AT&T listed iPhone 6 (16GB) at $199 if you sign up two year contract, first of all, carrier will charge you $40 upgrade fee and you will no longer be eligible for Mobile Share Value monthly discounts be it $15 or $25 a month (discount $25 per smartphone line on plans 10 GB and higher, and discount $15 for plans less than 10 GB). If it is $15, you will loose $360 in two year or if it is $25, you will loose a handsome amount of $600 over two year. This has been mentioned in AT&T’s disclaimer as shown above.
So for customer,who are currently availing discount of $15, this new iPhone 6 (16GB) will costs them $199+$40+$360=$599 and for customers who are enjoying $25 on MSVP, iPhone 6 (16GB) costs them $199+$40+600=$839.
But if you qualify for a good credit risk, you may get iPhone 6 (16GB) under AT&T Next Installation Program, for just total cost of $649, spread over 24 month with $27.09 monthly installment without $40 upgrade fee and upfront $199 cost. You just need to pay sales tax on total cost of the device only.
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