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[Giz] Free 3G iPhone if you Bought 1st Gen After May 27

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Do you plan on upgrading your now-obsolete iPhone on July 11th? Great—good for you big spender. Here's the skinny. AT&T informed us that anyone who bought an iPhone after May 27th will be able to swap out their handset with no additional charges for an iPhone 3G. What about everyone else? If you signed a 2-year contract with AT&T when the iPhone came out (which you pretty much had to), you'll have to sign another new 2-year contract to score a new iPhone 3G. The good news is that AT&T will allow you to overwrite your old contract with your new contract. In other words, you're just locked into another 2 years, not 3.
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sounds great for people who just bought their iphones.
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Awesome, I'm so totally getting the new one.

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isn't there a pretty big price difference?
people who bought the old 8g should get the 16g, and people who got the 16 should get the 16 plus a big accessory pack or a rebate check
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I'm pretty sure that most places were sold out after the 27th though, so not many people will apply. They have been running low in stock for a while now.


But yeah, the price difference is awesome. I'm snagging fonr for free the day they come out cause my aunt works for apple. Pretty sweet.
    
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i dont need it to be free i just need it to be here now!!! i'll just have a spare i guess
    
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I'm pretty sure that most places were sold out after the 27th though, so not many people will apply. They have been running low in stock for a while now.


But yeah, the price difference is awesome. I'm snagging fonr for free the day they come out cause my aunt works for apple. Pretty sweet.
I don't think employees get free swag. IIRC when the first gen was released they got a $100 voucher. Given the $200 entry price that would be substantial, but free is free and nothing else is free
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Omg. I'm getting an iPhone. Lol SOLD.
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Awesome, now get your butts in Vermont AT&T!
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I don't think employees get free swag. IIRC when the first gen was released they got a $100 voucher. Given the $200 entry price that would be substantial, but free is free and nothing else is free
Nah shes not a store employee, shes a designer in the ipod devision
    
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