It’s been reported that Wal-mart will start selling iPhones in the very near future but the big news is that rumours are circulating that they will be selling a $99 model – potentially a discontinued 4GB model or even one of the two models available now for that price. This follows a a cut in costs for the iPhone to as low as $199 in recent times to deal with growing competition in the market such as the Google phone and its system Android.
Bloomberg was able to confirm at least that Wal-mart will be selling the units regardless of price:
Employees in the cell-phone departments at five California stores, contacted by phone today, said Wal-Mart will offer iPhones by the end of December. Employees are currently being trained on how to sell the device, all five said.
If it’s true, I’m stocking up when I’m over in the States… even if it means having to see the inside of a Wal-Mart