16GB version of new Apple handset will be available free on Orange two-year contracts from £46 per month
EE has announced the pricing for its iPhone 5 tariffs on T-Mobile and Orange with the promise that anyone taking one can switch to an EE branded 4G plan when it becomes available in their area without paying for breaking their original contract.
On Orange the phone will be available on four tariffs all with unlimited texts and calls. The 16GB version of the device will be free on the £46 and £51 per month plans for 3GB and unlimited internet respectively, with an up-front cost for the phone of £109.99 on the cheapest available plan – £36 with 1GB of data. Prices for the 32GB and 64GB range from £39.99 to £269.99.
The cheapest plan available on T-Mobile costs £36 per month for unlimited data, texts and 2,000 minutes with the an up-front cost of £109 for the 16GB version, £219 for the 32GB version and £269 for the 64GB handset. Full Monty plans are also available at £41, £46 and £61 per month with the most expensive plan charging £19 for the 16GB handset, £29 for the mid-range and £139 for the 64GB iPhone 5.
Customers who have signed up to one of the plans, which are available for pre-order from today (September 14), can switch to the EE 4G network when it becomes available without paying any contract termination fees as long as they take up a price plan on the new brand of a similar length and cost to the original.
The iPhone 5 is also available for pre-order on the Apple website and Apple store from today.