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Rhodri

 
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Coming to the end of my contract with my mobile phone in the next month or so, so I was trying to weigh up my next move.

Do I either sign up to a contract for 18 months at 35 per month (630 for 18 months), or do I (bearing in mind I don't use my mobile much for call and text purposes) cancel the contract altogether and get a pay-as-you-go mobile and an Ipod?

I could get the iphone on PAYG, but I'm guessing the data constraints are not ideal for something that relies so heavily upon internet-type stuff.

Excluding calls, does the Ipod do the same stuff as the iphone with apps and wi-fi, etc?


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Excluding calls, does the Ipod do the same stuff as the iphone with apps and wi-fi, etc?


yupp....the iPod touch does
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I love my touch..... I have a blackberry for a phone and other data stuff, the touch is for music, games and videos.
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My iPhone has changed the way I use my phone.

I never used to check email or browse the web on the move, nowadays i do it all the time. factor in the excellent camera and iPod feature and you have a fantastic little phone. Now i don't have to carry around separate cameras phone and ipods, I have it all in one device.

Seriously, go grab a 3G iphone with an unlimited data package and you'll never look back. I know a few people that have them now and they wouldn't swap them for all the tea in china.
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I prefer a 2G unlock and have fun...
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Coming to the end of my contract with my mobile phone in the next month or so, so I was trying to weigh up my next move.

Do I either sign up to a contract for 18 months at 35 per month (630 for 18 months), or do I (bearing in mind I don't use my mobile much for call and text purposes) cancel the contract altogether and get a pay-as-you-go mobile and an Ipod?

I could get the iphone on PAYG, but I'm guessing the data constraints are not ideal for something that relies so heavily upon internet-type stuff.

Excluding calls, does the Ipod do the same stuff as the iphone with apps and wi-fi, etc?


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go and get a prepaid plan 1.00 a day when you use it, nights free for as much calling as you want, maybe it will save you a bit of cash
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go and get a prepaid plan 1.00 a day when you use it, nights free for as much calling as you want, maybe it will save you a bit of cash
That is an interesting take. Does that also include data?
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I don't think AT&T has pay as you go for iPhone.

I have Sprint Treo 755 and pay $40 after taxes each month.
I get unlimited Internet
Unlimited 7pm-7am calls
Unlimited weekend calls
450 minutes prime time

Granted, my plan is no longer available, but this is:
$69
Unlimited Internet
Unlimited 7pm-7am calls
Unlimited weekend calls
450 minutes prime time
unlimited text


I cannot see why I would benefit by paying $70+ for iPhone when they give me:
9pm - 6am nights

I like the iPhone, but i think it is overpriced, and I am not interested in paying a premium during this depression.
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I like the iPhone, but i think it is overpriced, and I am not interested in paying a premium during this depression.
Good thing no one is forcing you into buying one.....

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Do I either sign up to a contract for 18 months at £35 per month (£630 for 18 months), or do I (bearing in mind I don't use my mobile much for call and text purposes) cancel the contract altogether and get a pay-as-you-go mobile and an Ipod?
Get a PAYG and an iPod, you'll be better off in the long run.


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