The killer though is the price of the phone — that $19 plan is only the plan, you pay an extra $51 a month on a one year contract to get the 8 gig iPhone. On the $179 plan they'll graciously throw in the bottom end model for free. If you want to use pre-paid, you pay for the phone up front — the 8GB and 16GB models will cost $729 and $849, respectively.
So much for Jobs' assertion that the 8Gig iPhone would cost the local equivalent of US$199...."
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