On the heels of Apple’s huge iPhone 6 rollout last week, one major cellphone carrier is trying to win your business with free phones plus a chance to skip to the head of the line for delivery. And if one carrier offers this, can others be far behind with even better deals?
There are a few things that we can expect to happen in predictable cycles. In the grand scheme of things there is the obvious birth, taxes and death, and somewhere in between we can be nearly as sure of this:
Apple announcement. Mad consumer scramble. Third-party vendors position to capitalize on the new product.
In fact, Apple is so connected with third-party phone carriers (wireless service providers), the company actually goes so far as to announce its prices along with the catch phrase, "with a two-year contract." This year, Apple started pricing (with that two-year contract) at $199 for the iPhone 6 and $299 for the Plus. But that was just to establish the jumping-off point.
Enter, all the service providers who carry Apple. You see, they care little about the hardware. They want to hook you into paying their monthly service fees and, if they can, they want to do it for at least two years. So, the Verizons and Sprints of the world will do anything they can to leverage the public's desire to get their hands on a new iPhone 6 into new service contracts.
The amazing (on the front end) service provider offers are already in full swing. And you know what, if you really want a new iPhone, I would be hard-pressed to tell you not to look into one of these 3 free (sort-of) iPhone 6 offers.