Apple unveiled the highly anticipated iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C at a press event earlier this month. The handsets are available on AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and AT&T in the US, but it seems that Virgin Mobile USA will join the iPhone bandwagon. The carrier announced that it will start selling iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C starting October 1st – the same day when other carriers are expected to get the new iPhones.
The announcement was made via company’s Twitter account. Currently, Apple iPhone 5S 16GB costs $199 with a two year contract on Sprint, AT&T and Verizon or you can get T-Mobile contract-free version for $649. If you need more storage, the 32GB and 64GB model costs $299 and $399 on-contract, respectively. If you are looking for an unlocked version, it’s going to set you back $749 and $849 for the 32GB and 64GBm respectively.
On the other hand, iPhone 5C costs $99 on-contract for the 16GB version while the 32GB variant will set you back $199. The SIM-free version would set you back $549 and $649 for the 16GB and 32GB version, respectively.
However, Apple iPhone 5S sold out hours after the orders went live online along with a majority of Apple stores were sold out as well on the launch day.
The iPhone 5S has been replaced by the iPhone SE, have a look at our comparison of the iPhone 5S vs iPhone SE.
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