Apple Boosts iPhone, Touch Memory, Price

Palenchar, Joseph
February 2008
TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;2/11/2008, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p1
Trade Publication
This article announces that Apple has doubled the memory capacity of its iPhone and iPod Touch, as well as placed an additional $100 to their price tags. The suggested retail price of the 32 gigabyte (GB) iPod Touch is $499, which is available immediately via Apple's online and brick-and-mortar stores and authorized resellers. Other iPod versions are priced at $399 and $299. iPod Touch faces competition from SanDisk's 32GB version of the Sansa View portable media player (PMP) at a suggested retail price of $349. The new 16GB version of the iPhone is also priced at $499 and can be availed through Apple and AT&T Wireless online and brick-and-mortar outlets. iTunes movie-rentail download service is one of the software enhancements of the new Apple models.


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