Apple iPhone 3G pricing in Japan is Y23,040 Softbank say 7,280 yen monthly charge
Softbank have recently announced their pricing for the Apple iPhone 3G in Japan, they said that they will sell the new iPhone 3G for Y23,040, Softbank also said that the monthly charge for Japanese iPhone users will be 7,280 yen which also includes unlimited data-transmission usage, if subscribers sign up to the plan that allows them to talk free between Softbank subscribers most of the day.
All those in Japan will see an entry-level version on the iPhone 3G with 8GB of storage and this version will cost you 23,040 yen, but if you want to step it up a little then why not choose the 16GB version for 34,560 yen, the contract will be on a two year plan. Softbank and their bigger rivals NTT DoCoMo have been fighting hard for the rights to launch the Apple iPhone 3G in Japan, so you can guess how big the smiles on Softbank’s face are right now seeing as from July 11th will see the release. All those that are in Japan please do let us know if you will buy the Apple iPhone 3G and why, do you think the pricing is reasonable? What ever you wish to say, please do say it here in the comment area below.
Just an update on Softbank Shares: They closed down 1.5 percent at 1,843 yen, while the broader Nikkei 225 index .N25 lost 0.6 percent.