Cracking Open the Apple iPhone 5

Cracking Open iPhone 5: Pricing and hardware specifications

The iPhone 5 is available in 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB models. It comes in black or white. In the U.S., the iPhone 4S is available from AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon. When purchased with a two-year contract, a 16GB model costs $199, the 32GB model costs $299, and the 64GB model costs $399.I bought AT&T's version of the white, 32GB iPhone 5 (sans contract) from a local Best Buy Mobile location for $799.99 (plus tax).

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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop supp...