Wal-Mart Unloading iPhones for $97

Probably to make room for 4G
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted May 25, 2010 9:58 AM CDT
In this June 19, 2009 file photo, a shop worker holds the new Apple iPhone 3GS in Barcelona, Spain.   (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, file)

(Newser) – Wal-Mart must really want to get rid of its iPhone 3GS stock, because it's slashed the price on the 16GB model of the phone to a mere $97—that's $100 off, and that's for a brand new one, not a refurbished model. Gee, why would Wal-Mart offer such a spectacular deal, wonders CNET writer Rick Broida, who likes his iPhone 3GS so much he hopes to be buried with it (along with an app for calling from the afterlife).

Could it be because Apple's almost definitely introducing the iPhone 4G (which, incidentally,
Broida thinks is actually inferior) at the Worldwide Developers Conference in two weeks, making this yesterday's tech? Naaaaah.

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