Apple discontinues iPhone 3GS, makes iPhone 4 free

Alongside the introduction of the iPhone 5, Apple also revealed today that it will be making the iPhone 4 free to purchase with a new contract for customers. The iPhone 3GS, which was first unveiled in 2009, had previously taken this spot, but is now officially discontinued by Apple. Apple is also offering customers a 16 GB model of the iPhone 4S for $99 as a cheaper alternative to the new iPhone 5.