September 27, 2013
See update below. The iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c are coming soon to Virgin Mobile. The Sprint-owned pre-paid carrier made the announcement via a teaser on its website. Virgin Mobile hasn’t announced a start date for new iPhone sales. However, it has already been announced that a number of U.S. regional carriers will begin carrying the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c on Tuesday, Oct. 1. This could possibly be the day the new iPhones arrive at Virgin Mobile. Sprint’s Virgin Mobile first offered the iPhone 4s without a contract in June 2012. One year later, the company began offering the iPhone 5 as a prepaid device. We’ll continue to follow this story and let you know when Virgin Mobile begins carrying the new handsets. Apple and key carriers began selling the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c on Sept. 20. During the first weekend of release, Apple sold 9 million units. Update: Virgin Atlantic has confirmed that new iPhones will arrive on Oct. 1.
iPhone 5s is coming to Virgin Mobile on 10/1. http://t.co/xXVf5YAy8h pic.twitter.com/hVXsZcRKm8 — Virgin Mobile USA (@virginmobileusa) September 27, 2013See also: In China, Apple's iPhone 5c Is Already Selling For A Discounted Price, An Equal Number Of iPhone 5s And iPhone 5c Units May Have Been Sold During First 3 Days, and Buying An iPhone 5s Becomes Nearly Impossible As Supplies Begin To Dry Up.