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They want you to pay for the incredible?
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Originally Posted by bloke226 View Post
Sounds like a scam tbh. I never heard of anyone on any carrier make personal calls to people to upgrade. Usually its by mail or email if they are specifically targeting me to upgrade.
Really? Here they call everybody offering stuff...and they call you until you answer them and say "no thanks", no matter how many times they have to try.
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O2 in the uk called me 2 months before my contract was up and offered me a free upgrade and 10% off my current tarrif.

the kick was instead of a 12 month contract they wanted to lock me into an 18 month contract with a "free tv and x360" as i didnt need or want either i just let my contract end and went PAYG.. as i hardly use the phone anyways...
wait some company offered you(if you signed up for an extra 6 months insead of the normal 12) a free tv and xbox 360????
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Unless he's pushing you to change your plan (i.e. get rid of some cheaper deal you've grandfathered in for something more beneficial for them) I'd say why not, but I'd suggest the Fascinate. If you run vanilla android, and not ROMs, look at the Droid X too. The bionic looks nice, but will also have a locked bootloader, which doesn't interest me at all.



I think Europe has a much better mobile system. Things tend to get more expensive here if you end your contract and start a new one, if they up the pricing for data/SMS, etc. I would just check both options and go with whatever would be cheaper. If you're talking about subsidized prices for phones, they're the same for new customers and renewing customers with eligible upgrade.
yea data plans have been seeming to go up in the us across the board although texting/calling prices are on there way down
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They want you to pay for the incredible?
Indeed, they want $50 for it..doesn't seem like a bad deal overall for me because I can sell my Moto Droid but on the other hand I am trying to see if they will get me a deal on the X.
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wait some company offered you(if you signed up for an extra 6 months insead of the normal 12) a free tv and xbox 360????
yup but its not free the 18 month contract at £45 a month worked out i was paying way over what the tv and 360 were worth + paying an excess premium for internet on the phone i wouldnt even need to use..

just wasnt worth it for me the op needs to really look into what there offering him and look at the fine print he could end up being locked into a 18month or 2 year contract he dont really want...
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Originally Posted by UkGouki View Post
yup but its not free the 18 month contract at £45 a month worked out i was paying way over what the tv and 360 were worth + paying an excess premium for internet on the phone i wouldnt even need to use..

just wasnt worth it for me the op needs to really look into what there offering him and look at the fine print he could end up being locked into a 18month or 2 year contract he dont really want...
ohh, ok. sorry thought it was a service you were normally getting and if you renewed for 18 months instead of 12(at same price) they would have given you the tv/360
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Now is a terrible time to buy a new phone with the new generation right around the corner. At the very least, their release may push the prices of the current line down.
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Now is a terrible time to buy a new phone with the new generation right around the corner. At the very least, their release may push the prices of the current line down.
I just wonder if there will be any decent deals on those..it seems like they are giving me contract type rates instead of NE2 rates, but if I can get a good deal down the road on a phone that will last longer being new tech, then that is also a possibility..however I also have another NE2 that will be up later in the year that I could use to upgrade once again, +reselling and making a buck on this current upgrade..interesting choices.
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Really? Here they call everybody offering stuff...and they call you until you answer them and say "no thanks", no matter how many times they have to try.
In the 10+ years of having a cell phone contract, not one call lol.
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