Another reason to never buy a phone from Verizon

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  1. DesktopDevin

    DesktopDevin Active Member

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    OK so I got his offer from verizon for 50% off the moto z....



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    Get 50% off
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    Oh wait there is very small writing in the bottom of the email.....

    *$624 device payment purchase req’d. Less $312 bill credit applied over 24 mos.; credit starts w/in 2–3 cycles & ends when balance paid or line transferred/terminated; 0% APR.
    Activation/upgrade fee/line: $30. IMPORTANT CONSUMER INFORMATION: Subject to VZW Agmts., Calling Plan & credit approval. Offers & coverage, varying by svc., not available everywhere; see vzw.com. While supplies last. Restocking fee may apply. In MA & NV: Sales tax based on higher of device price or VZW’s cost. In CA: Sales tax based on full price of device.
    DROID is a trademark of Lucasfilm Ltd. and its related companies. Used under license.
    © 2017 Verizon Wireless

    So let me get this straight VZW will charge me full price for the phone then slowly give me back the other 50 % over 24 months.... I call BS even better yet I call shenanigans on VZW!

    If you are going to sell a phone for 50% off give the 50% off up front !!

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  2. grunt0300

    grunt0300 Senior Member

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    I fell into a different form of the "Verizon Trap". I let them buy me out of my expensive AT&T contract, and i have been saving money, but at the expense of lousy phone service, and poor customer service. I never should have gone over to a CDMA carrier. My next move will be to T-Mobile(i hope that i won't regret it).:rolleyes:
     
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    jackiescivic Diamond Member

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    I hate to break it to you, but that's how AT&T and Sprint do it as well. Just be glad you're getting the option. If you don't like it, don't go with it, or the carrier.

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  4. Jonny Kansas

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    Eh. Shady marketing, but it's more like a rebate than an discount. Either way, you get a great phone for a great price if you can afford the payments each month.
     
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