For a time, DoCoMo was limiting I-Mode upgrades (from non I-Mode phones to
I-Mode phones) to ease the impact of massive numbers of users on their
network. The restriction has now been lifted. I wonder if that's what you
I still think it's best to get a cellphone directly from the stores associated
with the carrier as you'll get better warranty/service and can keep your phone
number when you upgrade -- not an option at all cellphone shops.
r e n
"Jonathan W. Anderson" wrote:
> I wonder if this has just happened to me?
> It wasn't for an NM502i, but for a new N502i. I had just bought
> a N208 and wanted to exchange it for a N502i at the NTT DoCoMo
> in Kichijoji. (I had gone in to see if they had any NM502i available)
> However, since I had bought the N208 within the past month, NTT
> DoCoMo wanted to charge me 40,000! If I had used the phone for
> more than a month, the price would drop to around 15,000. Needless
> to say, I didn't do this. And I doubt I will ever visit a DoCoMo shop
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: keitai-l-bounce_at_appelsiini.net [mailto:keitai-l-bounce_at_appelsiini.
> > net]On Behalf Of Renfield Kuroda
> > Sent: Tuesday, June 06, 2000 3:41 PM
> > To: keitai-l_at_appelsiini.net
> > Subject: (keitai-l) Re: Nokia NM502i
> > Retails about 15,000 but can be gotten for much cheaper (if you
> > can find it).
> > r e n
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