Wal-Mart to Carry iPhone

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As reported by Businessweek.com, the worlds largest retailer Wal-Mart announced on Friday that they will be carrying the iPhone in nearly all 2,500 stores from this Sunday. The 8GB iPhone will be sold for $197 and the 16GB iPhone for $297, these of course with an all new 2 year contract from AT&T.

Industry analysts see this as a huge win for Apple [AAPL], who recently have been chipping away at other mobile devices market share globally. Gary Severson, Senior Vice President, Entertainment said “We are delighted to bring customers this ground-breaking mobile technology. Our electronics associates have been preparing for many weeks for the arrival of iPhone 3G. We are excited to now help new customers learn more about the features and services that make the iPhone unique.”

Now with the iPhone being sold in Wal-Mart this can only mean good news for the iTunes App Store. The more iPhones that are sold the more people have access to the app store and are able to download the best in entertainment applications like the newly released Vinnie Jones Wake Up Call

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