Tuesday, December 12, 2006

M1 Mixes Up Nokia Models

M1 mixed up Nokia 6125 and 6233 in its advertisement in TODAY newspaper (Tuesday, 12th December, 2006) on Page 15.

Nokia 6125 is a clam-shell phone.

Nokia 6233 is a candy-bar phone.


Blogger dreamy princess said...

U must be checking out the mobile ads regularly to be familiar with the models. Eyeing on a Nokia model?

Did u call M1 to find out if they will honor the quoted price as of the model No or picture stated? :)

Tuesday, December 12, 2006 at 11:27:00 AM GMT+8  
Blogger Mickell said...

I just got a Nokia 6233 for free from SingTel. All the Hello! SingTel shops have been seeing crowds and long queues this past 2 weeks because of all these free handphone deals. Nevermind about the 24 month contract. These are mid of the range handphones and not the usual bottom of the range stuff :) I have already e-mailed M1 to inform them of their error.

Tuesday, December 12, 2006 at 11:32:00 AM GMT+8  
Blogger Leonard said...

very observant on your side, i already lost track of the nokia models..haha...btw, it's hard to turn back after using a pda phone!

Tuesday, December 12, 2006 at 12:59:00 PM GMT+8  
Blogger 老星洲 said...

So many photo models nowadays. There is a possibility that the advertisers may mixed phone models up.

Tuesday, December 12, 2006 at 3:59:00 PM GMT+8  
Blogger Mickell said...

To Leonard: If can afford 1, i would get a PDA phone too :)

To Lao Xing Zhou: All advertisers are required to make sure their advertisements are correct before publishing them. Otherwise they risk being the subject of ridicule and made fun of.

Tuesday, December 12, 2006 at 4:37:00 PM GMT+8  
Blogger Joepsc said...

To err is human...it would be nice to see what they reply.

And a phone is just for basic communication, anything more is superfluous.

Wednesday, December 13, 2006 at 11:07:00 AM GMT+8  
Blogger Mickell said...

To Joepsc: Amen. To err is human. To err not is inhuman? A phone is much more that just a basic communication tool nowadays. It's also a status symbol. It can be used to take photos, videos, surfing internet. A high-end model even comes with Global Positioning System to help you navigate when you are lost :)

Wednesday, December 13, 2006 at 11:15:00 AM GMT+8  
Blogger 老星洲 said...

I can post this comment on your blog as normal.

Wednesday, December 13, 2006 at 2:17:00 PM GMT+8  
Blogger See Fei said...

hahah... bo kuah model lah pin yue. only buy the cheapest and got offer one. best if free sum more!!!

Wednesday, December 13, 2006 at 6:50:00 PM GMT+8  
Blogger Mickell said...

To Lao Xing Zhou: Oh man. It's a one way traffic. You can post comments on my blog. I can't do likewise on yours :(

To See Fei: Sony Ericsson W850i and Nokia 6233 are mid of the range models, and not bottom of the range stuff. So getting for free is certainly a steal. Hence the crowds and long queues at SingTel and M1 shops these past few weeks.

Friday, December 15, 2006 at 4:17:00 PM GMT+8  

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