Amazon does it again - Samsung Fascinate on sale for a cent
0. phoneArena 28 Sep 2010, 04:27 posted on
The Samsung Fascinate on Verizon can be had at Amazon for $0.01 with a new two-year contract, and a $30 bill credit is applied until September 30th...
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1. CHEFJEFF (Posts: 143; Member since: 22 Sep 2009)
This is old news. Amazon offered the Fascinate for a penny 2 weeks ago.
2. cp hall (unregistered)
well the title does say they did it....again lol
3. quarant (unregistered)
Oops...I...did it again :-) yeah, now they are giving away this $30 credit to your phone bill, not bad, you are actually +$30 if you buy the Fascinate from them, hehe
4. awesomeanthony (Posts: 51; Member since: 24 Dec 2008)
So do you have to be a brand new customer for Verizon to purchase a phone from Amazon are can you be an existing Verizon customer with an eligible upgrade?
5. CHEFJEFF (Posts: 143; Member since: 22 Sep 2009)
Yes. I tried to buy it for the big penny, but since I'm an existing Verizon customer, they refused the sale. Told me I would have to cancel my current Verizon acct, and 30 days would have to pass before I was eligible to get the deal. Didn't want to be without a phone for 30 days, so I went to the Verizon store and paid full price. ARGHHH!!!
6. pingpong (Posts: 145; Member since: 28 Mar 2010)
Because 3rd party companies don't get paid much for you to upgrade. They get paid the big bucks for you to activate with them.
7. CHEFJEFF (Posts: 143; Member since: 22 Sep 2009)
I wasn't trying to upgrade, was trying to open a new account as a new customer, then I would have 2 accounts, but they wouldn't allow it.