How many iPod Touches in the same period?
So how many iPod touch s have been sold in the same period?
If you wanted a phone with a nifty browser, email, video, etc. why wouldn't you buy a phone and an iPod touch instead of the iPhone?
T-Mobile Germany has sold at least 70,000 iPhones, the German carrier announced this weekend. T-Mobile, part of the Deutsche Telekom group, launched the Apple handset in Germany on 9 November, and the figure reported on Saturday represents the number of customers who've signed up to its iPhone airtime package. Of course, sign …
This includes all the fanboys (girls don't seem to want a jPhone) and the Christmas period.
Given that the German market is approxiamately 25% of the US market, 250,000 would have been more inline with US sales.
I know one jPhone own and one person who is thinking of getting one. The Gravis stores (largest Apple dealers) have stopped promoting the contracts. There will have to be a hefty discount to shift the inventory.
"If you wanted a phone with a nifty browser, email, video, etc. why wouldn't you buy a phone and an iPod touch instead of the iPhone?"
Because the iPod touch can only give you web, email, video etc when it is in range of a wireless hot spot. If it could use the phone as a bluetooth modem then you might have had a point, but it can't and there are large gaps in public WiFi access.
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