T-Mobile says, "No G1 for you!"

During lunch we all climbed into my car and headed down to the T-Mobile store in North Park mall.  Once inside we tried to buy a few G1s for the office, but we were surprised by the response.  The clerk indicated that we couldn’t buy a G1 unless we were ‘current’ T-Mobile clients.  WTF?  Why have a national launch on the 22nd, but refuse to sell the phone to customers like me?  I complained and gave my card to the manager.  Ironically, we are hosting AndroidDevCamp and we won’t have any phones.

Prior to completing this post I got an email from a contact at T-Mobile who suggested that this wasn’t the case.  I called the store back (214-750-6855?) and Tameka indicated that her regional director, David Plunket, had confirmed the policy that ONLY current customers were eligible to purchase the G1.  I have forwarded this information my my contact at T-Mobile and await their response.  *fingers crossed* (at least we don’t live in DC)  In the meantime here are a few pictures of the G1 kiosk and the ShopSavvy merchandising:

ShopSavvy - T-Mobile in-store kiosk by you.

ShopSavvy - T-Mobile in-store kiosk by you.

ShopSavvy - T-Mobile in-store kiosk by you.


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