Originally Posted by TheBigNewt
Read the fine print. The Amazon deal for the Pearl (free for new 2 year contract signers) included a $250 instant rebate that requires you to keep the phone hooked up to Tmob for 6 months, otherwise they charge your cc back the $250. The other $50 rebate was mail in. So don't even think about selling it or unlocking it.
The problem with this offer is they don't currently have them in stock...but maybe next week?
Also, I think you can unlock it to use an additional SIM card as long as you maintain the Cingular service, without violating the Amazon discount.