Own a iPhone for only $3 a day!

Discussion in 'iPhone Discussion & Support' started by iUser, Jan 16, 2007.

  1. iUser

    iUser Well-Known Member

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    $635.95 - iPhone after Taxes
    $1439.76 - Cingular 900 Minute Plan
    $119.76 - Messaging Starter Service
    $36.00 - One Time Activation Fee
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    $2231.47

    $85.59/month
    $21.40/week
    $3.06/day

    See, it isn't THAT expensive... sure it's more expensive than 'other phones', but this isn't one of those 'other phones'. Look at it this way, it's cheaper than buying McDonald's once a day.
     
  2. Alex

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    Interesting calculation, thank you!

    Agree.
     
  3. Dr.Ead

    Dr.Ead Well-Known Member

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    done the math all by yourself?
    nice stuff :) great effort!
     
  4. iUser

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    Yeah, I was bored. The only thing is I didn't include any of Cingular's BS data transfer plans, their web plans, etc.. I have no idea what will be needed to take full advantage of iPhone's capabilities. I basically put together the cheapest plan I could, but still have good benefits such as a decent amount of minutes, free nights/weekends, and text.
     
  5. www.myspace.com/maciphone

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    just wondering when we'll be able to unlock the phone. i'm using tmobile and don't really want to break my contract. =\
     
  6. iUser

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    Probably won't be able to, it's a Cingular exclusive phone.
     
  7. apple

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    Probably will, the hackers will go crazy with this.

    But that is shaping up to be a very heafty phone to purchse according to those calculations, but the per day calculation makes it all better.
     
  8. iUser

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    Really, really slim chance that anyone will ever figure out how to unlock this phone. Even if you do unlock it, there are probably so many rights governing outside services providing any type of service to an iPhone that it would be pointless to do.
     
  9. apple

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    Ever heard of iPod linux, think how locked tight the iPod is, yet, you can install another OS onto it...
     
  10. Dr.Ead

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    like i said, hackers are brilliant people. note, i said Hackers, not Crackers