Apple reveals the prices for unlocked versions of the Apple iPhone 5 in the U.S. and Canada

Apple reveals the prices for unlocked versions of the Apple iPhone 5 in the U.S. and Canada
Just the other day, we told you about AT&T's plan to make unlocking paid-off Apple iPhone units as simple as filling out an online form and then syncing to iTunes. Well, yes, there is a waiting period between the day you fill out the form and the day your phone is unlocked. And you are limited to five unlocked devices per account.

Actually, there is even an easier way to unlock your Apple iPhone. You can buy it unlocked directly from the manufacturer. Apple's U.S. and Canadian sites are pricing the unlocked variant of the Apple iPhone 5 at $649, $749 and $849 for the 16GB, 32GB and 64GB models respectively, in the United States. In Canada the pricing for the 16GB, 32GB and 64GB models are $699 CAD, $799 CAD and $899 CAD respectively.

Pre-sales start in just a few hours for the Apple iPhone 5 in the U.S. and Canada, so brew up that pot of coffee and get comfortable behind the keyboard because pre-ordering the iconic smartphone has often been a long affair with servers crashing, nerves getting frayed and tempers flaring. Good luck! Let us know if you were able to reserve your new Apple iPhone 5 by dropping us a comment in the box  below.

source: Apple via AppleInsider


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  • Display 4.0" 640 x 1136 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A6, Dual-core, 1300 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 1440 mAh(8h 3G talk time)

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33 Comments

2. No_Nonsense unregistered

No thanks, I'll buy the 920 with my money. If someone is giving it for free then I wouldn't mind having a nicely designed toy as well.

3. gunnroses

Posts: 20; Member since: Sep 12, 2012

wow! expensive yet no significant change

4. Phonesarecool

Posts: 2; Member since: Aug 15, 2012

Ok just preordered mine. No problems. Can't wait to see it. Good bye Android. I'll miss you.

5. Android1

Posts: 59; Member since: Jul 16, 2012

$849..!!!! What a waste of money :/

6. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

in my country the 16gb iPhone 5 will cost $900 !!

8. No_Nonsense unregistered

Same here.

7. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

at that price range i would indeed buy a high end android phone or a f**king new laptop! no way in hell would ibuy an iphone!

25. rahulzz

Posts: 9; Member since: Sep 07, 2012

No one is begging you to buy...

9. wendygarett unregistered

Oh apple... When will you take my money XDXD

10. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

So when are you getting your iPhone 5? Orders are being accepted now.

14. wendygarett unregistered

To be honest... I never bought every single of Apple product... I just collect it from my neighbor relatives and friends once they tired of it... I'm waiting someone here to give me tho :) really cannot afford it

15. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

LOL ok wendy........ok :)

12. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

o lord two faced wendy when will we see a "stable" side of you?

16. wendygarett unregistered

Oh dear, I just sarcastic XDXD...

22. haseebzahid

Posts: 1853; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

new troll on the move :\

11. joseph98

Posts: 167; Member since: Feb 03, 2012

I am buying Nokia Lumia 920.

13. joseph98

Posts: 167; Member since: Feb 03, 2012

But I will keep my ANDROID galaxy note 1. No way to sell my android phone.

18. Muche

Posts: 17; Member since: Aug 22, 2012

with that kind of money,, i can buy the LUMIA 920 and a midrange android to play with and tweak

19. Seymour

Posts: 10; Member since: Aug 10, 2012

Nice overpriced thing for rich girls.

20. fsnas

Posts: 122; Member since: Jun 18, 2012

i'll buy an iPhone once it gets these features: - bluetooth file transfer - NFC - wireless charging - pureview camera equivalent - puremotion HD+ screen equivalent - SD card - solid quality (no breakable glass) otherwise, i will definitely go with nokia lumia 920!

23. haseebzahid

Posts: 1853; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

are u trying to mix in android with nokia and buy if that mixture is from apple :\

21. haseebzahid

Posts: 1853; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

if someone dont have any iphone then yes its good if he she buys if someone already have 4/4S then to buy this will be foolish move

24. speckledapple

Posts: 902; Member since: Sep 29, 2011

Almost 1000 dollars for the unlocked version of a 4 inch phone. Pretty much is a mini computer but not sure on the cost above that of a tablet.

26. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

The iPhone never appeal to me, it is not that I don't like, it just it doesn't attract me. I don't find anything attractive and value for money for it. The only things that's very appealing to me, Nokia Windows Phones and Samsung Galaxy Note 2.

27. JDMC..SmartphoneFan

Posts: 8; Member since: Sep 14, 2012

A lot of money to a regular features smartphone...

28. g2a5b0e unregistered

I find it rather interesting that the Canadian dollar is currently worth more than the U.S. dollar, yet the Canadian versions cost more.

32. mrbtree

Posts: 59; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

import tax and the cost of shipping, simple as that. here in aus we pay close to $800 for a 16gb iphone 4s. a samsung galaxy nexus is $496 and a samsung galaxy s2 is $538. current flagships (one x, s3, note) are still cheaper than the base iphone 4/4s/5

30. Rayvelynn

Posts: 124; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

Who pays that much for an Iphone that are missing several features that the Android now has, OMG Greedy Bas#$@*DS, I'm so tired of Apple. Thats like rent money, a car payment, a trip I could be taking. I'm sorry I would not be paying that much for no damn phone that's ridculous & who ever goes out & purchases it for that much are stupid themselves

31. prototype

Posts: 23; Member since: Jul 06, 2012

OMG how much profit Apple want !

33. Muzhhur

Posts: 261; Member since: Sep 14, 2012

its so expensive, Mexico doesnt have lte network, I think its just a waste of money for an unfashion device, I want the Lumia 920.

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