Neither iPhone or OpenMoko are revolutionary

Sean Moss-Pultz sean_mosko at
Thu Jan 18 11:15:58 CET 2007

On 1/18/07 3:37 AM, "David Schlesinger" <david.schlesinger at>

> The NEO's not _cheap_, exactly: there was a recent survey of 1,800 recent
> purchasers of cell phones, and 21--not 21 _percent_, mind you, 21,
> period--paid over $400. Not many more paid as much as $350.

In our defense, those phones are carrier subsidized. This makes a huge
difference. Try to walk into a store in the States and buy a device without
a contract. You'll know what I mean.


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