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post #11 of 93
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Originally Posted by ElementsRage View Post
That is not at all that expensive. Not trying to give bad light on the iPhone ( ), just giving some facts.
Dude its a freaking cell phone! THAT IS expensive O_O.
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post #12 of 93
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Wouldn't that apply to all phones then?
exactly what i was thinking....
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post #13 of 93
my phone cost $20 and i bet i can make calls just as good as the iphone... and i only pay $50 a month

who needs all that extra stuff anyway..
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post #14 of 93
just something new so people want to be the first on the block to have it,just like bragging rites,imo
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post #15 of 93
Most i would spend a month on a phone would be around $40 and i would expect a decent phone with it, maybe not an I-Phone but something decent.
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post #16 of 93
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I wonder how much the european official unlocked iPhone would cost!
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post #17 of 93
Erm.....this phone IS expensive.

My phone (razr) was free, and my plan is 40 bucks a month. Yeah, I dont have a media player, and I cant send/check email but whooptie doo. I have a laptop to do that and an ipod to do the former.

Just way too expensive for me.

Not to mention, for those of you with blackberries, there is no iPhone encrypted email (too bad for you lawyers who need secure connections for clients), and there is NO interface to sync with an exchange server. So unless you are just checking personal mail (which makes the iPhone an even more absurd status symbol), there really isn't much point.
    
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post #18 of 93
i pay 38$ a month.... >_> and my phone was 10$
    
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post #19 of 93
I pay $10 a month and I could have got an Iphone if I wanted , I didnt want one though

(well its $10 cause I have connections but all you have to do is make friends with someone who works there )
    
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post #20 of 93
ouch. there's no way to justify this just because it's a standard. People are made to think it should be the expensive as it's essential. I got a sim free unlocked samsung sliding phone when I was living in germany for about $200 not associated with any network. I now live in the US and use that same phone with a pay as you go tmobile and spend about $100 every 3 months. Use skype for everything I can including calling home to england for several hours a week. useyour heads guys. Spend 1000-1500 on a trendy little notebook on pay later and get a standard crappy phone for telling the girlfriend your not coming round becuase your too busy playing cs from your couch.
    
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