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Best Buy offers Samsung ATIV Odyssey for low, low price of zero

0. phoneArena 26 Jan 2013, 03:33 posted on

How would you like to pay zero for the Samsung ATIV Odyssey Windows Phone 8 handset? It can be done via Best Buy, which is selling the Verizon branded phone for zero as long as you sign a two-year contract; despite paying nothing for the phone, you best be on your best behavior because a $350 Early Termination Fee is still in effect...

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posted on 26 Jan 2013, 04:14 2

1. saheb (Posts: 1; Member since: 26 Jan 2013)


PA Team - Typo "The 5GB rear-facing camera captures video at 1080p ".. you meant 5MP :)

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 07:31 1

4. Alan01 (Posts: 171; Member since: 21 Mar 2012)


Thanks! After a while, you just want to write GB after any number. Even after we give out our phone number we put GB after it.

Alan F.

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 08:27

5. PAPINYC (Posts: 2177; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)


Must be something native with an Iphone number cuz' I never do that. But thanks for clarifying because I definitely would have gone out in search of that "5GB" Samsung camera phone.

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 10:09 1

6. Alan01 (Posts: 171; Member since: 21 Mar 2012)


Uh, that was a joke! Just trying to point out that most of the time when we have numbers ina story, it is followed up by GB. Also, I don't own an Apple iPhone.

Alan F.

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 13:22

9. PAPINYC (Posts: 2177; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)


Well color me purple with embarrassment, [YOU] don't own an Apple Iphone? Then, what's the basis for all the Iphone stories you write on PA??

And, more importantly, if you really don't have an Apple Iphone, I think I'm in ♡........

PAPI ...

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 14:31 1

10. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)


dont you bore yourself with your and i use the term loosely ''jokes''

there not funny and most of the time make no sense, you dont add anything to the topic at hand so why bother?

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 18:19

11. metalpoet (unregistered)


the part that is disapointing for me is that in 2013 this "new" phone is coming out with only a 5mp camera and a tiny 4inch screen to compete against the other wp phones that have bigger screens and better cameras. I just dont think samsung put their all into this phone.

posted on 27 Jan 2013, 06:33

12. Landmarkcm (Posts: 401; Member since: 11 Aug 2009)


I hear ya & wouldn't want anything less then a 5mp myself but remember it's not all abt the mp's. Ive switched back to android & loving the Lg Optimus L9 on Tmobile no contract & it's 5mp takes better shots then others ive had with a higher count. This Samsung windowsphone just doesn't seem to be good that good all around. Look at phonescoops review & there more accurate I think with reviews. They say the display is awful..

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 06:17

2. maxis3G (unregistered)


the best deal :)

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 06:24 2

3. _Bone_ (Posts: 2103; Member since: 29 Oct 2012)


Sign the deal, sell the phone and buy a Nexus 4, and you have a Nexus 4 for free.

posted on 27 Jan 2013, 12:13

13. N.Reynolds (Posts: 257; Member since: 15 Feb 2011)


Yes, then he will have a contact with Verizon and have a GSM phone. That's a great idea!

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 11:25

7. RiseAgainst94 (Posts: 271; Member since: 03 Mar 2012)


I would personally dig a little deeper and try to find $100 so I could buy an 8X. What a lot of people disregard is that a cell phone is a 2 year investment and while I understand that some feel cheated for paying for the phone and the plan, paying that extra $100 can score you a much better device and make your monthly payments feel more worthwhile. (Even though you're still being ripped off)

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 11:33

8. RiseAgainst94 (Posts: 271; Member since: 03 Mar 2012)


I should add: If you are not willing to spend any money, I would look in to the free Nokia Lumia 822 (8mp camera, 16GB memory) or if you're not completely dedicated to Windows the Free Motorola Droid M from Bestbuy or $50 Droid Razr Maxx.

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