Subscribe to a mobile plan with commitment often allows you to acquire a smartphone trendy without having to break its PEL.
When you sign a contract for 24 months, you can get a discount on the purchase of a new phone and/or stagger the payment of it. For example, the Samsung Galaxy S8 will cost 809 € for the purchase alone, or 349,99 € with the Orange subscription Package Play 30 Gb (commitment 24 months).
Note, however, that the downside of packages with mobile is that their monthly payments are high. The package of Orange mentioned above is 29.99 € per month the first year and then it goes to 44.99 € the following year. In comparison, the offers Free 100 Gb (without commitment or smartphone) is at 19.99 € per month and you can cancel at any time.
If you have subscribed to a package with commitment and as you approach the end of your 24 months, your phone operator may offer you a discount on the purchase of a new smartphone. The only condition ? You renew your subscription.
Before you re-engage, please do not hesitate to see what offers the competition. Also contact your service termination to see if they do not have a subscription service more profitable for you.
Check out also our comparison of the best phone packages with no commitment.
At Orange, to find out if you’re eligible for a promotional offer, log in to your Client Area online and then in the section “Supply and options”.
If you are already a subscriber of the operator, and you want to change the laptop, you can either choose a package with the renewal of a smartphone is to wait 12 or 24 months (depending on your subscription) to receive a phone at a reduced price.
To know what are the mobiles that are available with your membership, explore the page to Change the mobile with Orange.
Orange also has a bonus “resume mobile” that allows you to exchange his old phone against a discount on a new model.
To change the mobile with Bouygues, there are a few criteria to take into account. First of all, you must be a customer of the operator for at least one year and have not changed your smartphone during the 12 months preceding your application. Then, you need to renew your contract for 24 months and agree to pay a complement to monetary (if needed).
If you meet these conditions, then you can simply go to the “My Mobile” on your Customer Account and select “Change mobile”.
With SFR, you can choose to change the mobile directly in store or go through your customer area online.
For subscribers of the Premium package Gigas unlimited, it is possible to switch smartphones every 12 months (if the re-engagement of 24 months). For others, it is necessary to wait 24 months. Technically, it is possible to renew his / her smartphone without having to wait for two years, but the price of your new model, then, is less advantageous.
Free does not have to offer renewal subscription, since its packages are without commitment. However, if you are a client of this operator, you can rent a smartphone at the time of your registration or once you are a subscriber.
Note that, contrary to the plans of the operator, the rental of a smartphone at Free you committed for 24 months and you can’t interrupt it before. To subscribe to a rental mobile, go to your subscriber Area.