Warranty on phase 1 phones

Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wolfgang.rupprecht+gnus200702 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 20 18:36:11 CET 2007

Andreas Kostyrka writes:
> (E.g. experiences with laptops show, that a dead display is
> practically never repaired.)

That's because the price of spare parts is normally jacked so high
that companies often make more money on replacement parts than on the
initial product's sale.

>>    I find it unlikely but it would really put minds at ease when spending a
>>    small fortune on a phone; plus it might be that extra incentive to lure
>>    even more to this phone...
> Yeah, but that would be a thing for a mobile insurrance, not for the
> product proper.

FIC could adopt a "don't be evil" slogan and promise to sell the
replacement LCD for normal markup.  That would go a long way towards
making folks happy with their purchase decision (even if they never
need any spare parts).

Wolfgang S. Rupprecht                http://www.wsrcc.com/wolfgang/

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