iPhone SE - Contract pricing

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  1. Zackmd1 macrumors 6502a

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    Hello all,

    So Apple made a note during the keynote to state the SE 16GB would be free on contract. Is it safe to assume that the 64GB version will be $50 on contract? With no mention of 64GB contact pricing it makes me worry that the 64GB might not even be available for contract pricing.... Not a big deal but I would prefer not to pay full price up front and do not want to go through AT&T next.

    For reference, I am a AT&T business member that still has the ability to use 2 year contracts and unlimited data.
     
  2. willmtaylor macrumors G3

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    IFollowing the traditional model, if the 16GB version is free on contract, then shouldn't the next step up be $100 on contract?
     
  3. Zackmd1 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    The 5s was free for 16gb and $50 for 32gb. Since the SE is $50 cheaper off contract I assume it will at least fit into the previous 5s contract pricing.
     
  4. willmtaylor macrumors G3

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    That would be great, and I wouldn't complain since the wife will be getting the 64GB variant, but I could completely see it being $100 (especially since the RAM increase is more dramatic).
     
  5. Zackmd1 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    That it would! $100 wouldn't be an issue either. Just wondering why there was no mention of 64gb contract pricing. Contract pricing is no longer a given since everything is moving to next style installments.
     
  6. puma1552 macrumors 601

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    its $50, apples site has all this info on it.
     
  7. Zackmd1 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Interesting! Mind sharing a link to pricing? I have been unable to find contract pricing... Just next or off contract.
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    Ok scratch that. Both sprint and Verizon options show $50 on contract. AT&T doesn't since "normal" buyers can't get contract pricing any more. Thanks for the tip! So AT&T SHOULD offer it for $50 on contract for business members.
     
  8. willmtaylor macrumors G3

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    Thanks!
     
  9. 12vElectronics macrumors 68040

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    I'm a current att 2 year contract customer. Contract ends in September. Would I then be able to get it for $50 and a 2 year contract?
     
  10. Zackmd1 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    If business member then yes. If not the I believe you will be forced to a next plan.
     
  11. willmtaylor macrumors G3

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    Yes, if ATT is currently renewing on-contract customers with renewed 2-year contracts.

    Are they?
     
  12. Zackmd1 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    They forced one of my family members to a next plan when her contract ran out. I believe it was January of this year that AT&T stated that it would no longer renew 2 year contracts for standard members. Business members are uneffected but are f***ed when pre-ordering a iPhone since we can only go through AT&T... Can't even order through Apple since AT&T doesn't allow them to process the 2yr renewal....
     
  13. willmtaylor macrumors G3

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    Looks like you're SOL:

    "Instead of signing a contract, AT&T customers buying new smartphones will have to sign up for an "AT&T Next" device payment plan, in which they pay off the cost of their phone over the course of time. AT&T will officially stop offering contracts on January 8."
    http://money.cnn.com/2015/12/31/technology/att-2-year-contracts/
     

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