Originally Posted by jletendre
No .. I imagine Apple will update the OS for a period of time and as long as Att supports the GPRS/EDGE network (unsure on timeframe) the devices that run on it will be around. Like when the analog / digital conversion took place.
The OS yes, the original iphone, absolutely not. Once the 3G iphone comes out, the 1 gen iphone is effectively dead, no one will want one. There has already been talk of shortages of iphones as Apple ceases production to concentrate producing the new 3G model.