Verizon, AT&T offering online pre-orders of iPhone 5 starting today; Phone coming September 21
iPhone 5 will be available starting at $199.99 for the 16 GB model, $299.99 for the 32 GB model and $399.99 for the 64 GB model with a new two-year customer agreement.
“Customers come to Verizon Wireless for a premier wireless experience, and iPhone 5 combined with our 4G LTE network is an outstanding combination,” said Dan Mead, Verizon Wireless CEO. “The availability of our 4G LTE network means customers get the reliability they value and the technology they need, regardless of where they roam on our network.”
Customers purchasing iPhone 5 can also purchase a Share Everything Plan beginning at $40 monthly access and $50 monthly account access that includes unlimited voice, unlimited text, picture and video messaging, and a data plan that can be shared with up to 10 devices on a single account. And, customers wanting to use FaceTime on their iPhone 5 can do so using any Verizon Wireless data plan allowance.
Verizon Wireless iPhone 5 customers can stay connected in over 220 countries for voice and over 205 for data. Global service at Verizon Wireless carries 24-hour customer service from trained Verizon Wireless U.S. based employees. More information on Verizon Wireless Global Plans is available at www.verizonwireless.com/global.
iPhone 5 will be available at Verizon stores nationwide andonline at www.verizonwireless.com/iphone beginning Fri., Sept. 21. Additional details will be available at www.verizonwireless.com/iphone.
For more information on iPhone 5, please visit www.apple.com/iphone.
AT&T also is offering pre-orders of the iPhone 5 online beginning today (Friday, Sept. 14) at www.att.com/iphone. iPhone 5 will be available for a suggested retail price of $199.99 for the 16GB model, $299.99 for the 32GB model, and $399.99 for the 64GB model.
"We are thrilled to offer iPhone 5 on the nation's largest 4G network. We've worked with Apple since the original in 2007 and this is hands-down their best phone yet," said Ralph de la Vega, president & CEO, AT&T Mobility. "We offer customers the flexibility to keep the iPhone data plans they already have or choose any of our individual or new Mobile Share plans. We're proud that more customers choose AT&T for iPhone than any other U.S. carrier and look forward to making iPhone 5 the newest addition to our lineup."
New and qualifying existing customers can choose a shared or individual data plan. Details on rate plan options can be found at www.att.com/iphone. AT&T's newest Mobile Share data plans are ideal for data-centric users or families who want to share data among multiple smartphones, tablets and more. And all Mobile Share plans include tethering-or mobile hot spot-capability.
For more information on AT&T’s iPhone 5, please visit: www.apple.com/iphone.