Just in case you needed another place to purchase the iPhone 4 or the iPhone 3GS, they will both be available in Target as of November 7th. And just like that, interested customers now have another 846 places to purchase an iPhone. Of course, the “just in time for the holidays” line was not lost in the official announcement. Otherwise, the iPhone will be available with “quick in-store activation” and those interested will be able to take advantage of Target’s Electronics Trade-In service which will allow you to get rid of some older gadgets and in-turn lower your out of pocket price for your shiny new iPhone.
Keep reading to check out the full press release…
Target Offers iPhone at Stores Beginning November 7th
MINNEAPOLIS (November 1, 2010) – Today Target® announced that it will carry the iPhone in 846 stores that include Target Mobile centers beginning Nov. 7, 2010. Just in time for the holidays, Target guests can select from the iPhone3GS or iPhone4 and receive quick in-store activation on the purchase of a new iPhone. Adding iPhone to Target Mobile centers is the latest offering to guests of the full mobile technology experience.
“At Target we continue to offer our guests the best in electronics so we’re happy to add iPhone to our Target Mobile offerings,” said Mark Schindele, senior vice president, merchandising, Target. “With expert support from Target Mobile specialists and in-store activation, our guests will be able to leave the store with a new, working iPhone3GS or iPhone4 in-hand.”
In addition to receiving the latest cell phones, accessories and data plans at Target Mobile centers, guests can utilize Target’s Electronics Trade-In service which will allow guests to trade-in used cell phones, MP3 players, video games and more for credit towards any purchase at Target. Target Mobile centers are currently available in 846 Target locations nationwide and will be rolling out to most Target stores by mid-2011.