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Off contract prices - Moto X and Droid Maxx

No, what I mean by that is now that they are "renting" phones out via Edge, they need to keep the price competitive as new phones come out.

Until recently the off contract price of a phone was the same when it was 2 years old as it was on day 1. I think the Moto X and Droid Maxx were both $600 or more when the first were released. Buying at full price doesn't require you to trade in your old phone.
 
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No, what I mean by that is now that they are "renting" phones out via Edge, they need to keep the price competitive as new phones come out.

Until recently the off contract price of a phone was the same when it was 2 years old as it was on day 1. I think the Moto X and Droid Maxx were both $600 or more when the first were released. Buying at full price doesn't require you to trade in your old phone.

The cost of the phones won't go down. However the price of the plans should go down. Like t-mobile does. Now AT&T is offering a cheaper plans, 15 dollars off if you buy the phone off contract. $15 isn't that much but that's what eliminating the carrier subsidies should bring, Less money for the plans, not less for the phones themselves.
 
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