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Replying to:  Motorola just doesn't get it by jtalker1965   Feb 13, 2009, 3:30 PM

Re: Motorola just doesn't get it

by hushpook    Feb 14, 2009, 2:39 PM

jtalker1965 said:
When are they ever going to come out with a real touch screen like the Dare and others? That's what people are looking for.


The only one that doesn't get it is you.

Boost isn't a main stream carrier, with monied customers. Its designed to compete with Cricket & Metro PCS. Touch screen phones, by definition, would push $400 price points on a prepay network. Just how many people, who may struggle every month just to pay their phone bill, can afford to plop down 4 bills for a phone?

The i9 could well push 3 bills....and I wonder if I'll even carry it at that price. My Boost customers balk at the $100 for a flip camera phone. I can't imagine them embracing a $300 phone.

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