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By Jason Brooks  |  Posted 2005-01-31 Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


The BlackBerry 7100t costs $299, although T-Mobile USA Inc. offers a rebate on the device that reduces the price to $199. T-Mobile offers plans priced between $40 per month for unlimited e-mail and no included voice minutes to $90 per month for 1,500 voice minutes.

The Treo 650 sells for $599, but Sprint Corp. is offering discounts on the device that reduce the price to $419. Wireless data service for the Treo 650 costs $15 per month on top of one of Sprints voice plans.

Cingular Wireless, which provided the MPx220 we tested, charges $299 for the handset with a voice contract. Unlimited data service for the device, which Cingular sells under the name Media Works, costs $20 per month in addition to the cost for the voice plan.

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As Editor in Chief of eWEEK Labs, Jason Brooks manages the Labs team and is responsible for eWEEK's print edition. Brooks joined eWEEK in 1999, and has covered wireless networking, office productivity suites, mobile devices, Windows, virtualization, and desktops and notebooks. JasonÔÇÖs coverage is currently focused on Linux and Unix operating systems, open-source software and licensing, cloud computing and Software as a Service. Follow Jason on Twitter at jasonbrooks, or reach him by email at jbrooks@eweek.com.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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