[maemo-users] N900 $510

From: Mark wolfmane at gmail.com
Date: Thu Dec 10 00:42:53 EET 2009
On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 3:34 PM, Ralph Angenendt
<ralph.angenendt at gmail.com> wrote:
> Am 09.12.09 23:19, schrieb Mark:
>> You can complain about reality all you want, but that's not going to
>> change it. The reality is that NO ONE is paying $900 for an unlocked
>> iPhone, and the unlocked price for an iPhone is far, far below what it
>> will be for an N900 if & when they make a deal with a carrier.
> Erm. Everybody is paying that price for an *UNLOCKED* iPhone. Subsidized
> ones seem cheaper, but probably aren't (depending on contract).

Baloney. They are either paying far less than that or are jailbreaking
a locked one. No one smart enough to demand an unlocked phone is
stupid enough to pay that much for one.

> So the iPhone *is* more expensive than the N900 *when* you buy an
> *UNLOCKED* one and don't want to be bound to a carrier.

Patently untrue.

> *IF* you want to buy a subsidized N900, well go complain to your carrier.
> Ralph

Yeah, it's always somebody else's fault, isn't it?....

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