Apple iPhone 3G An eBay Cash Cow? – The Channel Wire – IT Channel News And Views by CRN and VARBusiness

Posted on July 22, 2008. Filed under: Uncategorized |

Apple iPhone 3G An eBay Cash Cow? – The Channel Wire – IT Channel News And Views by CRN and VARBusiness

There’s a price to pay for impatience, or for being late to the Apple iPhone 3G party. There’s also a price to pay for thumbing your nose at authority.

If you didn’t feel like waiting in line or couldn’t find the time to make it to the Apple Store ” where bored Apple iPhone 3G hopefuls still congregated in some locations Monday ” you can take to eBay to get your 3G fix. Same goes for the folks who want to stick it to AT&T and not re-up or sign up for a new contract with the carrier in order to get the coveted smart phone.

But with convenience comes cost. A search of the online auction house returned several hundred Apple iPhone 3Gs, both in the 8 GB and 16 GB variety. Many of those auction listings promise “no contract” or a device that’s “unlockable,” meaning it can be manipulated to work with a network other than AT&T’s. Shrewd online sellers are drawing in bidders with the promise of free worldwide or free overnight shipping.

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