Sprint intros free early upgrades for any leased phone, not just iPhones and Galaxies
This will open up more frequent upgrades to all Sprint phone users, as they will be able to lease any handset with the ability to upgrade from it after one year, just like they could do with, say, the iPhone 7 or Galaxy S7. So far, this option was also available for other phones, but did cost $5/month extra, and now it's free for all.
According to Robert Hackl, Sprint's senior vice president of leasing: "We want to give full flexibility to our customers because you don’t want to get stuck with an old phone." That's the spirit, and, coupled with the great deal on unlimited that Sprint has going at the moment, it might lure more people in the carrier's loving embrace, at least where Sprint has coverage.