Apple finally offers unlocked iPhone 5s in the US, start at $649

Apple now offers unlocked iPhone 5 in the US, starts at $649 for the 16GB version.

@anthony256
Published Fri, Nov 30 2012 5:32 AM CST   |   Updated Mon, Oct 19 2020 8:14 PM CDT

Apple are finally offering unlocked iPhone 5s in the US, which will be off-contract and will work on GSM, HSPA+, and LTE networks. The unlocked iPhone 5 will come in the same capacities and colors as the carrier-locked versions.

Apple finally offers unlocked iPhone 5s in the US, start at $649 | TweakTown.com

Apple offer the iPhone 5 in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB which are priced at $649, $749 and $849, respectively. All of the variants have a one-week shipping time, which isn't too bad.

But, we now live in a world where Google offer the Nexus 4 smartphone for just $349 - so the iPhone 5 is nearly double the price. Yes it has LTE, but that's about the only killer feature over the Nexus 4, but it costs $300 more. If you're the type of person who wants to stay in the iOS ecosystem, of course, this is finally the news you want to hear - unlocked iPhone 5s in the US.

NEWS SOURCE:engadget.com

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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