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Two I Phone 3G(S) 32 gig phones for S$16

Postby Strong Eagle » Wed, 07 Oct 2009 1:39 pm

A deal that's hard to beat, I think. $208 each with two year renewal of my current plan (better than going with the new flexi plans). $100 for my old phone. $200 off for addition of data plan to existing plan. $100 more for my red rewards. Total due = $16.

And I know there are true believers of every model of phone... and... you'll not find anything as intuitive as the Apple interface.

Cheers.

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Postby taxico » Fri, 09 Oct 2009 11:02 am

prick! :)
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Postby ksl » Sat, 10 Oct 2009 3:55 am

Like real! :P got to be more to it! You are talking about a 1400$ phone, unless China are already copying. Without the flexi plan what have you got? Heavy phone bills maybe! I just cannot see, how you can get around apples monopoly, but i am looking hard. :wink: The phone is good, quick response time, but paid services or not!

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Postby aargon » Sat, 10 Oct 2009 8:02 am

Strong Eagle, are you sure you`re not working for Apple? sounds like a very tempting sales pitch you have there.

The wife will probably want one when I get to singapore (phones here in japan dont work outside).

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Postby Strong Eagle » Sat, 10 Oct 2009 11:22 am

ksl wrote:Like real! :P got to be more to it! You are talking about a 1400$ phone, unless China are already copying. Without the flexi plan what have you got? Heavy phone bills maybe! I just cannot see, how you can get around apples monopoly, but i am looking hard. :wink: The phone is good, quick response time, but paid services or not!


I retained my existing phone plan, the Premium 700. 700 minutes of talk time. 500 SMS's. Caller ID. Voice mail. Auto roaming... and a handful of goodies that I never use. Total cost per month with GST is S$82.93... identical incidentally to the 700 minute plans offered by Starhub and M1. I added a $19 per month for 10 gig of data.

So, I am paying exactly the same per minute plan rates as I did for my Nokia E65 and by signing a contract for 2 years I get the $1400 phone for $8... obviously they are making it back in plan rates but it is the same rate as it would have been if I bought an entry level Ericsson.

The new flexi plans offered by Singtel are OK... but somewhat more expensive. For example, you can sign up for flexi Plus. Costs $95 plus GST. 500 free outgoing minutes, all incoming minutes free, 2 gig of data. iPhone costs $138 on 2 year contract. But voice mail, caller ID, and auto roam are only free for 2 or 3 months, then add another $20 to the price.

Singtel's deal absolutely beats the hell out of what AT&T offers its customers in the US... and the phone is unlocked... unlike the AT&T offering... IDA requires it.

This is also one reason I could not consider the Omnia HD... $498 at Starhub with a 2 year plan and nearly identical rates.

I don't know how Singtel does it, except maybe they are using the iPhone to try and lock in as many customers as possible.

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Postby ksl » Sat, 10 Oct 2009 1:21 pm

Strong Eagle wrote:
ksl wrote:Like real! :P got to be more to it! You are talking about a 1400$ phone, unless China are already copying. Without the flexi plan what have you got? Heavy phone bills maybe! I just cannot see, how you can get around apples monopoly, but i am looking hard. :wink: The phone is good, quick response time, but paid services or not!


I retained my existing phone plan, the Premium 700. 700 minutes of talk time. 500 SMS's. Caller ID. Voice mail. Auto roaming... and a handful of goodies that I never use. Total cost per month with GST is S$82.93... identical incidentally to the 700 minute plans offered by Starhub and M1. I added a $19 per month for 10 gig of data.

So, I am paying exactly the same per minute plan rates as I did for my Nokia E65 and by signing a contract for 2 years I get the $1400 phone for $8... obviously they are making it back in plan rates but it is the same rate as it would have been if I bought an entry level Ericsson.

The new flexi plans offered by Singtel are OK... but somewhat more expensive. For example, you can sign up for flexi Plus. Costs $95 plus GST. 500 free outgoing minutes, all incoming minutes free, 2 gig of data. iPhone costs $138 on 2 year contract. But voice mail, caller ID, and auto roam are only free for 2 or 3 months, then add another $20 to the price.

Singtel's deal absolutely beats the hell out of what AT&T offers its customers in the US... and the phone is unlocked... unlike the AT&T offering... IDA requires it.

This is also one reason I could not consider the Omnia HD... $498 at Starhub with a 2 year plan and nearly identical rates.

I don't know how Singtel does it, except maybe they are using the iPhone to try and lock in as many customers as possible.
Great help, thanks I'll look into it, my contract is also up soon.


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