Pay As You Go iPhone 3G to start from £370!!!

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by Cyburn2008, Jun 23, 2008.

  1. Cyburn2008
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  2. The Teej

    The Teej Also known as The Tjalian

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    haha, fuck me. £370 is a bucket load. I think I'll wait a little...
     
  3. Neko

    Neko Been a while.

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    You guys are getting screwed really hard.
    UK£ 370 = 468,15497 €
    Then the 199 USDOLLAR version would only cost 199 US-Dollar = 128,602818 € for me but I guess they are going to sell it for 200€ which is less than half of what you guys pay!
     
  4. MiloFoxburr

    MiloFoxburr GBAtemp Regular

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    Pay as you Go is different from Contract. The 3G iPhone is something like £79 on the lowest Tariff and free on the higher ones in the UK
     
  5. Cyburn2008
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  6. Prime

    Prime GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Pay As You Go = Perfect
    iPhone = Perfect
    Price = Fuck off.
     
  7. moozxy

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    It probably works out to be the similar to the contract after 18months (min. contract length) if you add up how much you will spend topping up a month + the phone price.
    You may aswell get it on contract.
     
  8. ZeWarrior

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    I beg to differ. Without a querty keyboard, its nothing special imo.
     
  9. Salamantis

    Salamantis GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    lol it has a qwerty keyboard you know. It's not perfect (as in some keys missing) but better than plastic keys imo.
     
  10. arctic_flame

    arctic_flame GBAtemp ATMEGA8 Fan

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    If you can't pay the contract, you don't need an iPhone.

    (I can't pay the contract either)
     
  11. science

    science science rules

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    Eww @ teh price. I love the iPhone, but fuck, I love other things too.

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    lol i said 'but fuck'
     
  12. jalaneme

    jalaneme Female Gamer

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    thats a lot of money for pay as you go.
     
  13. legendofphil

    legendofphil Phil no Densetsu

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    That's quite cheap, you would be surprised how much high end phones cost.
    I had an XDA a few years ago and that was insured for £400.
     
  14. The Teej

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    I can pay the contract, but why the fuck should I? I have never spent £35 in one month before. It's completely ridiculous.
     
  15. PBC

    PBC What!? I can change this??

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    Never liked the Iphone. Never liked the idea of it either. Buy a phone, and buy a PDA or something. Don't buy something which combines the two into a crappy overpriced gizmo. I've heard too many disappointing things about it. I mean, I sure it has some uses...but entertaining hipsters is probably the least of what I look for in a phone. Have fun paying as you go if you think you are going to use the data. and if you aren't going to use the data then get a real phone. What a joke! I have a tracphone, and that is like heaven to me.

    Alarm, check. Ability to call people, check. Bam! thats a phone and thats all I need. All other things can be better handled by another gadget I'm sure.
     
  16. moozxy

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    I don't know if you're talking about the iPhone deal but if you're not, say you decide to buy a new phone for say £200 on pay as you go. If you spend, I dunno, £15 a month, after a year the price is £380 inc. the price of the phone. If you go on contract where you will probably get a free phone, the cost after a year is £420. Which is only £40 over the year where you will get a better deal and probably a better phone.
     
  17. The Teej

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    Yeah, but that's why I just stick with the phone I have until the iPhone goes down in price [​IMG] Plus, the contract is a mandatory bill each month, whereas the pay as you go (regardless of how much you spend each month) is not.
     
  18. Cyburn2008
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