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#1 Three Of Hearts

Posted 10 November 2012 - 10:29 AM

Whenever apple brings out a new iPhone I read/hear lots of people saying "Now I can buy the previous model at a better price".  With the tiny differences in the two models I was planning on buying DH the 4S for Christmas.  I'm not prepared to pay $1000 for a phone that DH will probably break after 12 months!!

So I've been looking around for a cheap 4S but I can't find them anywhere!  Even on Kogan they are still $600!  They've dropped them to $449 in the US, but the apple site here still has them starting at $699!!

So has anyone seen them drop in price anywhere yet?

#2 spersephone

Posted 10 November 2012 - 12:36 PM

Well that is the drop in price.  When new, they're more expensive than that.  The iPhone 4 is $449 at Apple, that's amazingly cheap for a good phone.  The 4S is $679 from Apple.  Considering the 5 is starting from $799. that's showing you the discount is already applied.

#3 snortle

Posted 12 November 2012 - 09:17 AM

try ebay

#4 FiveAus

Posted 12 November 2012 - 09:26 AM

A year ago, I replaced my original iPhone 3G with a new 4S. On checking EBay, I could easily have sold my 3G for $250-300, so they clearly don't get very cheap very quickly.

#5 Three Of Hearts

Posted 12 November 2012 - 10:30 AM

I think I'll just move to America  roll2.gif

#6 UncommonSense

Posted 12 November 2012 - 06:18 PM

I got mine from Dicksmith mostly for the nice bit of staff discount  ph34r.gif

#7 Three Of Hearts

Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:33 PM

I found one for $549.00.  I'm happy with that!

#8 tle

Posted 16 November 2012 - 09:04 AM

Where did you get it from Allie_D? I'm looking for one too.

#9 Chchgirl

Posted 16 November 2012 - 09:06 AM

My local phone shop has them brand new unlocked for around $700 (although that doesn't help you!) and Mobilecity (online) has them for around the mid $600 mark I think..

#10 Three Of Hearts

Posted 17 November 2012 - 05:07 PM

QUOTE (tle @ 16/11/2012, 10:04 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Where did you get it from Allie_D? I'm looking for one too.

Turns out it was just a 4 sad.gif  I bought it and then realised that whilst it had come up when I searched for 4S it wasn't!

Anyways Kogan has them for $599 so I'm going to buy one from there I think.  It doesn't worry me if it comes with an Australian adaptor, I can't remember the last time I used the normal charger to charge my iPhone!  It's always plugged into the computer or on a dock etc.

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