comparison huawei android 3g smartphone at metro pcs $39 (lowest promo sale price)
lowest promo price for iphone 4(s) $149
part of the bias is a recent anti-china spike.. but it's not rationally based..
any sensitive IT equipment should have the vender and the equipment fully vetted no matter who the mfg. is.
do you really want bad equipment that does target trajectories subject to problems?