Articles Tagged with iphone 5

Best Buy Launches iPhone 5 Trade-In Promotion

iPhone 5 Best Buy Trade-In Program

A new iPhone 5 trade-in program has been launched as the US locations for retailer Best Buy. From today through August 18, customers who trade in their iPhone 4S at any Best Buy location will receive a gift card towards an iPhone 5 worth at least $200. The customers iPhone 4S must be in working… Read more »

iPhone 5 Coming To Virgin Mobile USA

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Virgin Mobile USA will begin offering customers unlocked iPhone 5′s starting June 28. The contract-free smartphones will be made available in 16GB ($550), 32GB ($650), and 64GB ($750) options. The devices will not be cheap, but they will allow customers to take advantage of Virgin Mobile USA pricing. Plans start at $35 per month and… Read more »

Best Buy Offering Free iPhone 5′s On Friday

iPhone 5 Free at Best Buy

Best Buy on Friday will be offering customers the chance to upgrade their smartphone to a “free” iPhone 5. The company is once again allowing customers to trade in their old iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S in exchange for at least $150 in credit. That amount of money along with Best Buy’s current $50 instant… Read more »

$15 Million iPhone 5 Now Available For Sale

iPhone 15 Million Dollars

England-based Stuart Hughes is selling a brand new iPhone 5 for the bargain basement price of just $15 million. The phone was built with a gold case and then encrusted with diamonds to give it that “I just spent way too much on this phone” look. So what exactly does $15 million get you from… Read more »

iPhone 5 Pre-Orders Start At T-Mobile

TMobile iPhone 5

The Apple iPhone 5 is now available for pre-order at T-Mobile. In a move that is decidedly T-Mobile focused, the mobile network is allowing customers to pay $20 per month for two years or pay the full cost for the smartphone upfront. T-Mobile is selling the iPhone 5 unlocked for $580 (16GB), $680 (32GB), and… Read more »

Apple iPhone 5 Outsold Samsung Galaxy S3 In Q4 Of 2012

The iPhone, both iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S outsold the Galaxy S3

The Apple iPhone 5 is the king of the hill when it comes to smartphone sales. The fourth quarter numbers from 2012 are in, and the iPhone 5 was the clear winner in sales, beating out the Samsung Galaxy S3. Apple’s victory comes despite a new ad campaign by Samsung that directly pitted the S3… Read more »

iPhone 5 Interest Down Because Of Cheaper Models?

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I have written extensively over the last few weeks in regards to falling interest in Apple iPhone products. Apple’s current model outlook has become so abysmal that some analysts have cut both the company’s 2013 and the company’s 2014 forecast outlooks. Case in point, the Consumer Intelligence Research Partners have found that consumers are choosing… Read more »

Apple iPhone 5 Doomsday Is A Myth

Apple iPhone 5 Sales

Apple’s time has not yet come, nor do iPhone 5 sales show any sign of subsiding, says Yahoo News. With the rising popularity of Android due to price and the availability of many applications that iPhone users enjoy, Apple’s flagship phone series would appear to be looking for the exit. However, similar to Nintendo, Apple… Read more »

iPhone 5 Launches In China To Cold Reception

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Just as Apple CEO Tim Cook said it would, the iPhone 5 officially launched in mainland China and Taiwan on Friday as well as in over 30 other countries. China is a big market for Apple, and, in the past, we’ve seen pretty strong turnouts at launch events for previous products. When the iPhone 4S… Read more »

iPhone 5 Arriving In 50 New Countries This Month

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The Apple iPhone 5 will launch in 50 more countries this month. The massive launch schedule will help Apple extend what has already become record setting worldwide sales volumes. The company will start its iPhone 5 expansion with the December 7 release of the smartphone in South Korea. The next launch will occur on December… Read more »

Want An Apple iPhone 5 In Hong Kong? You Have To Win A Lottery

Apple iPhone 5

iPhone 5 buyers in Hong Kong can’t just walk into an Apple store and purchase the popular new smartphone. Instead, short supply levels have forced Hong Kong locations to implement a lottery type system. Residents in the tech-friendly city tell AllThingsD that finding an iPhone 5 has become extremely difficult because every single store is… Read more »

iPhone 5 Red Flare Camera Issue, Apple Says We’re Out Of Luck

iPhone 5 Purple Haze

Almost immediately after the iPhone 5 was released for sale, many customers began to complain about a purple flare or halo image showing up on their iPhone 5 camera photos. Shortly after those reports began to surface, Gizmodo posted a less than stellar response to the issue, which was sent to a customer by Apple… Read more »

Foxconn Workers Go On Strike, iPhone 5 Production Line Shut Down

Foxconn Zhengzhou factory

Nearly 3,000 workers at an iPhone 5 production facility have gone on strike. The Foxconn-controlled Zhengzhou factory watched on Friday as the workers at its onsite quality control line walked off the job for the entire day. According to China Labor Watch, the workers were unhappy with the tightening quality control requirements thrust upon them… Read more »

iPhone 5 Survives Barrage Of Gunfire, Other ‘Torture Tests’ [Video]

iPhone 5 torture tests

Now that the initial excitement over the iPhone 5′s release has died down some, somber consumers have turned to testing the new Apple tech’s mettle. Several independent users have been “torture testing” the device (and some, its potential buyers) with some electing to push the battery’s limits and others subjecting the iPhone 5 to gunfire…. Read more »

iPhone 5 Production Slowdown Blamed On In-Cell Touchscreen Panels

iPhone 5 Review

At the time of its official iPhone 5 release Apple only had 10 million smartphones on-hand. That type of supply would normally suffice for most hardware manufacturers, but Apple sold 2 million units in the first 24 hours of pre-order in the United States alone and ended up handing out more than 5 million units… Read more »

Apple iPhone 5 Sells Over 5 Million Units In First Weekend

Apple iPhone 5 Sales Weekend

More than 5 million iPhone 5 smartphones were purchased by Apple customers over the devices opening weekend, exceeding some analysts expectations and prompting Apple CEO Tim Cook to release the following statement: “Demand for iPhone 5 has been incredible and we are working hard to get an iPhone 5 into the hands of every customer… Read more »