190,000 UK iPhones sold in 2 months (FT)

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Project, Jan 18, 2008.

  1. Project macrumors 68020

    Aug 6, 2005
    When taking population into account, these sales are pretty brisk and on a par with the States if true. One thing is for sure - I trust the FT more than the anecdotal tales of "my mate at Carphone Warehouse says they are selling poorly" around this forum. I think though that a price drop in the next few months to bring it a little more in line with the UK market (say, £149), would really have an affect.


  2. Brianstorm91 macrumors 65816


    Sep 30, 2007
    Cambridge, UK
    I'd much rather see a cheaper tariff than a drop in the handset.
    Minimum of £35 ($70) is unbelievable, especially for 18 months.
  3. Project thread starter macrumors 68020

    Aug 6, 2005
    Hmm. I think a drop in the device cost would have a greater impact as its the biggest barrier to entry, though ideally both would be reduced.

    They pay $60 minimum over 24 months in the States.

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