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Giveaway: Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch and Motorola PHOTON 4G

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Giveaway: Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch and Motorola PHOTON 4G
For a second week in a row now, PhoneArena and RadioShack are giving you the chance to get your hands on some pretty cool Android smartphones, for free! Last week, Verizon customers had a chance to snatch the mighty DROID RAZR and BIONIC, and now it's time to take care of Sprint's users as well! For those lucky fellows, what we have here are a Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch, and a Motorola PHOTON 4G, which means we'll again have not one, but two winners.

Giveaway: Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch and Motorola PHOTON 4G
As you probably already know, this month (April 1-28) is RadioShack's Mobile Makeover Month, which aims to help you get rid of some unused technology by guaranteeing a minimum $30 (and a maximum $300) trade-in value for your old phone, upon purchasing a new one. Of course, you can trade-in all kinds of working gear: phones, cameras, MP3 players, etc., so you not only get rid of old tech and make a few bucks along the way, but you also help keep the environment clean. You can trade your old device in at a retail RadioShack location, or online here, where you can also determine the value of your device. By the way, RadioShack is also organizing sweepstakes through Facebook and Twitter, where you can try to guess how much a given collection of old gadgets is worth, for a chance to win a $300 RadioShack gift card. You can participate through RadioShack's Facebook page, or by going to the company's blog, locating the image of the day, and tweeting your guess @RadioShack using #WhatsItWorth until the 20th of this month.


And now for the fun part - the one that may get you a brand new Epic 4G Touch or PHOTON 4G! Here's what you have to do:

1. Think of an answer to the following question: "What was your very first phone, and is it still lying around?"

2. If you haven't already, please Like our Facebook page, and post your answer as a comment to the picture that you'll find through this link.



And that's it, you've now entered the game and have a chance to win! The two lucky fellows will be chosen randomly next Wednesday (April 25) and will be contacted via a private message in Facebook.

*Update*: we've drawn the lucky winners; Kevin, Zach, please check your private messages to contact us.

Here's a promo video by RadioShack for more details about its Mobile Makeover Month:




Giveaway terms:

  • By entering this promotion, participants agree to be bound by these terms and that the decision of Phone Arena is final and binding in all matters relating to this promotion.
  • The draw is open only to USA residents aged 18 or over, other than employees of phonearena.com, its agencies or their families.
  • Phone Arena reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if this is necessary for reasons beyond its control. No cash alternative to the prize will be offered.
  • Phone Arena reserves the right to re-draw the prize if the prize-winner does not reply within three days after being contacted.
  • Phone Arena accepts no responsibility for any loss, damage, injury or disappointment suffered by any entrant resulting from entering this prize draw or by the entrant's acceptance of the prize.
  • Phone Arena reserves the right to alter, amend or foreclose this Free Prize Draw without prior notice in the event of unforeseen circumstances, which make this unavoidable.


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posted on 18 Apr 2012, 01:52

1. WakaFlakaD (Posts: 360; Member since: 30 Apr 2011)


My very first phone was the Motorola Timeport T250, and I do not have it anymore.

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 02:14

2. Ray.S (Posts: 253; Member since: 19 Jul 2011)


Please note that you shouldn't post your answers here. You have to post them as comments to the following image, which is uploaded to our Facebook profile:

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10150746136569598&set=a.10150238082179598.333963.95359254597&type=1&theater

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 15:10 6

16. nnaatthhaannx2 (Posts: 820; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)


Hey Ray, I don't want to be rude or anything, but not many people here like you.

But don't worry, I don't judge.

Just wanted to give you a heads up. ;-)

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 03:28 1

3. ewilliams1009 (Posts: 18; Member since: 28 Feb 2012)


It says april 18 is the day you will draw the winners. Is that correct?

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 07:09

8. PhoneArena Team (Posts: 238; Member since: 27 Jun 2006)


Oops, it is April 25th :) Fixed.

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 04:13

4. OmarF82 (Posts: 17; Member since: 09 Jan 2012)


I think so.

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 04:25

5. HeLDd (Posts: 3; Member since: 07 Dec 2010)


My first phone was Motorola V2288 and its in a drawer somewhere

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 06:11

6. fxymps1 (Posts: 10; Member since: 16 Apr 2012)


post ur answer to the fb page Bud to get a chance to win it . best of luck to you :)

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 06:25

7. kshell1 (Posts: 1143; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)


I already have a e4gt so im good, but my first phone was the Motorola W755, good phone for its time but by the time i was ready for an upgrade the battery was failing bad lol

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 08:37 1

9. dc296gsr (Posts: 17; Member since: 20 Nov 2009)


my first phone was the Sprint Qualcomm QCP-2700 and i believe i still have the refurb i received from the insurance company in my parents basement somewhere

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 08:43 1

10. xcasasx (Posts: 24; Member since: 03 Mar 2012)


It was a motorola razar x]
I have it in my room

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 10:12 1

11. newuser1 (Posts: 101; Member since: 10 Dec 2010)


my first phone was a very basic phone. I threw it away long time ago.

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 10:33 1

12. KireXion (Posts: 1; Member since: 18 Apr 2012)


Nokia 1260, the first dancing phone! Gone once I got an Erricson with cingular.

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 11:39

13. boazZz (Posts: 2; Member since: 27 Feb 2012)


nokia 3210 still alive. cant throw it...

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 12:51

14. dok2005 (Posts: 55; Member since: 18 Apr 2012)


I had the Helio Ocean by Pantech first 3G smartphone in america and i just got rid of it last week

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 13:31

15. downphoenix (Posts: 2295; Member since: 19 Jun 2010)


My first phone was the Nokia 5165 with the Blue faceplate, and I had it up until September of 2006 when a tornado blew it away somewhere. I had only used it for a few months though from when I got it through Tracfone back in 2001 before I got on US Cellular and got me a little black flip phone from Motorola (forgot what it was called).

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 19:39

17. kirlee (Posts: 5; Member since: 03 Mar 2012)


My First Phone was prepaid version of motorola razr. I do love when I had it but it might be somewhere because I recycled old phone to get new phone almost 4 years ago.

posted on 19 Apr 2012, 19:01

18. TechnoRobot (Posts: 3; Member since: 19 Apr 2012)


My very first phone was the LG Rumor. I liked it at the time... now i feel like throwing it off of my porch. ;D I have it but it doesn't turn on because it was drowned in water when my stupid self had it in my pocket of my swimsuit when I entered my pool.

posted on 20 Apr 2012, 08:50

19. QWIKSTRIKE (Posts: 843; Member since: 09 Mar 2010)


This to me is only a good deal if you can't buy a new phone. To be stuck two years with EOL or out dated phones is rediculous. The NEW GN or EVO LTE is coming and they are clearing stock to make room for LTE phones. I'd pass on this if I didn't need a FREE phone and be stuck with a 2 year contract with phones on the way out. Why not do this with the EVO LTE or Galaxy Nexus!

posted on 20 Apr 2012, 08:55

20. ekia007 (Posts: 61; Member since: 27 Feb 2012)


first phone was Galaxy S2 tmobile. Awesome, great graphics.

posted on 20 Apr 2012, 10:12

21. kshell1 (Posts: 1143; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)


You obviously haven't been in the phone business long, you chose a great phone just the wrong version of it, if you think it has great graphics take a look at the international version of the s2

posted on 20 Apr 2012, 11:02

22. newuser1 (Posts: 101; Member since: 10 Dec 2010)


my first phone was a very basic phone. I threw it away long time ago.

posted on 21 Apr 2012, 09:56

23. mx10528 (Posts: 2; Member since: 26 Mar 2012)


My very first phone was the gold nokia 3390 from voice stream. It featured ping pong text and aol I'm service on it. I still have it and it turns on! lol.

posted on 23 Apr 2012, 10:12

24. mrvid (Posts: 75; Member since: 02 Oct 2008)


Motorola brick phone!! And I have no idea where it is!

posted on 23 Apr 2012, 17:19

25. FPaco14 (Posts: 10; Member since: 09 Jan 2012)


My very first phone was a tracphone phone, My uncle had just bought the motorola razer and i wanted to buy one too, but they didn't have it for mine, So I bought a cheap motorola flip phone that had the same style as the razr lol, and now i have the motorola razr lol but I just switched to a&tt so now i need a new phone.

posted on 23 Apr 2012, 17:27

26. FPaco14 (Posts: 10; Member since: 09 Jan 2012)


is that dude hispanic cuz his last name is rojas

posted on 26 Apr 2012, 09:49

27. nmerry77 (Posts: 39; Member since: 28 Mar 2010)


THIS SUCKS!!!! I NEVER FREAKING WIN>>>yea...blah blah im complaining...but its like come on!! I enter EVERY SINGLE PHONE CONTEST....and Never get a chance!! Yay for u..KEvin and Zack...lucky bastards.

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