1. Meka Mac's Avatar
    Hey all, usually just a lurker here but I have a question. I want the S5 but I can't buy it right now since I am going to be switching carriers in September when the other person on my line contracts end. Do you all think by then the price may decrease a little or no? just asking your thoughts.
    04-17-2014 09:58 PM
  2. bespinct's Avatar
    I doubt it, but there may be 'sales' when it's time. And who knows, there may be something you'd like better in September.

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    04-17-2014 10:06 PM
  3. mrsmumbles's Avatar
    I agree, there may be back to school or other sales, but I wouldn't completely rely on it. I remember last August/September I was waiting for a price drop on the gs4 and it didn't happen. As it turned out, I got my Nexus 5 the day after Halloween and couldn't be happier, so be open to all options.

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    04-18-2014 12:21 AM
  4. gibsonplayr21's Avatar
    I saw the s5 for 168.47 today at my local Sam's. Made me rethink if it was worth having for the last week it save 30$
    I'll bet the price has gone down more than that by September.
    04-18-2014 01:59 AM
  5. JWG2011's Avatar
    Last year on Black Friday there were several stores that had the S4 for like $.01. Of course you have to sign up for the 2 yr contract but at least that would save you $200 if you can wait that long.
    04-18-2014 06:47 AM
  6. dpham00's Avatar
    There should definitely be sales, essentially if you are signing a contract. Even today you can pick up the Verizon S5 for $100 at Costco.

    Black Friday would probably have even better pricing

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    04-18-2014 08:01 AM
  7. Meka Mac's Avatar
    Thanks everyone. I want it now but sadly have to wait.
    04-18-2014 08:15 AM
  8. Armand2REP's Avatar
    Hey all, usually just a lurker here but I have a question. I want the S5 but I can't buy it right now since I am going to be switching carriers in September when the other person on my line contracts end. Do you all think by then the price may decrease a little or no? just asking your thoughts.
    No, the retail price will not drop but you can always keep an eye out for a sale. However if you can wait, the Note 4 will be the bomb.


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    04-18-2014 08:41 AM
  9. psp1232171's Avatar
    Last year on Black Friday there were several stores that had the S4 for like $.01. Of course you have to sign up for the 2 yr contract but at least that would save you $200 if you can wait that long.
    Got my S4 for $0 the Wed before black Friday, thanks best buy.

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    04-18-2014 08:56 AM
  10. Meka Mac's Avatar
    No, the retail price will not drop but you can always keep an eye out for a sale. However if you can wait, the Note 4 will be the bomb.
    I would like to note but it's huge lol

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    Does the Verizon version of the s5 have the download booster?
    04-18-2014 11:23 AM
  11. dpham00's Avatar
    I would like to note but it's huge lol

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    Does the Verizon version of the s5 have the download booster?
    No, it doesn't

    dpham00, Android Central Moderator
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    04-18-2014 11:29 AM
  12. Meka Mac's Avatar
    Do you know which carrier has it? I have Sprint and I heard Sprint s5 doesn't have it either
    04-18-2014 11:33 AM
  13. hardrocker89's Avatar
    As of now tmobile is the only carrier to allow it.

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    04-18-2014 11:40 AM
  14. mrsmumbles's Avatar
    And last year, T-Mobile did have the gs4 for $0 most of the summer.

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    04-18-2014 01:03 PM
  15. dpham00's Avatar
    And last year, T-Mobile did have the gs4 for $0 most of the summer.

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    $0 on contract or $0 down?

    dpham00, Android Central Moderator
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    04-18-2014 03:06 PM
  16. mrsmumbles's Avatar
    $0 on contract or $0 down?

    dpham00, Android Central Moderator
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    I don't know, it was a TV commercial but I don't know the whole terms.

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    04-18-2014 09:00 PM
  17. dpham00's Avatar
    I don't know, it was a TV commercial but I don't know the whole terms.

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    Probably $0 down from what I remember. Still full retail payment plan, so price was around $650

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    04-19-2014 12:24 AM
  18. mrsmumbles's Avatar
    Probably $0 down from what I remember. Still full retail payment plan, so price was around $650

    dpham00, Android Central Moderator
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    You're probably right. I wanted a gs4 at the time, and I was tempted, but T-Mobile isn't great in my location, so I was hoping for a price drop on an unlocked gs4, but no such luck from what I could see on Amazon, then.

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    04-19-2014 12:38 AM
  19. dpham00's Avatar
    You're probably right. I wanted a gs4 at the time, and I was tempted, but T-Mobile isn't great in my location, so I was hoping for a price drop on an unlocked gs4, but no such luck from what I could see on Amazon, then.

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    If price is an issue, I would just pick up the att note 3 refurbished no contract for $250.




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    04-19-2014 12:50 AM
  20. mrsmumbles's Avatar
    If price is an issue, I would just pick up the att note 3 refurbished no contract for $250.


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    dpham00, Android Central Moderator
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    Wow! That's a great deal! I'm not looking now, but if I were, I'd be all over that.

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    04-19-2014 12:55 AM

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