I just saw this one from Globe Site They are now announcing that they will launch the iPhone 3G on August 22,2008. But wait how much would they sell this talk of the town unit in Philippines ?
Here is the answer form Globe >>> Iphone Globe Plans
PREPAID – Get the iPhone 3G Prepaid Kit and enjoy 50 hours of FREE Internet!*
8 GB – P41,889
16 GB – P48,899
*Every iPhone Prepaid Kit is provided with P200 worth of free load every month for 5 months. Using Globe’s Time browsing rate at P5 for 15 minutes gives you as much as to free internet hours per month or as much as 50 free internet hours over 5 months! Activation of the browsing rate is required. Text TIME to 1111 for free.
I still believe that the iPhone 3G prepaid price is very expensive.
Below is screen capture of the price for Plan Holders
– 2-year lock-up applies.
– Rates are inclusive of VAT and Currency Exchange Rate Adjustment (CERA).
– Free text allocation applies to local text messages (Globe to Globe and Globe to other networks).
– Free call minutes applies allocation applies to local calls (Globe to Globe, Globe to other networks, Globe to landline and NDD calls).
I believe only the elite could afford to buy this unit. But I know competition is great in Philippines, I wonder how much will it cost in Green Hills ?
source : Iphone 3g by Globe