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Why is a mobile phone cheaper than a Sim Card?

Old Apr 26th 2007, 5:15 am
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Damn rip off etisilat!:curse:
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Old Apr 26th 2007, 5:29 am
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but hey...the sun is shining, it's nearly the weekend....
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Old Apr 26th 2007, 6:16 am
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Originally Posted by MataHari View Post
but hey...the sun is shining, it's nearly the weekend....
Yes it is and yes it is.
Wasn't actually angry about it.
My 1000dhs mobile died a week or so ago and nokia can't fix it. So I thought **** this malarky of buying mobile phone with shitty cameras attached - i'm getting piece of sh.ite phone that makes phone calls. Couldn't believe they're cheaper than the sim cards.

I have a question. Mobile phones have had cameras on them for a while now and they've slowly been getting cameras with better and better quality picture taking abilities.
The question is - why can't camera manufacturers simply create their cameras with phone call making abilities. Surely that would be much easier.
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Old Apr 26th 2007, 6:23 am
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Yes it is and yes it is.
Wasn't actually angry about it.
My 1000dhs mobile died a week or so ago and nokia can't fix it. So I thought **** this malarky of buying mobile phone with shitty cameras attached - i'm getting piece of sh.ite phone that makes phone calls. Couldn't believe they're cheaper than the sim cards.

I have a question. Mobile phones have had cameras on them for a while now and they've slowly been getting cameras with better and better quality picture taking abilities.
The question is - why can't camera manufacturers simply create their cameras with phone call making abilities. Surely that would be much easier.
I aint into all that photo taking camera business! I have a cheap phone and a nice Canon Sureshot which keeps me happy. I aint a techno bird my any means!

Do you still get a mobile for free in the UK when you sign up for year??
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Yep, you still get free phones in the UK. That is what competition does for the market... I know about Du but it is hardly competition is it?
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Default Re: Why is a mobile phone cheaper than a Sim Card?

Originally Posted by Jeeper View Post
Yes it is and yes it is.
Wasn't actually angry about it.
My 1000dhs mobile died a week or so ago and nokia can't fix it. So I thought **** this malarky of buying mobile phone with shitty cameras attached - i'm getting piece of sh.ite phone that makes phone calls. Couldn't believe they're cheaper than the sim cards.

I have a question. Mobile phones have had cameras on them for a while now and they've slowly been getting cameras with better and better quality picture taking abilities.
The question is - why can't camera manufacturers simply create their cameras with phone call making abilities. Surely that would be much easier.
Forget all that,mobile phone manufacturers must create a software or device that puts the hologram of the person in front of you,as if you are talking face-to-face...If they happen to annoy during the convo,you won't need to thrash the phone,you just punch and kick the person wherever you want and feel relieved....Serenity now...
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Originally Posted by Jeeper View Post
Yes it is and yes it is.
Wasn't actually angry about it.
My 1000dhs mobile died a week or so ago and nokia can't fix it. So I thought **** this malarky of buying mobile phone with shitty cameras attached - i'm getting piece of sh.ite phone that makes phone calls. Couldn't believe they're cheaper than the sim cards.

I have a question. Mobile phones have had cameras on them for a while now and they've slowly been getting cameras with better and better quality picture taking abilities.
The question is - why can't camera manufacturers simply create their cameras with phone call making abilities. Surely that would be much easier.

Totally agree, my N80 gave up life after 10 months so I bought a 145Dhs green screen.

If it lasts a year i'll be haoppy, if I lose it I wont care, if I drop it in the bog, sea, drain showre etc.

So what.

It's so liberating leaving the rat race behind
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It's so liberating leaving the rat race behind
I concur!
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Old Apr 26th 2007, 1:22 pm
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So when I buy my iphone in the US in June you won't all be jealous
 
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So when I buy my iphone in the US in June you won't all be jealous
not at all, phones are for making phone calls and texting and keeping records of number plates of cars that park too close
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I may actually have sex with it when I get one.

http://www.apple.com/iphone/
 
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I may actually have sex with it when I get one.

http://www.apple.com/iphone/
but that will make it 'dirty'!
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I may actually have sex with it when I get one.

http://www.apple.com/iphone/
Is it waterproof?

Or does it cum with a free years supply of kleenex?
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I may actually have sex with it when I get one.

http://www.apple.com/iphone/

Silly question.... will it work in UAE? I thought it didn't work outside the US???
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Old Apr 27th 2007, 8:17 am
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Why wouldn't it work outside the US...you just need to get it unlocked.
 

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