HP takes a leap forward in quickly dropping the price of the Palm Pre 2 to free
Previously, we’ve seen them already bring it down to as low as $30 with a contract, but it didn’t take them long to bring it to a new level that everyone would be content about it. Precisely, they’re now selling the Palm Pre 2 for the 2-year contract price of free – whereas Verizon hasn’t moved from its $149.99 on-contract pricing. So if you’ve been patient in holding off a purchase for the most up-to-date webOS smartphone on the market right now, then it’s about time you made a move and go buy this one.
Obviously, HP can’t go any less from what they’re offering right now – that’s unless they decide to give customers money back to purchase it. In any event, the ball is now in Verizon’s court because we’re sure consumers are waiting for them to follow accordingly.
source: HP Wireless Central via PreCentral
1. Itzatlas (Posts: 37; Member since: 05 Jan 2011)
Sorry to say this Palm...but...you should have thought about the newer, better phone that will be released in just a couple months. No one will buy this unless they want a cheaper smart phone :P
2. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5610; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)
Too little, too late. There are just too many other more exciting options to the Pre 2. Including the Pre 3 which is supposed to be released 3Q2011. Why anyone would sign-up for a 2 year contract with an already obsolete handset is beyond me.
3. Soccerkid (unregistered)
because its free.... not every can dish out 200 dollars on a new late and great phone
4. your dad (unregistered)
There are a lot of people that walk into a carriers store and think the person helping them will tell the truth and do what is best for the customer. I have two friends that are not technology enthusiasts and therefore are not up to date with what is new or the "best". One just bought an ipad and the other recently signed a contract to get a palm pixi plus (idiot). Both informed me of their purchase wherein I informed them of their outdated choice in gear. Unfortunately there are sheep that follow companies, sheep that follow "experts", and there are other people that will truly get what they need. I could easily see getting this phone if it will be compatible with the upcoming Web-OS computer concept. Any questions; please send them to phonearena.