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Does mobile phone company matters or all phones are the same?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by ashishthakkar, Sep 26, 2013.

  1. ashishthakkar

    ashishthakkar Junior Member

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    Ya ya i know you will say iphone is the best and how can i compare it with any other phone.

    That is not what i am asking.

    I recently browsed the stores and found out that the cost of same config phone ranges a lot.

    Example: i looked for a phone with android, 5mp cam, 1 ghz processor, dual sim and 512 ram.

    This was my requirement and i found out that the cost for such a phone ranged from $125 to $250.

    How much of a difference would there be in the $125 vs $250 phone?

    After all they are either made in china or korea :)

    Feedback pls....
     
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  2. oxonbeef

    oxonbeef BANNED BANNED

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    No. The price difference is offset depending on the profit made by the
    airtime provider in relation to the terms of your contract.

    So if I have you locked in a 36 month contract I will make more profit
    from you than if I had you locked in a 12 month contract.
    Therefore the phone will be cheaper as I can offset the phone cost
    against the projected profit.
     
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  3. blindscout

    blindscout Newbie

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    So you mean same config, different brand?
    Of course the mobile phone company matters. You can't compare a wholesale chinese company that makes mobile phones with the same specs as you say, to LG or Samsung or Apple or any kind of established company.

    Yes LG / Samsung etc might make their devices in China but they are not designed there, the materials are not chosen there, they are just assembled in China.

    I will quote an Apple statement on an iPod i bought maybe it will help you understand. "Designed in California, assembled in China"
     
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  4. ashishthakkar

    ashishthakkar Junior Member

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    Phone without contract (Buy a phone and insert your sim it).
     
  5. ashishthakkar

    ashishthakkar Junior Member

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    Yes, i understand 85% of the iphone is assembled in china.

    The chip, screen, battery etc are not made in china and that are some of the things that matter.

    Right?

    Thanks.
     
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  7. ashishthakkar

    ashishthakkar Junior Member

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    Wrong example small buddy

    i am not talking about women in general.

    I am talking about two women both with same vital stats like same figure same color same hair and body.

    Then there wont be much difference right?

    Ps: now dont post a picture with 2 women with same body but one of them being ugly. i am not really thinking of having sex with my phone :p
     
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    Brand name, quality of build, reliability, personal preference.