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  1. gadgetgirl327's Avatar
    About every six months I get a new phone. It is costly but I love gadgets so it is worth it!

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    02-07-09 02:13 PM
  2. kokuryuha's Avatar
    Depends on what kind of features come out on new phones and what not. I've kept a phone for as little as 3 months or a little over a year. Funny thing is I've only ever paid retail for one phone over the past 7 years. There are always ways to work the system.
    02-07-09 02:15 PM
  3. Jeremy1#WN's Avatar
    10 months max, since that's when Verizon will let me upgrade with discounted pricing. I usually don't make it that long though.
    02-07-09 02:19 PM
  4. ksmontoya's Avatar
    1 year and I usually hit the insurance company up 2x a year.
    02-07-09 02:24 PM
  5. reddbon4sho's Avatar
    I kept my last phone for 3 years, mainly because I didn't really like anything out at the time.
    Normally every 2 years though.

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    02-07-09 02:24 PM
  6. CSSVT's Avatar
    I'm hesitant to buy expensive phones for the same reason I'm hesitant to buy new cars and don't have any tattoos....I love change too much. I've never kept a cell phone a full 2 yeas....normally get close but not all the way. Gonna have to wait this one out with the storm though but I'll almost definitely upgrade after 2 years (1 year 10 months with vzw) as there will be something better out. I'll stick with BlackBerry though as long as I'm with VzW
    02-07-09 02:28 PM
  7. JoshH37's Avatar
    6 months.. iPhone was the longest at almost a year.
    02-07-09 03:29 PM
  8. BBartist's Avatar
    new phone every upgrade period (16 months) but now Im hookt on this BB so who knows
    02-07-09 03:37 PM
  9. angeljim's Avatar
    Usually about 20 months, then upgrade with my NE2 with Verizon.
    02-07-09 03:59 PM
  10. fonebrkr's Avatar
    One to two a year.
    I'll probably have a flip pearl when they release on vzw to go with my storm for this year's 2.

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    02-07-09 04:02 PM
  11. ajh0914's Avatar
    longest was year and a half with my enV, but after 8 months i start itching for the latest and greatest haha so yeah usually 8 months to a year is my average
    02-07-09 04:03 PM
  12. jurt's Avatar
    About once every 15 months. I'm not rich like other people so I can't upgrade as often.
    02-07-09 04:14 PM
  13. TheChocolateMonkey's Avatar
    Until the battery dies or the phone meets its untimely demise...usually about 2-3years.
    This was the first phone I bought earlier...
    Last edited by TheChocolateMonkey; 02-07-09 at 04:20 PM.
    02-07-09 04:17 PM
  14. dmarks83's Avatar
    usually until it breaks, in my line of work thats not very long ;-)
    02-07-09 04:21 PM
  15. huntmol's Avatar
    two and a half years with me, I'm either very careful with my phone, or very lucky haha
    02-07-09 04:26 PM
  16. imchrishanson's Avatar
    usually 6 months to year, unless a phone comes out that I could not possibly live without
    02-07-09 04:27 PM
  17. pricej636's Avatar
    LOL, Id say every two to three months I have a new phone. I shop on craigslist and get decent deals on everything though, no way do I pay retail.

    Actually, the Storm is the only NEW phone I've had in quite a while.
    02-07-09 04:28 PM
  18. hubermania's Avatar
    ...I'll almost definitely upgrade after 2 years (1 year 10 months with vzw) as there will be something better out.
    I'm old school, "use it up, wear it out". The only reason I dumped my 3 year old quasi-smart LG flip was 'cuz I switched to T-Mo. It only had a VGA camera, so I might have upgraded after the 4th year.

    Now that I'm addicted to my BB, I'll keep it "'til death do us part, so help me God".
    02-07-09 04:30 PM
  19. mithranor's Avatar
    I love the latest and greatest smartphones. I bought the curve last may and loved it but had to get the storm in Nov and learned to love it. We go crazy thinking about the perfect case or screen protector, but why? Unless we are passing it down to our grandchildren one day, we will probably become tired of it before it gets too many scratches or dings.

    So how about you. How long do you keep your phones?
    i just keep till contract expires then get the newest phone
    02-07-09 04:32 PM
  20. jbjtkbw007's Avatar
    I went through four phones last year if that answers the question.

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    02-07-09 05:12 PM
  21. snowgimp's Avatar
    I did the math when looking at the 2 for 1's and realized...I might need to slow down. 5 in the last year.
    02-07-09 05:20 PM
  22. Sensesfail99's Avatar
    I go through 2 or 3 phones a year.

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    02-07-09 05:50 PM
  23. l1tech's Avatar
    I normally make it a year before getting bored. The Storm is my first BB and I believe I have found the first phone I will keep thru my contract and maybe beyond.
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    02-07-09 06:42 PM
  24. peanut27's Avatar
    a year tops, then i need something new!
    02-07-09 06:43 PM
  25. LadyBug1383's Avatar
    I usually keep a phone for a 1 or so.
    02-07-09 06:49 PM
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