I have to admit. My wife and I have already entered negotiations regarding my purchase of the 3G iPhone in June. Things haven’t been going so well for me. After all, it was only one year ago that I shelled out nearly $600 dollars for the iPhone that is still in my pocket working perfectly well.
The fine folks at AT&T and Apple might be willing to help me out a little bit. Fortune.com writer Scott Mortiz is reporting that AT&T is considering subsidizing the iPhone to the tune of $199 if people are willing to sign their lives away for a 2 year contract. Being realistically, I have always been with AT&T, then Cingular, and now AT&T again. I have had cell service with them for nearly 8 years (my original cell provider was bought by AT&T as well). I am not going anywhere at this point.
So, if I can get a new iPhone, complete with haptic feedback, a 3G chipset, and a real GPS for $199, I will be a very happy puppy.
I hope this rumor is true. Come on, let it be true!.