Although AT&T also mentioned any mobile chat app would work on its network, it specified FaceTime users, because of the iPhone’s popularity. FaceTime on the iPad is also included, allowing customers to video chat over their mobile data plan on tablets as well.
With the $100 iPhone 5 discount, some Verizon customers will be able to purchase the iPhone 5 at the lowest price offered by a carrier to date. Verizon noted that “basic phone customers are interested in moving to a smartphone and the iPhone 5 is an ideal solution.”
On Monday, T-Mobile USA ended their iPhone 5 promotion and raised the iPhone 5 down payment from $100 to $150. During the initial launch of the T-Mobile iPhone 5, the Bellevue, Washington based company offered the device for $100 down, and a full 24 monthly payments of $20/month which would cover the full price.
Starting next week, customers seeking a Verizon iPhone upgrade will see even stricter rules when it comes time to updating your mobile device. The company has announced they have changed mobile phone upgrade policies; customers will now have to wait for the end of the contract (24 months, to be exact) to be eligible for an upgrade.
As of yesterday, April 12th, the U.S carrier T-Mobile began selling the iPhone 4/4S and iPhone 5 in their retail stores nationwide. The T-Mobile iPhone 5 is available in a 16GB model for $99 with a $20 per month financing plan through T-Mobile’s new “Uncarrier” service plans which start at $50/month without no contract.
T-Mobile is pushing forward with their campaign to attract more iPhone customers by encouraging them to switch to T-Mobile’s new no-contract phone plans. The T-Mobile iPhone trade-in program launches April 12th for those who wish to snag a brand new 16GB iPhone 5 with no upfront cost and a $120 credit to put toward to your monthly device fees.
Those carrying an unlocked iPhone 5 on T-Mobile’s network will be happy to know the U.S carrier has issued a minor software update that—according to the company’s news-blog—enables 4G LTE connectivity and other exciting new features for your iPhone 5. The update is available for all users to download directly via the Settings menu on your iOS device or via iTunes.
In case you’re not aware, the T-Mobile iPhone 5 is being offered to customers for a $99.99 down payment with monthly payments of $20/month for 24 months. You can also opt to pay the full base price of the unit ($579.99) up front. That package comes with no annual service contrac,t but you’ll still get to enjoy unlimited talk, text and web surfing via T-Mobile’s 4G network.
When the iPhone 5 launched last year, Apple announced it will be capable of supporting “wideband audio” technology, known throughout the internet as HD Voice. For those unfamiliar with that technology, HD Voice squeezes more frequency data into each call, giving users more natural sounding voice quality without distortions or back-ground noise, and it’s finally about to happen for iPhone users.
Just as the rumor mills said, T-Mobile announced at its “Uncarrier” event that it will indeed offer the iPhone 5 to its customers. Starting April 12, the T-Mobile iPhone 5 will be available via a new affordable, unrestricted, and hassle-free way. According to reports, the T-Mobile iPhone 5 will be sold for $99.99 down, plus monthly payments.