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Re: Upgrade

iPhone 5 but also have iPad Air which I prefer to use
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Have contacts set up on a gmail sync so no problems there
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No worries.

Yes I prefer to use my iPad Air too.

Happy days.
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You'll find the S5 a very different but rewarding experience.
One other point to note is that if you buy from CPW you won't get an O2 locked and branded handset which means you will be able to use a non O2 sim card (when on holiday abroad for example) or at any other time when in the UK. Also, your phones software updates will come from Samsung directly rather than having to wait for O2 approval, which usually delays things for a month or so.
You can of course unlock an O2 phone but you will still be on O2 software even after unlocking.
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.

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OnePlus 6 (O2 & Sfr), Z3 Tablet (Three UK), iPhone 8+ (EE)
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Yes it's certainly a toss up between upgrading through O2 and having a branded handset but not locked in on Refresh, or go through CPW and have an unlocked , un branded phone but be locked in for 2 years.

Or sell the iPhone 5 to somewhere like CEX and use the funds to buy a sim free galaxy s5 from CEX (adding any shortfall) and drop to a sim only contract.
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The S5 is currently £460-480 on refresh or £520 sim free from CPW, so cheaper to buy on refresh and pay off your handset immediately.
You are then effectively on a 1 month rolling contract with O2 which can be cancelled at any time you wish.
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.

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Exciting times ahead for the OP especially with moving from one platform / device to another.
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It sure will be Smiley Happy
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), iPhone 8+ (EE)
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They have made the right choice switching from iphone Smiley Wink
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Thanks for all your help :-)