$199 for an 8GB 3G iPhone V2 = Yes … Please When the 3G iPhone is introduced this summer, AT&T, the exclusive U.S. iPhone sales partner with Apple, will cut the price by as much as $200, according to a person familiar with the strategy. AT&T is preparing to subsidize $200 of the cost of […]
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Oh, We Like Today’s 3G iPhone Rumor, A Lot …

$199 for an 8GB 3G iPhone V2 = Yes … Please

When the 3G iPhone is introduced this summer, AT&T, the exclusive U.S. iPhone sales partner with Apple, will cut the price by as much as $200, according to a person familiar with the strategy.

AT&T is preparing to subsidize $200 of the cost of a new iPhone, bringing the price down to $199 for customers who sign two-year contracts, the source says. Apple is expected to have two versions of the new iPhone, an 8-gigabyte-memory and a 16-gigabyte-memory model with price tags widely expected to be $399 and $499.

So says the Techland blog on the CNNmoney.com site.  They’ve also got some math in their post about how quickly AT&T could get their money back on any subsidy by way of the data plans all iPhone users have to fork out for and through just standard subscription costs.

This is all from another of those famous ‘un-named’ sources – but hey, this is definitely my favorite rumor of the week, or the month of April even 🙂

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