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post #11 of 88
You forget that they don't profit from only iPhones. They get subscription money too, especially with all of the forced data and overpriced plans that you need to get a good smartphone in the first place.
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post #12 of 88
Oh if this is true I will get so many laughs in the next few months from the raging fanboys.
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post #13 of 88
That would be neat but.... I dont see sprint selling that many iphones on their crappy "4G" Network.
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post #14 of 88
I hope this doesn't lead to capped data plans. I tether my Evo 3D and enjoy my unlimited data.
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post #15 of 88
Can you root the iPhone and put Android on it? #justcurious
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This better not be true, no need for an influx of iphones killing 4g as well, along with what sprint tries to call "3g".
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post #17 of 88
yay!
this means ATT may start to get even better android phones.
i am crossing my fingers for the HTC holiday right now
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post #18 of 88
Quote:
Originally Posted by BizzareRide View Post
Can you root the iPhone and put Android on it? #justcurious
On an iPhone 3G, yes, and no I'm not kidding. Though iirc it only applies to the 3G, not the 3GS or the 4.

Anyways, if the news does turn out to be true, guess I'll stick with my 3GS longer. Sprint has garbage for coverage in my area, not to mention the ATT plan I'm on is dirt cheap for unlimited data. Plus, ATT doesn't seem to care if I torrent and go pass the 10gb mark each month. I download episodes of shows that I missed the night before, racks up a ton of data quickly :\\
    
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post #19 of 88
Quote:
Originally Posted by SectorNine50 View Post
Whoa. Power move from the team in distant third...

Hopefully this pans out for Sprint and we start seeing the three companies really compete with each other.
Exactly my thoughts. Hopefully Sprint will keep their unlimited plans as well. If they do that the other big telecoms will have no choice but to compete.
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post #20 of 88
Sprint... you guys are cool but thats a huge investment in something thats not sooo hot. I dont like how tiny the iPhone 4g is, I will check out the iphone 5 to see if it fits my hands better.

Even though....I still enjoy my Evo on 35$ a month unlimited, Sprint.
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