Online Apple Store allows AT&T Next users to upgrade to a new iPhone
While AT&T's Next plan can be utilized to buy an iPhone via the online version of the Apple Store only, the company has already been testing the purchase of its iconic smartphone via Verizon Edge and T-Mobile JUMP!, at certain brick and mortar Apple Stores. For some reason, those two plans are not yet available to use with the online Apple Store.
The online Apple Store goes into detail, showing how AT&T Next would work with the purchase of a 16GB Apple iPhone 5s. The 12 month plan would require the AT&T customer to pay $0 down and make 20 monthly installment payments of $32.45. After 12 payments, the subscriber is eligible for an upgrade to a new phone. With the 18 month plan, the monthly installment price is $27.05 with an upgrade available after 18 months of payments.
Online Apple Store supports AT&T Next
source: AppleStore via 9to5Mac
2. Deaconclgi (Posts: 263; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)
I am still paying off my 64GB Gold iPhone 5s.....big mistake taking the 64GB version. I should have bought a lesser storage version since I don't use the iPhone 5s as my main phone. The "for only $6 more you can get the 64GB version!!!" sounded amazing at the time. I like the iPhone 5s but the $30+ a month on the bill is a lot when I think about the fact that my bill could be cheaper.
I'd rather pay the $27.05 for the phone.
Oh well, we live and learn.
I used Next to buy the Lumia 635 bundle yesterday. $5.84 a month for Windows Phone 8.1 Update, Lumia Cyan, Cortana and all the rest was too good to resist. The phone came with an additional Bright Orange back cover and it came with a 16GB Class 10 MicroSD card.
Excellent smartphone value for the price of one day of lunch.
3. bigdawg23 (Posts: 366; Member since: 25 May 2011)
I bought a Note 3 on Next then sold my Note 2 and paid off Next after four Months. Note 3 is my work phone and iPhone 5 for personal. I prefer at 64GB if not SD slot. I may have to wait on 5.5" I6 along with 128GB if that model is available.
4. 0xFFFF (Posts: 2964; Member since: 16 Apr 2014)
A sign that the next iPhone will be even more costly than the rumors have indicated?