I have a SERO 500 plan - 30.00/mo, my contract is expiring in a few weeks, and I want to upgrade to HTC evo phone. But it says: eligible for upgrade with a plan 39.99/mo or higher plan. I am happy with my current plan and don't want to change it. Is there a way to raise the monthly payment to 39.99 or higher, keeping the same SERO 500 plan and get HTC phone? Has anyone done anything like that?
I missed my SERO plans...
From what I understand, I think you should be able to upgrade to an EVO but your bill will be $50.00 ($30 SERO + $10 Premium + $10 4G tax) + tax
Hope this helps
Yes, you can buy a new phone and activate it on SERO plan
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You won't be able to upgrade to an EVO and keep your legacy sero plan (not possible at all) . There is only one upgrade path if you wish to keep your sero plan.... it's called Sero Premium @ $40/month. It gets you over the $39.99 mark and it's actually a way better plan anyway. I love it! I switched in Nov 2010.
It's essentially the same plan as you currently have (legacy)... with the exception that the SPremium plan has any-mobile-any-time and the 500 anytime minutes (which used to go towards all calls) now go only towards landline calls made during the weekday. Additionally... it allows you to finally upgrade to then new Android phones, etc.
As far as upgrading to the EVO.... because it's a 4G phone... they are going to make you pay $10 ontop of the $40.00 SPremium plan. I would seriously suggest going w/ the Optimus S android phone (you won't have to pay the $10 extra 4G charge). Though it's concidered to be an entry level android phone... it's snappier than all the other phones except the EVO and the few other 4G phones w/ 1GHz processors. The reason for it's unusually good performance is that LG built in 3 processors instead of just 1 processor. Of the 3... 1 is dedicated to Graphics, 1 is dedicated to the modem, and the 3rd processor covers all of the other functions on the phone.
i thought the $10 charge was now for ALL smart phones. not just the ones that can run 4G.
The $10 charge IS for all smart phones if you don't have a SERO plan (i.e. you are on a regular sprint plan). Read here for details. If you do have a SERO plan or an SP (sero premium) plan.... then you are exempt from the $10 charge unless you choose to go w/ a 4G phone (i.e. the EVO, EVO Shift, etc).
ah. so as long as it has the capability to use 4G youre shafted. gotcha lol
closest place with 4G to me is about 2 hours away. dont see it getting any closer anytime soon. oh well.