Apple Offers Recent iPhone 3GS Buyers Price Protection

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Last week, the Apple iPhone 4 was announced, causing AT&T to cut the price of the iPhone 3GS. Those who bought one of Apple’s smartphones in recent weeks can get a refund to the new price, or an upgrade to the new model.

According to a temporary AT&T policy, anyone who purchased an iPhone between May 7 and the day the prices for the iPhone 3GS dropped can get a refund of the difference between what they paid and the new price.

Apple iPhone 4 with FaceTimeThose who purchased the version with 16 GB of storage qualify for a $50 credit on their AT&T account, while those who got the 32 GB version can get a $100 credit.

To get this credit, customers need to go to the place where they bought their iPhone and request their credit. Those who made this purchase between May 7 and May 14 need to put in the request by Monday, June 14. Those who made the purchase later have 30 days to make the request.

Or Get an iPhone 4 Instead
People who bought an iPhone 3GS between May 7 and the day the iPhone 4 was announced have the option of exchanging their current device for an iPhone 4.

If the user wants the new model with the same amount of storage, there will be no charge. They can also upgrade to the version with more storage by paying the price difference.

Overview of the Apple iPhone 4
Apple’s recently-announced fourth-generation smartphone is going to be a significant upgrade from the current one, starting with its 3.5-inch, 640 x 960 touchscreen, a much higher resolution than any previous iPhone has offered.

It’s going to have a new slimmer design and run iOS 4.0, the latest version of Apple’s operating system, on a 1 GHz Apple A4 processor. This will be the first version of Apple’s mobile OS with support for multitasking.

The iPhone 4 will have a 5 megapixel rear-facing camera with a flash and support for recording 720p video at 30 frames per second. In addition, it’s going to include a small front-facing camera for video chatting with an app called FaceTime.

Read a Review of Apple iOS 4.0Not everything is being improved: Apple’s upcoming smartphone will have the same amount of storage capacity as the current one.

The Apple iPhone 4 will be available from AT&T on June 24.

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