The iPhone 4 will go on sale tomorrow from two carriers in Mexico, ending the exclusivity arrangement Apple has had with Telcel for the iPhone 3GS. Movistar, a division of Telef˛nica, will also carry the iPhone, offering a series of tiered plans. Telcel
will continue to sell prepaid phones as well as regular phone+plan contracts.
Telcel retail outlets across Mexico will begin selling the iPhone 4 tomorrow. Though plan prices are not presently available, Telecompaper
says that postpaid customers will be able to buy the iPhone in 24 monthly instalments of 225 pesos each. Telcel also offers the iPhone 4 for outright purchase, with the 32GB model going for 10,500 pesos ($810 US) and the 16GB costing 9,359 pesos or $721.
Prepaid customers can get the iPhone 4 from Movistar
in 12, 18 or 24 monthly installments. Movistar also offers five different service plans for the iPhone 4. Users can get the iPhone Basico package for a monthly cost of 449 pesos, iPhone Total 1 for 599 pesos a month, iPhone Total 2 for a price of 699 pesos per month, or Total 3 or 4 tariff plans for monthly fees of 819 and 1,119 pesos, respectively.
For customers in Mexico City who just can't wait, Telcel will begin selling iPhone 4s at their Masaryk and Reforma-Lomas
locations beginning at 9:30 tonight. gracias a Alejandro para el tip.