$49.99 as of 7-1 -vzw

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    They are matching RadioShack and Wirefly on the eligible upgrade /new subscriber price..about time.

    Looks like it may be the be$t they will do on this device...for a while. and I'm thinking that it will be for NOT too long. Even if it is "doomed" as a current device .

    https://www.verizonwireless.com/b2c...?eventId=viewPhoneDetail&selectedPhoneId=6691

    Upgrage (out of contact now for this line) for my Brides's D-3 ,Had no unlimted anyway, and can't stand ever dealing with Wirefly and the Shack..after some assinine issues 2 years ago with my Rezound and a Dinc2.

    PRO;Shes like the OEM keyboard layout on the ample screen real estate...considering the D-5 is just an urban ledgend in the forseeable MOTO product line...this might be a nice (4LTE, HD1080,5" screen)move up.(?)
    Anyway, SWITFKEY is about as close to a actual physical Qwerty pad.
    CON: No SD card , Soldered battery. We do battery pulls on the D3 at least 6 times a year.:biggrin:

    So other that xfering the D3's photos etc, to a PC , and then back in,via the xfer cable, to the new device, Any new issues other than the sim card.(?)..which will I be using from the D3 ?.

    I guess when you carry over the existing Google acount data..to the new DNA ,all that Google does should set up the account on the DNA.
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    im pretty sure i saw a best buy commercial yesterday that said the dna was free for upgrade/new.
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    I got the DNA for free last week at Best Buy. It is back to 49.99 at Best Buy now. I believe it is free at Amazon still.
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    I just looked. Bestbuy has the DNA for $99.99, Amazon has it for $49.99, and VZW has it for $49.99.

    Luckily I got mine when Bestbuy had them for free.
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    So far are you satisfied ?....
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    I LOVE this phone. The speed it has is fast, the screen is beautiful, and the phone is simply amazing. The battery life is just right for me as I am a moderate user with text messages and email being the majority of the useage. You can disable most of the boatware on the phone which gives more battery life. I don't use much music (other than pandora) so storage is not an issue with me. So, it is the perfect phone for me.
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    Stopped in the Totowa VZW store..to check out the DNA one last time..still 199.99 inside.

    Still like they are 2 different entities ..if you dont have a My verizon acct /Internet acess. ...no 49.99 for you.

    BTW , dam that S4 was cool...
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    AFTER really handling both devices and looking at long term future of the DNA ..ordered the S$4 32g.

    Soldered Battery and no SD . A deal breaker ..and that Screen on the 4 is really easy on her eyes.


    Ships 7-9
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    The DNA is a great phone. I just traded it in for an SGS4, but still a great phone!
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    I find the display on the HTC DNA to be display more natural, versus the sometimes exaggerated colors of the AMOLED Samsung screens. Not saying Samsung S4 is bad, just a preference.
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    To the OP, thanks for saving me $150. Got the DNA at a corporate store for $199 and I obviously didn't do my homework. Went back today and they took $150 off my bill. Shoulda waited for the One but the Thunderbolt crapped out.
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    You should like the DNA. The One and DNA are essentially the same from a spec standpoint.


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    Welcome..better the $$$ in your pocket than VZW.!
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    Are you sure the store isn't an agent? Sometimes agents look very very similar to actual Verizon owned retail stores, but they dictate their own promos, pricing, etc.

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    True. To know for sure, look for the "Authorized Agent" sign on the front.
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    The VZW Corporate store on RT 46. ...Whatta bunch of...oh..
    ....I was taught if you had nothing good to say about people you do not know..say nothing.

    But every time I go in there a nice young man in snappy Mens Whse suit..always asks me if I want to be saved today.
    :furious:.no actually If I want FIOS..(TV hustle in the wireless shop!)