Last summer I finally upgrade my old cell phone AND still had to pay a little bit for a refurbished Sony Ericsson 580. It was exciting to get a newer phone. One drawback has been that it turns on in my pocket. Often a ringtone will play or I find that the internet has kicked on showing my the weather for my mom's city. Yes, I am still on her plan. Recently I noticed that the keys are cracking. My friend CB had the same phone and had it replaced. When I called the lady said since it was refurbished it only had a 90 day warranty. AND I didn't have the $6 a month warranty on it so I was out of luck.
The phone still works. My next cheaper upgrade isn't until April 2010. I am finally getting into texting and wouldn't mind a keyboard too. So what do I do? Is there a way to get a phone cheaper without going through AT&T Cingular?