Updated: iPhone 5 prices and deals announced – from £529

Update: With iPhone 5 pre-orders

now available direct from Apple’s online store, most of the UK networks

have also announced their own iPhone 5 prices and deals, and we’ve got

them all right here:

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EE
Prices not yet announced but 4G service expected to be around £10 per month more than equivalent 3G.

GiffGaff
It’s SIM only folks.

O2
Tariffs: Starting from £26 per month for 24 months with unlimited texts and calls and 1GB data.
Phone: Prices not yet announced.

Orange
Lowest monthly cost:
Tariff: £36 per month for 24 months with unlimited calls and texts and 1GB data.
Phone: £109.99/£219.99/£269.99 for the 16GB/32GB/64GB versions

Lowest free phone price:
Tariff: £46 per month for 24 months with unlimited calls and texts and 3GB data.
Phone: Free/£89.99/£179.99

Upgrade offers also available.

T-Mobile
Lowest monthly cost:
Tariff: £36 per month for 24 months with 2000mins calls, unlimited texts and unlimited data .
Phone: £109/£219/£269 for the 16GB/32GB/64GB versions

Lowest upfront cost:
Tariff: £61 per month for 24 months with unlimited calls and texts and 2GB data.
Phone: £19/£29/£139

Three
Lowest monthly cost:
Tariff: £34 per month for 24 months with 500mins calls, 5000 texts and unlimited data.
Phone: £79/£89/£109 for the 16GB/32GB/64GB versions

Alternative tariff with more mins:
Tariff: £36 per month for 24 months with 2000 mins calls, 5000 texts and unlimited data.
Phone: £79/£89/£109

Vodafone
Lowest monthly cost:
Tariff: £33 per month for 24 months with 600mins calls, unlimited texts and 500MB data.
Phone: £149/£269/£329 for the 16GB/32GB/64GB versions

Lowest free phone price:
Tariff: £47 per month for 24 months with unlimited calls and texts and 2GB data.
Phone: Free/£89/£169

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With the iPhone 5 release date confirmed for later this month, Apple has revealed that the in-demand handset will follow a familiar pricing structure with iPhone 5 prices to start from £529.

Whilst Apple has confirmed that US iPhone 5

prices are to kick off from just $199 (£123.53) when wannabe owners

sign up to a new two year contract with network providers, the Cupertino

based company has revealed that the eagerly awaited handset will launch

in the UK with prices kicking off at the princely sum of £529.

Having

confirmed that the handset will hit retailers in just nine days time,

Apple has confirmed that having increased the handset in size from

3.5-inches to a new 4-inch form factor, iPhone 5 prices will kick off

£30 more than the launch prices of its iPhone 4S predecessor with the

base level 16GB handset making the jump from £499 to £529 on the

sixth-gen smartphone.

Although the the 16GB iPhone 5 price has

been raised over the 4S launch cost, those looking to snap up the larger

capacity devices will face familiar set backs as 32GB and 64GB are

priced at £599 and £699 respectively.

Apple iPhone 5 Release Date

Set

to be made available for pre-order from this Friday, September 14th,

Apple has confirmed that the eagerly awaited iPhone 5 release date will

be held on September 21st, just nine days after the device’s first

public appearance.

Launching in the UK and US simultaneously, the

confirmed iPhone 5 release date brings to an end months of speculation

with Apple’s latest handset to land as the first device to play host to a

Nano SIM card and the company’s new 8-pin dock connector.

Apple iPhone 5 Specs

Whilst

the move to a new 4-inch Retina display with a stunning 1136 x 640p

image resolution and the refreshed design are the most obvious

alterations to the iPhone 5, Apple has brimmed the handset with less

visually noticeable changes, too.

Lining up as a direct rival to the likes of the Android market dominating Samsung Galaxy S3,

the iPhone 5 is Apple’s first handset to come packing the A6 processor

whilst the device will also see an 8-megapixel rear-mounted camera

partnering a second, forward-facing snapper.

Stay tuned for more iPhone 5 pricing details and network offers when available.

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