Preordered S3 @ Best Buy but need new phone today.

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Last week I went into Best Buy and preordered my new S3. Yesterday my TBolt died. My line is ready for an upgrade. Can I go back to BB and upgrade to, say the Incredible2 and then when my S3 comes in, return the Inc. and get my S3 (thus also locking in my unlimited data)?
 

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I have been using a pixi plus for 18 months and love the little guy but am going to get either S3 or Maxx to lock in unlimited. Itls really been a great little phone for $30. Love the included 5GB hotspot from vzw. Actually picked up another to use for pandora, music, podcasts. They will be great backup phones.
 

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I have been using a pixi plus for 18 months and love the little guy but am going to get either S3 or Maxx to lock in unlimited. Itls really been a great little phone for $30. Love the included 5GB hotspot from vzw. Actually picked up another to use for pandora, music, podcasts. They will be great backup phones.

Same here. I picked up a Pixi about a year ago while I waited for something I really wanted to come out since I still had a Windows Mobile phone that just stunk. If it weren't for the data plan issue, I probably would just keep on trucking with the Pixi. It has good enough web, email, basic apps like Pandora and Slacker. I also like the Touchstone charging. It will be a real shock going from a tiny phone to one of the biggest.
 

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Just a warning, preordering from Best Buy may not guaruntee you unlimited data because your only reserving the phone and not locking into a 2 year contract.

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Just a warning, preordering from Best Buy may not guaruntee you unlimited data because your only reserving the phone and not locking into a 2 year contract.

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This is what I am wondering. If I purchase a different one before the 28th deadline and then return it for my S3. Would this lock me in or not?
 

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Go to the verizon corporate store and ask to see if they have any cpo smartphones, should be cheaper than full retail, and if you don't like it, return within 14 days. I wouldn't mess with the S3 order and risk losing unlimited data. Then again, I wouldn't buy from best buy and risk losing unlimited data in the first place. To me, any savings is negligible compared to losing unlimited data. But then again, I prefer to err on the side of caution.
 

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I activated the Pixi tonight, and just FYI, if you have double data you will lose it because the Pixi is not a 4G device. However, for me, it doesn't matter because we are changing to the shared data plans; it works out better for us with 3 lines and a 20% discount.
 

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I activated the Pixi tonight, and just FYI, if you have double data you will lose it because the Pixi is not a 4G device. However, for me, it doesn't matter because we are changing to the shared data plans; it works out better for us with 3 lines and a 20% discount.

You lose double data, but instead of $30 for 4gb, you get 7gb for $30, 5gb of which is mhs.
 

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