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Apple Stores to allow customers to use U.S. carrier's early upgrade programs to buy the iPhone

0. phoneArena posted on 27 Jul 2014, 23:32

How would you like to use your Verizon Edge, AT&T Next or T-Mobile Jump! plans to get an early upgrade to the Apple iPhone 6 from the Apple Store? Apple is working right now, on getting things into place so that this will be available to customers of those three U.S. carriers, before the iPhone 6 is launched. Currently, U.S. buyers of the Apple iPhone from the Apple Store can purchase the device with a two-year contract at a subsidized price...

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posted on 27 Jul 2014, 23:49

1. 0xFFFF (Posts: 3806; Member since: 16 Apr 2014)

Of course Apple works with the telecoms to support the latest cruelty.

"It just hurts".

posted on 27 Jul 2014, 23:56

2. VLaRueC (Posts: 182; Member since: 18 Dec 2012)

Fact check needed on EDGE details..

posted on 28 Jul 2014, 00:28

3. blackberry_Boy (Posts: 213; Member since: 27 May 2014)

Wow that's interesting

posted on 28 Jul 2014, 02:39 1

4. tacarat (Posts: 804; Member since: 22 Apr 2013)

You can upgrade with AT&T next sooner by making up the payments to the normal trade in month's value. FAQ it, but "pay to upgrade" is pretty new.

posted on 28 Jul 2014, 13:43

6. astarling10 (Posts: 25; Member since: 12 May 2014)

I didn't know that. Just went and looked and I found the page that spells it out. I would've linked it here but I have less than 30 posts so I can't add links. I may do this with the S5 I'm currently using when something I like better comes out.

posted on 28 Jul 2014, 21:08

7. bigdawg23 (Posts: 462; Member since: 25 May 2011)

With AT&T Next, I believe you have to pay the phone off to upgrade sooner that either the 12 or 18 months. Or is you have a previous phone line on a 2 contract and not on Next you will have Next available

I purchased my iPhone 5 in November 2012 and current have the option to get any phone by going the route of Next. I bought a Note 3 for work on Next but after 3 months elected to pay the phone off. I could careless about paying retail on a phone as it gives me options. Note mention I usually get the top end phones that have high resale.

posted on 28 Jul 2014, 10:44

5. darkkjedii (Posts: 24332; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)

Will be getting one on launch day. Can't wait for it.

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