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Verizon Lowering The iPhone 4 To Just $150?

Posted in iPhone, News on 05/07/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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We’ve recently reported on the possibility of a free iPhone 3GS becoming available around the iPhone 5 launch, and raised the question of how Verizon, who lacks an iPhone 3GS, might respond. It appears they have an answer, and it comes in the form of a price-reduced iPhone 4!

Verizon-centric blog VZBuzz reports that they have obtained some leaked marketing material from Verizon showing the price of the 16GB iPhone 4 dropping to a very low $150.99 with a 2-year contract. The screen also shows price drops on many other handsets.

Personally, I find this pretty easy to believe – Verizon is definitely interested in a low-cost version of the iPhone to offer to customer who won’t be able to afford the iPhone 5, and offering the iPhone 4 at such a reduced price definitely wouldn’t hurt their figures by any means. It may even be a tactic to help them clear out inventory ahead of the iPhone 5 launch.

What are your thoughts? As always we welcome and encourage you to sound off in the comments!



J. Glenn Künzler

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J. Glenn Künzler

Glenn is Managing Editor at MacTrast, and has been using a Mac since he bought his first MacBook Pro in 2006. Now he's up to his neck in Apple, and owns an old iBook, a 2012 iMac with an extra Thunderbolt display for good measure, a 4th-generation iPad, an iPad mini, 2 iPhones, and a Mac Mini that lives at the neighbor's house. He lives in a small town in Utah, enjoys bacon more than you can possibly imagine, and is severely addicted to pie.