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Would you consider leasing a phone instead of buying?


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Migrated from Original Forum. Originally Posted 5 February 2012


With Verizon charging $299 for some of its high end phones, precedent has be set to allow increases in high-end phones. With that said, perhaps its time to consider leasing. You could get a good phone without subsidizing a phone for two years and keep up with the latest & greatest. For the phone wh***es"s out there, this could be a cheaper and elegant soloution. What do you think?


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I'm intrigued with the idea. However, given that I like to be able to dork with and customize my phone, its probably not a good solution for me.


Something like this is a better fit for iPhone and WP than Android products.


BTW, this is my first post on the new site. And I'm doing it from the mobile website!

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Rooting certainly eliminates the need to get better phones as long as the phone can support all the new ROM flavors out there. Every once in a while you see a phone you must have, and this would be an inexpensive way to get it. I may consider it if Sprint ever offers it and if the T&C is reasonable.

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