Extra $$ For 1 Year Contract?? Would You?

Discussion in 'HTC ThunderBolt' started by Murker, Feb 25, 2011.

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Would You Fork Over The Extra Moolah?

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  3. Depends on the cost of the phone I want.

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  1. Murker

    Murker Member

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    Mixed reviews around the net on whether one year contracting would still be available, but let's just say it is.

    Would you pay the extra $70 or whatever it may be to get the option to upgrade sooner?
     
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    Yes. I have no intent on signing 2 yrs with Verizon in light of their recent 'changes'.
     
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    I won't be signing anymore 2 year agreements. One year only for me.
     
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    $70 to upgrade 10 months early, plus your ETF decreases quicker. Absolutely.
     
  5. georgek

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    I thought the 2 year contact ETF only went down as time passed.

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    I want a one year year, but I'm only eligible for an early upgrade for $20.00. I'd have to wait till july then and not sure if I can. I wonder if I can cancel and start over. My cancellation fee can't be too much. Any ideas how that would work?

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    With all the delays the Thunderbolt will probably come out in July anyway..lol

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  8. Murker

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    Yea seriously, lol. I mean I'm really stoked about this phone, but I don't know if my phone now will make it that far.

    I'm in an odd situation where right now, I'm completely eligible for a new phone, but yet, my contract doesn't expire until 5/2/2011.

    So I went on the VW site and mocked up getting a new Droid X if I could get it for one year pricing. But the rep said since my contract wasn't up until 5/2/2011, I would HAVE to pay 2 year pricing. Which is cheaper, but it's 2 years....Not to mention, I get a 20% discount off my plan due to my employer.

    With all the delays with the TB, I don't think I can keep waiting on it. So a 1 year contract isn't too big a deal for me, if I decide to get a TB in a year. It better be out by then ! lol
     
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    Agreed. I'm going to avoid 2yr contracts from here on out.
     
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    i dont suppose i can use my NE2 credit to sign up for a 1 year contract?
     
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    1yr for me when I can upgrade

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  12. Murker

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    That's what I was trying to do. I thought about it, and if I was able to do a 1 year contract now, which is 2 months before my 2 year expires, essentially I would be skipping out on the last 2 months of my original contract. Of course it all comes down to $$.

    The rep I spoke to assured me that 1 year contracts, at least for smart phones, will continue to be available in the future. Take that for what it's worth.

    By me, right now, it's a $60 difference between the 2 year and 1 year contracts, so not life altering.