Free Runner price vs iphone 3G price

Michael T. Dean mtdean at
Wed Jun 11 01:49:27 CEST 2008

On 06/10/2008 06:21 PM, ian douglas wrote:
> While I'm not trying to encourage any bitter feelings whatsoever, I'm 
> curious how you calculated the iPhone costs twice as much as the 
> Freerunner when you look at the bottom line of how many dollars you've 
> spent after two years. Please elaborate on your calculations.

Well, AT&T says that the new subsidy will cost them $600M.  So, I assume 
he just divided that figure by the total number of these new iPhones 
that AT&T will ever sell and added that to the $199 (with contract) 
consumer price for the new iPhone.  ;)


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