Price cut for Apple iPhone 5 is on Target

Price cut for Apple iPhone 5 is on Target
The Apple iPhone 5 is on sale at Best Buy and at Target

The Apple iPhone 5 is on sale at Best Buy and at Target

On Friday, we told you about the special deal that Best Buy has for Saturday only on the Apple iPhone 5. Trade in a working Apple iPhone 4 or Apple iPhone 4S and receive $150 toward the purchase of the latest version of Apple's iconic smartphone. That would normally cut the price of the iPhone 5 to $50. But last week, the big box retailer had already cut the price of the Apple iPhone 5 by $50. That means that if you trade in an Apple iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S today, you will get the Apple iPhone 5 for free. You must have an upgrade available from AT&T, Sprint or Verizon, or open a new account with one of those three mobile operators. You will also need to sign a two year contract with the carrier you choose.

Another promotion for the Apple iPhone 5 can be found at Target. The discount retailer is taking $50 off the price of the Verizon, AT&T and Sprint version of the handset starting on Sunday and running through June 9th. That is the day before WWDC kicks off. But wait-there's more. Through July 9th, trade in a working cellphone and take another $50 off the Apple iPhone 5 or Apple iPhone 4S. Again, a two year pact must be signed.

Why is there such a strong desire to get rid of Apple iPhone 5 inventory? If we didn't know any better, we would think that a new version of the handset is on the way.

source: AllThingsD

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iPhone 5
  • 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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29 Comments

1. N-fanboy

Posts: 543; Member since: Jan 12, 2013

OMG this is hilarious! this is a mid-range phone that costs arround 700$.

2. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

Ouch! Never thought of it that way, lol!

9. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

while THE GS III is like 39.99-79$.

24. Sav1oR

Posts: 14; Member since: Jun 01, 2013

Are you talking about the Lumia 920 that is FREE on AT&T or the Lumia 920 that is going for $200 on Craigslist? LMAO.

31. ardent1

Posts: 2000; Member since: Apr 16, 2011

Part of the reason why it's expensive is because of it's high resale value. The iPhone 5 is the most advance iPhone money can buy, therefore, it's clearly not a mid-range device. If you are like many people who can't afford the iPhone 5, you have the option of the 4S or 4. Personally, I am waiting for the 5S to come out and see how Virgin Mobile, Boost Mobile, Straight Talk, etc. positions the 5 and 4S. I need to replace my aging Moto Triumph that is going to be 2-years-old this July.

3. appleDOESNT.com

Posts: 456; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

I am so sick of PA saying 'iconic ' when referring to the iPone

7. darkkjedii

Posts: 30693; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

They're only speaking the truth. Refer to time magazines list of greatest inventions. Once something reaches icon status it never loses that distinction. You should know that, but I guess you don't use anything iconic.

15. quadrazeus

Posts: 359; Member since: May 03, 2013

Pretty sure xperia thumbed you down for this one. And the rest 3 are the smartest people on here, haha!

21. appleDOESNT.com

Posts: 456; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

and saying it every single time the device is mentioned is embarrassing by iOSarena

28. JMartin22

Posts: 2311; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

Just like those iconic actors from the 70s that are dead or serve no relevancy in today's society.

8. Mxyzptlk unregistered

They need to say "best" instead.

11. WHoyton1

Posts: 1635; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

Who keeps thumbing this guy up....

12. Doakie

Posts: 2457; Member since: May 06, 2009

I would say it's the most well rounded. It's smaller screen, and basic UI make it the best phone for new Smartphone buyers, but the hardware is good enough for expert Smartphone users to still get by. But it is far from the best... There are many smartphones that best it in overall specs. That's like arguing that the Camry is the best car vs Corvettes, Hummers, and Ford F150s. Sometimes the phone or car that is the most well rounded is actually very mediocre and has had to make a lot of concessions to get to that status.

26. Sav1oR

Posts: 14; Member since: Jun 01, 2013

Specs, specs, specs, that's all you goons yap about. Too bad that Android needs Octo cores just so it could run smooth like my DUAL-CORE iPhone 5. Pathetic.

20. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Well ... it has just got ICONS so it's called ICONic :)

30. ardent1

Posts: 2000; Member since: Apr 16, 2011

It's an easily recognizable smartphone by people who own and also by those people who don't own the device. However, the same cannot be said for the typical android smartphone.

4. abcdefgh

Posts: 471; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

the price of iphones are damn too high for the given specs.dats why they collect more revenue despite being second in marketshare

5. sprockkets

Posts: 1612; Member since: Jan 16, 2012

Weird, I thought apple forbid sales cause it makes their products look cheap...

6. donjunior

Posts: 50; Member since: May 28, 2013

iScratch, iDents iPhone 5 should be only cost $200. Samsung FTW.

10. bucky

Posts: 3771; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

You Samsung fanboys are ten times worse than apple fanboys ever were!

13. WHoyton1

Posts: 1635; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

Not really....have you seen mxy....

14. Doakie

Posts: 2457; Member since: May 06, 2009

Really? Seems like a lot of Samsung hate and backlash going through phone site comments these days. I've barely seen anyone who I would label a foaming at the mouth Samsung fan boy any time recently.

16. Mxyzptlk unregistered

S-Plode, S-Cratch, S-Bloat. It can go the other way to.

17. quadrazeus

Posts: 359; Member since: May 03, 2013

Lmao, mxy! That's a new one!

22. Mxyzptlk unregistered

I'm clever

19. MCrapp

Posts: 318; Member since: Apr 07, 2013

Small.Boring aMeRiCan phone made in China with one year warranty!

23. Mxyzptlk unregistered

99% of products are made in china plus one year is the standard warranty length.

25. Sav1oR

Posts: 14; Member since: Jun 01, 2013

iPhone 5 is the best smartphone out there! This is great! I will add another 2 lines, just so I can have 3 iPhones. Thank you, Apple & Target.

27. JewBakaUCFG

Posts: 176; Member since: Sep 25, 2012

The trade in at Target adds $50 to any existing trade in value towards the purchase of an iPhone. A phone that normally trades inf or nothing gets $50. A phone that normally trades in for $50 gets a total of $100 trade value.

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