Apple/Steve Jobs announced today that the new iPhone 3G will be available in the Philippines this July of 2008. Globe Telecom will be the exclusive reseller of the Apple iPhone 3G.

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Prices starts at $199 for the 8GB model and $299 for the 16GB model. Specs include GPS, HSDPA, Wi-Fi, and EDGE capability.

“We are very excited to be working with Apple to bring Filipino consumers iPhone 3G later this year,” said Gerardo C. Ablaza, Jr. president and CEO of Globe Telecom. “Our customers are our greatest passion and we’re constantly striving to offer them the most innovative products such as the revolutionary iPhone 3G.”

“We are thrilled to bring iPhone 3G to millions of mobile customers in the Philippines,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s COO. “We can’t wait to get this revolutionary mobile device in the hands of even more people around the world.”

iPhone 3G will be available to Globe’s postpaid and prepaid subscribers in the Philippines later this year.