Apple’s most recent gem is finally in Colombia. The iPhone 3g was released on Friday in 20 Latin American countries. In Medellín, the cell phone company Movistar opened their store on Thursday at midnight for those who simply could not wait until daylight to get their hands on this new device, people were lined up in the rain since before midnight. The iPhone has the advantage of high speed internet, as well as an mp3 player; you can even find a street or landmark if you get lost with its built-in GPS.
Prices range between 489 thousand pesos and 1.3 million pesos, roughly 260 to 700 US dollars. Prepaid plans are not yet available on the new phone, but customers could get information on the 8GB and 16GB versions of the iPhone, which have not yet been released.