your 10-day period will reset.

Learn more about T-Mobile's international data passes here.

Compatible with the following plans:
Family Allowances
- $
5
/day
/week
/month

Set monthly allowances for minutes, texts, and cellular data usage on any line on your T-Mobile account, or even block calling, texting, and data usage entirely for set periods of time during the day or night. You can also add up to 10 phone numbers on an "Always Allowed" list and 10 phone numbers on a "Not Allowed" list. "Always Allowed" phone numbers will allow messages and phone calls to go through regardless of any allowances or restrictions.

This add-on is intended to help parents manage their kids' cell phone usage.

Learn more here.

Compatible with the following plans:
Family Mode
- $
10
/day
/week
/month

From T-Mobile's website:

"FamilyMode helps you manage your family’s online content and time, it lets you set-up screen time limits, pause internet on demand or via schedule, locate family members and set content filters. The FamilyMode app is available for Android and iOS devices. Changes made in the middle of a billing cycle will result in full monthly charges of the new feature. FamilyMode customers on most T-Mobile wireless plans can also manage calling and messaging services by adding Family Allowances at no extra cost. Please contact Customer Care if you wish to add Family Allowances to your FamilyMode service."

Learn more about Family Mode here.

Compatible with the following plans:
Global Plus 15GB
- $
50
/day
/week
/month

Global Plus 15GB is an international add-on that gives you the following features for up to 30-days:

  • 15GB high-speed data in 210+ supported countries
  • 5GB high-speed data in Canada and Mexico
  • 5GB high-speed mobile hotspot data in 210+ supported countries
  • Unlimited texting and calling between 210+ supported countries
  • Stateside international calling and texting
  • Unlimited high-speed mobile hotspot data while within the U.S.
  • Unlimited HD video streaming within the U.S. and abroad in 210+ supported countries
  • Gogo in-flight Wi-Fi available for the full flight (instead of just 1 hour) on Gigo-enabled domestic flights
  • Name ID
  • Voicemail to Text

Learn more about Global Plus 15GB on T-Mobile's website.

Compatible with the following plans:
HD Video Streaming Day Pass
- $
3
/day
/week
/month

Increase your video streaming quality from Standard Definition (480p) to High-Definition (1080p) for a 24-hour period.

HD video streaming is included with T-Mobile's Magenta Plus plan. If you enjoy streaming content in HD quality, it may make sense to upgrade to T-Mobile Magenta Plus.

Compatible with the following plans:
International 1 Day Pass
- $
5
/day
/week
/month

T-Mobile's International 1 Day Pass includes the following features for a period of 24-hours while traveling abroad:

  • 512MB high-speed data
  • Mobile hotspot
  • Unlimited calling in 210+ countries

You may purchase up to 10 international 1-day passes per line that can be used within a period of 30 days. After you consume all 512MB of high-speed data on your first international day pass, your second pass will automatically begin and the 24-hour period will restart.

Learn more about T-Mobile's international data passes here.

Compatible with the following plans:
McAfee Security for T-Mobile
- $
5
/day
/week
/month

This add-on adds "dual protection" to your T-Mobile account, including "identity theft protection and device content protection."

Please do not purchase this add-on. You do not need it. Do something else fun with your $60 per year.

Compatible with the following plans:
North America Stateside International Talk
- $
15
/day
/week
/month

Make calls from with the United States, Canada, or Mexico to landlines in over 70 countries and mobile phones in over 30 countries. Learn more here.

Compatible with the following plans:
Scam Shield™ Premium
- $
4
/day
/week
/month

Scam Shield™ Premium is an application that gives your more control over your calls and voicemail. You can automatically block likely scam calls, automatically send telemarking calls to voicemail, and favorite certain contacts to make sure their calls come through.

Please note that regular Scam Shield™ (not Premium) is included for free with T-Mobile Essentials and T-Mobile Magenta. Scam Shield™ Premium is included for free with T-Mobile Magenta Plus.

It is unclear what the difference is between Scam Shield™ and Scam Shield™ Premium. It's likely that you do NOT need this premium add-on.

Compatible with the following plans:
Add a Tablet to your plan
- $
15
/day
/week
/month

Add a tablet to your plan. Tablets get unlimited high-speed data access and 3GB of hotspot usage. Video streams at up to 480p.

Data speeds may be slowed down during times of network congestion for T-Mobile customers who use over 50GB of data per month.

Compatible with the following plans:
Add a Wearable to Your Plan
- $
10
/day
/week
/month

Add a wearable device, such as an Apple Watch or Galaxy Watch, to your plan. Wearable devices get access to unlimited talk, text, and data at up to 512Kbps speeds on the T-Mobile network.

Compatible with the following plans:

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