How about Windows phone? You could buy Nokia Lumia 521 in Target for cheap. It's for Brightspot, but works with T-mobile.
via the HoFo App
I'm not defending T-Mobile or any other carrier's practices. We as consumers have a choice of not buying locked devices. I bought my iPhone factory unlocked from the Apple store. I bought my Samsung...
The money does roll over.
It use to be a new PRL hit every month. Now it's more like every 3-4 months.
This is one reason why I've stuck with a two feature-phones for our Family Share Loyalty plan. Its 550 min, no data, and is $74/month total (including tax).