iPhone 5 coming to Virgin Mobile on June 28, pricing starts at $550

By Shawn Knight
Jun 21, 2013
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  1. Appleā€™s iPhone 5 is set to arrive on Virgin Mobile starting June 28. It joins a growing list of pre-paid carriers like T-Mobile, AT&T, Cricket Wireless and Straight Talk from Wal-Mart that have jumped on the iPhone bandwagon as of...

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  2. amstech

    amstech TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 1,295   +439

    Slap that Apple logo on there and today's yuppies will pay it.
    m4a4 likes this.
  3. It's funny that there is always these apple haters that are first to reply.

    I actually like my iphone 5 and I don't own anything else apple aside from the iphone 5. Built my own computer, have an asus tablet, has a lenovo laptop. 2 reasons for the iphone 5: (1) already invested in the apple ecosystem & (2) it works right out of the box.

    Had I waited until today, I would have probably purchased the HTC One.

    Some people just want some simplicity for some of their toys.
  4. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 5,913   +1,705

    Apple haters? There's no such thing as an Apple (note the capital "A" Guest) hater on these forums, at least to my knowledge, just more intelligent, budget conscious smartphone users.
  5. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 5,913   +1,705

    But if these are pre-paid phones why are you still paying a monthly sub of $40-$50? It kinda defeats the purpose. In South Africa, if you're a pre-paid user, you buy airtime & data time as & when you need it.
  6. amstech

    amstech TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 1,295   +439

    When I see one I'll let you know.
  7. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 2,920   +627

    FYI Australia has had iPhone on Virgin Mobile AU since it released. Must be a US thing, with exclusives...
  8. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 10,878   +1,526

    A joyous event such as this definitely requires a soundtrack. With that in mind, may we present Leonard Cohen Live doing, "Hallelujah"

  9. marysmart

    marysmart TS Rookie

    Nice phone I like this phone .....

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