Palm Pre to run $549.99 without a contract

Palm Pre to run $549.99 without a contract
The news is out that the Pre will be running $199.99 after mail-in-rebates with a two year contract. For those that do not want to commit to a contract, you can purchase the device for a mere $549.99. It might be a worthy investment for those who don't like the idea of being tethered to a long term agreement. Still, the price point is what can be found on similar devices. From the looks of an online Sprint chat with a customer service agent, its a safe bet to say you can get your hands on this device on day one without a contract.

via engadget

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3 Comments

1. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Wouldn't it be cheaper to buy the phone for $199.99 and then pay a $175 dollar cancelation fee whenever you don't want to use the phone or be with the company anymore?

3. Astromanaught

Posts: 46; Member since: Mar 11, 2009

technicly thats fraud, and in most agent (and even some corprate) stores you sign a sheet that says you agree to pay a larger Early Termination fee. Normally its around $200 or so

2. heavybreathing

Posts: 276; Member since: Feb 26, 2009

Fantastic

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