The iPhone may have had an astronomical price tag when it started selling in the U.S. over a year ago, but as with all things tech, it will ultimately go down in price. How low is up to Apple and its partners, but would you believe that it could ever go down as cheap as $149?
Well, according to an unsubstantiated and indirect tip, Apple is going to sell iPhones via CostCo in the U.S by January. That Apple will sell the iPhone in CostCo is one thing, but it is also said that the selling price will only be $149. No mention of whether there’s a catch or not, though. But I can’t imagine there would be.
Perhaps, the rumor itself that the iPhone would sell at $149 is the catch, or something. It’s going to come with a five-year contract, maybe? We still don’t know at this point. With Apple, you actually never know. Except for the occassional leaks in top-secret documents, pictures, and activities, Apple’s business is usually sealed shut to outsiders. But if this rumor holds true, then Best Buy and AT&T (not to mention the few remaining smartphone makers) should be quaking in their boots.
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