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Apple Retail Stores Begin Price Matching iPhone Discounts from Carriers and Major Retailers

With a number of retailers and carriers beginning to drop prices on the iPhone as the introduction of Apple's next-generation hardware approaches, Apple has officially continued to maintain standard on-contract pricing of $199/$299/$399 for the iPhone 4S, $99 for the iPhone 4, and free for the iPhone 3GS.

But a source has now revealed to MacRumors that Apple's retail stores have been given authorization to match these discounted prices from approved major retailers and carriers. In all cases, Apple will discount iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 models by $49.01 upon request to bring pricing down to $349.99/$249.99/$149.99 for the iPhone 4S and $49.99 for the iPhone 4. As with most price matching offers, consumers will likely need to cite the source offering the lower pricing in order for Apple to honor the price match.


Notably, the price matching policy applies only to Apple's retail stores and is not available for orders through the online store.

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31 months ago

I would like to see the monthly bill reduced instead. Maybe $20 or $30 less per month.


Cool. Glad we're focusing on things Apple can control.
Rating: 26 Votes
31 months ago
I would like to see the monthly bill reduced instead. Maybe $20 or $30 less per month.
Rating: 14 Votes
31 months ago
Time for trollin!
Rating: 14 Votes
31 months ago
shut up and take less of our money, apple.....! :rolleyes:
Rating: 6 Votes
31 months ago
Steve would have never allowed this.
:p;)

:D
Rating: 5 Votes
31 months ago
Great! Let`s empty those phones that were stocked before the next one!
Rating: 3 Votes
31 months ago

I would like to see the monthly bill reduced instead. Maybe $20 or $30 less per month.


Get an iPhone and go on StraightTalk.
Rating: 3 Votes
31 months ago

I would like to see the monthly bill reduced instead. Maybe $20 or $30 less per month.


So you would like $480-720 discount on your cellular bills over the course of 2 years, but You still want an iPhone that has been subsidized by $450...

Carriers aren't angels... but really... they need to make SOME money off of you.
Rating: 2 Votes
31 months ago


voice mail
call display


isnt that basically standard on any phone? call display ... my nokia from 2001 did that already

minutes on the other hand i understand, i have 120 minutes per month and i use NONE lol since i got my iPhone 4S last december i didnt use a total of more than 2hours
Rating: 2 Votes
31 months ago

What network? What do you get for $23/month?


T-Mobile has a nice 100min/5GB data plan for $30.
Rating: 2 Votes

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