Apple refuses to take cash in exchange for iPhones

Oct 29, 2007
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If you decide to wander into your local Apple Store with the intention of buying a few iPhones, you'll be pretty disappointed, as you are now limited to purchasing only two iPhones. That's not really going to affect a ton of people that are buying them for personal use. However, if you try to pay cash for your iPhone, you'll get quite a shock.

Apparently Apple is no longer accepting cash for iPhones. This move is speculated to be Apple's way of preventing people from purchasing the iPhone with the sole intention of hacking/unlocking it.

It's really no surprise that they don't want you unlocking one and using it on another network.. AT&T pays Apple something like $18 per month for each iPhone for the life of its two-year contract.

Apple Stores refuse cash iPhone buyers
[via MyiTablet]


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