Today Apple started offering its the most recent smartphone, the iPhone 5s. As you can imagine, line in front of Apple stores and retail outlets were enormous. Besides the obvious advantage of being among the first people in the world to become the proud owners of the latest iPhone, this method of shopping has its drawbacks. It is reserved for the brave and strong because it involves a lot of waiting, running, pushing and more waiting. Luckily, there is an easier way to purchase the device. Simply choose your favorite carrier and after a few clicks, the iPhone 5s will be yours.
Deals and prices on the Apple iPhone 5S
Currently, the iPhone 5s is offered by AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile and can be pre-ordered from Verizon Wireless. AT&T is selling the 16 GB model for $199.99. The 32 GB and 64 GB variants are priced at $299.99 and $399.99, respectively. Of course, you will have to sign a new two-year contract. The phone will ship in 7-14 business days.
At T-Mobile, prices for the iPhone 5s start at $99 up front plus 24 monthly installments of $22.91 each for the 16 GB model. Monthly costs of variants with more storage remain the same, however, up front payment goes up to $199 and $299 for the 32 GB and 64 GB options, respectively.
On Sprint, you would normally pay the standard on-contract price, that is $199.99, $299.99 and $399.99 for the 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB models, respectively. However, the carrier is currently holding a special Bring Your Number promotion, which brings each price down by $100. It means that if you choose Sprint, the iPhone 5s will cost you $99.99, $199.99 or $299.99 depending on storage option.
If you are Verizon customer, the iPhone 5s can be pre-ordered from the carrier’s online store. On-contract prices are identical as AT&T’s, that is $199.99 for 16 GB, $299.99 for 32 GB and $399.99 for 64 GB model. According to info on Verizon’s website, all models will start shipping on October 7.