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Yugster.com has the Amazon Fire Phone (New) for $149.97, plus $5 for shipping.

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It's new, not refurbished, and it satisfies my single most important criteria when buying any new phone.

It's unlocked and contract-free.

That means you can take the Fire Phone to any GSM carrier (AT&T, T-Mobile, Cricket, Rok Mobile, Ting and so on) and choose the best no-contract plan for your needs (and budget).

Of course, Amazon throws a huge value-add into the mix: a full year of Amazon Prime, which is worth $99. Assuming you were planning to get Prime anyway (or want to extend your existing subscription, which I believe is an option), the net cost of the phone is about $50.

OK, but is the Fire any good? Oh, right, that. Reviews have been pretty mixed across the board, start with CNET's [cnet.com], though if you check Amazon's product page, you'll see that well over 8,500 [amazon.com] (!) buyers collectively rated it 4 stars out of 5 -- which speaks volumes.
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Meh..Couldn't beat ebay seller for $140 FS?
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Got this phone last month for the $140. My family is plugged into Amazon, we use Prime every day, we ARE the ideal Fire phone customers, but im already sick of it. Amazon bloat makes it operate like a 1gb phone, quick but not amazing. The carousel sucks, you waste a ton of time scrolling through junk. Everything about it is slightly different from Android, generally worse, so everything takes more time and motion. Battery is difficult to change, so will be a big hassle to replace when it crashes after 18 months.

However the build quality, camera, sound, and hardware are excellent. Love the physical buttons. I usually wait until the 1yr factory warranty runs out to root and custom ROM, dunno if I can last another week with this OS though.
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Got one , maybe root it, there is no tax for CA and applied a $1 off coupon.
Can't beat this deal after using the prime Smilie
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Quote from mostholycerebus View Post :
Got this phone last month for the $140. My family is plugged into Amazon, we use Prime every day, we ARE the ideal Fire phone customers, but im already sick of it. Amazon bloat makes it operate like a 1gb phone, quick but not amazing. The carousel sucks, you waste a ton of time scrolling through junk. Everything about it is slightly different from Android, generally worse, so everything takes more time and motion. Battery is difficult to change, so will be a big hassle to replace when it crashes after 18 months.

However the build quality, camera, sound, and hardware are excellent. Love the physical buttons. I usually wait until the 1yr factory warranty runs out to root and custom ROM, dunno if I can last another week with this OS though.
Install CM11 please.
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