Today in Apple history: $200 iPhone discount fuels fan backlash

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September 5, 2007: Just months after first going on sale, Apple ditches its bottom tier 4GB first generation iPhone, and cuts the price of the 8GB version by $200. Considering Apple’s mastery of the press, it’s a tone deaf PR move that backfires when early adopters rage about shelling out premium prices for their early […]

(via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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