OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), September 11, 2015 - The iPhone Forever Revolution continues. Starting on September 25, qualified Sprint customers can get iPhone 6s for $15 per month and iPhone 6s Plus for $19 per month, making it the most affordable way to get the new iPhones on Sprint. Customers who choose not to trade in an existing smartphone at time of purchase can get iPhone 6s for $22 per month and iPhone 6s Plus for $26 per month. And with the innovative iPhone Forever program, included in the price, Sprint customers can now get a new iPhone every year.
iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus bring a powerful new dimension to iPhone’s revolutionary Multi-Touch interface with 3D Touch, which senses how deeply you press the display, letting you do all kinds of essential things more quickly and simply. The new iPhones introduce Live Photos, which bring still images to life, transforming instants frozen in time into unforgettable living memories. Live Photos, 3D Touch, 12-megapixel iSight camera, 5-megapixel FaceTime HD camera with Retina Flash and more are powered by the Apple-designed A9 chip, the most advanced chip ever in a smartphone, delivering faster performance and great battery life. iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are designed from the strongest glass on any smartphone and 7000 series aluminum, the same alloy used in the aerospace industry, in gorgeous metallic finishes that now include rose gold.
“iPhone Forever is Sprint’s latest and greatest option to get these amazing new iPhones. It is a revolutionary program that fundamentally changes the way our customers will get Apple’s most iconic devices. For a very low monthly payment, new or existing Sprint Customers will be able to get iPhone 6s from Sprint and be guaranteed to get a new iPhone every year. I cannot imagine a better way to have the latest iPhone."
Marcelo Claure, Sprint CEO
In Stores or Direct 2 You on September 25
Customers can pre-register beginning today, with pre-order available on September 12. Go to www.sprint.com/iphoneforever to learn more. To celebrate the availability of iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, Sprint stores will open early at 8:00 a.m. local time on September 25. Customers also can call 1-800-SPRINT1 or visit www.sprint.com/iphoneforever to place an order or learn more about iPhone Forever. Sprint also offers a unique and incredibly convenient way for iPhone fans to avoid the crush of lines and crowds. With Sprint Direct 2 You, customers can opt to have a wireless expert bring the device to them and set it up, transferring all content and demonstrating useful features. This one of a kind Direct 2 You service is available today for free1 in more than 20 markets nationwide.
iPhone Forever is available on any eligible Sprint rate plan and upgrade eligibility always is included in your price2.
- Through Dec. 31, 2015, customers on any other carrier or existing Sprint customers who are upgrade-eligible and turn-in any smartphone will get a promotional rate of just $15 per month on iPhone 6s.
- As a special promotion, customers who have already signed up for iPhone Forever with a 16GB iPhone 6 and upgrade to iPhone 6s before Dec. 31 will continue with the discounted price of $15 per month until their next upgrade.
- For customers who are in a contract with another carrier, Sprint makes it easy to switch by paying off their old phone and contract so they can switch.3
iPhone Forever offers easy upgrades to the latest device forever at a low cost. Additional options include:
- Installment billing
- 2-year contract
- No contract
Sprint will offer high-quality calls over Wi-Fi on iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. This easy-to-use feature allows Sprint to dramatically expand coverage and connectivity options for customers through a simple and easy experience already offered for iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s.
Wi-Fi is virtually everywhere – coffee shops, bookstores, airports, restaurants, hair salons, sporting venues and schools. Best of all, communications over a Wi-Fi network doesn’t count against minute or data limits on rate plans – it’s FREE. With Sprint’s Wi-Fi Calling, customers can access these Wi-Fi networks to talk and use data even when cellular service may be limited.
In addition, iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will launch with carrier aggregation capability, a feature of LTE advanced. Carrier Aggregation-capable devices, including iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, have the ability to take full advantage of Sprint’s deep 2.5GHz spectrum position and experience significantly faster speeds. Cell sites with two-channel 2.5GHz carrier aggregation deployed have the ability to deliver peak speeds of 100Mbps or more to capable devices.
Sprint’s network continues to win accolades for getting better every day. According to RootMetrics, in 125 markets measured in the first half of 2015, Sprint has been awarded a total of 180 first place (outright or shared) RootScore® Awards for overall, reliability, speed, data, call, or text network performance. Those numbers sound even more impressive when compared to last year’s results. In these same 125 markets, Sprint achieved 27 first-place award wins in the year-ago period.4
Sprint (NYSE: S) is a communications services company that creates more and better ways to connect its customers to the things they care about most. Sprint served more than 57 million connections as of June 30, 2015 and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; leading no-contract brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Sprint has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the past five years. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.
1 Within participating markets, Sprint will have delivery zones. Upon setting up your appointment, the specialist will determine if your desired location is eligible for Direct 2 You
2 Via Sprint Lease with $0 down at signing plus $15 (with trade-in) on at 22-month lease or $22 per month for a 21-month lease for qualified customers. Payment varies for other memory configurations. No equipment security deposit required. Req. service plan. Customer is responsible for insurance and any repairs. If service or lease is cancelled early, the remaining lease payments become due immediately and customer must return the device or pay the purchase option. iPhone Forever: Applies to upgrade on lease. Upgrade does not include same generation model iPhone. Does not guarantee monthly payment amount, phone selection, or service plan rates. Contingent upon product availability. Not transferable. Restrictions apply..
3 Limited time offer. Contract buyout is via American Express Reward Card after online registration and current phone turn-in. All phones must be ported from an active wireless line at another carrier and remain active on a Sprint plan. Phones must be in good working order.
4 Rankings based on 113 RootMetrics (January 1 – June 4, 2015) RootScore Reports for mobile performance as tested on best available plans and devices on four mobile networks across all available network types. Your experiences may vary. The RootMetrics award is not an endorsement of Sprint. Visit www.rootmetrics.com for more details.
Michelle Leff Mermelstein, 703-592-8357