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iPhone 5s Price Drops Way Down to $119 at Walmart

March 6, 2014


By Michael Andronico, LAPTOP Staff Writer

If you’re still holding out on picking up an Apple iPhone 5s, now might be the time. Walmart just slashed the handset’s price down to $119 from $145, making it almost as cheap as the iPhone 5c’s budget-minded launch price of $99.

Effective today, you can get a 16 GB iPhone 5s for $119 for at least the next 30 days, according to the retailer. It’s not the only hot handset to get a price cut, as you can pick up a 16 GB iPhone 5c for next to nothing at $29 (down from $45).

A new iPhone 5s from the Apple Store, with a two-year contract on your wireless carrier, would typically run you $200. 

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If Android is more your thing, Walmart is now selling the Galaxy S4 for $49, half its previous price of $99. All phones include a two-year contract on AT&T or Verizon.

If you’ve had your eye on a Galaxy S4, Note 3 or any other Samsung phone, you can get a $50 Walmart gift card with the purchase of any Samsung handset from March 9 to 22. Shoppers can trade in their current devices for up to $300 toward any new smartphone and will receive any remaining balance on a Walmart gift card.

While many shoppers are likely clamoring for the new iPhone 6 (expected this fall) and Galaxy S5 (coming in April), the iPhone 5s and Galaxy S4 still have plenty of life left in them. If you’re due for a new handset, this might be the time to snag one on the cheap.

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