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Old 11-27-2013, 04:16 PM
 
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The battery cost around 5 bucks total off Amazon.
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Old 11-27-2013, 08:29 PM
 
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Skip the Iphone, go with one of the Window 8 phones.
Not a bad option depending on what apps the OP wants. Personally I like WP8 better than iOS (no useful information on the home screen, too locked down) and Android (glitchy, crashy, laggy mess with subpar apps), but stick with iOS because it has a much better app ecosystem.

Of course, there's still the unanswered question of what "my company now has an iPhone" means exactly and how it impacts the OP's decision.
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Old 11-27-2013, 08:42 PM
 
Location: The Berk in Denver, CO USA
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The battery cost around 5 bucks total off Amazon.
The iPhone (or an equivalent Android) phone costs $300 and up. Up to $850 USD.
Batteries are typically NOT replaceable by the consumer.
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Old 11-28-2013, 12:56 PM
 
Location: Metro Washington DC
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The battery cost around 5 bucks total off Amazon.
You're worried about losing $5 by going to an iPhone?
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Old 11-28-2013, 02:47 PM
 
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What I meant by my company is that Boost Mobile the company I am on my company I use for cell phone service now has the iPhone in their store. And yes I do think loosing $5 is a bad thing to me again I see it like this if I just got a battery for my old phone last month and plan to buy a new phone for Christmas, I would have just used the battery like 1-2 months thats a waste isn't it?
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Old 11-28-2013, 07:19 PM
 
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What I meant by my company is that Boost Mobile the company I am on my company I use for cell phone service now has the iPhone in their store. And yes I do think loosing $5 is a bad thing to me again I see it like this if I just got a battery for my old phone last month and plan to buy a new phone for Christmas, I would have just used the battery like 1-2 months thats a waste isn't it?
If you'd just spent $80 to have your battery replaced (what Apple charges for an iPhone battery replacement), I could see the reasoning. But $5? Really? That doesn't seem like it's worth fretting over at all, especially if you're in a position to fork over hundreds of dollars to get an iPhone.
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Old 11-28-2013, 10:28 PM
 
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Yeah I guess so.
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Old 11-30-2013, 09:36 PM
 
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It'll take you less than an hour to adjust from something that's a berry knockoff to a smartphone. As to the battery, its not even worth discussing.
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