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Verizon Lists Samsung Gusto 2 for $80

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People still pay money for feature phones?

Captain Ahash

Apr 20, 2012, 7:55 PM
That's insane to me.
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cheechnotchong

Apr 22, 2012, 11:14 AM
Yes it is crazy that people actually pay for the things that they want to buy? Feature phones are just as important as smartphones. I am personally a smartphone user but there are a ton of people that don't want to pay for a datapackage and would like to enjoy their phone simply as a phone. I work for Verizon and I can say myself that if a company were to be exclusively smartphone biased then said company would lose a ton of revenue and favor.
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perdition

Apr 22, 2012, 2:21 PM
oh you must be talking about that horrible people that don't text and actually CALL you...
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cheechnotchong

Apr 22, 2012, 2:37 PM
right!? Talking to people is just soooo passe lol
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Shawnobi

Apr 22, 2012, 5:22 PM
Even so, $80 is high. Verizon is definitely pushing people into smart phones.
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Captain Ahash

Apr 23, 2012, 7:08 PM
I understand that a substantial market still exists for feature phones.

But in my opinion with high end smartphones being offered for $0 with upgrade, it seems unreasonable of a company to expect a customer to pay $80 for a feature phone.

I was merely commenting on the price, not the validity of the phone type.
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