Many first generation unlocked Windows Phones can be bought for dirt cheap via Amazon

Many first generation unlocked Windows Phones can be bought for dirt cheap via Amazon
By now, we all know how it works in the cell phone industry as older devices are cleared from inventory to accommodate room for the newer, and usually more alluring devices. Considering that we’ve already been seeing a few second generation Windows Phones, with Mango and all, carriers are slashing prices on older first generation handsets.

If you’re one of those people who are still in contract, but want to pick up a decent smartphone for cheap, you don’t need to look any further than Amazon. Well, that’s because the online retailer has several unlocked first generation Windows Phone that are priced super aggressively.

Specifically, they are selling the Samsung Omnia 7 for $289, Samsung Focus at $239, HTC Surround at $195, and the LG Quantum for a reasonable $160. No, they’re not priced at free, which is where you’ll probably see many carriers selling them at, but nevertheless, they’re great pricing for no-contract and unlocked cell phones.

Obviously, some of us would prefer investing the money on something newer, but when you take into account the $500 and up prices normally associated with smartphones being bought outright without a contract, Amazon’s offerings are a lot more forgiving – especially on your pockets!

source: Amazon (1, 2, 3, &4) via WMPoweruser

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Quantum

PhoneArena Score:

8.5

User Score:

7.3
  • Display 3.5 inches 800 x 480 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP (Single camera)
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 0.5GB RAM
  • Storage 16GB,
  • Battery 1500 mAh
  • OS Windows Phone 7.5 Mango
Surround

PhoneArena Score:

8.5

User Score:

9.0
  • Display 3.8 inches 800 x 480 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP (Single camera)
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 0.4GB RAM
  • Storage 16GB,
  • Battery 1230 mAh
  • OS Windows Phone 7.5 Mango
Omnia 7

PhoneArena Score:

8.5

User Score:

9.0
  • Display 4.0 inches 800 x 480 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP (Single camera)
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon S1
  • Storage 8GB,
  • Battery 1500 mAh
  • OS Windows Phone 7.5 Mango
Focus

PhoneArena Score:

8.5

User Score:

9.2
  • Display 4.0 inches 800 x 480 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP (Single camera)
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 0.5GB RAM
  • Storage 8GB, microSDHC
  • Battery 1500 mAh
  • OS Windows Phone 7.5 Mango

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