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Optimus reveals iPhone 3G plans, pricing for Portugal

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By Charles Starrett

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Published: Tuesday, July 8, 2008
News Categories: iPhone

Optimus has revealed its plans and pricing for the iPhone 3G in Portugal. The company will offer both pre- and post-paid non-contract service for the iPhone, along with traditional contract plans. With pre- and post-paid plans, the iPhone 3G will sell for €499 (~$786) for the 8GB model and €599.90 (~$943) for the 16GB. iPhone Total is the pre-paid iPhone service option, offering 250 SMS messages to other Optimus lines, 250MB of data, and a voice and non-Optimus SMS charge of €0.17 (~$0.27) for €20 (~$31) a month. Post-paid options include the €15 (~$24) a month iPhone 15 plan, which offers 100 Optimus SMS, 100MB of data, and a voice and non-Optimus SMS charge of €0.15 (~$0.24), the iPhone 30, which brings 300 Optimus texts, 300MB of data, and a voice and SMS rate of €0.13 (~$0.20) for €30 (~$47) a month, and the iPhone 50 plan, which offers a voice and SMS charge of €0.10 (~$0.16), 500 Optimus texts, and 500MB of data with a monthly charge of €50 (~$79).

In addition, Optimus will offer three contract plans for the iPhone 3G. The €30 plan will offer 100 Optimus texts, 100MB of data, and a voice and non-Optimus rate of €0.15, the €45 plan will offer 300 Optimus SMS, 300MB of data, and a voice and SMS rate of €0.13, and the €65 plan will offer a voice and call charge of €0.10, 500 Optimus texts, and 500MB of data. With the €30 plan, the 8GB iPhone 3G will cost €250 (~$393) and the 16GB model €350 (~$550), while selection of the €45 plan brings the prices down to €200 (~$315) and €300 ($472), respectively. Finally, with the €65 plan, the 8GB model will sell for €150 (~$236), while the 16GB model will run €250 (~$393). Optimus will begin sales of the iPhone 3G on July 11.

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Damn, this carrier’s rates are even worse than the ones from Telcel. Are all iPhone carriers screwing customers??

Posted by cask on July 8, 2008 at 3:40 PM (PDT)

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