Apple iPhone now can be said one of the most successful smartphones in the world. Apple CEO Steve Jobs says that Apple has sold out over 50 million iPhones before iPhone 4 listing. This article shows 5 special ways of iPhone making money.
1. To spend $360 to buy unnecessary mobile broadband service
AT&T provides iPhone users with two kinds of wireless network data services for choice. One is 200MB data traffic for $15 per month, and the other is 2GB data traffic for $25 per month. AT&T could have provided mobile broadband service without monthly fee, for nearly 1/4 of smartphone users do not use mobile broadband service. Users have to pay at least $360 to buy services they do not actually need.
2. To spend $325 to say goodbye to your telecom operator
Many operators allow users to terminate a service contract by paying certain amount of penal sum. AT&T increased the penal sum from $175 to $325. What is more intolerable, users have to pay the penal sum even only one day before the contract.
3. To spend $18 for update service
Users have to pay $18 for network service update, while the actual cost should be much lower.
4. To spend $240 to buy unwanted high-end data service
Users can pay $20 per month for data share function. While they have to pay additionally $25 per month for 2GB data traffic which is far more than people can use.
5. To buy useless applications full price
Compared Android applications with iPhone applications, the later prices are much higher than the former prices. Some Android applications are even free. iPhone users can pay to download applications for trial. If not appropriate, they have to delete them without any payback.
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