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AT&T is advertising its $49 iPhone 3GS in order to combat Verizon's iPhone 4

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AT&T is advertising its $49 iPhone 3GS in order to combat Verizon's iPhone 4
Just when you that the iPhone wars was ending now that Verizon has ownership of the latest model, out comes AT&T targeting a different segment of the market to minimize business for the competition.

Although both the AT&T and Verizon iPhone 4 handsets have their own unique capabilities, it seems that AT&T is falling back on last year’s model to entice would be customers. Specifically, they’re using the $49 iPhone 3GS as ammunition in their latest advertisement spot that quickly makes a point about its affordable pricing. If pricing is something that really hits the core with you, then there’s no arguing the amount of money you’d save on picking the $49 8GB iPhone 3GS – which is $150 less than the 16GB iPhone 4 and $250 less than the 32GB one.

Right now, AT&T can undoubtedly use this strategy for the next few months until the next iteration of the iPhone is released – thus giving Verizon their very own inexpensive last-generation model.

source: TiPB via BGR

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PhoneArena Score:

8.5

User Score:

8.0
  • Display 3.5 inches 480 x 320 pixels
  • Camera 3 MP (Single camera)
  • Hardware 0.25GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB,
  • Battery 1219 mAh
  • OS iOS 6.1
iPhone 4

PhoneArena Score:

9.5

User Score:

8.2
  • Display 3.5 inches 960 x 640 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP (Single camera) 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Hardware Apple A4 0.5GB RAM
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  • Display 3.5 inches 960 x 640 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP (Single camera) 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Hardware Apple A4 0.5GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB,
  • Battery 1420 mAh
  • OS iOS 7.x

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