Break down what the *real* cost of that $40 ($1,000) phone is ... I'll bet you are somehow paying $2,500 for it spread out over three years in tidy monthly payments. They call them 'Smart Phones' because they have figured out how to bill everyone a monthly subscription that can rival a car payment.... and how did that quote go above "here, just take my money"? I run Android on a $100 phone purchased outside of a phone plan and pay $37 per month for the whole cell/data plan. I'd rather put all that fancy brand money toward a new Tele... .