Re: Moving from basic phone to Iphone 6- now or wait?

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Your best bet is to crunch some numbers.

How many GB would you like? Keep in mind that the iPhone 6 is a 4G phone and on top of that is a data hog. Not only is the phone, but the user could be too and being as this is your first smartphone I would be cautious getting a plan that doesn't have enough GB.

Would it be on an individual plan or the more everything plan?

It might be cheaper for you to sign a 2 year contract, with the device payment plan you'll save $15 off of the $40 access line fee.

For instance if you do a 2 year More Everything 2GB plan - you pay $40 for the 2GB each month PLUS you pay $40 for the smartphone line access fee and for the other phones/devices on your plan. The phone is then $199 + tax. In 2 years you'd spend $2,119

On the device payment plan you'll pay $40 for the 2GB each month PLUS $25 for the line access fee, but then you pay $649.99 for the phone in installments. In 2 years you'd spend $2,210

With these numbers it would be cheaper for you to do a 2 year plan, but then you'd be locked into a contract.

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