Would u buy a Certified (pre-owned) bionic?

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid Bionic' started by KeepInitReel, Dec 16, 2011.

  1. KeepInitReel

    KeepInitReel Member

    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2009
    Messages:
    170
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Location:
    Henrico, VA
    Ratings:
    +1
    Just got off the Verizon website & they are offering certified (pre-owned) bionics for $79. I have a $50 NE2 that would bring the price down to $29. Should I take the plunge with a pre-owned device & be stuck for another 2 years? Or spend the $149 for brand new & be stuck for 2 years?



    View attachment 43991


    Btw: for a brief moment the Verizon website was showing the razr & gnex for $249 but they fixed it & is now back to $299.

    Sent from my OG Droid using Tapatalk
     
    Last edited: Dec 16, 2011
  2. dlo-htown

    dlo-htown Member

    Joined:
    Nov 16, 2009
    Messages:
    205
    Likes Received:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Ratings:
    +4

    Those are the only two choices? That's like asking should I kiss my older sister or should I kiss my oldest sister? ;)

    Neither does anything for me. :D
     
  3. wilboy

    wilboy Member

    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2010
    Messages:
    684
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Ratings:
    +1
    No need to think about it..grab it!!..If you want i'll give you 50 bucks and send it to me!:D
     
  4. mackiv

    mackiv Member

    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2009
    Messages:
    56
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    6
    Ratings:
    +0
    Dont think just do it! Trust me. If it sux to u u can always send it back!

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC using DroidForums
     
  5. rjcapp

    rjcapp Member

    Joined:
    Mar 19, 2011
    Messages:
    242
    Likes Received:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Location:
    MD
    Ratings:
    +4
    Go for it. It's a win win...



    Sent from my DROID BIONIC using DroidForums
     
  6. catfisher

    catfisher Member

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2011
    Messages:
    154
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Location:
    PA
    Ratings:
    +1
    Well here I am getting ready for my Nexus and now this is in my face. I might just stop screwing around and get a super cheap Bionic. It really is a win win.

    Sent from my DROIDX using DroidForums
     
  7. indee2025

    indee2025 Member

    Joined:
    Apr 4, 2010
    Messages:
    185
    Likes Received:
    8
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Location:
    Tampa, FL
    Ratings:
    +8
    So your NE2 is only worth $79-$149 to you? Tsk...Tsk...Tsk...

    Don't use your upgrade, instead buy a Bionic off ebay for $300 or less....they're out there all the time...

    Then use your NE2 on a newly released device that starts at $199 example would be the iphone 4s, newly released devices go for $675-$800 on ebay, they'll take their fee, paypal will take it's fee you'll spend $10 shipping & insuring it and that will not only pay for your Bionic but net you up to $300 to go play with....

    I don't care how rich you are, unless your name is Bill Gates you should want to nab an easy $300 and get the device you want at the same time....
     
    Last edited: Dec 17, 2011
  8. catfisher

    catfisher Member

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2011
    Messages:
    154
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Location:
    PA
    Ratings:
    +1
    What an idea. Thanks man!

    Sent from my DROIDX using DroidForums
     
  9. KeepInitReel

    KeepInitReel Member

    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2009
    Messages:
    170
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Location:
    Henrico, VA
    Ratings:
    +1
    Hmmm.......

    Sent from my Droid using Tapatalk
     
  10. MyEntityRemains

    MyEntityRemains Member

    Joined:
    Nov 25, 2011
    Messages:
    279
    Likes Received:
    10
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Ratings:
    +10
    I've bought my last 4-5 phones off of Craigslist, including my Bionic. I've had great luck and I AM NOT locked into another 2 year contract! :)
     
  11. Shadez

    Shadez Super Mod/News Team Staff Member Premium Member

    Joined:
    Jan 27, 2010
    Messages:
    8,423
    Likes Received:
    205
    Trophy Points:
    193
    Location:
    Lafayette Hill, Pa
    Ratings:
    +206
    Current Phone Model:
    HTC One M8
    Twitter:
    @Shadez69
    I wouldn't even hesitate. Love my Bionic. :)
     
  12. sweeeeet

    sweeeeet Silver Member

    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2010
    Messages:
    8,579
    Likes Received:
    65
    Trophy Points:
    163
    Ratings:
    +65
    +1

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC using Tapatalk
     
  13. mackiv

    mackiv Member

    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2009
    Messages:
    56
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    6
    Ratings:
    +0
    This is actually quite true. Except u didn't mention ( or weren't aware) that verizon now charges you the difference of the retail price, and wtver u paid, subsequentially charging u full price for the fone, if u dont activate purchased fone on the OWNERS account.
    HERES THE KICKER!!!!!!
    The automated message that told me this, as I signed a second plan this morning( bought another bionic for my wife. Converted her from metro!!!) SPECIFICALLY said this charge will incur if you dont ACTIVATE THE FONE WITHIN 6 DAYS(80% positive it was 6), who's to say u dont deactivate, THEN sell?

    I know for sure verizon will now charge u for not activating your new phone on the new-signed contract.

    fyi

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC using DroidForums
     
Search tags for this page
buy certified pre owned motorola razr maxx hd
,
certified pre-owned droid rarz hd
,
cpo razr maxx
,

droid bionic certified pre owned

,
droid razr by motorola (certified pre-owned)
,
droid razr maxx certified pre owned
,
verizon.com preowned certified bionic