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Folks in the market for a prepaid iPhone may want to check out Virgin Mobile. The Sprint networked-backed MVNO has just shaved another 10% off its iPhone selection, bringing about some of the cheapest unsubsidized prices we’ve seen for the handset.

The discount brings the cost of the 16GB iPhone 5s down to $495, and the 32GB 5s down to $585. And if you want to go for the 64GB model, it’ll only cost you $675—just a little bit more than you’d normally pay for a 16GB full retail…

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Then there’s the iPhone 5c. The extra 10% off brings the 16GB version of this handset down to $405, and the 32GB down to $495. And if that’s still more than you’re looking to spend, the carrier sells the iPhone 4 for $160. All of these prices include shipping.

Since these prices are subsidy-free, they don’t require a contract, and Virgin Mobile has unlimited plans starting at just $30 a month. The only thing is, we’d recommend investigating what service is like in your area—Sprint isn’t known for its network speed.

Click here to see Virgin Mobile iPhone deals.

We’re not sure how long these prices will be good for, so if you’re interested, you should probably act sooner than later.

[via 9to5toys]

  • HamptonWalley

    What this mean, can I bring it with me to Europe and use there with a SIM card?

    • Mohsin

      It must be locked and could be used only on virgin mobile.

      • Feivl

        But isn´t it unlocked once you jailbreak it with evasion?

      • kokeropie

        I don’t think so. Jailbreaking and unlocking are two different things.

    • Rak S


  • Jordan

    FYI Virgin America phones are carrier locked.

    • VitoM


    • Kevin

      I found that out the hard way several months after buying an iPhone 4S. I wanted to switch to TMO since I was barely getting 1 Mbps down (still don’t), but quickly understood although you paid what seems like full price for the phone, Virgin Mobile phones are carrier locked.

  • Pato111

    Does anybody know if cricket is offering this?

  • Tom

    That is really cheap. O.o

  • Rowan09

    It would be great if Virgin mobile had the power to impact the other guys.

  • Pretty cool you did an article on this because I just talked my roommate into finally getting away from Droid and convinced him of all the advantages of the 5S and what it can do with the jailbreak. He bought the 32gb last night. He’ll never go back and I know that because it took 4 years to get my family on iPhones and they have swore them for life now.
    Converting people from the dark side, one person at a time! Haha

  • Carlos Lara

    Anybody knows if this iphones are being sold unlocked already?

  • pratik nishar

    I am also concerned over the factory lock
    I heard that virgin iphone comes factory unlock
    Just want to be cleared on my doubt before i hit the buy button
    Anyone with some suggestions?

    • I looked into it and what I saw was a general consensus that their are infact locked.