Wal-Mart slashes prices on 5S and 5C ahead of iPhone 6 launch
By James O'Toole @jtotooleAugust 21, 2014: 7:11 AM ET
NEW YORK (CNNMoney)
Attention Wal-Mart shoppers: iPhone prices are coming down.
Wal-Mart(WMT) cut prices for the iPhone 5S and 5C on Wednesday, offering further evidence that next-generation iPhones will indeed be released on the rumored launch date of Sept. 9. Big retailers like Wal-Mart typically slash prices ahead of new releases to clear out inventory.
You can now get an iPhone 5C at Wal-Mart for just 97 cents with a two-year contract from Sprint(S), Verizon(VZ, Tech30) or AT&T(T, Tech30), down from $29. The 5S is now $79 with a contract, down from $99.