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Motorola DROID RAZR, HTC Rezound, and more down to a penny on Amazon

Motorola DROID RAZR, HTC Rezound, and more down to a penny on Amazon
The Motorola DROID RAZR and the HTC Rezound are undoubtedly two of the hottest Android smartphones that Verizon has to offer, and more than a few of you may have already added them to your Holiday shopping lists. But have you wondered which would be the retailer to give you the best deal? Well, here is the answer to that question.

Both the Motorola DROID RAZR and the HTC Rezound are now on sale on Amazon, and their price has been slashed down to a mere penny. The deal is valid for new Verizon subscribers only, and, of course, requires you to sign a 2-year contract with the carrier.

If you are not familiar with the Motorola DROID RAZR yet, the smartphone currently boasts the title of “slimmest phone in the world” thanks to its 7.1-millimeter waistline. It is quite a looker as well as its super slim body is a fusion between steel, aluminum, and kevlar. The DROID RAZR boasts a 4.3-inch qHD Super AMOLED Advanced display in its front, an 8-megapixel camera at its back, and a powerful, dual-core processor under its hood. Android 2.3.5 is what runs on the smartphone out of the box, and hooking you up to the internet is its 4G LTE radio.

The HTC Rezound, on the other hand, is less about looks and more about performance. It comes with a 4.3-inch 720p touchscreen and a dual-core Qualcomm chipset clocked at 1.5GHz. You get Android 2.3.4 pre-installed, and the LTE radio allows you to fly on Verizon's 4G airwaves. But what makes the Rezound unique is that it is the first smartphone in the U.S. powered by Beats Audio by Dr Dre, so if you happen to be a music freak, this just might be the smartphone for you.

Anyone thinking about taking advantage of the deal and grabbing any of these two Android smartphones? Do not hesitate to brag about it by dropping a comment below, and if you cannot make up your mind between the two of them, our Motorola DROID RAZR vs HTC Rezound comparison might be of help.

HTC Rezound – Amazon
Motorola DROID RAZR - Amazon

Thanks, Roy!

UPDATE: It turns out that the Motorola DROID RAZR and HTC Rezound are not the only devices on sale. Starting today, all phones from Verizon, Sprint and AT&T are down to a penny and include standard free 2-day shipping. The offer ends on November 28 or while supplies last. Besides, if you pick a smartphone with mobile hotspot functionality and activate the feature, you will get a $100 Amazon gift card.

source: Amazon


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posted on 21 Nov 2011, 04:02 1

1. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5482; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


wow! i think a lot more people are going to be owners of Droid Razrs and Rezounds in the near future.

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 19:02

24. quakan (Posts: 1079; Member since: 02 Mar 2011)


i went on another site and it said all Vzw, ATT, and Sprint phones a penny so i rushed to see if i could get an iPhone and i was quickly disappointed.

posted on 22 Nov 2011, 11:21

29. mikeystar (Posts: 17; Member since: 17 Nov 2011)


your first problem was getting an iphone

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 04:20

2. daniyo (Posts: 46; Member since: 07 Aug 2011)


not just those :OOO

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 05:27 3

3. johnny9000 (Posts: 44; Member since: 10 Sep 2011)


0.01 for new customers...229.99 for upgrades? Kind of a sad screw over on existing customers. Oh well.

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 07:58

8. roldefol (Posts: 2855; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)


But at least I don't feel like a sucker for paying in-store price for my upgrade. Verizon must be in on this deal as it hooks those valuable new customers into $720 worth of data.

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 05:39 1

4. snowgator (Posts: 3158; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)


Man, it does hurt it is for new customers only, but what a freaking great deal. The RAZR is a great phone.

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 06:47

5. kshell1 (Posts: 1140; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)


i just added a line to add a sgs2 epic 4g touch :D yay finally an upgade from my sh*tty a$$ kyocera echo

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 06:47 1

6. terabyteRouser (Posts: 406; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)


I'm so annoyed by this Galaxy Nexus situation.

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 06:48

7. kshell1 (Posts: 1140; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)


they have the majority of sprint and verizon phones on a major sale.

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 08:15

9. Tux4g63 (Posts: 114; Member since: 21 Oct 2011)


Although its circumventing the rules somewhat, for those of you who are in an upgrade cycle and want to bite the bullet here is how you can get on board with this deal. First option is to call whatever carrier you have and ask them if they will price match Amazon's price. If you are a very good and persuasive negotiator you may actually end up getting what you want. But in the event for most of us that we don't here is what to do next.

Again call up your respective carrier and tell them that you are going to switch to a new carrier and ask them what the early termination fee is going to be. For those who are eligible for an upgrade it should be anywhere from roughly 50-100. There really isn't any way of getting around that fee. Now you actually go to another major carrier and have them port in your number, get a new phone, blah blah, etc... All of the major ones usually have a turnaround time of a few hours to 24 hours in which the number physically gets ported. Once your new equipment works, go back to your original carrier via Amazon and sign up for the deal you wanted and re-port your number back into the carrier. Once that is done, return the equipment to the other carrier and cancel your contract. There should be a grace period of 3 days minimum that you can do this fee free.

I asked Verizon why I couldn't pay the ETF and keep my number and resign at a new rate, and they stated that once I pay the ETF I would be "surrendering the rights to my number." Realistically no carrier wants this to happen. So here is your workaround that is legal.

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 08:18

11. networkdood (Posts: 5505; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)


Yeah, you cancel and you cannot port - simple as that....1c RAZR = bye bye AT&T

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 10:25

14. networkdood (Posts: 5505; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)


I doubt AT&T will offer a comparable phone for 1c...I did lose my unlimited plan, but I average 4GB a month....

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 20:48 1

26. PotDragon (banned) (Posts: 214; Member since: 22 Jul 2011)


Why not just get a life instead? You know, an income that allows you to make purchases, and more important things to do than to ship phones around and speak to customer service.

Then again...you had the time to type out all that crap.

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 21:06 4

27. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5482; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


how about YOU get a life instead of coming onto phone blogs and telling people that are using the discussion boards for exactly what they're for to get a life? his post is appropriate if not long but yours is just hateful bulls**t. the King does not like you PotDragon.

posted on 23 Nov 2011, 08:13 1

30. Tux4g63 (Posts: 114; Member since: 21 Oct 2011)


www.facebook.com/tux4g63

That is a link to my facebook page because I don't think we could practically meet in real life. But I am sorry I do need to get a life. But let me inform you what my "life" is at the moment. I am a 7 year veteran of the Air Force, I did several combat deployments, currently I am attending school full time and im in ROTC. And I work 2 jobs, one as a quality assurance tester for a video game/digital life company, and another part timer at Best Buy Mobile. I volunteer my free time with an organization called Team Rubicon.

But otherwise I sit on my a$$ all day and try and write helpful and informative posts for some people who maybe don't have the income to shell out 300 dollars for a phone that retail costs just over twice that amount supposedly at a "subsidized" price. But hey no big deal man.

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 08:17

10. networkdood (Posts: 5505; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)


Methinks Santa Claus is coming to town a wee bit early this early :-)

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 09:32 1

12. jkayner (Posts: 2; Member since: 21 Nov 2011)


so say my 2 year contract is up, so i have no termination fee. Can i go to one of those cheap prepaid (non verizon) carriers, say virgin mobile (already have a cheap flip phone from them), port my number and then 1 day later sign back up at verizon? Or is there some sort of time period where i can;t go back and get the discount?

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 10:26

15. networkdood (Posts: 5505; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)


good question - you may have to wait 30 or 59 days...

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 11:49

16. Tux4g63 (Posts: 114; Member since: 21 Oct 2011)


you don't want to go with a prepaid carrier because their porting departments are usually lousy. The established nationwide big ones can most of the time do it within a matter of hours. And since time is of the essence I would rather go with a carrier that can port quicker so I can get this deal on. They may charge a restocking fee though, but check around on that, a lot of times you can get it waived. Or if you go to Best Buy Mobile to swap carriers they don't charge restocking.

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 10:18

13. networkdood (Posts: 5505; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)


Cool, I got it for 1c - no taxes, 25.00 act fee - no ship fee - 4GB 30.00 - YESSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 12:08 1

17. vishu9 (Posts: 247; Member since: 03 Mar 2011)


Yes! I can finally get the Galaxy S2..been waiting for this deal for so long!!..yayyyy

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 13:39 1

18. scvzw2 (Posts: 32; Member since: 20 Jun 2010)


Just ordered my Razr!! yess!

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 14:03

19. ap1989 (Posts: 143; Member since: 12 Oct 2011)


For new customers good deal, but old customers that have unlimited data NOT

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 14:29

20. Markee (Posts: 2; Member since: 21 Nov 2011)


There will be a ton of jacka$$ folks doing the cancel switchback then hand palm when they choose their usage with their new 1 penny phone.

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 15:30

21. networkdood (Posts: 5505; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)


I am cool with 4GB for 30.00 - I use about that on average each month. But, that was on a 3G phone, so I better watch it, huh?

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 15:33 1

22. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5482; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


well when you get ICS you can just set your 4GB allowance.

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 15:54

23. xupru (Posts: 17; Member since: 21 Nov 2011)


This deal is actually causing a big issue for me, I've posted a long synopsis in the discussion area if anyone is willing to give some advice.

http://www.phonearena.com/phones/Samsung-GALAXY-Nexus_id5595/discussions/Go-for-Amazon-Penny-Deal-or-Wait-for-Nexus_id1832

Thank you very much

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 20:08

25. sangroazul (Posts: 3; Member since: 21 Nov 2011)


If I just finished my 2-yr contract with VZW, would I qualify as a "new member"? Or would this still be considered an upgrade???

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 23:54

28. Owlet (Posts: 445; Member since: 21 Feb 2011)


No, you wouldn't qualify for this offer. You are existing customer, not new.

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