Best Buy offers a Compaq netbook for 99 cents with Sprint activation

Best Buy offers a Compaq netbook for 99 cents with Sprint activation
It's amazing what a dollar can buy you nowadays – you can treat yourself to something on the dollar menu at your local fast food restaurant. Would you believe that it can even get you a brand spanking new Compaq netbook? Consumer electronics giant Best Buy is offering a special deal in its stores when you purchase the Compaq Mini 110c-1040 DX netbook with Sprint wireless broadband service. Some consumers dish out hundreds and even thousands of dollars for a notebook, but Best Buy is only requiring $0.99 to get yourself a netbook with an Intel Atom 1.6GHz processor, 10.1” screen, 1GB of RAM, 160GB hard drive, and an embedded mobile broadband card. You'll be required to sign a two year agreement with Sprint's $60 per month service to qualify for the $0.99 price. No love for Verizon or AT&T unfortunately – you can sign up for either carrier and pay $199.99 for the netbook. Finally, dishing out $389.99 will get you the netbook without any monthly service agreements. Who says a dollar can't buy you anything these days?

source: Best Buy via Slash Gear


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