What's the best deal on a new Razr?

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  1. Slider5150

    Slider5150 New Member

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    So, got an original Droid. Up for my 2 year with our friends at Verizon. And I am planning on a new Razr in my life very soon. But gee, kills me to look at paying $299 right now. I figure the price should drop soon, right? So right now, for a re-up, I can do Amazon for $229.99. Not bad. I am hoping for $199. But I can also roll over to Costco and do a Razr for $289.99. And they are gonna throw in a dock that appears to be worth $50 and a couple other things, a cable and some sort of portable re-charger. But for me the goodie is the dock, cause I will want one at least, maybe two. And I haven't seen any docks for less than $50 yet. Costco also guarantees the price for 30 days. So if THE SPECIFIC WAREHOUSE I buy it from lowers the price within 30 days, I just roll in with my receipt. Cool. So given that, here is my thought. Wait till about 12/5, roll into Costco, and buy the RAZR. Then, if Costco lowers the price either before Xmas (what do ya'll think?) or even as an after-Xmas sale, I will have until around Jan 4th to make good on the deal. I am kinda banking on the idea that the price will drop on the phone by then. I am thinking that with the Droid 4 coming out, and possibly the Nexus, they will drop the price on the RAZR. I expect that Costco will drop the price and stop offering the Dock etc, but they will honor the price even though I got the goodies. Just a bit of a timing game.

    Any thoughts on this plan?

    Anyone know of a better deal out there? Really burned my butt to see Amazon selling it for a penny for new lines there for a while. Reminded me of the bank commercials where the dude gives the new kid ice cream, but the kid that was there can't have any, cause he isn't as valuable...

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    cancel your cell then go to amazon and get a new account with a razr for 1 penny... mine is arriving today.
     
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    No unlimited data then if you cancel. You'll have to take the 4g a month
     
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    that is true... but didnt have unlimited to start with. Do you think the avrage user uses more than 4 gig a month?
     
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    Good idea, and good counter-point. I do have the unlimited. I dunno. Right now I doubt I use 4gig a month. But I think folks are gonna keep increasing usage going forward. A few years from now I will be laughing about having an unlimited plan I suspect. Bear in mind, my first computer, an Apple IIe, had a 20Meg hard drive, and the salesman told me there was no way we could ever fill that up......

    So I do want to keep my unlimited plan.

    Thanks for the idea though. Good way to game the system a bit....
     
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    I have unlimited date, but I only use about 2-3Gb usually... If you download a lot of movies, or listen to a lot of radio, I did this one month and it was over 6 Gb.
    Best plact to get a "deal" Costco... Got my Razr for $289, but they threw in a HD docking station with power supply, and a portable battery charger, which is about $150 worth of goodies... And I like their 90 day return policy... That allowed me to try the bionic and then return it for a razr after 30 days. Nicely done Costco...
     
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    Ouch I'm assuming you didn't have unlimited data?!

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    There should be a deal on verizon phones called 3g to 4g defintly look it up the worse that can be said is no we are no longer doing it Just ask a rep about a deal
     
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    You can use Verizon, or radio shacks trade I hear pretty decent savings if you have something worth trading not your original razor ;-) also I know I wouldn't trade my unlimited data use it constantly tethering to my galaxy tab

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    Staples currently has a $50 off coupon plus they price match. Print the cheapest competitor's price you can find (in-store only) and get it for $50 less. I think the coupon is only good through today.

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    any chance you have a link to that $50 off from staples..?...i cant seem to find it...thanks
     
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    Before canceling your cell's unlimited, see if somebody else will take it from your for a price, a price that can help you buy those accessories you want. I traded in my 4gb data with my father n law's unlimited, and damn, it's-a-hella worth it!!


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