iPhone 3G to hit Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club stores on December 28

Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club are looking forward to kick off the New Year by selling Apple’s iPhone 3G in its stores. There have been rumors about it since few weeks but the news is now confirmed. With this development, Wal-Mart becomes the second third-party dealer to be authorized for iPhone 3G sales.

iPhone, Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club stores logo

The iPhone is been very popular in US. It’s a smart touch screen phone. It supports 3G network. Its call quality is outstanding with enhanced music features. iPhone is a perfect phone to balance your personal and professional lives. The battery life of the phone is also quite adequate and also provides support for external microSD card slot.

An internal Wal-Mart document mentioned: “We are pleased to announce that Wal-Mart has reached agreement with Apple to offer iPhone 3G in Wal-Mart and Wal-Mart-managed Sam’s Club Connection Centers nationwide beginning December 28, 2008. AT&T will support Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club with the activation process for iPhone 3G and we need all National Retail employees engaged to ensure a successful launch.”

The iPhone 3G will be made available at 2,500 Wal-Mart locations and at 69 Sam’s Club stores. The iPhone 3G will be available from December 28, pricing details have not yet been rolled out. But it will be sold with two years service contract.