Cellcom to offer iPhone 5 for $149 and up starting Friday

Small carrier Cellcom just announced pricing details for the iPhone 5, which it will offer starting this Friday, September 28th. Apple's latest smartphone will run on the carrier's 3G network, and pricing for the various models is as follows: $149 for the 16GB version, $249 for 32GB and $349 for 64GB. iPhone 5 owners on Cellcom will have to choose one of four plans, ranging from $69.95 for unlimited testing and 200 voice minutes to $109.95 for unlimited voice, text and 2,048MB of data. (Of course, there's a mandatory two-year contract as well.) Head past the break for the carrier's full press release.

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Cellcom to Offer iPhone 5 on September 28

De Pere, WI (September 27, 2012) - Cellcom today announced it will offer iPhone 5 beginning Friday, September 28. iPhone 5 will be available for a suggested retail price of $149 for the 16GB model, $249 for the 32GB model and $349 for the 64GB model in Cellcom retail stores and agent locations. In addition, iPhone 4S will be available for $49 and iPhone 4 will be available for free. Cellcom will allow iPhone 5 customers to connect to its fast 3G network.

iPhone 5 is the thinnest and lightest iPhone ever, completely redesigned to feature a stunning new 4-inch Retina display; an Apple-designed A6 chip for blazing fast performance; and ultrafast wireless technology-all while delivering even better battery life. iPhone 5 comes with iOS 6, the world's most advanced mobile operating system with over 200 new features including: the all new Maps app with Apple-designed cartography and turn-by-turn navigation; Facebook integration; Passbook organization and even more Siri features and languages.

"We've seen the anticipation for iPhone 5 grow and are excited to soon offer our customers this fantastic phone on our network," said Pat Riordan, president and CEO of Cellcom.

iPhone 5 requires activation on one of Cellcom's individual or family voice and data plans: