Dongmei Li of Queens, New York, is suing Apple by claimin the company violated price discrimination laws when it slashed the price of the 8-gigabyte iPhone within two months of the iphone’s June debut.
According to Li’s lawsuit, filed on September 24 in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, the price reduction injured early purchasers like herself because they cannot resell the product for the same profit as those who bought the cell phone following the price cut.
Li purchased a 4GB iPhone for $499 and alleged that owners of the 4GB model were given less favorable terms than those who bought the 8GB model at the premium price, according to the lawsuit.
Neither Apple nor AT&T spokespersons have commented so far. Stay tuned.