The iPhone 3G is finally here in the Philippines and you can buy a shiny, new unit dirt-cheap only in Auction.ph.
Auction.ph, the foremost online shopping mall in the Philippines, has an ongoing online promotion entitled iHoopla – The Cheapest iPhone 3G Ever! The online event gives Auction.ph members a chance to name their desired price for the most desired gadget of 2008. Participants in the promo can guess a price anywhere between Php1.00 and Php5,000.00 in Php0.50 increments (Php1.00, Php1.50, Php2.00, …). Essentially, the maximum price tag a winning participant will pay for is Php5,000.00. The actual selling price of the iPhone 3G (8GB) is Php25,000.00 – Php40,000.00.
To join, Auction.ph members simply have to log in and visit the iHoopla event page. The member automatically gets one chance to guess a price for the iPhone 3G. Nonmembers can join as well by signing up for free membership. They automatically earn one chance to guess a price after the sign-up process. Participants can earn more chances by referring others to sign-up for membership, purchasing items online, or by downloading and posting items available on the event page.
After the 3-week period, all the guess prices cast shall be raffled electronically. The participant who cast the winning guess price first, wins the promo and gets to buy a brand new iPhone 3G for that price.
iHoopla was launched on August 15, and will be open until September 4. The winning guess price shall be revealed on the event page on September 5 at 3.00pm.
Your chance to buy the cheapest iPhone 3G ever is here.