Thursday, April 15, 2010

Drowning In A Sea Of Free Cell Phones

Every two years, like clockwork, your cell phone contract expires and you are free to move about the marketplace. Most of us do. The churn in cellular service is legendary. Part of the motivation to dump the old phone and grab a new one is dissatisfaction with your chosen carrier. But most of the impetus is that cell phone technology is advancing at breakneck speed. What was once cutting edge is now old school. If you want to get the latest capabilities, you’ll have to get one of the latest phone models. You'll also have to pay big bucks to upgrade. Or... will you?

Check out the huge selection of free cell phones at cell phone plan finder .com

If you are smart about where you get your next cell phone, you can move up to the latest technology for little or no money. I’m looking at a list of this week’s top 10 selling cell phones at Cell Phone Plan Finder, a newly update online resource. Nine, count ‘em nine, of the top ten phones are available free of charge. These include the AT&T Motorola Backflip, Droid Eris by HTC, T-Mobile BlackBerry Curve 8520, Sprint BlackBerry Curve, AT&T Samsung Impression, Motorola Cliq XT, AT&T Samsung Mythic, Sprint Samsung Exclaim and Verizon Wireless LG Chocolate Touch.

What about the 10th phone? That would be the Verizon Wireless Droid by Motorola. This is a different model from the HTC Droid. It’s also highly in demand for its new technology. How much is this non-free phone going to set you back? It’s all of $19.99.

I see that you are scrunching your face. Something about these prices doesn’t sound right. After all, you’ve been shopping the cellular stores locally and maybe dropping in on the big box retailers. They’re not giving away these phones. They expect you to pay for your new cell phone, sometimes a lot. How can this be?

The reason is the efficiency of online comparison shopping. Cell Phone Plan Finder offers an enormous selection of phones by all the major manufacturers for all the major carriers in all price ranges and functionality. They’re delivered to your door, set up for the service plan you choose and ready to use immediately.

But what about those service plans? Don’t they cost more online? No they don’t. They’re exactly the same as the one’s you sign up for in the stores. Probably the big difference is that nobody is going to pressure you to select one plan over another when you shop at your leisure online. You can review all the choices for the phone model you want and pick just the right plan for your needs. That includes family plans where you can often get two or more free phones sharing the same bundle of minutes. What a deal!

If you are in the market for a new cell phone or perhaps your first one, take a few minutes and browse the huge selection of cell phones and wireless service plans you’ll find at Cell Phone Plan Finder now.

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