Looking to move from Verizon

Discussion in 'Gear' started by TitanJeff, Oct 15, 2012.

  1. TitanJeff

    TitanJeff Kahuna Grande Staff

    I just checked out Cricket.

    iPhone 5 and their 1 GB data plan (why they call it unlimited is beyond me) is $716.00 with a monthly of $51 per phone.

    I'm missing the value because, as far as I can tell, I can get the same phone with VW and get the same plan for $90 a month. Each phone is $40 ea. and we share the 1 GB for $50. However, the phone is just $199.

    Over a 2-year period for my family of four:
    Cricket: $7,556
    VW: $5,836

    I am not willing to spend either amount. I pay right at $150 a month now for four regular phones.
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  2. TitansWrath

    TitansWrath Starter

    Or you could get a galaxy s3 for fifty bucks from Verizon.

    Rumor has it, they will be free once the s4 comes out soon.

    And it is a better phone than the iPhone anyway. And have em explain apple care to you. Biggest scam around.
  3. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne Damnit, I cant find my driving moccasins anywhere!

    I think I got the HTC One SV for 300...

    That + 60 buck phone bill = 1,020 a year.

    If I did the same with vzw, I'd easily eclipse 2,000 just myself. That's with limited data... and having to pay for mp3s... so bump that up to about 3k a year.

    Maybe with a family plan it could come out to your favor with vzw though.

    ... but then again, if we're talking "value"- iPhone wouldn't be in the equation.
  4. mike75

    mike75 Starter Tip Jar Donor

    I live in Memphis and i've been with the same cell phone company since 2000 they were Cellular South the first eleven years and then they changed the name to C-Spire.From the very beginning i have had three way calling/unlimited minutes/roaming and my bill has always been around 60 dollars a month also.I've always had nokia phones and i only use the phone for talking so i don't have anything like internet or anything special on the phone itself.
  5. RavensShallBurn

    RavensShallBurn Ruck the Favens

    I got a free iPhone 4S yesterday.

    I've had the 4 since it came out for Verizon in February of 2011... and I still have it - I'll just use it as an iPod now.

    I wanted the Galaxy S4, but it was going to cost me $200 even with the upgrade price. Oh well... iPhone does everything I need it to do anyways.
  6. TitansWrath

    TitansWrath Starter

    Should have just gotten the s3. Negligible difference between 3 and 4. I got mine for fifty before the 4 came out. Think they are free now. Abd the 3 blows I phone 5, let alone 4s, away. 4g is soooo much faster.
  7. RavensShallBurn

    RavensShallBurn Ruck the Favens


    Pretty sure the S3 was still $50 or $100. I'll take the free phone any day.

    iPhone 4S has 4G... just not on Verizon - which is stupid.
  8. Gunny

    Gunny Lord and Master Tip Jar Donor

    Can you sell the iPhone?
  9. Ghost

    Ghost 3 Time US Navy 7th Fleet "Hogging" Champion

    ppsshh smart phones. Give me a break, real gangsters like me and Titans Eternal keep it old school

  10. RavensShallBurn

    RavensShallBurn Ruck the Favens


    Sure... but not for much.

    My old iPhone has become my new iPod which is what I've been wanting for a while anyways. I was rocking a video iPod with a bulky Griffin Road Trip device for the past 7-8 years.