T-Mobile, AT&T, and Verizon have all announced plans that will let customers upgrade phones more quickly. Typically US mobile customers had to wait 18 to 24 months to qualify for a new handset. Some of the new plans let you upgrade as often as every 6 months.

Of course, none of this comes free of charge. If you’re trying to figure out which plan will cost you the least, CNET has run the numbers and put everything you need to know in one place.

Early upgrade plans
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5 replies on “Lilbits (7-19-2013): Early phone upgrades, Chrome web app launch”

  1. yeah like you need a new freekin phone every 6 months…you people crak me up….what is your problemmo

  2. Man, gas maybe cheap in the United States, but phone plans are like a mortgage… Its a ripoff even without any phones at all!

    I can’t believe Americans are putting up with this…

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