November 28, 2014

Sprint vs AT&T: Price Comparison

Still pondering whether you should switch to Sprint and the NOW network or AT&T’s 3G? Well, this might clear things up a bit. We’ve got a price comparison chart and a link to a flashy site to help with your decision.

This comparison puts Sprint with their sleek and sexy Samsung Instinct up against AT&T and the much talked about 3G iPhone. So lets get on with it.

Sprint Everything plans vs. AT&T Nation plans for iPhone 3G

  • Lower cost: Sprint’s $99 Simply Everything plan offers unlimited voice, data and messaging for $99.99; AT&T’s unlimited voice and data plan is $129.99.

  • Text Included: Sprint includes unlimited text messaging; AT&T charges $20 for individuals ($30 for families).

  • More N&W: Sprint includes unlimited night & weekend minutes starting at 7 p.m.; AT&T’s unlimited night & weekend minutes start at 9 p.m.

Family Plan Comparison

Sprint Talk/Message/Data Share plans vs. AT&T FamilyTalk plans for iPhone 3G

  • More Minutes: Sprint includes 1500 minutes in its $129.99 Talk/Message/Data Share plan; AT&T’s $129.99 FamilyTalk plan includes just 700 minutes.

  • Text Included: Sprint includes unlimited text messaging; AT&T charges $30 for families ($20 for individuals).

  • Lower Cost Additional Lines: Sprint offers additional lines for $19.99; AT&T additional lines are $39.99.

  • More N&W: Sprint includes unlimited night & weekend minutes starting at 7 PM; AT&T’s unlimited night & weekend minutes start at 9PM

That’s about it. I presume everyone already knows that Sprint Instinct is $129.99 with a two-year contract and a $100 mail-in rebate. Without a contract, Instinct is available for $449.99. As for the iPhone 3G, it will be available for $199 for the 8GB model and $299 for the 16GB model. These prices also require two-year contracts. Without a contract, the phones will cost $599 and $699, respectively. If you want a more succinct description of the difference in price head over to www.instinctthephone.com/sxs