On 09/07/07, Seán O Sullivan <seanos at seanos.net> wrote:
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>> Patrick O'Connor wrote:
> > Are on sale as of today. I did the impulse thing and ordered one (with
> > kit). It's not got 3G/wireless or a camera but there's some chance I
> > be hack in a camera or wireless in with external devices. Lack of power
> > the usb is a concern tho...
> > Am kinda thinkin I was a bit hasty to purchase but feck it, this is why
> > self employed.... so I can write off purchases like this against
> > If anyone wants a gawk when it arrives let me know.
> > The styling is kinda simple alright but I like it. I reckon I'll use it
> > as a
> > weekend phone when I don't need the full keyboard of the e61.
>> After looking at the site, I was very, very tempted - till I saw the
> shipping costs of $75, and then realised there would probably be another
> $75-100 on customs - which slowed my enthusiasm down sufficiently.
The shipping cost is a bit of a pain alright. But to be honest, if it does
become available over here it will most likely be via distributor. They will
increase the price to make it similar if not more expensive than if the
phone was shipped from the US.
Re customs and duty etc, theres ways and means..... ;)
If it had wireless - I think I would be willing to try it, till that
> happens (or they begin to ship from Europe at sane prices), reckon I'll
> hold off.
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