Sprint drops Touch Pro2 pricing to $199, matching VerizonAaron Baker - Director, Content and Partnerships
After weeks of sitting at the $350 mark (and that's after a $100 mail-in rebate, meaning you'll have to shell out an obscene $450 out the door), Sprint has finally come down off of the high horse and decided to compete with Verizon's $199 pricing (again, after a $150 mail-in rebate). Honestly, with the BlackBerry Tour, Palm Pre, and HTC Hero all priced at or around $199 after rebate, they couldn't afford not to. The $199 pricing begins on October 1st, but for those of you that paid $350 (and are probably getting upset as you're reading this), reports are coming in that eCare is offering $100 bill credits to offset the price change.
With T-Mobile as the sole carrier selling the Touch Pro2 at $350, will they bow to pressure and lower their pricing as well? Until that day comes, a user on our website claims that T-Mobile will match Verizon's (and soon, Sprint's) pricing if you bring an advertisement into a retail store:
Has anyone had success with this? Hit the comments section and let us know!