iPhone 5 is now available on the Virgin site priced at $549.99 for the 16 GB version. If that price gives you the shivers here are a couple of money saving deals that should help.
First, now through July 7, if you aren't a current Virgin Mobile customer, you can get a $100 account credit when buy any Virgin Mobile Beyond Talk phone on virginmobileusa.com and port a number from another carrier while activating the phone on a new Beyond Talk account. (offer details).
Radio Shack is also selling the iPhone 5 and the Shack has a special iPhone promotion too. iPhone purchasers who trade in any working phone get a $50 instant discount. The trade in phone can't have any missing or broken components like a cracked screen or housing. The phone trade in offer is good on any Virgin Mobile iPhone through 7/27 is only available in stores, not online. But there's more. The iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S are on sale at Radio Shack for $299.99 (regular $349.99) and $399.99 (reg $449.99) respectively through July 6. And it gets better, now through 6/29, Radio Shack is including a $10 Radio Shack credit coupon with any purchase over $30. So with a trade in and the coupon the effective price of the IPhone 5 is $489.99 and the iPhone 4 is just $239.99!