On Monday, Jun 23, 2003, at 15:22 Japan, Kevin Martin wrote:
> However, *what* is the deal with the discrepancy in pricing for these
> phones in different areas of Japan? My friend in Beppu switched
> from AU to a SH505i and paid 19,000 yen. The same phone
> up here in Fukushima costs between 26,000 and 29,000 yen.
> My friend said maybe phones are cheaper in Kyushu because
> everyone is poor. :)
Pricing is based on whether you are a new DoCoMo user (cheapest), have
had you current phone for more than a year (cheaper) or a bleeding-edge
technophile looking for the latest toy (most expensive).
Received on Mon Jun 23 10:36:31 2003