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Why does Verizon rob us by charging exorbitant "retail pricing" so that they can seem generous by giving $200 off when you purchase a new smart phone? Whose "retail prices" are they? Definitely not Apple because Apple's pricing is significantly cheaper (
NJBubbles
Member

I am sooo pissed off at Verizon for their shady tactics in trying to deceive consumers by luring them into purchasing an Apple iPhone to receive $200.00 off of an iPad when purchasing a new iPhone at retail prices.  Their "retail prices" are highway robbery because Apple's pricing is shown below and I don't know about you but I'm so offended by their assuming me to be stupid enough to fall for this trick!!!  It's an insult to my intelligence and more offensive to my purse!!!  I refuse to pay "retail" pricing ever - there is no rational reason to do so.  Not one!  I don't know about you but I'm definitely not falling for this!  Talk about buyer beware - they definitely had Verizon in mind!!!

I have copied and pasted the below from Apple's website"

iPad Air2                         iPad Air                           iPad Mini 3                    iPad Mini 2                        iPad Mini

Wi-Fi model:
16GB
£399
64GB
£479
128GB
£559
Wi-Fi + Cellular model:
16GB
£499
64GB
£579Th
128GB
£659
Wi-Fi model:
16GB
£319
32GB
£359
Wi-Fi + Cellular model:
16GB
£419
32GB
£459
Wi-Fi model:
16GB
£319
64GB
£399
128GB
£479
Wi-Fi + Cellular model:
16GB
£419
64GB
£499
128GB
£579
Wi-Fi model:
16GB
£239
32GB
£279
Wi-Fi + Cellular model:
16GB
£339
32GB
£379
Wi-Fi model:
16GB
£199
Wi-Fi + Cellular model:
16GB
£299
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Re: Why does Verizon rob us by charging exorbitant "retail pricing" so that they can seem generous by giving $200 off when you purchase a new smart phone? Whose "retail prices" are they? Definitely not Apple because Apple's pricing is significantly cheap
Snn5
Sr. Leader

In America we use Dollars not Euros.

1 Euro equals

1.12 US Dollar

iPad Air 2

Wi-Fi model:

16GB
399 Euro is
$446.74
American
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gurase
Novice

The OP listed prices in British pounds, not Euros...so even bigger difference:

£1 = $1.54

I suggest the OP checks the US Apple site??

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Snn5
Sr. Leader

Sorry, got my "E"s mixed up.

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