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what is the best Iphone at the lowest rate?

by jmseeley53 / May 28, 2013 12:45 AM PDT

I am a senior with a hearing problem and need a phone with a large screen so I can see text messages, and with a good speaker phone so I can hear clearly. I am on a limited budget. thanks

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It's a big world.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 28, 2013 12:54 AM PDT

This varies with where you are. Even if someone supplied you with the best deal, it may not be available in your area.

And ignore any post with a web link as that's usually spam.

This question has been asked in prior discussions so the answer continues to be that you shop from carriers in your area.
Bob

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I would look for a used iPhone 4
by Pepe7 / May 28, 2013 12:53 PM PDT

The hardware is fast enough for most, and it can run iOS 6, with all the trappings, minus Siri. You can find them for $100 used, or $.01 new with a carrier 2 yr contract. First figure out which carriers have good cellular coverage where you live/need to use the phone before buying one which works with a particular carrier or another. For example, if you buy a used ATT version of the iPhone 4 but need Verizon coverage ,that won't work, obviously. Similarly, a used Sprint branded iPhone won't work on ATT or Verizon's network. It's a big disadvantage of living in the U.S. with our goofy and often clumsy patchwork of various cellular networks/technologies.

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what is the best Iphone at the lowest rate?
by claudiapelz / May 30, 2013 4:52 AM PDT

one with a 2 year contract
phone is 200-300

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