Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 17th Aug 2012 22:48 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless I always see The Netherlands - my home country - as a small, easily graspable version of other, larger and more important western countries and even the west as a whole. In light of this, Tweakers.net's Arnoud Wokke points to a very interesting report about the Dutch telecommunications market. This reports notes a trend that, if present in the rest of the world, could have serious effects for phone makers.
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RE[2]: UK
by henderson101 on Tue 21st Aug 2012 11:36 UTC in reply to "RE: UK"
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You can get a Galaxy Ace 2 for £15.50 per month on T-Mobile with a comparable data allowance to the £35 iPhone contract. You can get the original Galaxy Ace for £10 if you go with the Carphone Warehouse's own virtual provider. You can get a Galaxy S 3 for £31 from Orange, £28 on Carphone Warehouse's own (but with a crappy data allowance.) You need to shop around a bit, but the deals are there. Carphone Warehouse also don't lock their handsets unless they specifically state is is locked at point of sale.

iPhone 4 is still pretty much £35 minimum from everyone.

So, I stand by what I'm saying - Android phones tend to be sold for less, no matter what the actual handset cost is. I don't know why. It's just the way it is.

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