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    News - Orange and Vodafone release iPhone 4S tariffs

    There is some variation between the two, but neither are cheap.
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    Re: News - Orange and Vodafone release iPhone 4S tariffs

    I'd be curious to see how this compare to Samsung's big guns! Shame orange's website arnt loading here at work

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    Re: News - Orange and Vodafone release iPhone 4S tariffs

    That seems to be quite a lot more expensive that the iPhone 4 last year.

    I got mine just a week after release. 500 minutes, 5000 texts, 1GB of data, 5000 3-3 minutes and 150 MMS messages for £30 a month with £49.99 upfront for the phone.

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    Re: News - Orange and Vodafone release iPhone 4S tariffs

    the cost for a 2 year contract are astronomical, nearly £1k for a £500 phone and 40 hours talk time spread out over 2 years!

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    Re: News - Orange and Vodafone release iPhone 4S tariffs

    Be interesting to see how many people upgrade from their existing iphone to this new phone at those silly high prices.

    I think maybe Apple are about to see a huge u turn in sales. The competition has caught up, has better products on the whole and are cheaper.

    Wait till the kindle fire comes out, Apple could struggle to shift the ipad 2.

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    Re: News - Orange and Vodafone release iPhone 4S tariffs

    Most iPhone 4 users won't be upgrading imo - simply as there is no real reason to do so..ofc the die hard fanboys will do it, but the vast majority? I am not so sure...is a minor spec bump and a gimmick ("Siri") really enough? Especially when you consider that the prices here do semm more expensive than last year..

    The cheapest way to get an iPhone 4S imo is to buy one sim free, and then go with giff gaff..£10 a month for 250 minutes, unlimited texts and unlimited data.

    Work it out over 2 years: £500 for the phone, £240 for the "contract" = £740

    That's cheaper than the cheapest of the deals mentioned in the story, and you get MUCH more for your money. An iPhone contact doesn't start to work out equivalent to Giff Gaff until you start using 600 minutes a month - then the lines blur a bit..but if you dont use many minutes, but use lots of data..I can't see any produuct on the marketplace that beats Giff Gaff.

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    Re: News - Orange and Vodafone release iPhone 4S tariffs

    Giff Gaff is an O2 MVNO, right? What's the coverage and the support like?

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    Re: News - Orange and Vodafone release iPhone 4S tariffs

    Quote Originally Posted by Scott B View Post
    Giff Gaff is an O2 MVNO, right? What's the coverage and the support like?
    Yes - they are actually wholly owned by O2 also..

    I am not with them (since I jumped to WinMob and Orange) but I have heard very good things about their support service, and their coverage is equivalent to O2s, which is pretty good these days.

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    Re: News - Orange and Vodafone release iPhone 4S tariffs

    http://www.three.co.uk/Phones/Preorder - three's prices are much more reasonable

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    Re: News - Orange and Vodafone release iPhone 4S tariffs

    they're all a rip off to be honest. considering the handset price is the same as most other smart phones there is no justification behind these expensive contracts just for the fact its an iphone

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    Re: News - Orange and Vodafone release iPhone 4S tariffs

    I'm buying a iPhone 4S from Apple as I thought that iPhone contracts were ridiculously priced. I'd like to know how the mobile companies justify the huge Apple mark up.

    I'll be using a pay monthly SIM from Tesco as the deals are pretty good compared to others and they use the O2 network as well. Just off to check Giff Gaff now though!
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    Re: News - Orange and Vodafone release iPhone 4S tariffs

    Quote Originally Posted by Bluecube View Post
    I'm buying a iPhone 4S from Apple as I thought that iPhone contracts were ridiculously priced. I'd like to know how the mobile companies justify the huge Apple mark up.

    I'll be using a pay monthly SIM from Tesco as the deals are pretty good compared to others and they use the O2 network as well. Just off to check Giff Gaff now though!
    My sentiments exactly. Just buy an iPhone and go on giffgaff. I'm on giffgaff myself and get better 3G coverage about Lincolnshire than when I was on Vodafone, which is odd since O2 was meant to have the worst 3G coverage out the bunch. For £10 a month you get truly unlimited internet.
    I couldn't face signing up for 24 months with these huge impersonal mobile telcos.. if something goes wrong, they've got you by the spheres!

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