U.S. Cellular Announces Its First Windows Phone
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So, in other words ... 299.99 before mail in rebate?
Seems a bit steep.
Yup. It's bad enough Windows phones aren't selling as much as they hoped but when they pull $hit like this, it's like they're committing suicide.