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post #31 of 58
That is reasonable, you all are forgetting how much phones actually cost without contracts.
I mean, it isn't cheap by any means. Though, compared to what is out there and their current price, it is completely understandable.
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I'm not going to even go into health care but let's just say we don't think that because people are sick that they shouldn't be able to get insurance

Neither of you know anything about England other than what lies you hear on Fox news so zip it.
Not trying to start anything but I take it you're a Liberal? :-)

Anyways i think ill pass on the phone.
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Gaming performance will be marginally better than last gen smartphones. But that proc is puzzling. Why use that old proc when anything worth half that price coming in 2011 is using dual core? Yet another Sony fail.

Side note: How are they still around after all these years of failure? (save for the continuing success with the PS2)
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i'd be onboard with this IF you could use your actual playstation network account and your ps1 games that you got on PSN transfered over, but you can't. you have to buy them AGAIN, and they ONLY work on the xperia. awesome idea sony, except for the part where you EPICLY ****ED IT ALL UP
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Gaming performance will be marginally better than last gen smartphones. But that proc is puzzling. Why use that old proc when anything worth half that price coming in 2011 is using dual core? Yet another Sony fail.

Side note: How are they still around after all these years of failure? (save for the continuing success with the PS2)
No idea, but I don't need an $837 phone. There are better phones at the $500 range without a contract. It's just overpriced Sony products, when you buy Sony you buy the name not the quality of the product. The days of the walkman, disc players, TV set, computer crt monitors, and PS2 are over. They don't make anything worth buying anymore.
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No idea, but I don't need an $837 phone. There are better phones at the $500 range without a contract. It's just overpriced Sony products, when you buy Sony you buy the name not the quality of the product. The days of the walkman, disc players, TV set, computer crt monitors, and PS2 are over. They don't make anything worth buying anymore.
Ps3 is worth buying :/

$300 to do almost everything
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Wonder if it also supports "GeoHotting"

Haha, you know he pledged that he would be one of the first to buy it and jailbreak it just to anger Sony?
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£50 sim free..? Because if not I was talking buying a phone not on contract.

But in any case, it's definitely not worth the money looking at the specs!
Nawww not sim free. But still. You can find jailbroken phones all over online for around 50-100 pounds.

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No idea, but I don't need an $837 phone. There are better phones at the $500 range without a contract. It's just overpriced Sony products, when you buy Sony you buy the name not the quality of the product. The days of the walkman, disc players, TV set, computer crt monitors, and PS2 are over. They don't make anything worth buying anymore.
So true. Sony's day is long over.
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Didn't sony say it wouldn't cost over 599 USD?

http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/a...g-the-ngp.aspx

Either the english are getting really screwed because of the exchange rate or there is something dodgy going on here.


519 British pounds = 837.0432 U.S. dollars
Ugh, Sony Ericcson's XPERIA Play (which this "PSPhone" is) is NOT the same thing as the NGP! I'm so goddamn tired of this seeing this misconception. Sony never commented on the price of the XPERIA Play being under $599. Also, for the price of an unlocked phone, this is reasonable. Have you guys seen the prices on new unlocked iPhones?

Also, direct conversion from pounds to dollars = fail prediction at local NA pricing.
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Ugh, Sony Ericcson's XPERIA Play (which this "PSPhone" is) is NOT the same thing as the NGP! I'm so goddamn tired of this seeing this misconception. Sony never commented on the price of the XPERIA Play being under $599. Also, for the price of an unlocked phone, this is reasonable. Have you guys seen the prices on new unlocked iPhones?

Also, direct conversion from pounds to dollars = fail prediction at local NA pricing.
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