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The 16GB iPhone 5c can be yours for just $0.97 from a Walmart store nearby, the 16GB 5s goes for $79

The 16GB iPhone 5c can be yours for just $0.97 from a Walmart store nearby, the 16GB 5s goes for $79
As we are slowly, but certainly getting closer to the official announcement of the next iPhone, it's more than natural that the larger online and brick & mortar retailers are trying to clear up their inventories in anticipation of Cupertino's new device. This is the case with Walmart, as it's now offering the 16GB Apple iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s for a discounted price as a part of a fire sale. The 16GB iPhone 5s is fetching a $79 price tag, while the 16GB iPhone 5c can be yours for just $0.97. Both devices will bind you to AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, or US Cellular for a period of two years.

This is not the first time Walmart slashes down the price of Apple's smartphones. Shy of a two months ago, the store lowered the prices of the iPhone 5c and 5s to $29 and $99, respectively. This applied to the 16GB versions of Cupertino's finest. There is no word on when Walmart's current sale will end, however, so if you are not looking forward to getting the iPhone 6 this deal might be seductive enough.

Apple is rumored to be prepping two smartphones this year, too. The 4.7-inch one could be unveiled at the September 9 event, whereas rumors put off the announcement of the other Apple device, the purported 5.5-inch tablet, to later this year, while some speculations suggest Apple won't unveil it until 2015.



source: AppleInsider

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posted on 21 Aug 2014, 02:45 4

1. LetsBeHonest (Posts: 765; Member since: 04 Jun 2013)


IPhone 5C??? Huh... Probably the dumpest move made by the Apple in years.
Also the cheapest looking one too..

posted on 21 Aug 2014, 02:57 1

3. LetsBeHonest (Posts: 765; Member since: 04 Jun 2013)


I hope Apple should make a affordable smartphone. A 4inch 960x640 pixel display with a dual core 1gb ram processor with 5mp rear and 1.2 front facing camera, a good looking design (not glossy plastic as on 5C) like lumia 520, and iOS 8 with siri. All these under 200$ just imagine . I believe they will have a huge slice of pie of low end smartphone share and give android & WP a huge trouble.
iPhones are too costly in my country,India since there is no contract system here. I know many who love to buy an iphone but couldn't get because of the too damn high price tag.

posted on 21 Aug 2014, 03:17 1

6. hurrycanger (Posts: 1083; Member since: 01 Dec 2013)


"4inch 960x640 pixel display with a dual core 1gb ram processor with 5mp rear and 1.2 front facing camera, a good looking design (not glossy plastic as on 5C) like lumia 520, and iOS 8 with siri."
Did you just describe an iPhone 5C with non-glossy back and a slightly worse camera? That camera cut alone can't drive the price down that much.

Well, but if the iPhone 5c with a 5mp camera costs $200 off contract, I'm very sure it can give android and wp a lot of trouble. Seriously, that thing is the same as the iPhone 5 internally. $200 for that thing at this time is a bargain. I would definitely buy one. xD

posted on 21 Aug 2014, 05:12

15. LetsBeHonest (Posts: 765; Member since: 04 Jun 2013)


They can downgrade more like no front cam, and a downgraded cpu etc. I just want a Moto G like a smartphone made by Apple. It'll have a huge impact on market

posted on 21 Aug 2014, 17:43

20. denmcdon (Posts: 88; Member since: 07 Jun 2009)


It has a 8mp camera and is also better than the iphone 5.Cameras are better also has a different chip and better battery life.

posted on 21 Aug 2014, 05:45 1

16. iLegend (Posts: 36; Member since: 05 Jun 2013)


and still iphone 5c outsold every android flagship device...amazing huh..??!!

http://www.cultofmac.com/285876/apples-flop-iphone-5c-outsold-galaxy-s5-first-month-sale-uk/

posted on 21 Aug 2014, 05:59

17. LetsBeHonest (Posts: 765; Member since: 04 Jun 2013)


Amazing or what, this iPhone, the iPhone 5C is not up to Apples usual standard(by making devices look premium) from my opinion. It glossy cheap plastic makes the device look very cheap. Its the 5S i like with finger print scanner ,64bit chip(whether it have 4GB ram or not its still the right direction to go) and design (same as iPhone 5 but a good looking one if not the best). IPhone 5C no likes from me whether it sells more or not

posted on 21 Aug 2014, 06:38

18. promise7 (Posts: 401; Member since: 03 Jul 2013)


I think the 5c looks cheap too. If I were to get a 5c I'd rather get the 5 since it's the same specs, but looks much, much better.

posted on 21 Aug 2014, 02:51 1

2. Python212 (Posts: 242; Member since: 13 Aug 2014)


5C for only $0.79?? It's a great deal.

posted on 21 Aug 2014, 02:59

4. LetsBeHonest (Posts: 765; Member since: 04 Jun 2013)


Not so benefits for me since I'm from india and there is no contract system here. :-( :-(

posted on 21 Aug 2014, 03:08 3

5. hurrycanger (Posts: 1083; Member since: 01 Dec 2013)


The contract system is crap. I'm in the US. I've looked into it many times, and it ends up costing more WITH the contract. Don't be any sad about it, you are not paying any more than a person on contract in the US.

AT&T, for example, charges $25 per month if you are on a 2-year contract. That means you pay an extra $600 if you have a contract. That goes straight into the phone price, man. The thing is, the iPhone 5c costs only $550 or less. So, even with this discount... you ends up paying over $50 more than buying the phone at full price and not get a contract.

posted on 21 Aug 2014, 03:26

7. Python212 (Posts: 242; Member since: 13 Aug 2014)


That's a great point hurrycanger! +1 from me

posted on 21 Aug 2014, 03:36 1

11. hurrycanger (Posts: 1083; Member since: 01 Dec 2013)


I appreciate your understanding. I hope more people understand about the contract thingy. It's one of those "too good to be true" things.

posted on 21 Aug 2014, 03:26

8. xfire99 (Posts: 481; Member since: 14 Mar 2012)


What are u gonna do with the phone without a data plan with any of the operator?

posted on 21 Aug 2014, 03:28 1

9. hurrycanger (Posts: 1083; Member since: 01 Dec 2013)


You can sign up for service WITHOUT contract. It costs much less without contract.

No contract doesn't mean no service. :)

posted on 21 Aug 2014, 03:30

10. Python212 (Posts: 242; Member since: 13 Aug 2014)


Not sure about AT&T, Sprint & T-Mobile but freaking evil Verizon charges the same with or without the contract.

posted on 21 Aug 2014, 03:54

12. hurrycanger (Posts: 1083; Member since: 01 Dec 2013)


Ah yeah, I looked into that last summer and I was thinking: "how the heck you charge that same freaking high price even when I don't get the phone?"
Well, and it costs more than the 2-year contract service price of any other carrier anyway. The only choice you have is to get their "discounted" phone. So why not? xD

T-mobile don't do contract anymore. Price is low.
AT&T is like I said above.
As for Sprint, if I remember right, you don't get any subsidized phone with the framily plan. (Price can be very low thanks to the current promotion)

posted on 21 Aug 2014, 04:53

13. brrunopt (Posts: 503; Member since: 15 Aug 2013)


verizon is stealing from costumers.. And even the other carriers while having cheaper off contract plans they are still to expensive..

(In portugal and many other European countries you can get a decent plan up from 7.5€ [less than 10$])

posted on 22 Aug 2014, 02:18

21. xfire99 (Posts: 481; Member since: 14 Mar 2012)


U buy ip5C for 550US and got 50US left for data plan. Which data plan costs only 50US for 2 years?

posted on 21 Aug 2014, 05:08

14. LetsBeHonest (Posts: 765; Member since: 04 Jun 2013)


Thank you for the info. Bro. It makes sense.

posted on 21 Aug 2014, 07:29

19. gorkapr (Posts: 50; Member since: 23 Aug 2012)


Radioshack have the 5c free

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