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New iPhone Rumored to be $800

EvanCooper93

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Jun 15, 2010
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Everyone on twitter is going ape **** thinking the new iPhone will be priced at a whopping $800. That's insane... Apple would never do that because they would lose so much business.
 

itsmemuffins

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Jun 23, 2010
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Everyone on twitter is going ape **** thinking the new iPhone will be priced at a whopping $800. That's insane... Apple would never do that because they would lose so much business.

Like the original iPad was supposed to be $1000 :rolleyes:

New iPhones will be the price of current iPhones.


As it was before, so it shall be now. ;)
 
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lazard

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Jul 23, 2012
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wouldn't be surprised. Apple loves to overprice their stuff.
 
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jmpnop

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Aug 8, 2010
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Apple offers three capacities ranging from $199 - $399 (on-contract) and $649 - $849 (unlocked), which model are you referring to?:rolleyes: I think the prices will remain same as the existing ones.
 
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Small White Car

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Aug 29, 2006
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Seeing as how the current phone costs $650, $750, and $850 I don't see what people are shocked about. So something leaked somewhere? For all we know that means all 3 prices will drop by $50 and only the highest one leaked.
 
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nuckinfutz

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profets

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AlphaHumanus

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Feb 12, 2012
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What I find incredible there is that people truly don't understand the actual price of a non-subsidized smartphone.

OMG. People don't understand anything these days. Working retail, with mail-in-rebates, is MURDER. you'd think no one had a cell phone...

I have some family members who own iPhones and don't know how much they cost. its crazy. Had my uncle tell me replacing his phone was going to cost $1,100 WITH a contract renewal. :confused:
 
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Givmeabrek

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Apr 20, 2009
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Amazing! My phone drops in price also. And people are upset. :confused:

So much ignorance...
 
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beavo451

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Jun 22, 2006
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Have people forgotten that the first iPhone was released at $500 and $600 with no subsidized pricing available?
 
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OneMike

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Oct 19, 2005
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no way will it cost $1000, but no way will I ever buy a phone and extend contract again. If I get another iPhone will be direct from apple.
 
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b166er

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Apr 17, 2010
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I too have seen the twitter shenanigans.

This happens every iDevice launch. Apple is the angel and the devil all in one nice little package.
 
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daviddth

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Jun 29, 2009
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Everyone on twitter is going ape **** thinking the new iPhone will be priced at a whopping $800. That's insane... Apple would never do that because they would lose so much business.

If thats the 64GB or even a possible 128GB version I'd snap it up in a heartbeat
 
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b166er

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Apr 17, 2010
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I think part of the problem is that the people complaining don't understand contract pricing. They think everyone is going to have to pay $800 not realizing the contract prices will stay the same as always.
 
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