Wal-Mart cuts prices on iPhone 5 models

Various smartphone devices are displayed for sale at a Wal-Mart Stores Inc. location in American Canyon, California. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Various smartphone devices are displayed for sale at a Wal-Mart Stores Inc. location in American Canyon, California.

Various smartphone devices are displayed for sale at a Wal-Mart Stores Inc. location in American Canyon, California.
David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images
Various smartphone devices are displayed for sale at a Wal-Mart Stores Inc. location in American Canyon, California.

Consumers await the Apple iPhone 6’s rumored fall release, but until then,Wal-Mart has made grabbing existing Apple smartphones more affordable.

The retailer will slash prices on Apple iPhone 5 models on Friday, Engadget reported. The 16GB 5c will cost $29 in stores, down from $49, while the 16 GB 5s will fall to $99 from $149. Prices for 32GB models will also drop.

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The price cuts start at 9 a.m. local times, according to Engadget.

Walmart rolled out a similar promotion earlier this year, but Friday’s cut is expected to be permanent.

—By CNBC

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