“After offering at least $200 for an iPad, Microsoft is now looking to buy iPhones for the same price or more,” Tom Warren reports for The Verge.

“The company’s latest promotion at its Microsoft Stores, which was previously rumored, will run until November 3rd and allow visitors to trade-in an iPhone 4S or iPhone 5 for a minimum of $200,” Warren reports. “Microsoft will supply a gift card that can be used in its brick-and-mortar stores to buy Windows Phones or other items.”

Warren reports, “This latest deal marks the first time it has offered to buy iPhones, alongside the similar iPad deal.”

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MacDailyNews Take: As we wrote regarding desperate Microsoft’s inneffectual-but-humorous “iPads for Surface tablets” promotion:

“In related news, the local sewage plant is offering at least $200 for anyone willing to trade in their bottles of Dom Pérignon.”

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