01-26-2011, 08:03 AM
| | Re: T-Mobile's Comet Entry Level Android Phone with Wi-Fi, quad-band GSM, and 1700/2100 W-CDMA, Personal HotSpot for $140
In article <email@example.com>, tPlOvUpBErLeLsEs@hotmail.com
> On Tue, 25 Jan 2011 19:15:51 -0500, SMS <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On 1/24/2011 10:12 AM, Travis James wrote:
> >> On 1/21/2011 2:39 PM, SMS wrote:
> >>> <http://newspaperads.mercurynews.com/FSI/Page.aspx?advid=200177&loc=53824&fsi=15267&version =Mercury>
> >>> (bottom left)
> >>> If you're like many people, you have your regular cell phone service on
> >>> Verizon because of the coverage, but you need a GSM phone into which you
> >>> can stick a prepaid SIM card for when you travel to Europe or Asia.
> >>> This is a pretty good deal on a basic Android phone with Wi-Fi.
> >>> Amazingly it has the 900, 1700, and 2100 MHz W-CDMA bands, which is
> >>> something you can't even get on an iPhone, but unfortunately it has no
> >>> W-CDMA 800.
> >> BTW, it's available on t-mobile.com for $119.00 and includes a $25
> >> prepaid card. I just ordered one.
> >> http://www.t-mobile.com/shop/phones/prepaid.aspx
> > Thanks, I returned the one I bought at a store and ordered it on-line.
> > BTW, T-Mobile stores won't honor the web pricing.
> Not a hard and fast rule, that -- a Radio Shack cell-phone dweeb let on once that whether a store will or won't honor (i.e., match or beat) the web pricing is entirely "at the manager's discretion."
Radio Shack rules are not necessarily the same as the rules at a T-
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