Rent Your Next Phone Rather Than Buy It
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Dec 31, 2008, 8:21 AM by Eric M. Zeman
A new start-up based in New Jersey is offering people stuck in lengthy wireless contracts the opportunity to switch handsets without paying full price. Rentobile has bought cell phones from the major cellular carriers at full price, and then rents them to those interested in using a new handset even though they are in the middle of a contract. The company has between two and five handsets for each carrier, and rents them out at $20 to $50 per month, depending on the handset. Handsets can be rented for as long as a customer wishes, but Rentobile encourages customers to change handsets often.
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Why? Horrible Idea
on the other hand people that love the newest technology on th...
NO NO NO A THOUSAND TIMES NO
i dont think it will last
I just spent 400 hundred to have the new Boulder, and I'm happy doing it that way.
Maybe that's just my OCD coming out, but no thanks for this kid!
and you know all of the cool phones will be $50 a month. so after 6 months youre already at the price of a new phone.
It won't last.
Try before you buy?
This could be a good way for customers who are coming up on an upgrade to try a new phone before purchasing and signing a new two year. I work in cell phones and one of my biggest gripes is when people bring there pho