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Level 2: Apprentice
Posts: 15
Registered: ‎26-07-2018

Buying a phone

Is there any advantage in buying a phone from O2 other than being able to spread the cost over some time? I can afford to buy upfront, and it seems the phones that interest me are a little cheaper elsewhere.

 

I might go for an iPhone, as I am mainly a Mac user, and I am waiting to see what Apple's new phones are like, and their cost.

 

If I go with Android, I think it will be the OnePlus 6. So much cheaper than the iPhone and apparently an excellent phone. I wouldn't go for an Android phone if its price was close to that of an iPhone.

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Registered: ‎04-04-2012

Re: Buying a phone

I can highly recommend the OP6 and as a user of that and an iPhone 7 I can assure you the OP is so much better.
Apart from refresh you may also be entitled to a discount if you buy direct from O2
https://community.o2.co.uk/t5/How-to-Guides/O2-Open-amp-Friends-and-Family-discounts-How-to-sign-up/...
I have no affiliation whatsoever with O2 or any subsidiary companies. Comments posted are entirely of my own opinion. This is not Customer Service so we are unable to help with account specific issues.

Currently using:
OnePlus 6 (O2 & Sfr), Z3 Tablet (Three UK), iPhone7 (EE)
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Registered: ‎14-01-2013

Re: Buying a phone

@dancoYou will usually always find phones cheaper than O2 direct.

It really is up to you and what suits you as an individual.

My grandson bought the S9+ from CPW on the O2 network. It was £12 a month cheaper and they doubled his data from 15GB to 30GB.

He wasn't interested in Refresh so the double data was the selling point for him

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