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Thursday, November 7, 2013

Best Buy Mobile Specialty Stores Review

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Regardless, all opinions about Best Buy Mobile Specialty Stores are my own.
Best Buy Mobile™ Specialty Stores
We go through lots of phones in our house. I used to feel I'd get the best service by going right to a carrier-specific store. After a fiasco at one of them when it was time to upgrade, I decided to try something else. The something else was a Best Buy Mobile Specialty Store in our local mall, one of 414. To find a Best Buy Mobile specialty store, go to You can go to their big box store, too, but I like the casual comfiness of the smaller mall stores.

I have no carrier loyalty and have tried out most of the big guys, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon. About the only thing I won't try is a Windows phone or AT&T. We've had our iPhone, Android, Blackberry. While I truly miss my flip phone, I've finally gotten used to the odd swipe typing on the touch screens.

When shopping at Best Buy, I discovered they basically have nearly everything, from practically all the carriers to all the phones. From contract to pay as you go. Not only will their non-commissioned staff help you pick what phone is right for you, but they'll transfer all your old content from the old phone to the new. That last step has become less necessary lately with more content stored in the cloud, but there is always something you just don't want to delete yet from that phone three generations ago.

We'll be upgrading another phone real soon now that the last contract is just up. And, we'll definitely be stopping by the local store again. The plan is to use their trade in program to get a Best Buy gift card for the old phone, then work with them to figure out what phone is best for the next couple years.

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  1. i love best buy i buy from them alot thanks for sharing

  2. I love Best Buy. They know what I don't!! They're a great store.

  3. i like best buy they are great--NICE REVIEW.!!