Wal-Mart knocks iPhone 5 prices way down
The models are much cheaper than what you would get from Apple. The newest iPhone is expected to be unveiled next month.
As part of a new promotion, the retail giant is now selling the iPhone 5c (pictured) on a two-year contract for just 97 cents. The iPhone 5s is also getting a significant price cut to $79 down from $99.
Although the iPhone 5s costs only $20 less than Wal-Mart's previous price, it's still much cheaper than what you would get through the Apple Store.
The discount applies as long as you sign up for a two-year contract with AT&T (T), Verizon (VZ), Sprint (S), or US Cellular.
Wal-Mart's bargain comes just as Apple is expected to unveil its new iPhone on Sept. 9. Presumably called the iPhone 6, Apple's next smartphone is expected to come with a larger 4.7-inch screen that is sharper than the iPhone 5s', a new processor from Apple, and thinner design that resembles the iPad Air.
Rumors suggest that Apple may also release an even bigger 5.5-inch iPhone this year, but it is unclear if the two phones will launch at the same time.
It is possible that Wal-Mart is trying to clear out its inventory ahead of Apple's new iPhone launch, but we will have to wait on the word from Apple to know for sure.
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I am still amazed that people still buy items that are sold at 150 to 500 times their true cost. Some are even 1,000 times what they cost to build and distribute.
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What is with these high tech garbage? Every jerk I ran into talked his or her phone all the time or lloked at it and didn't watch where they were going or driving . I have a so call iPhone now
because Verizon would charge me $150 for another flip phone when I was married to my wife. The flip phone cost so much because no one would buy them any more. I chose the IPhone because it would be free but I had to pay $50 more a month on a two year contract for internet service which I rarely used. I will see if I could turn off the service when the two year contract is up or get another good old fashion phone.
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