Where to buy a no contract AT&T iPhone 5?

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  1. krimonstar, Sep 29, 2012
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    krimonstar macrumors newbie

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    Right now I know apple retail store and att retail store they don't have no contract iphone 5 in stock.
    I'm thinking about to buy one in best buy or radioshack. But according to att they will help unlock the iphone if a person who purchased the iPhone from an authorized location at the "no commitment" price and can provide proof of purchase. Is there anyone knowing whether best buy and radioshack are authorized locations or not?
     
  2. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere

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    You can go to Apple or AT&T and purchase it as device only for full price.
    They sell them like that to people all the time and they are unlocked. They might not say they are factory unlocked but they are when paid in full without contract.
    The price is $649 plus tax for the 16GB iphone 5.
     
  3. krimonstar thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I made the phone call and was told they don't have in stock.
    That's why i want to buy from other stores.
     
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  5. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere

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    Oh, you can give it a shot.
    Call up radio shack, walmart or target but those stores get very little supply stock too. So chances are if Apple and AT&T are out those stores will be too.
     
  6. krimonstar thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Well, that seems to be final.:( Anyway,thx for your help:)
     
  7. ROLLTIDE1 macrumors 65816

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    Try worstbuy but make sure that you get them to pricematch cause they charge $50 more than retail price
     
  8. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere

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    Wost-buy will end up like circuit city pretty soon.
     
  9. ROLLTIDE1 macrumors 65816

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    Where will I buy that $150 HDMI cable ?:eek:
     
  10. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere

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    LMAO:D
    Radio shack will still take your money.
    There's Lechmere's. Oh wait, that went down too:D
     
  11. ROLLTIDE1 macrumors 65816

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    All these places go down more than my X girlfriend .I do miss Circuit City they used to have some pretty good sales
     
  12. Coleman2010 macrumors 68000

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    I bought a no contract 64GB AT&T Black iPhone 5 from Target today. I paid for it at the store and it'll ship from their warehouse on Monday for me to receive Tuesday. I paid a $50 premium. Apple and AT&T sell it for $849 and I paid $899 at Target.
     
  13. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere

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    I missed them wanting to charge me $49.95 to install anti virus software on my computer or "optimize" my computer for $89.95. Back up my data for $199.
    Or sell me a protection plan for an arm and a leg.

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    Why didnt you call to have them match the price.
    Why waste $50?
     
  14. Coleman2010 macrumors 68000

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    The sales person told me they don't price match. ????
     
  15. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere

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    I know best buy does, not sure about Target.
     
  16. Coleman2010 macrumors 68000

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    I'll call the store and ask for a manger to be sure. :mad:
     
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    Your current one also. I can vouch for this.
     
  18. ROLLTIDE1 macrumors 65816

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    I hope that you paid her well ;)
     
  19. Coleman2010 macrumors 68000

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    I got a rambling explanation. Target mobile price matches no contract phones. They will not price match the iPhone 5 because it's a contract phone. Even buying full price off of contract. :confused:
     
  20. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere

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    Sounds like they gave you a bunch of bs:)
     
  21. dhlizard macrumors G4

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    Not possible at the Apple store in the US yet.
     
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    Say hi to Jesus for me.
     
  23. ninethirty macrumors 6502a

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    I know I'm probably not supposed to this in here, but I have one (actual factory unlocked - from Canada). A black, 16GB AT&T (GSM) iPhone 5 that I'm trying to trade for a white Verizon iPhone 5. No luck so far though so I'll probably just sell it in a day or so. Send me a PM if interested and if I just flat out sell it, I'll contact you.
     
  24. Coleman2010 macrumors 68000

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    You can buy device only at the Apple Stores in NYC.
     
  25. dasx macrumors 65816

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    I wonder how long will it take for Apple to get full stock of iPhones 5. This fever is a madness!
     

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