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The cheapest UK price for an unlocked iPhone 5 will be £529, Apple has announced.
That cost relates to the basic 16GB model. Larger sizes will naturally cost more.
iPhone 5's 32GB model will set you back £599, while the 64GB model is a whopping £699.
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I could buy two top tier android phones for the price of the most expensive iphone 5 O_o

I could buy a PS Vita and a top tier android phone.

I could buy a run around car for that much.......
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I could buy two top tier android phones for the price of the most expensive iphone 5 O_o

I could buy a PS Vita and a top tier android phone.

I could buy a run around car for that much.......

A high end Android phone costs between £400-500 depending where it is bought from.

    
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I'm going to be that guy, Galaxy Nexus, £280.

In other news, my friend got an iphone 4 yesterday
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A high end Android phone costs between £400-500 depending where it is bought from.

I'm pretty sure T-Mobile offered me an S3 upgrade for under £400.

£400 is much less than £700.

They don't give you the choice to add any memory cards and charge an extra £200 for a maximum of 64GB of storage O_o
Edited by GrizzleBoy - 9/13/12 at 7:25am
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I could buy two top tier android phones for the price of the most expensive iphone 5 O_o
I could buy a PS Vita and a top tier android phone.
I could buy a run around car for that much.......

Not at first you couldn't. The first day of the Galaxy S3 release it was £560, so it was actually more expensive for the same storage as the iPhone 5. The Galaxy Nexus was £529 sim-free at release day too.
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£400 is much less than £700.

16GB is much less than 64gb. Especially when its on-the-board storage and not a slow (in comparison) micro-SD.
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Not at first you couldn't. The first day of the Galaxy S3 release it was £560, so it was actually more expensive for the same storage as the iPhone 5. The Galaxy Nexus was £529 sim-free at release day too.

Did you read teh article?

What non iphone released for £700 recently?

What was the last product released that added £200 for 48GB of non upgradable storage space?
Edited by GrizzleBoy - 9/13/12 at 7:29am
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Why so expensive over there?

The top end model here is almost 170$ cheaper....? That makes no sense.
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Why so expensive over there?
The top end model here is almost 170$ cheaper....? That makes no sense.

Revenge for the £ being stronger than the $ lol
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