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Level 20: Radiant
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Registered: ‎04-04-2012

Re: Apple Event Megathread 2018

From £750 to £1500 for a phone I think Apple are taking the Michael and it’s obscene..  

 

think my iPhone X will be the last iPhone I have as I’m not paying that much for a phone....

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Registered: ‎17-03-2015

Re: Apple Event Megathread 2018

It’s rather absurd the costs now I agree

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Posts: 79
Registered: ‎07-09-2013

Re: Apple Event Megathread 2018

O2's relationship with Apple
 
 

Just wondering if they have one any more ?

 

Apple Watch 4 - Nope - EE and Vodafone

Apple iPhone Xs Dual Sim (eSim) - Nope - EE and Vodafone

 

I love Refresh and dont want to leave, but seriously, I feel like I'm with a 2nd tier / class provider.  

 

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Registered: ‎14-01-2014

Re: Apple Event Megathread 2018

Especially when UK is paying 30% more than USA
USA pay $1099...
UK cost equivalent $1434

No USA tax is that much, nor is our vat.


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Registered: ‎07-09-2013

Re: Apple Event Megathread 2018

Sell your X any pay off O2 - It sahould be worth more than your settlement. you'll lose money if you wait to Refresh.

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Registered: ‎19-11-2014

Re: Apple Event Megathread 2018

Your working the FX the wrong way round, $1099 is £842 using XE. Add VAT to £842 and you get £1,010. Then remember that banks don’t give you mid-market, but a marginalised rate and you’ll find that ££1,099 isn’t that far away.
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Re: Apple Event Megathread 2018

I think you you need to check this first regarding the Dual sim use on the IPhone. 

 

@AngryWarlock

Just to make you aware before everyone starts getting carried away.

 

Dual Sim is only supported by EE for the esim and not Vodafone U.K.

 

https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT209096

 

 

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Re: Apple Event Megathread 2018


@viridis wrote:
Especially when UK is paying 30% more than USA
USA pay $1099...
UK cost equivalent $1434

No USA tax is that much, nor is our vat.

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Registered: ‎23-07-2014

Re: Apple Event Megathread 2018

They are replaying the live feed now in the event video page, in case anyone missed it. Smiley Happy

Check out some of the recent discussions:
What do you look for in a new phone? Let us know what your priorities are when picking a new device!
MWC 2019 Megathread Seen any tech you’re interested in or want to know more about something? Tell us here!
Which O2 Academy gig are you most interested in this year? Check out what's coming up and let us know which gig you fancy!
Samsung S10 range - Pre-order now on O2 - Find out the latest info on Samsung's announcement and join the conversation! 


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Re: Apple Event Megathread 2018

Also Dual sim isn’t available straight away, this will be activated later this year with a software update.

 

https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT209044

 

Also so before people start thinking that Dual Sim will be available if you buy from carriers. 

 

E sim can be disabled by carriers when you purchase a iPhone from them.

 

note that the esim facility on the iPads is disabled by o2in the U.K.  

 

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