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Essential Phone coming to all Sprint stores on September 14

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Essential Phone coming to all Sprint stores on September 14

The wait is finally over and the Essential Phone will be available for purchase in all Sprint retail channels on September 14. The only carrier in the United States that sells the Essential Phone, Sprint announced that, for a limited time, customers can lease it for $14.58 per month and take advantage of the best price for fully featured Unlimited data among national carriers.

Basically, you'll get 50% off Essential Phone and you won't have to pay anything ($0 down) with 18 Sprint Flex Lease payments, thus saving more than $260. On top of that, the Essential 360-degree camera costs just $199.99 or $16.67 per month for 12 months with Installment Billing.

Using Sprint Flex Lease will enable customers to lease the Essential Phone and have the option to upgrade or purchase later. The carrier allows consumers to choose whether they want to buy the phone or not later on, not when they decide to pick it up.

The unlocked Essential Phone was only available for pre-order online via Essential's store, but orders have been shipped later than expected. Thankfully, starting tomorrow, customers will be able to try it out in all Sprint retail stores before deciding whether to buy it or not.

source: Sprint

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posted on 13 Sep 2017, 15:44

1. kiko007 (Posts: 5733; Member since: 17 Feb 2016)

Only one thing comes to mind when the Essential phone becomes the subject of conversation: 4? Really? s**t...

posted on 13 Sep 2017, 16:44 1

2. mike2959 (Posts: 591; Member since: 08 Oct 2011)

Sorry no thanks. It's not the OEM fault. It's Android. Look I left Apple once again for Android and I'm about to go back. After 3 months with the 8+ battery is once again crap. The operating system is just terrible. The phone is slow. Yes I've cleared system cache and even did a factory reset. It's not Samsung. There's very little bloat most can be removed. The operating system is built on a platform of years of just jumbled crap. No I don't want to root. I just want it to work like it did the day out of the box. Android fan boys just tell me it's not possible.

posted on 13 Sep 2017, 16:58 1

3. Zylam (Posts: 1160; Member since: 20 Oct 2010)

LOLOLOL I lost track of what your were tying to say.

Either way, wait for the Pixel 2 XL or just buy the new iPhone X.

posted on 13 Sep 2017, 17:06 1

4. Johnnokia (Posts: 1151; Member since: 27 May 2012)

If you want to get the true Android experience, never choose Samsung.
I've tried many times to give Samsung chances, and here we go again. The S8+ lagged and got slow many times.

Try HTC, Sony, Pixel, and even Nokia.
You will absolutely love Android.
The only things I love in Samsung phones are the great design, camera, and screen. The software is an utter crap.

posted on 13 Sep 2017, 19:00

7. Flash (banned) (Posts: 1972; Member since: 19 May 2017)

John couldn't have said it any better. Samsung puts a lot of garbage and bloatware on their phones plus TouchWiz. They are a terrible representation of what Android is.

If you want to experience Android in how it should be, you need to get a Nexus or a Pixel. The Samsung phones will only get worse over time based on what I've seen in the past.

posted on 13 Sep 2017, 21:39

8. JohnR (Posts: 8; Member since: 08 Sep 2017)

Android as it should be is still s**t.

s**t built on s**t.

I love how people think Google is the almighty. Their phones still get slaughtered by Apple.

posted on 13 Sep 2017, 18:29

6. Subie (Posts: 1382; Member since: 01 Aug 2015)

Give Windows 10 mobile a try :)

posted on 14 Sep 2017, 00:05 2

9. itzmando (Posts: 117; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)

I'm lost? What are you exactly trying to state, I have an iPhone 7 and I'm done with Apple, so restrictive. I'd honestly had very positive experience with Samsung phones, from my Samsung Galaxy, Note 3, Note 7 and now soon Note 8.

You might have a bad phone out of literally millions of units sold, there is bound to be some bad batches. My iPhone 7 is horrendous with the battery life, I always have to have a charger around to keep it up and the OS may be better optimized, but it also lacks many features or shortcuts that an Android device can accomplish. To each their own, I guess.

posted on 14 Sep 2017, 00:13

10. sissy246 (Posts: 4223; Member since: 04 Mar 2015)

You probably don't even own the s8+ because that is a bunch of bull s**t.

posted on 13 Sep 2017, 17:17

5. killer7D (Posts: 466; Member since: 18 Sep 2014)

Why would i choose this phone over the htc U11 ??

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