RadioShack Cuts AT&T iPhone 5 Price

For a limited time, RadioShack will be offering a discount on the price of the AT&T iPhone 5, knocking $20 off each variant of the iPhone 5 which should help to make the device even more attractive to those shopping for a new smartphone this holiday season.

Read: iPhone 5 Review.

With iPhone discounts a rarity up until the imminent release of a new iPhone, RadioShack’s offer is something to look at for those who are either dead set on buying an iPhone 5 or for those that are looking for a new smartphone as a holiday gift. $20 off isn’t a deep discount but it’s the best shoppers are likely going to find for the AT&T iPhone 5 during the holiday season and beyond.

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RadioShack has cut the price of the iPhone 5.

The price cut is applicable to all three versions of AT&T’s iPhone 5. That means that the 16GB iPhone will drop to $179.99, the 32GB iPhone 5 will fall to $279.99 and the large 64GB iPhone will be available for $379.99. All of those prices apply to customers that are either signing up for a new contract with AT&T or are simply upgrading from another device on the same contract.

Normally, the prices of the iPhone 5 are $199.99, $299.99, and $399.99 and will likely remain that way for most of 2013, at least until the iPhone 5S or whatever the next iPhone is called decides to arrive.

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RadioShack says that the promotion for the price cut will run through December 15th which means that shoppers have more than a few days to decide whether or not this deal is the right one to take.

Read: iPhone 5: Black Vs. White.

AT&T’s iPhone 5 runs on its 4G LTE network and unlike the iPhones on Sprint and Verizon, AT&T’s iPhone 5 is able to also run on the carrier’s HSPA+ 4G network when 4G LTE isn’t available. HSPA+ is considerably faster than 3G which is what Sprint and Verizon’s iPhone 5′s run on when LTE isn’t present.

At the moment, AT&T has a shade over 100 4G LTE markets in the United States making it the second largest network after Verizon.

  

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