Mobile phone choices abound
Several of us here are ogling over new shiny cell phone technologies and while we talk about the latest widgets and gadgets, many people are considering taking a leap of faith and choosing that new Google Nexus One, iPhone, HTC, Palm Pre or otherwise but there is one step that must be taken before signing a 290 year contract with one of the national cell phone carriers.
Earlier this month, we shared a mobile phone comparison chart outlining offered technologies, but it’s important to comparison shop not only those technologies but the prices to keep these technologies up and running. Each carrier has a proprietary phone technology, for example, AT&T has the iPhone, but remember that those contracts don’t necessarily last forever, so choose wisely.
Below is a chart by BillShrink.com outlining how each of the carriers charges users (click image to enlarge):