7/27/2010 5:39:00 PM
3 to start selling iPhone 4 on Friday
3 will start selling the iPhone 4 to customers on Friday (30 July), Mobile understands.
The operator announced that it would have access to the handset in June and since then has been selling the iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS.
3 will enter the iPhone 4 market undercutting its rivals. An iPhone 4 16GB will be available for an upfront cost of £99 compared to O2 and Orange asking for over £150.
It is thought 3 stores will be opening early on Friday, with some opening as early as 7am on for the launch of the Apple handset.
In the run up to the launch, 3 staff have been taking customers details and contacting them to book appointments for the launch day.
One staffer said: ‘I think there is going to be limited stock, so people who want one should book an appointment early.’