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    HTC One X BEST Pre Order - lordra
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    • 4th Apr 12, 1:07 AM
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    HTC One X BEST Pre Order - lordra 4th Apr 12 at 1:07 AM
    Okay, I went into a frenzy yesterday and was looking for the best Pre-Order deal for the HTC One X. I did not know about o m nia.com or mobilephonechecker.co.uk which would have saved me a lot of time, but there were still so many deals to sort through!

    I trawled through a dozen sites, then went to the HTC site to pre-order and clicked through all their links as well.

    The result of 4 hours of searching and calculations resulted in the following table. There are a few points to note though.

    1. The objective was to find the cheapest, yet BEST VFM deal online. I think I may have hit two birds with one stone here.
    2. This deal gives you a free HD Media Link (worth 80) that you can connect to your DLNA tv and watch your phone screen on, the same thing that you can do with Apple mobile products.
    3. I’ve found that quidco gives 70 cashback for this particular deal as well, that’s the cherry on top.
    4. Free delivery.
    5. 3 months of insurance for just 9 then you can cancel (optional)
    6. Delivery date is 7th of April 2012.
    7. This is for a medium-light user of a mobile phone.


    The deal is:
    Vodafone Your Plan MI 36 - 12 Months 36.00

    You get 300mins, 3,000 texts and 500mb data. 149 for the phone. That’s fine for me.


    According to my calculations:

    1. A new phone costs 490 from Amazon. There is a 10 variance online though, give or take. This way your total cost over 12 months is just 582 including the upfront cost of 149.

    2. This deal gives you 70 cashback.

    3. You get the Media Link in 28 days after your phone worth 80.

    4. Subtracting 2 & 3 from 1, we get: 582-70-80=432 for the phone AND the contract for ONE YEAR! If you only consider cash in hand, then 512 for the whole deal! BRILLIANT!

    5. It’s not available on the Vodafone site. I’ve checked.

    6. Don’t forget to pass on this information to anyone you know who may need it.

    7. You’re welcome!


    Table follows

    HTC One X price plans.

    THREE

    Essential Internet 500 500 minutes
    5,000 texts
    250MB data
    24 month contract 32 a month =768

    Essential Internet 100
    100 minutes
    5,000 texts
    250MB data
    24 month contract 27a month. =648 + 99 = 747

    Ultimate Internet 300 300 minutes
    5,000 texts
    All-you-can-eat data 24 month contract
    33a month. =792 + 69 = 861

    Ultimate Internet 100 100 minutes
    5,000 texts
    All-you-can-eat data 24 month contract
    30a month. = 720 + 99 =819

    Essential Internet 300 300 minutes
    5,000 texts
    250MB data
    24 month contract 30a month. = 720 + 69 =789

    Ultimate Internet 500 500 minutes
    5,000 texts
    All-you-can-eat data 24 month contract
    35a month. = 840


    Ultimate Internet 1000 1,000 minutes
    5,000 texts
    All-you-can-eat data 24 month contract
    36a month. = 864


    The One Plan 2,000 minutes
    5,000 texts
    All-you-can-eat data 24 month contract
    38a month. = 912


    Vodadone:
    Vodafone 20.50 - Save 10.50
    300 minutes
    3,000 texts
    250MB data
    24 month contract
    20.50 a month = 492 + 180 = 672

    Vodafone 26 - 24 Months
    100 minutes
    500 texts
    250MB data
    24 month contract
    26a month. =624 + 120 = 744

    Vodafone 26 - 18 Months Save 5
    100 minutes
    500 texts
    250MB data
    18 month contract
    26a month. =468 + 120 = 588

    Vodafone 31 - 18 Months
    100 minutes
    500 texts
    250MB data
    18 month contract
    31a month. = 558 + 90 =648

    Vodafone 31 - 24 Months Save 10
    900 minutes
    3,000 texts
    500MB data
    24 month contract
    31a month. = 744 + 90 =834

    Vodafone 31 - 24 Months
    300 minutes
    3,000 texts
    500MB data
    24 month contract
    31a month. = 744 + 90 =834

    Vodafone 36 - 24 Months
    600 minutes
    3,000 texts
    500MB data
    24 month contract
    36a month. = 864

    Vodafone 36 - 12 Months
    300 minutes
    3,000 texts
    500MB data
    12 month contract
    36a month. 432 + 150 = 582


    Vodafone 46 - 24 Months
    1200 Minutes 3,000 texts 750MB data + European + 100 CB 24 month contract 46a month =1,104



    O2

    O2 250MB Data 200 Bonus - 24 Months
    200 minutes
    Unlimited
    250MB data
    24 month contract
    21.50/month = 516 + 160 = 676

    O2 300 - 24 Months
    300 minutes
    Unlimited None 24 month contract
    26/month =624 + 120 = 744

    O2 600 - 24 Months
    600 minutes
    Unlimited None
    24 month contract
    31/ month=744 + 90 = 834

    O2 500MB Data 300 - 24 Months
    300 minutes
    Unlimited 500MB data
    24 month contract
    32/ month= 768 + 90 =858

    O2 1GB Data Unlimited On & On - 24 Months
    Unlimited minutes
    Unlimited 1GB data
    24 month contract
    36/ month= 864

    O2 900 - 24 Months
    900 minutes
    Unlimited
    None
    24 month contract
    36/ month= 864

    O2 1GB Data 300 - 24 Months
    300 minutes
    Unlimited
    1GB data
    24 month contract
    36/ month= 864

    O2 750MB Data 300 - 18 Months
    300 minutes
    3,000 texts
    750MB data
    18 month contract
    37/ month=666 +90 = 756

    O2 900 - 18 Months
    900 Minutes
    Unlimited
    None
    18 month contract
    41/ month=738+ 60=798

    O2 1GB Data 300 - 18 Months
    300 Minutes 3,000 texts 1GB data 18 month contract 41/ month= 738+ 60=798

    NB: if it says 'None' it means NO DATA!

    Link to the site: http://www.phones4u.co.uk/shop/shop_contract_details.asp?ItemKey=592515&NetKey=2# offer_details

    Don't forget quidco.
    Last edited by lordra; 04-04-2012 at 1:10 AM. Reason: Included the upfront cost
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