I see. The misprint was in my brain. Happens a lot
I wonder if the pricing is part of a DoCoMo-wide strategy,
or if the local DoCoMo operators have leeway with
these things. There is the NTT East/West split, at least
nominally -- not that I've ever taken it seriously.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Virgil Vergara" <virgil_at_hawaii.rr.com>
To: "keitai l appelsiini.net" <keitai-l_at_appelsiini.net>
Sent: Sunday, August 12, 2001 11:35 AM
Subject: (keitai-l) Re: Handset prices - Kansai vs. Kanto
> Its correct. In Tokyo is 30,800yens while in Osaka its 22,000yens. I guess
> from the way its printed Tokyo looks cheaper but its actually not.
> > This is exactly what I was puzzling over. (The N503 case
> > looks like a misprint -- maybe they got the prices swapped?)
> > -michael turner
> > leap_at_gol.com
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Victor Pikula" <victor_at_pikula.com>
> > To: <keitai-l_at_appelsiini.net>
> > Sent: Saturday, August 11, 2001 6:34 AM
> > Subject: (keitai-l) Re: Handset prices - Kansai vs Kanto
> >> Here is a list from the latest issue of Nikkei Mobile magazine. It is
> >> Japanese, but it should be obviously enough once you know that the
> >> amount is Tokyo price and the one below is Osaka price. (*Tokyo = Kanto
> >> area, Osaka = Kansai area*)
> >> The list shows average shop prices in the beginning of July.
> >> www.pikula.com/pricelist_aug01.htm
> >> As you can see, when buying the latest phones, Kansai beats Kanto with
> >> prices that are about 2~3 times as low!
> >> Hope this helps,
> >> Victor
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