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Old Jul 26, 2013, 06:58 PM   #1
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Will iPhone 5 Drop in price at ATT when 5S comes out?

Hi, I am asking anyone who last year looked into getting an iPhone 4S when the iPhone 5 came out. I am considering purchasing an iPhone 5 when the 5S comes out later this year.

I am curious if either the full price of the phone drops without a contract or if AT&T will discount it further on a 2 year contract. Mostly interested in either the 32 or 64 MB models. Thanks in advance for your help! Dan
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Old Jul 26, 2013, 08:05 PM   #2
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Hi, I am asking anyone who last year looked into getting an iPhone 4S when the iPhone 5 came out. I am considering purchasing an iPhone 5 when the 5S comes out later this year.

I am curious if either the full price of the phone drops without a contract or if AT&T will discount it further on a 2 year contract. Mostly interested in either the 32 or 64 MB models. Thanks in advance for your help! Dan
Assuming apple doesn't discontinue the iPhone 5 like was speculated earlier this week, the 5 should drop to $99 and the 4S will be $0 at 2 yr contract pricing.
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Old Jul 27, 2013, 04:42 PM   #3
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It is rumored that Apple will discontinue the iPhone 5 with the announcement of the low cost iPhone and the iPhone 5S.
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Old Jul 27, 2013, 04:47 PM   #4
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Assuming apple doesn't discontinue the iPhone 5 like was speculated earlier this week, the 5 should drop to $99 and the 4S will be $0 at 2 yr contract pricing.
I don't think the 4S will be offered soon since Apple is trying to switch the product lines to the lightning connector
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Old Jul 27, 2013, 09:16 PM   #5
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Hasn't AT&T been selling the iPhone 5 for $99 for a while now?
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Old Jul 28, 2013, 04:57 AM   #6
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A drop there will be for sure. I don't think about discontinuing it, because differently from the new iPad (3rd gen) the jump between 4s and 5 is evident in benchmarks. Moreover there is the lightning fact that implies, to me, iphone4s out of business
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Old Jul 28, 2013, 09:25 AM   #7
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I am betting the will discontinue making them. They might have some 5 stock that remains unsold and could discount after the 5S till they depleat.
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Old Jul 28, 2013, 09:38 AM   #8
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Whether they discontinue or not they will certainly have back stock initially. Historically the back stock is sold at reduced prices. Usually $50-100 off.
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Old Jul 28, 2013, 09:54 AM   #9
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Hi, I am asking anyone who last year looked into getting an iPhone 4S when the iPhone 5 came out. I am considering purchasing an iPhone 5 when the 5S comes out later this year.

I am curious if either the full price of the phone drops without a contract or if AT&T will discount it further on a 2 year contract. Mostly interested in either the 32 or 64 MB models. Thanks in advance for your help! Dan
Both, they drop the price for $100 on both with and without subsidy
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Old Jul 28, 2013, 10:05 AM   #10
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I was having a random conversation with a girl that works at BB and she told me.."it's very weird, but our system shows the iPhone 5 being discontinued". And this was a week before the rumor came out.

I just can't wait until sept!
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