Major retailer Walmart has just announced that it will start selling Apple’s iPhone 5 without contracts on Straight Talk plans.According to the company, the iPhone 5 will be available starting January 11 in more than 2,000 Walmart stores and online.
Customers will be able to grab the iPhone 5 and iPhone 4 on Straight Talk’s $45 no contract unlimited talk, text and data plan.
Additionally, to make the deal even more tempting, Walmart has announced that it will offer customers who purchase the phone at one of its store locations a no interest fixed-monthly payments special financing offer for only $25/€19 a month with a Walmart Credit Card.
“The advanced iPhone 5 with our unlimited $45 monthly plan and Walmart’s $25 special financing offer is a marriage made in heaven – making it the most affordable premium smartphone offer in America. With this exclusive offer the last reason for not purchasing the No Contract Straight Talk plan is gone,” said F.J. Pollak, CEO and president, TracFone Wireless.
Walmart will sell both black and white colors of iPhone 5 for $649/ €495 for the 16GB model, while the iPhone 4 will be available in black and white for $449/ €345 for the 8GB model.
Keep in mind that you will have to choose a Straight Talk no-contract plan with the purchase of an iPhone 5 via Walmart:
- $45/ €35 – No Contract Monthly Plan with Unlimited Nationwide Talk, Text, and Data;
- $60/ €45 – No Contract Monthly Plan with Unlimited Nationwide Talk, Text, and Data PLUS Unlimited International Calling to more than 1,000 destinations in Mexico, Canada, India, and in other countries.
“We believe customers shouldn’t have to choose between saving money and having the latest technology. Now customers can have the coveted iPhone with unlimited talk, text and data without a contract for $70 a month thanks to our exclusive Straight Talk plan and industry first financing offer,” said Seong Ohm, senior vice president of Entertainment for Walmart U.S.