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Improved Offer at Costco, Waived Activation - Sprint Iphone XS 64GB Free After 24 Monthly Installments, Requires a Specific Trade-In

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This is an improved deal (exp. 10/4) at Costco vs the previous one (exp. 9/27), because it provides a bill credit for the activation fee.

In general, it is almost the same Sprint deal as the Best Buy one, except this one has a waived activation fee and the "TYLT Power Essentials Pack", but the Best Buy deal has a good forum thread on Slickdeals to reasearch.

http://membershipwireless.com//co...8_vzw_ipxs

Best Buy Sprint Iphone XS forum thread: https://slickdeals.net/f/12051147-bestbuy-sprint-iphone-xs-max-4-20-mo-or-64gb-iphone-xs-various-colors-24-mo-installment-plan-net-0-phone-after-24-months-credits
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How is something "free" after 24 months installments?
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How is something "free" after 24 months installments?
You pay up front then they remove 1/24 of that off your bill every month for 24 months.
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That doesn't make sense. You sure about that? So sprint for all intents and purposes sends you a check every month for 24 months.
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That doesn't make sense. You sure about that? So sprint for all intents and purposes sends you a check every month for 24 months.
The deal requires service, as they deduct it from your monthly service bill. Example: They charge you $60 a month for service, but give you a credit of $25 a month for 24 months, meaning you only pay $35 a month.

It's done this way so that if you choose to leave Sprint before the 24 months, you lose out on the remaining monthly credits.
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The deal requires service, as they deduct it from your monthly service bill. Example: They charge you $60 a month for service, but give you a credit of $25 a month for 24 months, meaning you only pay $35 a month.

It's done this way so that if you choose to leave Sprint before the 24 months, you lose out on the remaining monthly credits.
I don't get how people aren't comprehending this. Thanks for stating it clearly.
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The deal requires service, as they deduct it from your monthly service bill. Example: They charge you $60 a month for service, but give you a credit of $25 a month for 24 months, meaning you only pay $35 a month.

It's done this way so that if you choose to leave Sprint before the 24 months, you lose out on the remaining monthly credits.
So, it's a 24month contract
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So, it's a 24month contract
Not exactly a contract, you can leave at any time. But if you leave after 12 months for example, you miss out on the remaining 12 months of credits they would give you for the phone.
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Will this work with an existing SERO plan?
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The deal requires service, as they deduct it from your monthly service bill. Example: They charge you $60 a month for service, but give you a credit of $25 a month for 24 months, meaning you only pay $35 a month.

It's done this way so that if you choose to leave Sprint before the 24 months, you lose out on the remaining monthly credits.
Isn't it more akin to you financing a device (agreeing to pay full price for a device, splitting it up into 24 monthly payments at 0% APR), then paying for the service?

ex: Sprint Unlimited = $60/month
- iPhone XS = $41.66/month for 24 months = $1000
- Monthly bill (subtotal) = $101.66/month
- Trade-In Promo = +$41.66/credit per month for 24 months (=$1000 after 2 yrs)
- Monthly bill (after trade-in) = $60 + $41.66 - $41.66 = $60/month

Theyre basically valuing your iPhone 7 (minimum phone trade in I believe with new line) at $1000 spread out over 2 yrs.
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Not exactly a contract, you can leave at any time. But if you leave after 12 months for example, you miss out on the remaining 12 months of credits they would give you for the phone.
It's still a contract cause you can't leave until you get all the credits.lol
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Just did this plan. $45/mos (6gb before throttling down) + tax. 24 mos credit. Activation fee in bill credits ($30) and no sim card fee. Iphone xs 64gb + tilt power pack. Paid $75 tax fee OTD
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Just did this plan. $45/mos (6gb before throttling down) + tax. 24 mos credit. Activation fee in bill credits ($30) and no sim card fee. Iphone xs 64gb + tilt power pack. Paid $75 tax fee OTD
So the 45 per mo is with or without credits?
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So the 45 per mo is with or without credits?
Thats with credits. Im looking at 87 dollars estimated bill w/o credits with iphone xs rn until i send in my iphone 7 plus
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Does this work with SWAC
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