Prepaid wireless provider Virgin Mobile USA will soon be selling the iPhone 5. The device will be available for as little as $550 without a contract.

The iPhone 5 will be available through Virgin Mobile’s website and at Radio Shack retail store locations. The company uses Sprint’s national network. It began selling the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S as prepaid devices in June 2012.

Prices, before taxes, are as follows:

  • 16GB: $550
  • 32GB: $650
  • 64GB: $750
  • Note: Radio Shack will only sell the 16GB model.

Virgin Mobile offers three voice plans, each which includes “unlimited” data. These include a 300-minute plan for $35, 1,200 minutes for $45, and an unlimited plan for $55. Although unlimited, the company’s data plan only guarantees “3G/4G full speed” for the first 2.5GB.

Virgin Mobile’s move comes just months before Apple is expected to reveal the seventh-generation iPhone. Code-named the “iPhone 5S,” this model is expected to look like the current model, with some improvements on the inside. A budget iPhone could also be coming later this year.

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Via: Macworld