Any Droid Owners Eligible for Upgrade?

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  1. Seattle1980

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    I called Verizon Customer Service to sort out some billing issues and at the end of the call she told me I was eligible for an upgrade (2-year discounted pricing) on any new smart phone. I got my Droid the first day it came out, but it seems a little early for me to be eligible. Even the rep didn't know why I was. I'm sticking with my Droid for now, but thought it was pretty sweet that I could upgrade already. Anyone else eligible already?
     
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    I just checked my account online and I am also eligible for a phone upgrade. However, that is because of how I got my Droid last November. I bought it on my wife's number and transferred it to me. She has the primary number, so we got the NE2 discount for the Droid. I am now eligible to replace my Droid with whatever, but she is not eligible for a new phone for another 11 months. She could get a new phone on my number, but then we would both have to wait at least 11 months to get new phones.
     
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    I'm not sure this is that great of a deal. Here are the 2 requirements that I think are a problem, assuming I am reading them correctly.

    - Contract end dates will be extended 24 months.
    - Device eligibility dates and NE2 will be extended 20 months.

    This is the way that I interpret that: I got my Droid November of 2009. My contract end date is November 2011. If I were to take this deal then my new contract end date would be November 2013. My NE2 and new phone eligibility date was 20 months after November 2009, or July 2011. My NE2 and new phone eligibility date will now be March 2013.

    It makes no difference to me, as there are no phones out currently that I like better than my Droid. If my thinking is correct, that would take you out a long time before you can get a 4G phone when they come out.
     
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    From what I've read, if your contract was set to expire sometime in 2010, they sent out an early upgrade offer to you.
     
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    Ya but most Droid owners don't have an upgrade until 2011, so its odd they are allowing a SUPER early upgrade. But I'm with OldFart there, I don't want to upgrade until they get out a decent 4G phone, which should be around 2011, which is when I upgrade dancedroid
     
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    Not totally true. My contract ends November 2010 but my NE2 is July 2011. Don't know why it is different. I have tried calling to get the deal with no success.
     
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    Not true

    It's 2 years (Contract) and 20 Months (NE2) from the date you upgrade, not from the end of your existing contract.