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[Fido] iPhone XS on sale for at Fido for $599 on 24 month contract

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[Fido] iPhone XS on sale for at Fido for $599 on 24 month contract

The deal involves getting the iPhone XS on a two-year contract with Fido with monthly payments of $24.99 CAD per month, which over two years amounts to $599.76

Read more at MobileSyrup.com: iPhone XS on sale for at Fido for $599, plus Samsung phone sale

Requires plan change: I got $50 plan for 1000 LD mins & 6GB data. Total cost before taxes $75 which includes iPhone XS 64GB
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Worth noting that this is only $599 if you pay all 24 monthly installments ($24.99/mo) - the device balance of the phone is $1285, so if you cancel before the 24 mo is up you pay the appropriate portion of that. There's no way to cancel/port out and get this phone for $599.

It's still a good deal if you're happy spending 2 years with Fido's coverage (national Rogers network) and talk/data plans to accompany the $24.99/mo phone cost.
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how the FIDO payment plan works?
Can I just buy and cancel the service and pay the rest of the balance, which means I get a xs for about 599?

Thanks

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GilbertM869071 wrote: how the FIDO payment plan works?
Can I just buy and cancel the service and pay the rest of the balance, which means I get a xs for about 599?

Thanks
Pls read the comment above.
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I dont want to downvote but the title is misleading OP.
Please add $599 With Tab
I am saying this because of the disappointment I got knowing the actual price.

Edit: Thank you OP for the title edit.
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kunamvahees wrote: I dont want to downvote but the title is misleading OP.
Please add $599 With Tab
I am saying this because of the disappointment I got knowing the actual price.
Really? We all should know any Robelus phone offer is always on contract.
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Leverage wrote: Worth noting that this is only $599 if you pay all 24 monthly installments ($24.99/mo) - the device balance of the phone is $1285, so if you cancel before the 24 mo is up you pay the appropriate portion of that. There's no way to cancel/port out and get this phone for $599.

It's still a good deal if you're happy spending 2 years with Fido's coverage (national Rogers network) and talk/data plans to accompany the $24.99/mo phone cost.

Precisely. Worth noting that it's a 2 year contract in the title, too.
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Richard1986 wrote: Precisely. Worth noting that it's a 2 year contract in the title, too.
That wording was added to the post title after my comment, but is a good addition.
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Actually, for new activation customer, the plan is $55 6GB data.

So, ($55 + $25) X 24 = $1920 you get a free iPhone XS

For Zoomer 2 years plan, $40.5 6GB data.
I pay ($40.5 X 24) - $100 activation credit - $50 referral credit - $200 (free Huawei P30 lite, it is easy to sell it at $200+) + $889.99 (Costco is selling iPhone XS at $889.99) = $1512
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Plus, we’re 2 months from new phones so this is essentially them trying to flush out old stock for regular prices
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I tried the deal on my part was able to keep current plan but have to stay with Fido 2 years and with the additional $24.99+tax monthly fees tempting but iphone 12 are coming out in a few months...
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OP's math is also missing the tax. Note Fido charge tax for the whole phone balance before discount. the 24.99 is before tax value. 1285 X 0.12 = 154.2 bring the cost to be 754.2 after tax. source: i just signed up with fido 2 weeks ago.
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adsl17910 wrote: Actually, for new activation customer, the plan is $55 6GB data.

So, ($55 + $25) X 24 = $1920 you get a free iPhone XS

For Zoomer 2 years plan, $40.5 6GB data.
I pay ($40.5 X 24) - $100 activation credit - $50 referral credit - $200 (free Huawei P30 lite, it is easy to sell it at $200+) + $889.99 (Costco is selling iPhone XS at $889.99) = $1512
Took the zoomer deal, i was able to sell the p30 for 350$. This make it better this way than getting the phone from fido.

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azraelluz wrote: OP's math is also missing the tax. Note Fido charge tax for the whole phone balance before discount. the 24.99 is before tax value. 1285 X 0.12 = 154.2 bring the cost to be 754.2 after tax. source: i just signed up with fido 2 weeks ago.

Not sure about your tax question. But this is how it works, if you stick with the 24 month financing option, you should be charged taxes on $600 which is $25 x 24 months and your taxes should be = $72. So the total phone financing cost from fido is $672.00

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