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Old 10-07-2012, 11:07 AM   #2381
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Its somewhere between 20-25%, I don't know the exact number. I am the only one on the account and with 450 land line minutes, free text, cell to any cell any carrier, and unlimited data its 72.xx a month after taxes and fees.

And for people on the SERO plan, you cant get a phone until its on the market for 5 months. Its also a 24 month upgrade system.
That isn't true. I spoke with Employee Accounts last week and could have ordered my phone then. The only reason I didn't order the phone is simply because I'm not 100% sold on it yet. Yes it will require a new contract, but that's inconsequential. I've been with Sprint since 98-ish. I'm not going anywhere!


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Old 10-07-2012, 12:06 PM   #2382
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agree. had one on my iphone 4 and it was minty fresh. but i just hate the way they fell and look.
also they weren't available when i bought the phone.
Buy SGP screen protectors (Power support and green onions supply are also good protectors). Probably the best out there in terms of clarity, cut, and feel. They were also available before the launch and so I got them in the mail the same day my phone came in.
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Old 10-07-2012, 12:31 PM   #2383
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Buy SGP screen protectors (Power support and green onions supply are also good protectors). Probably the best out there in terms of clarity, cut, and feel. They were also available before the launch and so I got them in the mail the same day my phone came in.
I saw this from SGP, its a glass screen protector. Can anyone comment on it?

http://www.amazon.com/SPIGEN-SGP-Pro...reen+protector
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Old 10-07-2012, 12:42 PM   #2384
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That isn't true. I spoke with Employee Accounts last week and could have ordered my phone then. The only reason I didn't order the phone is simply because I'm not 100% sold on it yet. Yes it will require a new contract, but that's inconsequential. I've been with Sprint since 98-ish. I'm not going anywhere!


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Just going off what a close friend told me, since hes the ASM at a local Sprint store... But I agree, I've been with Sprint for about 5 years now and I'm not going anywhere either! I've always been happy with their customer service and the monthly rate is fantastic compared to other providers!
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Old 10-07-2012, 12:54 PM   #2385
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I'm having the same issue with the 5 that I did with the 4.....I don't get emails of pictures that I send to my email address. Is there a filter or firewall I need to relax? Picture texts to my friends work just fine.
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Old 10-07-2012, 01:24 PM   #2386
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Just going off what a close friend told me, since hes the ASM at a local Sprint store... But I agree, I've been with Sprint for about 5 years now and I'm not going anywhere either! I've always been happy with their customer service and the monthly rate is fantastic compared to other providers!
I've found that must local managers have no idea about the intricacies of employee accounts. The information is always conflicting and they mess stuff up (..ex: a month ago they told my g/f that she couldn't have a 4s and keep her EA. One quick call.....fixed! ). That's why I always call employee accounts directly.

Yeah, Sprint's prices beat the competition by far. I've never had a problem with their service either.

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Old 10-07-2012, 01:40 PM   #2387
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Here's the case that I got for my 5er...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/120989001731...84.m1497.l2648

Perfect fit of flexible clear rubber/plastic. Not bad for a little bit over $4 shipped...
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Old 10-07-2012, 02:49 PM   #2388
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Got this in the mail the other day. I'm not a fan of cases, but don't like setting my phone down on surfaces that could scratch the back of the phone. Plus, it's alcantara.

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Old 10-07-2012, 02:51 PM   #2389
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It all depends on how long you have been with your cell service... It sounds like he has Verizon or Sprint.

I have an individual AT&T plan and I pay $85, tax included, for 3GB LTE/ unlimited text / 450 rollover (which I have 4,281 minutes of lol)

How the hell do you only pay $58 for yours?? Are you on a group plan or individual?
Corporate discount and family plan
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Old 10-07-2012, 03:20 PM   #2390
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Corporate discount and family plan
I'd pay about the same with mine from Sprint. Actually less because the iPhone nullifies the $8 equipment replacement insurance due to having to purchase Apple Care. My bill is $60 monthly after taxes, etc. with my Nexus S. The plan will be the same with the iPhone.

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Got this in the mail the other day. I'm not a fan of cases, but don't like setting my phone down on surfaces that could scratch the back of the phone. Plus, it's alcantara.

Best case has been found
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i have about 6 or so very very small scratches on my screen. i've babied this phone like no other and also have a case on it.
have no put it in my pocket with anything.

the quality of this phone seems to be sub par. it's disappointing.
ive said it before and will say it again: this is not a "premium" device. it may have good build materials but the quality of said materials is sub par. looks like this could be said at least for the first batch of them

and before anyone jumps on me for "hating," i say the same thing about the gs3
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Got this in the mail the other day. I'm not a fan of cases, but don't like setting my phone down on surfaces that could scratch the back of the phone. Plus, it's alcantara.

Can you let us know how this case holds up over time. I'm particularly interested in if the cutout by the camera will attract lint/dust/etc. since it uses an adhesive to attach to the phone itself.

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Old 10-07-2012, 03:37 PM   #2394
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been using mine without a screen protector and bumper. no scratches on the screen so far.

i think the build quality is great. i dont have scuffings on the sides either.
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Old 10-07-2012, 04:59 PM   #2395
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^^ The thing is, it will eventually man... Then you will be like
its a phone. its bound to scratch. ill probably install a screen protector later on once i decide on what case to get. the bumper is just temporary.

you one of those people who are extremely OCD with their phone?
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Old 10-07-2012, 05:11 PM   #2397
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i have about 6 or so very very small scratches on my screen. i've babied this phone like no other and also have a case on it.
have no put it in my pocket with anything.

the quality of this phone seems to be sub par. it's disappointing.
Gorilla Glass 2 is very strong and scratch resistant. Unlike the other components (back and sides) the glass is a known quantity, and is stronger than (the already scratch resistant) original Gorilla Glass was.

So clearly you do not baby your phone. Or maybe a TROLL scratched it!
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Got this in the mail the other day. I'm not a fan of cases, but don't like setting my phone down on surfaces that could scratch the back of the phone. Plus, it's alcantara.
That is going to look grimy as hell in short order.

It looks nice now though!

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Old 10-07-2012, 05:34 PM   #2399
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Anyone have a yellow tint on their screens? It's very subtle, more like the screen runs warm.

I noticed my replacement phone has dingy whites. Compared side-by-side to verify. Going to genius bar to see what they say.
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I think you're right. I checked my build date and it was September. My phone has no scratches or anything. Yet my cousins phone had a march build date and it had some nicks and ****.

How do you check the build date?
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