Verizon rumored to be offering DROID loyalty program
0. phoneArena 29 Sep 2011, 22:58 posted on
According to Droid-Life, Verizon is planning a DROID loyalty program in an attempt to retain current Android customers; the idea is to allow customers to upgrade to the newer and higher spec'dr Android models that seem to come out every few weeks...
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1. whatwtf (unregistered)
i had this problem today i had to upgrade otherwise i would lose my unlimited data b/c i had a feature phone.. and they were saying i had to upgrade today.. i ended up getting the bionic but i really want the HTC Vigor oR NExus prime : X! i better be able to take my phone back to get one of these two... or i should just complain and switch carriers................
6. Goldeneye (Posts: 419; Member since: 22 Jan 2011)
I don't understand how you felt forced to upgrade, you could've put an used and cheap smartphone from Craigslist just to wait for the phone you want and I'm between these 2 bad boys as well if the Prime comes with LTE I'm sold! Otherwise the Vigor is my next phone
8. yeabut (unregistered)
i would have to pay full retail price for those two phones lol.. dont want to do that... but i am hoping htc vigor comes out oct. 13 then i can take it back!
9. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)
No you can get a used smartphone on craigslist for like $50 bucks
11. yeabut (unregistered)
yea but was way too late this all happen last min..
14. Thump3rDX17 (Posts: 2160; Member since: 10 May 2010)
tacooo! this IS a surprise! i don't see anything about Apple in this article. did you get...lost? (:
15. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)
You don't see me trolling even though there's some gems in this article.
18. Thump3rDX17 (Posts: 2160; Member since: 10 May 2010)
that's true but you're still an annoying liar. (:
19. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)
So now looks like you're trolling me. Don't be mad I call you on your bs.
20. Thump3rDX17 (Posts: 2160; Member since: 10 May 2010)
i'm not trolling, i'm trying to let you know what you really look like but i am enjoying it. oh yeah, i'll try to work on that.
25. Whateverman (Posts: 3269; Member since: 17 May 2009)
Hey, if Taco is not being the usual Taco...I suggest we give him space and enjoy! You will get no hassles from me. As you were, soldier.
*Whateverman salutes and exists the forum*
33. Thump3rDX17 (Posts: 2160; Member since: 10 May 2010)
it's taco, he's going to cause trouble with every appearance.
42. asshat (unregistered)
Yeah, I disagree with Taco's bashing of Andriod all the time..
You however, are being a complete asshat. he came here and offered some pretty good advice to a guy.. and you come on and start trolling him.. lol.. then yu have the nerve to say he's going to cause trouble? LOL
GROW UP and get out of your mom's basement.
I'm all for giving Taco a hard time for his Andriod views.. but lets not attack the person. Immature.
45. Thump3rDX17 (Posts: 2160; Member since: 10 May 2010)
i understand why you might think that based on what you know but i was calling him out on something he said to me in another discussion. he already had it coming. besides he went ahead and trolled here anyway. you know he's going to at some point everywhere he goes.
12. yeabut (unregistered)
just hope the vigor comes out OCT. 13 PLEase please
13. trin (Posts: 88; Member since: 11 May 2010)
Really dude? Why make stuff up? If you have unlimited data on a feature phone and switched to a smartphone you would have to pick a tiered data plan anyway. That or you were mislead.
16. yeabut (unregistered)
i am not making anything up its what they said to me.. and i heard different stoires all about that. everyone says something else so..
17. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)
He's right Verizon was offering that to customers.
36. darth8ball (Posts: 520; Member since: 02 Aug 2011)
Yeah the deadline to upgrade to a smartphone but get unlimited data was back in July. What's with that VZW?
40. yeabut (unregistered)
actually they had that deal going on so yesterday was the last day to switch from a feature phone to a smartphone to be able to keep your unlimited data..................
23. Whateverman (Posts: 3269; Member since: 17 May 2009)
What happend with your phone? Was it unusable because of physical or water damage? You never have to upgrade if your not ready. No matter, call back and ask for a Certified Pre-Owned device. Yeah, it used but at least you don't have to use your upgrade. And there may be a few cheap smartphones you can use just until the Vigor comes out.
31. roldefol (Posts: 4310; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)
It's just Verizon's featurephone-to-smartphone upgrade incentive. $100 gift card deal ends today. That is all.
Tempting, but I'd rather wait for a firm release date on the Vigor or Prime. I'll upgrade when there's something available that I actually want. Who knows, they might have a new incentive program then.
34. yeabut (unregistered)
thats correct so its either wait till a phone and get the 2gb or like what i did get a phone and keep unlimited...........
35. roldefol (Posts: 4310; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)
I don't get why they wouldn't grandfather you into the unlimited plan though. Should be no difference whether you have a feature or smartphone, they still get their $30 from you.
37. darth8ball (Posts: 520; Member since: 02 Aug 2011)
feature phone data was different than smartphone data. feature phones had limited broswer capabilities and the VZW online not a full browser.
41. yeabut (unregistered)
agree, i was paying the 30 bucks for 3g/4g even though i didnt have it but they wouldnt let me ... lol so i had to do it ! just cross your fingers that the hTC Vigor comes out oct. 13 so i can return the bionic and get it :D i would be sooo happy..... but i wonder if they will let me get the Vigor or Prime even after the 14 days!
43. asshat (unregistered)
No, they won't..
I HIGHLY suggest you keep your eyes peeled for a cheap blackberry on Craig's list. They are everywhere!
Return your Bionic and add a blackberry to your plan.. you'll be set until the PRIME hits. You can then turn around and resell your blackberry and if you got a decent deal on it, you should get your money back on craigs list.
47. yeabut (unregistered)
well the bionic will be here on tuesday from fedex so.. so not sure how that would work if i return it and then got blackberry i dont want to pay full price for the phone (prime or vigor) so .. i am sure i will be fine with the bionic and all but really hope vigor comes out oct. 13
46. Vzw_employee (Posts: 42; Member since: 01 Sep 2011)
You should have gone with the iphone, you could have easily sell it for $500
48. Thump3rDX17 (Posts: 2160; Member since: 10 May 2010)
not if the new iPhone announcement is next week.