Sprint NOT doing one for the little guy. Touch Pro2 discount denied (for non business users).

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by Mike
Posted October 1st, 2009 at 5:58 am

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Sad sad day indeed for WinMo lovers looking to upgrade on the cheap to the Touch Pro2 on Sprint. Yesterday we posted an article praising Sprint (which is a rarity) for their apparent generosity to the little folks and for finally having a bit of common sense trickle into Sprint HQ with the news of a price drop for the Touch Pro2: $349 down to $199. Bad news ahead folks. While the $199 discount price is in fact real, it’s only available to businesses with 100 or more lines of service. Ouch. A Sprint rep wrote in to Brighthand to clear the air saying:

Starting tomorrow, the price drop for HTC TouchPro2 from Sprint is only available to corporate liable customers with 100+ lines. All other channels will sell at original price $349.99 with a two-year service agreement and after $100 mail-in rebate.

So it appears as if you and I the little guys will have to continue to eye that $349 price tag, trying to figure out where they stuffed all of that apparent value at. If any other carrier wants to make a better impression and actually move some of these over priced phones, dropping the price would be an amazing start.

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  • bob
    November 14, 2009 at 1:08 am
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    It’s a fair price quit being cheap.Sprint has the cheapest plans with data .the mrc is over 580.00

    • Mike
      November 14, 2009 at 8:38 am
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      Some call it cheap others call it frugal. To each his own.

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