Maharashtrians to pay Rs 2,500 more for new Android-based HTC Hero with Sense UI

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    The most promising Android handset so far, the HTC Hero, has debuted in India, and residents of Maharashtra are getting the short end of the stick here. The recent hike from 4% to 12.5% sales tax on mobile phones has meant that the new handset will be available in Maharashtra for Rs 34,600, while it will cost Rs 31,990 in the rest of India – a difference of a whopping Rs 2,600 approx.
     
    And if you are in Maharashtra and using one of Airtel’s competitors, it would almost make y...

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    Wow.. it is officially launched in India.. awesome..
     
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    hmm expensive..

    Windows Mobile more VFM. :|
     
  4. amitabhishek

    amitabhishek Bad to the bone

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    Hideous pricing..what do they eat before putting a tag!!!:twisted:
     
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    tarey_g Hanging, since 2004..

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    Same is the case with all handset. Even the Nokia 5800 which recently dropped to Rs.13.5K is available for Rs.16K due to the 12.5% VAT. :mad:
     
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    rhitwick Democracy is a myth

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    I so so much want this phone. May be will wait for another 1-2 months to get pricing and carrier (if) details.

    Watever the price, this is going to be next phone... :-D
     
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    ^yeah me too.. i really love this phone.. i hope it falls to 20k or something..
     
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    damn... 31k :(
    i am going to take diamond in a day or two ... replacing my 3400.
     
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