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sgallo3
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early iphone upgrade

does it seem to anyone else like they always have one of these. i dont see how anyone could ever have to pay full price for an iphone unless they just break phones every 2 months


i'm generally safe with my phones for at least 4 months then i will crack the screen and frick em up


228Tiger
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re: early iphone upgrade
not sure what carrier you have, and i actually don't know if it applies to iphones, but asurion through sprint would send me a phone literally THE NEXT DAY if i got it water damaged, screen cracked,etc.

All for like 7 bucks a month


manwich
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i need to know what excuses work for them to grant a free early upgrade. i have four months left on my contract


Gaston
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What are you trying to say? They'll give you $20 off of a $500 phone if you do it now? The two year contract thing is the full upgrade, all of the early upgrade options I've ever seen were shite.


sgallo3
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theres always a new phone out that i want tho.

and i'm not one of those people that worries about paying $200 for something i'm literally gonna be using all day, erryday


Dpizz450
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i need to know what excuses work for them to grant a free early upgrade. i have four months left on my contract


I have seen a dude I work with get like 3 new phones in the past year or so. He calls and bitches his arse off about his broken phone. Being relentless works I guess.


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228Tiger
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Oh me too..do any of the carriers have special upgrade programs or do you have to be a gold/platinum member?(being sarcastic)



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Gaston
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re: early iphone upgrade
I upgraded my iphone by taking it apart and installing aftermarket parts on it. Nothing performance based though.


Phate
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re: early iphone upgrade
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i need to know what excuses work for them to grant a free early upgrade. i have four months left on my contract


You don't need to go the full contract to get an upgrade. Usually around 18-20 months AT&T will let you upgrade. Call *639# from your phone. You're probably eligible for an upgrade now.
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sgallo3
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What are you trying to say? They'll give you $20 off of a $500 phone if you do it now?


no man u get the full upgrade discount

can get an iphone 5 for $200 or HTC One or Galaxy S4

my brother traded in his iPhone 4s for a galaxy S4 and only had to pay $15


Fat Man
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re: early iphone upgrade
I'm due an upgrade now .. ATT.

IP5 32 Gig
IP5 64 Gig Or

4S .. $99

OT's thoughts on IPhone 5 vs 4S? I had a 4S when they came out and was totally happy (lost it). Worth moving up to the 5?


Gaston
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re: early iphone upgrade
My iPhones always last the 2 years. I fix them when damaged though.


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Ghmmr91
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All for like 7 bucks a month

$11

Not sure who your with. But with sprint they allow you to buy out the remainder of your contract which makes you eligible for the full upgrade. Usually less than $100.


Ghmmr91
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Double post
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228Tiger
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re: early iphone upgrade
Plus tax

Yeah im with sprint.

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with sprint they allow you to buy out the remainder of your contract which makes you eligible for the full upgrade. Usually less than $100.


Did not know this


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sgallo3
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Worth moving up to the 5?


i'm assuming its only a $100 difference between the 32GB 5 and the 4S so i would pay the extra hundred because the actual phone values without an upgrade is probably closer to $200
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Gaston
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I'd go 5 with the least amount of available storage. Both nice phones, but the 5 is lighter and a bit slicker.


sgallo3
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Gaston
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I don't want that. I pimped out my iP5 and I plan on rocking it for a while. Plus, now that I know how to completely dismantle it I'm good as far as repairing it. I may even change the midframe out one day if I can find a cool color.

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Fat Man
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re: early iphone upgrade
4S $99 .. not sure about gigs?

5 .. 32 gig ... $299

5 .. 64 gig ... $399


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