With the iPhone 4 going on sale this Friday, 30 July in Ireland as well as 16 other countries around the world, Apple has announced the suggested retail price for the contract-free model, which can be bought online.
The 16GB iPhone 4 without contract will be sold for €599 (inc VAT) or €495.04 (ex VAT) and the 32GB model will cost €699 (inc VAT) or €577.69 (ex VAT).
Additionally, Apple will also be selling the 8GB iPhone 3Gs contract-free for €499 (inc VAT) or €412.40 (ex VAT).
Customers can buy these models online for Apple.ie or through an Authorised Apple Reseller such as Compu b.
Price plans for the iPhone 4 from mobile operators O2, Vodafone and 3 are expected to be announced later this week.
In related news, Meteor has announced the launch of its new Microsim, which is compatible with the iPad and offers customers free access to more than 1,000 Eircom Wi-Fi hotspots. The Microsim costs €2.99 with a free day pass on Pre Pay, and is free on Bill Pay when customers sign up to Meteor’s ‘Broadband to Go’ plans.