Just a quick note here to remind those who are planning to pre-order the iPhone this Friday, September 14. Walmart is offering an alternative way to place your pre-order in case you encounter problems doing so on the Apple Online Store. Walmart will start accepting iPhone 5 pre-orders starting 8AM This is going to be held at local Walmart outlets. Walmart is offering the new iPhone 5 16GB starting at $189.97. Regular sales will happen the next Friday, September 21.
Follow these steps to secure your iPhone 5 unit once pre-order starts:
- Pick up a reservation card in the wireless and/or connection center at their local Walmart.
- Pay a $25.00 deposit toward the purchase of the iPhone 5.
- On September 21, they will bring their reservation card and receipt to the store where they originally purchased the reservation card.
- Customers that pre-order will receive a $4.99 VUDU movie credit toward the purchase of any movie of their choice.
Additionally, Walmart also wants you to know that in case you’re not keen on getting the iPhone 5, you may want to consider getting other older versions of the iPhone instead. Walmart has reduced the price of the iPhone 4 8GB to $0.97 and the iPhone 4S 16GB to $89.97.