LG Ally launches at less then $100

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    The LG Ally pricing has been released and it's right where we expected. You can get the phone for $99 on a new 2 year contract with Verizon. That will require a mail in rebate. We now have a ton of hands on pictures for the LG Ally thanks to Engadget. You can view the full hands on pictures in the photo gallery here:

    LG Ally Pictures & Hands On
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    $199.99 - $100 mail in rebate.

    As far as I'm concerned that's still a $200 phone. The rebates take forever and most people forget to send them in. That's why they do them instead of a simple $100 discount subsidized by the manufacturer. I hate marketing manipulation.

    /rant
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    Then get it online where the rebate is done for ya.
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    I'm liking this phone less and less the more I read about it.

    Its inferior to the Driod in pretty much every way. Sure, its made by Verizon's buddy, LG, but at $100, it just reaks of cheaply made and almost a guarantee to fall apart within the 2 years you'll likely make your contract for. And LGs have a notable record of having horrible touch screens, so I'm not sold at all on this.
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    At some places, like Best Buy, they make the rebate instant. We will try and post the best deals around the web once the phone is released.

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    I don't think its going to be marketed to power users, but we will see.
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    nothing personal but verizon mail in rebates are easily the best i've ever seen. Most report less then 2 weeks to get the card back.
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    It's got a nice physical keyboard, that's about it it seems. I'm sure there are people it is made for. Android phones for all. :)
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    I guess its safe to say this is what is going head to head against the Kin?