buying new iPhone from at&t?

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  1. Stemoy

    Stemoy Active Member

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    Since the 4G will be coming out soon I figure AT&T is wanting to get all 3G iPhones out as soon as possible.
    I wanna get one w/out the contract since I'm on AT&T prepaid.
    So if I went into one of their stores and asked to get say, an 8 gb 3G new or refurbished, what would their price be w/out the contract? Thanks
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    The only way to get one without a contract is through ebay
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    well I know that I could buy one with a contract then cancel the service and pay the early termination fee. If nothing else I can get one that way. Ebay can't be the only option
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    If you get it that way it becomes way too expensive. The termination fee is what? Like $200? Plus the phone $99 or depending on how much they drop which will prob be $50 if they want to get rid of them. Thats $250-$300. If you look on ebay and craigslist you can find a 3g iPhone for about $150-$200.
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    Ebay would be the easiest, and best way. Also the cheapest.

    Basically, ebay and terminating the contract (which, I believe, is 320$ now starting June 1st) are the only two ways.
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    xXrkidXx Well-Known Member

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    You CAN buy them without contract, but it's like $500 for the 8GB.
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    well ok, I'll probably shop on ebay for one then. I didn't expect it to be that cheap lol, I expected 300 on ebay at the least
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    Look on craigslist too. You can try the phone and see if anything is wrong with it.

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