TITLE

3G iPhone Will Pressure Prices Of Smartphones

AUTHOR(S)
Palenchar, Joseph
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;6/16/2008, Vol. 23 Issue 13, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the new introductory price of Apple's Phone smart phones featuring new enhancements. Enhancements include openness to third-party applications. It will now have an AT&T-subsidized starting price of $199. This will impact the sales and prices of other brand-smart phones which is also not good for consumer electronics retailers excluded from the iPhone's distribution channels. The iPhones with starting prices of $199 and $299 will also affect retailers' sales of the iPod Touch as the new iPhones also incorporate the same touchscreen interface and costs close to $300.
ACCESSION #
32781409

 

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