Apple iPhone, Palm Pre price drop: How low can they go?

If you're looking for a smartphone, but you just don't want to fork over all that cash for a brand new iPhone, for example, then there's good news: both the Palm Pre and the Apple iPhone have dropped in price.First, the iPhone: AT&T is selling the refurbished 8GB iPhone 3Gs for $49.

If you're looking for a smartphone, but you just don't want to fork over all that cash for a brand new iPhone, for example, then there's good news: both the Palm Pre and the Apple iPhone have dropped in price.

First, the iPhone: AT&T is selling the refurbished 8GB iPhone 3Gs for $49.99 with a two-year contract. Gizmodo said it well: "That's cheaper than a lot of dumbphones." Check out AT&T for more details.

As for the Palm Pre: You can get it for only $99.99 at Amazon with a new two-year service plan. The phone itself has a list price of $499.99, so you're getting quite a deal by starting a new plan with Sprint. Unlike the iPhone listed above, the Palm Pre being sold here is new, not refurbished. Visit Amazon for the full scoop.