Apple iPhone 3gAs we reported earlier, the iPhone 3G is set to woo an audience that doesn’t like being tied into a contract when it becomes available on O2‘s Pay & Go from 16 September. The official press details are now in…

O2 has confirmed that pricing starts at £349.99 for the 8GB model and £399.99 for the 16GB model.

iPhone 3G Pay & Go customers will also receive inclusive unlimited data and Wi-Fi for 12 months following activation, services regularly worth £120.

For those who’ve recently moved out of a cave or awoken from a coma, the latest version of the iPhone offers 3G networking, built-in GPS, and iPhone 2.0 software which includes support for Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync and third party applications.

iPhone 3G on Pay & Go will come with unlimited data browsing over O2’s mobile network and unlimited access to over 9,000 Wi-Fi hotspots through both The Cloud and BT Openzone for 12 months following activation (Subject to O2’s excessive use policy).

After a year, an unlimited data and Wi-Fi bolt-on will be available to Pay & Go customers for £10 per month.

"Launching iPhone 3G on Pay & Go opens up even more of the market for this innovative device," said Ronan Dunne, CEO of O2 in the UK.

"With inclusive data and Wi-Fi access for the first 12 months, Pay & Go makes it easy for customers to enjoy the best mobile browsing experience ever."

The deal will be available in the UK exclusively through Apple, O2 and Carphone Warehouse.