Android Phone Prices Declining Quicker Than Expected


We don’t know about you, but that’s the kind of headlines we like to see.  Thanks to a proliferation of handset makers and good ol’ fashioned competition, the prices of Android handsets is dropping faster than analysts and industry insiders expected. 

Take for instance the forthcoming T-Mobile Pulse Mini from Huawei.  Announced at last week’s Mobile World Congress, the U8110 features a 2.8-inch resistive screen with stylus, a 3.2 megapixel camera, and Android 2.1 under the hood.  When it arrives later this quarter for T-Mobile UK, it’s expected to sell for about £100 (US$155) unlocked.  That’s over 54% less than the price tag that came on the original Pulse only a few months ago.  Granted the screen size does factor in for most heavy users, the general public will likely fall in love with the price.

Here’s a quick hands-on video courtesy of the guys at Mobile Burn.

Are you a specs or price person?  Do you gravitate towards a phone based off of one or the other?

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Scott has been running AndroidGuys since 2007 and loves nothing more than reading up on the latest smartphone rumors. His other mobile efforts can be found on Android Update (CNET) where he covers Google's mobile platform.

  • khay

    thaks for your sharing. nice video

  • Md. Abu Sadek

    hoping for $100 mark!!!! Hope that will not be too late!