Has anyone gotten any confirmation on how much the X will cost you out of pocket?

jd369

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I obviously will not be coming out of pocket a grand for a cell phone, but I also havent seen anything concrete about trade in promotions etc. Anyone have any information?
 

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Idk what you mean. There are Apple and carrier monthly payment plans as many past years.

If you wont be paying $1k in general, then you wont be getting an X. There are no promo deals on pre-release hardware from Apple.

Trade-in prices for old devices via carriers and 3rd party sites are already released Google it.
 
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IE when I went from the 6 to the 7 verizon gave a $650 trade in credit for the 6 so I only came out of pocket $100 for the 7. I dont do full price payment plans, whether its broken up into installments or its a lump sum out of pocket is out of pocket and I will not be spending $1,000 for a phone haha.
 
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Apple's website and app will have the retail pricing of the new phones. As pointed out, if there are any applicable sales taxes in your respective state, add that as well. Regarding promotions and/or trade in options, those are pretty much up to the carriers and retailers. I'm sure you can find details on their websites.
 

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Verizon to buy an X.
  • For $300 off: iPhone 6S or 6S Plus, iPhone 7 or 7 Plus, Google Pixel XL, LG G6, Moto Z2 Force, Galaxy S7 or Edge, Galaxy S8, or S8 Plus
  • For $200 off: iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, iPhone SE, Google Pixel, LG G5, LG V20, Moto Z Force, Moto Z Droid, Moto Z2 Play, Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge, Galaxy S6 Edge Plus, or Galaxy Note 5
  • For $100: iPhone 5, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5S, HTC 10, Moto Z Play, Galaxy S5, Galaxy Note Edge, Galaxy Note 4
No carrier ever gave you $650 for a 1 year old phone to trade up. If you SWITCHED carriers and they gave you a credit that's something totally different and doesnt apply here. Also if you ported to get 7 then you are most likely stuck if you read the credit terms until next year (they require you to stay with them 2 years or charge you)
 
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I didnt switch carriers, I have been with verizon for over 10 years and yes I received $650 for my 6 to upgrade to the 7.
 

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IE when I went from the 6 to the 7 verizon gave a $650 trade in credit for the 6 so I only came out of pocket $100 for the 7. I dont do full price payment plans, whether its broken up into installments or its a lump sum out of pocket is out of pocket and I will not be spending $1,000 for a phone haha.
Check with Verizon, seems that most carriers are offering only about $300 for trade ins for the X.
 

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Well whatever you want to claim there are no deals close to that so guess no X for you.
 

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Had a feeling you'd say something baseless like that. Its great when you can back things up with proof haha.

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But yeah if they are only going to offer less than half for the 7 what they did for the 6 and expect people to pay them $700 or more cash I wont be getting the X. That much for a phone is ludicrous.
 

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Had a feeling you'd say something baseless like that. Its great when you can back things up with proof haha.

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But yeah if they are only going to offer less than half for the 7 what they did for the 6 and expect people to pay them $700 or more cash I wont be getting the X. That much for a phone is ludicrous.
That is a 24 month trade in credit, so didn't really change your out of pocket costs. But yeah, those days are over, most it looks like you can get this year is about $300 for a trade in.
 
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Had a feeling you'd say something baseless like that. Its great when you can back things up with proof haha.

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But yeah if they are only going to offer less than half for the 7 what they did for the 6 and expect people to pay them $700 or more cash I wont be getting the X. That much for a phone is ludicrous.
You still dont get it, you are getting $650 DIVIDED BY 24. You have not gotten $650 in your hand yet, not even close. $27.08 time 13 payments is what you've gotten to date.

AND you still have 11 payments left to pay off now on the iphone 7 due; something like $300 to pay off if you wanted to upgrade. You forfeit the other $27.08 times 11 months if you dont stay in the 24 month agreement; clearly you saw free money and didn't bother to read the terms.

And you didn't "only pay $100" UNLESS YOU KEPT THE IPHONE 7 24 MONTHS.

"** $649.99 device payment purchase req’d. Less $649.99 trade-in credit applied to account over 24 mos; credit begins in 2-3 bill cycles & ends when balance paid; 0% APR. Line must be active for 2 yrs. for full credit. "
 

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Im assuming neither one of you understand how a trade in credit work? Nothing was ever mentioned about getting $650 in cash in hand haha. It was about paying out of your own pocket, which for me to get the 7 was $100. You know $750, less a $650 credit equals they run your credit card for $100 plus tax.
 

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Im assuming neither one of you understand how a trade in credit work? Nothing was ever mentioned about getting $650 in cash in hand haha. It was about paying out of your own pocket, which for me to get the 7 was $100.
Clearly you dont want to listen or read so it's a complete waste of time. It WAS NOT $100 if you trade up now; you will owe 11 more payments on the iphone 7 and lose the rest of the credits unless keeping the phone 24 months per the below terms.

So NO you cannot upgrade now without paying, end of story. If you want to boast about $100 gotta keep that 7 until the next fall iphones

http://www.verizon.com/about/news/get-next-gen-iphones-next-gen-network-available-verizon-lte-advanced-beginning-friday-september

" $649.99 device payment purchase req’d. Less $649.99 trade-in credit applied to account over 24 mos; credit begins in 2-3 bill cycles & ends when balance paid; 0% APR. Line must be active for 2 yrs. for full credit. Trade-in must be in good working & cosmetic condition. $400 trade in value on iPhone 5 series and iPhone SE devices. Good towards the purchase of iPhone 7 32GB and iPhone 7 Plus 32GB (0% APR; $769.99 full price).Trade-in must be in good working & cosmetic condition. Eligible phones for $300 trade-in value: Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge, S6 edge+, Note 5, LG G4 or V10 and HTC One M9. Eligible phones for $200 trade-in value: Samsung Galaxy S5 or Note 4, LG G3, HTC One M8, Droid Maxx 2 and Droid Turbo 2. Eligible phones for $100 trade-in value: Samsung Galaxy S4, LG G2, HTC One M7, Apple iPhone 4 or 4s, Droid Maxx and Droid Turbo. Limited time offer. Trade-in must be in good working and cosmetic condition."
 
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Rook, we arent talking about NOW, we are talking about my upgrade from the 6 to the 7. My question was to see if any folks had seen confirmation of promotions like that one, and people have already commented that it looks like its only a $300 promotion this year.
 

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I think there's some miscommunication on here, I'm guessing when the OP says "out of pocket" he's talking about what he will have to pay of his own money at the point of sale itself, not how much he will have to pay over the entire duration he owns the phone?
 

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I think there's some miscommunication on here, I'm guessing when the OP says "out of pocket" he's talking about what he will have to pay of his own money at the point of sale itself, not how much he will have to pay over the entire duration he owns the phone?
Yet if you dont fulfill 24 months you owe money for the rest of the phone payments (11 payments) and its not "only $100." You owe 11 time $25 or whatever the 7 was over 24 month payments.

It's really not brain surgery here. The terms are that they give you credits a long as you keep that device up to 24 months for the full $650; the 7 was only last year's model. If you switch carriers or upgrade early you owe the rest of the $ on the phone still
 
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Yet if you dont fulfill 24 months you owe money for the rest of the phone payments and its not only $100.

It's really not brain surgery here.
Oh I'm aware, I'm just trying to break it down as granularly as possible, that's all. I know full well that one can't just pay 100 bucks cash in addition to handing in a previous generation phone and expect that to be the end of it.
 

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Yes lol, I thought it was common knowledge what out of pocket meant.
 

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Assuming the OP prefers to remain with the same carrier, it would be best to talk with them directly to see what they can offer him. He can explain his situation and see what trade ins would be applicable, etc.
 

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Good lord kid, Im assuming you are a kid since you are still harping on the $100 and you just dont grasp what out of pocket means. What about the $100 payment being on the 2016 promotion do you not get? If I was to upgrade out of pocket at $100 this year that means that verizon would have to give me a $900 credit for my 7 that I would be trading in.
 

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Yes lol, I thought it was common knowledge what out of pocket meant.
Well yes it is common knowledge what "out of pocket" means. But the generally accepted societal and economic definition is what someone would be paying for something in total for said item, regardless of duration. If I finance a 40,000 car, even if I walk away from the dealership day one by only putting 10,000 down, my "out of pocket" wouldn't be just that 10,000. At any rate, semantics.
 

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Good lord kid, Im assuming you are a kid since you are still harping on the $100 and you just dont grasp this. What about the $100 payment being on the 2016 promotion do you not get? If I was to upgrade out of pocket at $100 this year that means that verizon would have to give me a $900 credit for my 7 that I would be trading in.
Coming from the "kid" who whines about actually paying his own money for a cell phone and wants $900 in freebies right? :rolleyes:
 

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Well yes it is common knowledge what "out of pocket" means. But the generally accepted societal and economic definition is what someone would be paying for something in total for said item, regardless of duration. If I finance a 40,000 car, even if I walk away from the dealership day one by only putting 10,000 down, my "out of pocket" wouldn't be just that 10,000. At any rate, semantics.
I am still only paying $100 for the phone over the term of 24 months as the $650/24 is deducted from my bill every month. I am not accumulating an amount of $750 leaving my bank account.