The best iPhone yet has just been announced, and mobile carriers such as Sprint and AT&T are quick to draw their “press guns” by issuing word that the iPhone 5 will be available for pre-order on their respective networks this coming September 14th, the the handset ready to ship a week later on September 21st.
Ralph de la Vega, president & CEO, AT&T Mobility, said, “We are thrilled to offer iPhone 5 on the nation’s largest 4G network. We’ve worked with Apple since the original in 2007 and this is hands-down their best phone yet. We offer customers the flexibility to keep the iPhone data plans they already have or choose any of our individual or new Mobile Share plans. We’re proud that more customers choose AT&T for iPhone than any other U.S. carrier and look forward to making iPhone 5 the newest addition to our lineup.”
As for Sprint’s CEO Dan Hesse, he has this to say, “iPhone 5 is packed with amazing new features and we are proud to offer Truly Unlimited data to iPhone customers so they can enjoy everything iPhone 5 has to offer on our 4G LTE network. Whether it’s finding a nearby restaurant with Siri, using Passbook to get organized or surfing the web, Sprint’s truly unlimited data plans provide incredible value for iPhone customers, meaning customers can make the most of iOS 6 without worrying about costly overages on their monthly bill.”
So which will it be – Sprint or AT&T for you when it comes to the iPhone 5?