The unsubsidized pricing for the Apple iPhone 3G has been revealed by Vodafone Italy. With the benefit of not being tied to a service contract comes significantly higher prices. The 8GB version of the iPhone 3G will cost €499 (about USD$765) while the 16GB version will set you back €659 (just over USD$1000). Vodafone Italy has not yet provided information on monthly voice and data costs to go along with it.
It remains to be seen if other carriers will offer unsubsidized versions iPhone 3G and whether prices will align with these.
Note: The ‘More information’ link is in Italian. [Google translation]
Source: The Boy Genius