Thursday, July 12, 2007

The Anti-iPhone

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There are many alternatives to being a wannabe (as in I wanna be an iPhone user BUT...) For example:
It was no iPhone. It looked like a phone that was popular five years ago. Flip phone style. Small screen. Cheap to build. You know the style.

I asked “why is there any company crazy enough to announce a new ugly phone during iPhoneManiaWeek?”

Then he explained what it did and I understood. It’s the anti iPhone.

It’s the equivilent of the Wii when compared to the sexier Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3.

You know there’s a huge market of people who say “I don’t need the Web, I don’t need a cool camera, I don’t need a GPS. I don’t want a device that costs $600. I just want a phone.”

Anyway, one thing it does is use wifi when available, which saves you money on making a phone call.

Michael Gartenberg has all the details on the new TMobile service and phone.

See Also: The Geek's Anti-iPhone Goes Live: Get Your Anti-iPhone Now

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