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post #21 of 31
AT&T... how about, no.

At $400 you might as well stay with AT&T.

Oh, right, thats what they want. Tricky little guys aren't they.
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post #22 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by stargate125645 View Post
Well yeah, but that would not be what they want you to do. The $400 gets you a legitimate iPhone to use with other carriers.
It doesn't give you an unlocked iphone. It gives you one you can use on ATT without a contract. Or am I mistaken?
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post #23 of 31
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Originally Posted by pauldovi View Post
It doesn't give you an unlocked iphone. It gives you one you can use on ATT without a contract. Or am I mistaken?
Do you mean unlimited use forever? If not, then the $400 charge seems even more pointless.
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post #24 of 31
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Originally Posted by pauldovi View Post
It doesn't give you an unlocked iphone. It gives you one you can use on ATT without a contract. Or am I mistaken?
You are right...you get a month-to-month plan...

so you gonna be paying $400 and up + $69.99 for the first month of service.
post #25 of 31
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You are right...you get a month-to-month plan...

so you gonna be paying $400 and up + $69.99 for the first month of service.
Well apparently I didn't read the article well enough then. With how much AT&T is charging you'd think Apple were behind the pricing.
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post #26 of 31
edit: i should have read the article
Edited by silverbullet132 - 7/1/08 at 12:15pm
post #27 of 31
Didn't Steve Jobs say at his keynote that the 8GB won't sell for MORE than $199 with no contract, just the phone?
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post #28 of 31
Apple made a mistake with who they went with for an exclusive contract .
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post #29 of 31
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Originally Posted by stargate125645 View Post
That probably leaves your phone useless for any other carrier.
Not really, if you're out of contract and get a nice in-store rep, they will usually unlock your phone for use on other carries if they know how.

At least in Canada they do. (Not AT&T specific)

Although I'm not 100% sure on all the workings of the iPhone or if it's even possibly to do a manufactur unlock on it.
    
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post #30 of 31
Well I hope to see Rogers sell at it $199 when it comes to Canada.
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