Go hog wild: Apple raises limits on buying unlocked Apple iPhone 5 units

Go hog wild: Apple raises limits on buying unlocked Apple iPhone 5 units
Last week, at long last, the unlocked version of the Apple iPhone 5 was finally listed for sale on the online Apple Store. With the 16GB, 32GB and 64GB models priced at $649, $749 and $849 respectively, Apple limited the number of units that one account could buy to two. At the same time, Apple was enforcing a lifetime limit of ten unlocked units of the Apple iPhone 5.

With inventory building, the handset slowly returning to stores, and online orders getting shipped in just two to four days, Apple has raised the limit on sales of the unlocked variant. Now, you can purchase as many as ten units from the Apple Store for one account. And the Cupertino based firm has removed the lifetime limit which means that you can buy as many unlocked Apple iPhone 5 handsets as you can afford. The online store will allow you to put 999 units ($648,351) in your cart, but only 10 can be processed at a time.

source: iPhoneinCanada, CultofMac via RedmondPie

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iPhone 5
  • Display 4.0 inches
    1136 x 640 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera)
    1.2 MP front
  • Hardware Apple A6, 1GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, not expandable
  • Battery 1440 mAh
  • OS iOS 10.x



14. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Unsold inventory is the cause possibly and the limiting to 2 didn't do any good to boost the sales :)

8. amiaq

Posts: 509; Member since: Jun 30, 2012

I wish Galaxy Note 2 is this abundant. 5 phones each person , I ll take two for me and to replace my missus' s iphone 4s.

7. bojan

Posts: 188; Member since: Oct 06, 2012

because no one anymore instersted in the iphone 5 in the united states they will do anything to sell it. and delivery time went down it shows you how now one is intersted in it

12. android78 unregistered

exactly bojan, I wouldnt be suprise if they started discounting the phone next. Wait this is apple, the same people that give their employees a couple free apps to show how much they appreciate them for contributing to apple making billions in the bank and the same company that discounts there no more than 50 bucks off there older products from last year on black friday sale. smgdh, So on second thought they wont be discounting anything. thats why android will rule the WORLD!!!!!!

13. JunitoNH

Posts: 1946; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

If you say so, but not low enough for me. Maybe when it gets to the prices of the Nexus 4 or S3, I'll consider it.

6. android78 unregistered

I think demand has finally gone down for the i phone 5 so much that they are basically begging people to buy as many phone as there little heart desire. LOL, to much competition, ppl just have to many choices to pick from, why would i pick a i phone 5 when you have htc dna, razr hd, opotimis G, note 2 and windows 8 phones and so on and so on to pick from...

2. wendygarett unregistered

I love Apple for no reason :)

3. Johnnokia

Posts: 1158; Member since: May 27, 2012

I hate Apple for Million reason

4. joseph98

Posts: 167; Member since: Feb 03, 2012

It's obvious why you love apple. Golden sheeple!!! Hey just kidding. You can love whomever you like. It's freedom of speech and finally it's your hard earned money. This is coming from an android fan. Let's show apple fan that they can express there feeling toward there beloved apple. phonearena is tired of us android fan so lets give them a break for once. It's Christmas season and I shall hold a treaty with apple fan during the season.

5. wendygarett unregistered

Thank you thank you so much!!! And we wish you a merry Christmas as well :D +1!!!

9. CivicSi89

Posts: 349; Member since: Jul 23, 2011

nerd moment. thats a pokemon named mareep... Ladies.. control your orgasms...

10. wendygarett unregistered

Yup!! You must be a pokemon fans :D Hi 5!!!

11. MeoCao unregistered

That's why this logo fits you perfectly LOL

1. FoxDavis

Posts: 60; Member since: Jul 12, 2012

Silly, but I am sure there will be lots buying more then one

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