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I know I posted a thread about haggling earlier, but my attempts seem to have failed.

T-Mobile wants $450 for a BlackBerry Curve, which seems a bit ridiculous.

I found a Nokia N95 for $370, which is my current front runner, but I also found an HTC S621 for $300.

The big thing for the N95 is the Camera and the Multimedia player, but it lacks a QWERTY keyboard, which I've grown used to.

The S261 has a full keyboard and Windows Mobile (which can be a good or bad thing), but the camera is only 1.3 megapixels with what is probably a lousy lens.

Basically, I'm weighing the pros and cons of the N95 and the HTC set, and I'd like your input.

I've made it a poll, but other suggestions are welcome!

NOTE: I am not canceling my contract to get an iPhone. I do not care for it, nor do I care for the cost of AT&T's plans.

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While not a bad suggestion by any means, my iPod is dying and my phone lacks a camera. If I can consolidate three gadgets down to one, that would probably be the ultimate solution.

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get a cheap phone with no data plan, save the money and move out of your dangerous neighborhood.
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While not a bad suggestion by any means, my iPod is dying and my phone lacks a camera. If I can consolidate three gadgets down to one, that would probably be the ultimate solution.

I believe it has all those features

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I knew that was coming from you.

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I believe it has all those features
Well, it does, but the camera is only 1.3 MP, there's no 3.5mm headphone jack, and I'm not too fond of the Palm OS.

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how'd you travel though time to post it before i did?
I didn't! The board must have glitched out.

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Why not just buy an iPhone. It has a camera, is a phone AND an iPod. Plus GPS and everything else you can imagine.
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Why not just buy an iPhone. It has a camera, is a phone AND an iPod. Plus GPS and everything else you can imagine.
It would also require me to shell out:

$200 Early Termination Fee to T-Mobile
$200 for iPhone
$100 a month for service

Plus, AT&T has some of the crappiest customer service I've ever had. There's a reason I went to T-Mobile.

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Originally when I posted. prior to seeing your earlier statement as to not buying one

What I meant was buy one and a sim unlocker card. Then use it on T-Mobile's service. But still prolly more than you want to spend.

At least you are not stuck with Roger's service!! We can't even get 3G yet.
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What I meant was buy one and a sim unlocker card. Then use it on T-Mobile's service. But still prolly more than you want to spend.
Plus the SIM unlocker cards are kinda patchy when it comes to whether they work or not.

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I was just looking at t-mobile phones and the new samsung behold looks kind of neat. it is touch screen, mp3, and 5mp camera.. I have a first gen iphone unlocked on t-mobile but I am thinking about buying the samsung just for fun to see how it stacks up. I would love the 5mp camera on it.
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