MetroPCS Selling Samsung Galaxy S III for $499
but Verizon wants what, a whopping $649?
That just doesn't make any sense.
On a side note, I'm so excited to get this device I don't want to wait until Monday.
But it actually changes the way you use it, so that's cool.
T-mobile Exhibit II 4g...
With new contract: $29
Same SKU with "no contract/SRP": $329
Prepaid kit SKU for same phone: $179
No way are they actually giving up $150 on prepaid phones. And you can buy a Sony Xperia U on Amazon (profitable retail price having nothing to do with a carrier) for as low as $211. The Xperia is a somewhat better phone, so T-Mobile can't be giving too much of a discount for prepaid phones.
Verizon is harder to judge because their only prepaid Android phone is not listed online with contract pricing, but a $150 phone with an HVGA screen sounds about typical for the US market right now. Problably not a significant discount.
Also, Verizon has a Galaxy Nexus! It...
When the T-Mobile merge with Metro goes through, these phones will be totally worthless. Other than Chinese C-SIM phones, can someone tell me how one will put a SIM in a non-SIM phone???
If the capability to use VoLTE and the same implementation is used in the T-Mobile network upgrade, then the phone would be able to function normally where LTE coverage is available and have access to WiFi (maybe a WiFi calling update to bring up to par to T-Mo's WiFi calling?)
I was thinking the same thing about the use of the phone with network integration, though. If I were to spend that much on a phone (laptop/notebook price) I would want to use it for as long as possible. But, I can also gather that th...
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