Virgin Mobile to Offer iPhone 5 Starting Next Week

Posted June 21, 2013 at 1:22pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 7413 views

Virgin Mobile has announced that they carrier will start selling the iPhone 5 next Friday, June 28. The carrier already sells the iPhone 4/4S with their $35 unlimited ($5 discount with auto payments) data/messaging plan, and the iPhone 5 will be able to take advantage of the plan as well.

The "unlimited" plans offer high speed data for 2.5GBs and after that the user is throttled.

Users can pick up the 16GB iPhone for $549.99 (32GB and 64GB versions are available for $649.99 and $749.99) and use that with Virgin's Beyond Talk plan and have unlimited data, messaging and 300 minutes for $35 a month. Virgin mobile is a division of the Sprint network, so coverage/speeds will be similar to Sprint.

Virgin Mobile USA will launch the iPhone 5 on Friday, 6/28/12 on its Beyond Talk plans, with unlimited 3G/4G LTE data and messaging* starting at $35 per month but customers can also receive a $5 per-month plan discount when they register and sign up for automatic monthly payments [“Auto Pay”] with a credit card, debit card or PayPal account, making the iPhone 5 available on Virgin Mobile for as low as $30 per month**.

The 16GB iPhone 5, available in Black and White, will be available at www.virginmobileusa.com, at participating Virgin Mobile dealers, and at RadioShack, our exclusive national retail distributor,for $549.99 [excluding taxes]. The 32GB and 64GB, also in Black and White, will be available online only for $649.99 and $749.99, respectively.


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ted - June 21, 2013 at 10:02pm
not worth it, locked and they will not unlock
xol - June 21, 2013 at 6:43pm
offer a real phone like note 2 or s4 and we ll think about it, who the fawk wants an outdated POS iphone 5 nowadays
Baxter - June 21, 2013 at 9:13pm
S3 available now on VM as of last week for $400. Planning to pick one up when they offer one of their big discounts. Going to lose my grandfathered $25/mo plan :(
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