Best Buy Mobile to sell unlocked phones with contract

Best Buy Mobile to sell unlocked phones with contract
God bless Best Buy Mobile for they are about to take a bold step that the other major retailers have yet to tread on. It's true that many retailers, such as Dell, CompUSA, etc., have been offering unlocked GSM phones for a while but not with a contract. This is where Best Buy Mobile comes into play.
It is speculated that Best Buy's mobile division is ready to offer three Nokia phones at subsidized costs which are as follwos:

  • E71 for $199.99 with a two year contract
  • N96 for $599.99 with a two year contract
  • N95 8GB for $349.99 with a two year contract

Keeping in mind that the E71, N96 and the N95 cost an average of $420, $800 and $550 respectively, these are good prices for such high end phones.

The only drawback is that these phones will be offered with a T-Mobile service agreement which limits the user to the EDGE network as the 3G frequencies are not supported.

The start date is rumored to be November 16th.

source TmoNews via IntoMobile


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