iPhone 3G ... who's waiting?

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  1. nloding
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    I'm not sold on the Apple hype; I think their hardware is generally shoddy though their design and UI is absolutely gorgeous. Don't get me wrong, they are innovators, but that doesn't excuse some of the ridiculousness of their products.

    However, I'm absolutely sick of TMobile and their lack of 3G and decent data plans, so I'm switching to AT&T. I was going to go in for a Blackjack II, which is really all I need, but then I see that they've officially announced the release of the iPhone 3G. That made me second guess myself.

    I could always afford to $200 later if I wanted ... but I'm not sure it's worth. What do y'all think?
     


  2. xcalibur

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    Well its a lot cheaper than the first one. And with trade-ins available, I think this one will be very much worth it.
     
  3. shadowboy

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    You can play super fucking monkey ball on it!
    I'm sold!
    Just gotta make that cash...
     
  4. H8TR

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    Yeah, I'll have it on July 11th for sure. I just need more info on pricing plans for Canadians.
     
  5. podunk1269

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    The hell with it still no MMS. I liked mine for a while, but out of the box it is meh, hacking it is wonderful, but then you gotta keep hacking it and if it screws up (mine did) then you cant get support cause you hacked it. Also Att kept messing up my bill and saying I was going over my texts with it

    I have att now on a shared plan

    I have unlimted text for 35 split between 2 people as opposed to 50 bucks a month for unlimted data for just the iphone (the 3g veriosons data plans are 10 more than the edge ones were)

    also even if you have a plan you have to extend you contrat 2 years

    not for me, been there, loved it in ways but not enought to stick with it
     
  6. MystikEkoez

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    You can't buy it without a contract. I'm a T-Mobile customer, so I'm sad. :/ But, the 3G iPhone does look pretty amazing.
     
  7. podunk1269

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    give it a few weeks and it will be jailbroken and n ebay probably
     
  8. H8TR

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    They won't. They'll be activated in store. No more home iTunes activation. You pick your phone, pick your plan, sign on the dotted line all in store. If you sell it on eBay, you'll still be paying a monthly bill.
     
  9. podunk1269

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    Oh there will be ways around it, hell with the edge model, I could aciticate without even using itunes. With the edge only phone you were supposed to have a two year extension as well and we see how that turned out.

    Will it be on Ebay? Yes

    Will it be jailbroken/? Hell Yes
     
  10. Mars

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    Strangely enough, they have not yet announced a price drop for the touch (as far as I know).
    As I am not interested in the iPhone, I will purchase a touch if the price will be substantially dropped.
     
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  12. Agjsdfd

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    I am fine with my current Sony Ericsson. I would go for an iPhone but meh... not really into new phones at the moment.
     
  13. Renegade_R

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    I would gladly go for the iPhone 3G but I have no idea how much teh data plan is going to cost in Canada. As far as I know from AT&T...the dataplan cost has been increased to $30 a month and that is ON TOP of a minimum $40 voice plan. That's $70 a month BEFORE any additional fees like system access fee, taxes, etc

    Since the GSM networks in Canada haven't been exactly innovative in terms of data (5 cents a fucking kilobyte and $50 for 50MB), I'm really afraid of what they have up their sleeve.
     
  14. ridgecity

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    I'm buying one, probably will be my first plan service phone... my dad is getting one too... It really depends on what you wanna do with it, is you just wanna make a phone call get a $150 dollars motorola, and even then it's just 50 more for an iphone...
     
  15. Wabsta

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    I'm definitely buying this!
     
  16. Urza

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    You can buy it with a contract, then pay the early termination fee (175USD), and come off with a contract free iPhone for 375USD.
     
  17. science

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    This is what I am afraid of. I hope it will be affordable
     
  18. nephdj

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    depends on how good it is, it better not be a roaming GPS like N95 :/ u get data charged to ur phone everytime u use the damn thing (n65 and 6110 dont thu)
     
  19. MystikEkoez

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    Your credit will go down.
     
  20. Urza

    Urza hi

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    It won't affect your credit.