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Unfortunately… there’s no way I’m getting one.

It’s an awesome device with some amazing features and some really really nice applications, but I’m not going to get one. Primarily my reason is I don’t spend anywhere near £35 a month on my phone (and I couldn’t afford to right now anyway). The minimum O2 contract length is 18 months at a minimum of £35 a month.

Let’s do a little maths – £35 * 18 is £630. Plus £269 for the device itself. That’s a grand total of £899. Minimum spend.

Sorry, no iPhone unboxing photos from me, I’m afraid.

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  1. Lee wrote:

    Unfortunately, same here.
    £269 for the iPhone is fine, after all I’m paying that for an iPod. But it is the choice of network & price that is annoying.

    The only time I have ever come close to using £35 a month was when I was on holiday, and the fact that it is on O2 is just annoying, barely anywhere near me get’s decent signal on O2, and I like orange. Orange is good, orange is more convenient (for me anyway).

    Maybe I can hope for 2nd/3rd gen when they will hopefully have removed the network restrictions, got 3G, MMS & BT file transfer. One more Apple product so save up for I suppose.

    Tuesday, September 18, 2007 at 20:59 | Permalink |
  2. Jack wrote:

    The iPhone is like a high class whore. You wanna touch it and do many different things at the same time. But, to do so, you have to pay a HIGH price.

    Oh, and the iPhone comes Gonorrhea free. 🙂

    Tuesday, September 18, 2007 at 21:57 | Permalink |

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