If you're not exactly up to swallowing the tough knot of an expensive on-contract phone, Sprint now has a solution for you! As of yesterday, Sprint has started a Certified Pre-Owned Device Program and are offering three phones to be sold on contract for a wallet-friendly price. You can now purchase the BlackBerry Tour, the Sanyo Juno (in pink and blue), and the Samsung Reclaim in earth green as pre-owned devices. The pricing structure for these phones is as follows:
If you're worried about the condition of a refurbished phone, never fear! The phones go through rigorous testing and are re-manufactured if necessary, and set back to OEM standards. Every Sprint pre-owned certified devices is:
Sprint is offering this program to help give devices a "second life" and helps them achieve their recycling goals. You have to hand it to Sprint, their ambitions toward recycling and reusing devices is respectable and for a great cause. If you're not totally against owning a refurbished device, you could consider purchasing a Sprint certified pre-owned device next time you upgrade and help achieve a greater good.