iPhone 5 T-Mobile: For most people in the United States, regardless of wireless carrier, using an Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone is no longer a challenge. This is particularly true now that this smartphone is available from T-Mobile.
Here is the original story we wrote on this last week: Apple Inc. (AAPL) iPhone 5 Finally Coming to T-Mobile
With all this in mind, T-Mobile customers were chomping at the bit for a chance to get their hands on an Apple iPhone 5. Starting Friday morning, the wait is over – for the most part.
Earlier today, the fourth largest wireless carrier in the United States began to accept pre-orders for the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone 5. This is a long time coming, being that the three companies with more market share in the United States – AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint – already offer this smartphone.
Are you ready to pre-order your iPhone 5 as a T-Mobile customer? If so, you can navigate to this page on the company’s official website for more information.
As you will see, you have two payment options for the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) smartphone. You can either make a $99 down payment and then 24 monthly payments of $20 or you can pay in full at checkout at the cost of $579.99.
Here is some more pricing information from the company’s official press release:
“T-Mobile announced today that qualifying customers can get an iPhone 5 for $99.99 down, plus monthly payments. T-Mobile is the only major U.S. wireless company to offer iPhone 5 with no annual service contract plus unlimited talk, text and Web on a screaming-fast nationwide 4G network. And because there are no annual contracts, customers make the decision when to upgrade their devices — not the carrier.”
For those who are not interested in pre-ordering, you will not have to wait long to find the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone 5 at a local T-Mobile store. The phone is set to reach shelves on April 12.
The company’s popular LTE network will be compatible with the iPhone in the following markets: Washington DC, San Jose, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Houston, Kansas City, and
Not only is this big news for T-Mobile and its customers, but Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is sure to benefit as well.
Are you a T-Mobile customer? Are you going to buy your iPhone 5 soon? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.
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