iPhone to cost $600 + $700 w/out contract

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by aok1975, Mar 18, 2009.

  1. aok1975 macrumors 6502

    Mar 11, 2009
    ATT is going to start selling the iPhone 3g 8gb and 16gb for $600 and $700 respectively. I wonder who would pay these prices, when you could sign a contract and cancel and pay lesss for the phone.
  2. MistaBungle macrumors 6502a


    Apr 3, 2005
    Yeah this really is ridiculous. And to make it only available to current customers? Even stupider. Signing up fresh and terminating the contract is cheaper.
  3. michael.lauden macrumors 68020


    Dec 25, 2008
    yeah - except this is a completely legal way of doing this. instead of unlocking.

    i wonder if Jailbreak/Unlock prices will go (way) down on eBay for Jailbroken 3G's

    They are usually around this price range if you are paying for a 'new' one
  4. aristobrat macrumors G5

    Oct 14, 2005
    Isn't that what they typically sell for on eBay?
  5. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

    Tallest Skil

    Aug 13, 2006
    1 Geostationary Tower Plaza
    No, this is getting an iPhone without a plan that is STILL tied to ONLY AT&T service.
  6. aok1975 thread starter macrumors 6502

    Mar 11, 2009
    The 16gb is going for $550-600 average on eBay, unlocked. Why would anyone pay 700 and use it on ATT anyway.

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