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If you're looking to pick up a new phone from Amazon Wireless, an interesting deal just popped up: activate mobile hotspot during your purchase, get a $100 Amazon Gift card. Doesn't matter if you're a new customer or you've been with your carrier for 10 years and are getting an upgrade -- this deal applies to everyone; any hotspot-ready phone, any carrier.

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Alternatively, If you're not eligible for upgrade or don't want to get a new phone just yet, you can get a similar deal on standalone hotspots. If you pick up a mobile hotspot device instead of a new phone, you can still score a $50 Amazon gift card. Pretty rad.

For full details on this deal, check out Amazon Wireless.

Cameron Summerson
Cameron is a self-made geek, Android enthusiast, horror movie fanatic, and musician. When he's not pounding keys here at AP, you can find him spending time with his wife and kids, plucking away on the 6- or 7-string, or watching The Texas Chainsaw Massacre on repeat.

  • Mgamerz

    Or you could just root your phone and save that $100 and more.

  • caliber

    Wonder what keeps people from just cancelling the hotspot plan after? Generally plan add-ons can be removed without contract issues.

    • Rob

      I was wondering the same thing. I took a quick look at the terms and conditions and couldn't find any T or C prohibiting termination of the hotspot feature. I can only assume that since most refunds take 8 to 10 weeks to process that customers would be on the hook for basically 2 months of hotspot service which is at least $60 plus taxes, fees and surcharges on most carriers. The only limitation I found was that the Amazon gift card could only be used on Amazon.com or its affiliates, but that's sort of a no-brainer. :)