buy now?

Discussion in 'Android General Discussions' started by droidreajoh, Dec 2, 2009.

  1. droidreajoh

    droidreajoh Member

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    Got my upgrade date moved up a few weeks.... do I hold out a bit to wait and see if the price comes down? Or is it possible they pull the rebate and it goes to $299 ?
     
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    I would see if VZW will match some of the other prices for the DROID floating around. I know there were some threads about it.

    It won't be more than $199 if you're eligible for an upgrade.
     
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    do your up grade at best buy get rebates up front
     
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    Martin030908 Super Moderator

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    I upgraded mine over the phone and got my rebate instantly as well :)

    went thru VZW directly.
     
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    VZW has not been matching prices and I don't see the price coming down much. I also don't really see them yanking the rebate either. But who knows.

    You can buy at a 3rd party and get the rebate upfront (plus your NE2 discount) but then you have to deal with them if there is an issue with the phone.

    Your call, really.
     
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    It's always the same with any "hot new phone", the price is high when they first come out and drops pretty dramatically from there (I know somebody that paid $1000 for one of the first Motorola Startacs - remember those?).

    It really comes down to how bad you want it and whether you're willing to wait. It will get cheaper, only a question of when.
     
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    Have you checked to see what you can get it for from Verizon online with your NE2 discount? IIRC, my SO just got hers for $99.
     
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    My ne2 isn't up for 18 months. I going to costco today $199 instant rebate. I can't wait any more! :icon_eek: Hope I can find a car dock locally.....