Sprint gives you a WiMax Android phone for $100 on contract as the Samsung Conquer 4G launches today
0. phoneArena 21 Aug 2011, 11:50 posted on
If you're looking for a 4G enabled Android model that won't suck all of the cash from your wallet, you might want to head to Sprint as the carrier is launching the Samsung Conquer 4G; priced at $99.99 with a signed 2-year contract, it is the lowest price WiMax enabled Android model available...
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1. cheeseycheeser (Posts: 335; Member since: 24 Mar 2011)
Verizon is the only company raising the price bar, the 1ghz single core Thunderbolt (which I do actually own) is $249.99 because it's on Verizon, whereas the 4G, dual core, 3D next gen EVO 3D is only $199.99. Verizon is the most overpriced carrier! They have the most expensive talk plans, the worst data plans available, and then standard texting plans (which are still ridiculous) which they have yet jack up recently, so who knows, and on top of that, the most expensive, least innovative hardware.
2. xoatomxo (Posts: 56; Member since: 26 Apr 2011)
thats why im going to change from verizon next month when my contract end
3. Yo (unregistered)
Verizon has to cover the cost of union thuggery.
4. stealthd (Posts: 869; Member since: 12 Jun 2011)
I think you mean they have to give their employees fair wages and benefits.
And that's Verizon, as in landlines and FIOS, not Verizon Wireless, so keep the naive teabagger comments where they're at least remotely relevant.
6. wumberpeb (Posts: 406; Member since: 14 Mar 2011)
Easy there stealth, I know it's simple being a tough guy on the internet...but ease up
Besides, thanks to the blackberry bold launching today on sprint, even the budget carriers can charge $250 for their top models. I also believe the Epic launched a year ago this month with a $250 price tag
8. wumberpeb (Posts: 406; Member since: 14 Mar 2011)
My bad...apparently it's $199 online for the bold
5. stealthd (Posts: 869; Member since: 12 Jun 2011)
The LTE chip actually makes the phones considerably more expensive. Still doesn't excuse Verizon and every other carrier for not giving away every phone on contract.
7. gdubb03 (unregistered)
i don't understand why no one has said this yet but you can get the evo for the same price. Make sense? I know its eol in a couple months, but still its way better than this doa pos.