Apple iPhone 5 16GB, Black, for Straight Talk, No Contract

Q&A
Walmart #: 551097532
$249.99

Out of stock

List price $549.00
 (You save $299.01)
Care plan (optional):
Sold by Walmart.com
 
This item is not available for shipping.
 
This item is not available for pickup or at any of the Walmarts within 50 miles of your location.
  • No Contract on Straight Talk
  • Unlimited Talk, Text, Data & 411
  • Only $45 per month
  • About this item

    iPhone 5 features a 4" Retina display, the powerful A6 chip, an 8-megapixel iSight camera with panorama, ultrafast wireless, iOS 6, and iCloud. Yet it's the thinnest, lightest iPhone ever.

    Size and Weight:

    • Height: 4.87 inches (123.8 mm)
    • Width: 2.31 inches (58.6 mm)
    • Depth: 0.30 inch (7.6 mm)
    • Weight: 3.95 ounces (112 grams)

    Cellular and Wireless:
    • GSM model A1428*: UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz); LTE (Bands 4 and 17)
    • CDMA model A1429*: CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B (800, 1900, 2100 MHz); UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz); LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 13, 25)
    • GSM model A1429*: UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz); LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5)
    • Wifi: 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi (802.11n 2.4GHz and 5GHz)

    Location:
    • Assisted GPS and GLONASS
    • Digital compass
    • Wi-Fi
    • Cellular

    Display:
    • Retina display
    • 4" (diagonal) widescreen Multi-Touch display
    • 1136-by-640-pixel resolution at 326 ppi
    • 800:1 contrast ratio (typical)
    • 500 cd/m2 max brightness (typical)
    • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating on front
    • Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously

    Camera, Photos, and Video:
    • 8-megapixel iSight camera
    • Panorama
    • Video recording, HD (1080p) up to 30 frames per second with audio
    • FaceTime HD camera with 1.2MP photos and HD video (720p) up to 30 frames per second
    • Autofocus
    • Tap to focus video or still images
    • Face detection in video or still images
    • LED flash
    • Improved video stabilization
    • Photo and video geotagging

    External Buttons and Connectors:
    • On/Off (Sleep/wake)
    • Ring/silent
    • Volume up/down
    • Home button
    • 3.5mm stereo headphone minijack
    • Speaker
    • Microphone
    • Lightning connector

    Power and Battery:
    • Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
    • Charging via USB to computer system or power adapter
    • Talk time: Up to 8 hours on 3G
    • Standby time: Up to 225 hours
    • Internet use: Up to 8 hours on 3G, up to 8 hours on LTE, up to 10 hours on Wi-Fi
    • Video playback: Up to 10 hours
    • Audio playback: Up to 40 hours

    TV and Video:
    • AirPlay Mirroring to Apple TV support at 720p
    • AirPlay video streaming to Apple TV
    • Video formats supported: H.264 video up to 1080p, 30 frames per second, High Profile level 4.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format

    Headphones:
    • Apple EarPods with Remote and
    • Storage and travel case

    Sensors:
    • Three-axis gyro
    • Accelerometer
    • Proximity sensor
    • Ambient light sensor

    System Requirements:
    • Apple ID (required for some features)
    • Internet access5
    • Syncing with iTunes on a Mac or PC requires:
      • Mac: OS X v10.6.8 or later
      • PC: Windows 7; Windows Vista; or Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 3 or later
      • iTunes 10.7 or later (free download from www.itunes.com/download)

    In the Box:
    • iPhone 5
    • Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic
    • Lightning to USB Cable
    • USB Power Adapter
    • Documentation

    Specifications

    Service Carrier: Straight Talk
    Multi Pack Indicator: No
    Battery Type: Lithium Ion
    Model No.: STAPI5CPWP
    Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.0
    Product in Inches (L x W x H): 4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3
    Assembled in Country of Origin: Imported
    Origin of Components: Imported
    Walmart No.: 551097532
    Show

    Customer reviews

    Customer Reviews | 145 reviews | 4.1 out of 5

    4.0 stars

    145 reviews | 4.1 out of 5

    5 stars
    90
    4 stars
    20
    3 stars
    15
    2 stars
    5
    1 stars
    15
    81%
    Would recommend to a friend

    Age

    Gender

    Exceeds my expectations!
    1/28/2013

    Customer review by Dan23

    5.0 stars by Dan23

    I purchased this phone about 2 weeks ago at my local Wal-Mart. It comes in the original iPhone box just as you would get from the Apple store with no Straight Talk branding on the phone or box whatsoever. There is activation information attached to the outside of the box. Essentially this is the unlocked Verizon iPhone 5. It doesn't have a sim card in it so it runs off of Verizon's 3G network, which for me, was surprisingly fast. I get a great signal everywhere I go and the call quality is crystal clear. The iPhone 5 is a really great phone. Using it with Straight Talk is the same as any other carrier as long as you follow Straight Talks Terms of Service. I give the iPhone 5 along with Straight Talks service 5 stars as I am extremely pleased with it and only pay $45/month! The upfront cost ($650) for the phone is a little pricey but with the no interest finance plan Wal-Mart currently offers this is a great deal!

    Was this review helpful? (303) (32)
    Thank you! You have successfully submitted feedback for this review.
    Dan23
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Ownership:2 - 7 weeks
    Gender:Male
    Age:25 - 34
    Usage:Every day
    It's on Verizon Towers
    2/14/2013

    Customer review by Larry30814

    5.0 stars by Larry30814

    If you have never used an iPhone on Straight Talk, go ahead and download iTunes on your home computer and get the full benefit of itunes with your new iPhone. You can activate the phone over the pc or over wifi. Do not update to iOs 6.1 until you fully activate the phone, your data is working and you can send/receive mms. After you are sure everything works as it should, go ahead and do a backup, then install the upgrade to iOs 6.1 If you are already on Straight Talk with an iPhone, do not restore from your old backup. You will mess up the APN and will lose data and mms capability. Activate the phone as a NEW PHONE over wifi. Do not use iCloud during setup. After the phone is fully activated and you can use your browser to access the internet (with wifi turned off), your mms works, and everything works as it should, turn on iCloud and do a backup. THEN you can install iOs 6.1 Everything should still work when it is complete. Install your apps from the Appstore. Once you have all stuff as it should be, do another backup to icloud. If you want to use your iTunes on the pc, you will have to overwrite the old backup before you do anything else. Load all your music and stuff and you will be good to go. This is a great phone. It uses Verizon network. You will only get 3G on it. NO LTE. But Verizon 3G is everywhere. Beats AT&T, especially in buildings. Verizon works where other services will not. Your 3G speeds will be from 1 to 2.5Mbps, which is plenty fast enough. Webpages load fast. Siri works great, but I prefer Google. Download Google maps. The Applemaps are messed up. The first few days of use, let the battery get down below 50percent before you recharge. I can get two days without charging easily. I highly recommend this phone if you are in a good Verizon footprint.

    Was this review helpful? (257) (29)
    Thank you! You have successfully submitted feedback for this review.
    Larry30814
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Verified purchaser
    Verified purchaser
    Customer has been confirmed to have purchased the item from Walmart.
    Top 500 contributor
    Straight Talk iPhone 5
    2/13/2013

    Customer review by JCarhart84

    5.0 stars by JCarhart84

    First I love the iPhone 5. It is a major upgrade from my AT&T iPhone 4. At first I had issues with the data working. I called straight talk and they helped me thru it. I can tell anyone who buys this if your Internet isn't working go into settings, general, and reset network settings and that will fix your problem. It was expensive but it will pay for itself in less than a year since straight talk is so cheap per month.

    Was this review helpful? (83) (3)
    Thank you! You have successfully submitted feedback for this review.
    JCarhart84
    Bensalem Pa
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Ownership:2 - 7 weeks
    Gender:Male
    Age:25 - 34
    Usage:Every day
    1-3 of 125 total reviews See all

    Customer Q&A

    Have questions? Get answers from experts and customers who own this product.

    Ask a question

    If you would like to share feedback with us about pricing, delivery or other customer service issues, please contact customer service directly.


    Q&A tips and guidelines

    Q&A Exchange Guidelines

    When writing your question or answer, please follow these guidelines:

    • Do: Make sure your question is directly related to the product
    • Do: Be specific and provide as many details as possible
    • Do: Include the model number (if applicable)
    • Do: Write your question in English
    • Do Not: Include personal information (such as your full name)
    • All submitted questions and answers are subject to the terms set forth in our Terms and Conditions

    We reserve the right not to post your question or answer if it contains any of the following:

    • Any information not related to the actual merchandise or topic
    • Obscenities, discriminatory language or other language not suitable for a public forum
    • Advertisements or “spam” content
    • Email addresses, physical addresses or other forms of contact information
    • Critical or spiteful comments on other questions or answers posted on the page or their authors
    • Any imagery that demonstrates incorrect use of the merchandise
    • Anything that Walmart deems to be inappropriate, at Walmart's discretion

    Provide as many details as possible, including the model number (if applicable).

    Remember: Don’t include personal information (such as your full name).


    Preview Question

    Walmart does not sponsor, recommend or endorse any third party product or service, or any customer ideas or advice.

    Thank you.

    Questions will be checked against our question guidelines and posted within five to seven business days.

    by Savvycat 1/11/2013
    • Standard Apple warranty applies, unless you get Applecare from Apple.
      by Larry308141/26/2013
      Was this answer helpful? (0) (0)
    • Warranty is 1 year. You may also purchase additional coverage specifically for hardware and support, see the website www.straighttalk.com for the agreement. Aside from that, electronics purchases at Walmart.com typically come with an offer for two year "Care Plan" option that covers accidental breakage and is likely pro-rata, not replacement nor purchase price. HOWEVER, it was not offered when I placed I5 in my cart. I digressed, please check Straight Talk website for coverage.
      by Canopyfan21/15/2013
      Was this answer helpful? (1) (0)
    • Warranty is 1 year. You may also purchase additional coverage specifically for hardware and support, see the website www.straighttalk.com for the agreement. Aside from that, electronics purchases at Walmart.com typically come with an offer for two year "Care Plan" option that covers accidental breakage and is likely pro-rata, not replacement nor purchase price. HOWEVER, it was not offered when I placed I5 in my cart. I digressed, please check Straight Talk website for coverage.
      by Canopyfan21/15/2013
      Was this answer helpful? (1) (0)
    • It's 1 year as are most all cell phones. Apple does offer an extended warranty. Google Applecare for iphone.
      by MobileProSF1/12/2013
      Was this answer helpful? (0) (0)
    • I think if you purchase a Apple Care $99.99 on an Apple Store covers 1 year only, I don't know if Walmart offers some insurance for 2 years. The carrier offers Straight Talk Easy Exchange program where you may be eligible to trade in a damaged phone, check your options at http://www.straighttalk.com/handsetprotection Please note that activation zips in Florida and California are not currently eligible for this program.
      by An anonymous customer1/11/2013
      Was this answer helpful? (1) (0)
    The iPhone 5 is LTE capable, but I am not sure if the Straighttalk network supports LTE...
    by PotentialCustomer 1/11/2013
    • LTE is disabled. On Verizon it is limited to 3G speeds. If you put an AT&T sim in it will do HSDPA+, but no LTE.
      by Larry308141/26/2013
      Was this answer helpful? (0) (0)
    • HSPA+, no LTE on Straight Talk yet but one day there will be. Probably not for at least 1 to 2 years though. All iphone 5's are LTE capable but carries usually lock them to their own networks. Only Apple stores sell a truly unlocked iPhone and they only sell GSM/LTE unlocked phones which can be used with TMobile, AT&T, and yes, Straight Talk. Also YOU CAN TAKE A LOCKED AT&T IPHONE TO STRAIGHT TALK AND IT WILL WORK.
      by MobileProSF10/31/2014
      Was this answer helpful? (1) (1)
    • ST doesn't support LTE. It supports HSPA+ which is marketed as 4G but really isn't true 4G. HSPA+ is plenty fast enough for most people. If you want to know more about HSPA+ just google it.
      by MobileProSF1/12/2013
      Was this answer helpful? (0) (1)
    • This phone will be the CDMA model that verizon uses, and it will work off of verizons CDMA 3G network. No LTE. Source - I spent a long time talking to the right people with straight talk to get these answers
      by Keith3051/14/2013
      Was this answer helpful? (3) (0)
    • I have a iPhone 5 from at&t using Straight Talk sim card and the network gives 4G not LTE speeds, you can activate the LTE but only get 4G speeds but that is better than 3G or EDGE using Tmobile. The main question is this device is GSM or CDMA in the last case Verizon or Sprint give access to 4G LTE speeds?
      by An anonymous customer1/12/2013
      Was this answer helpful? (0) (2)
    1-3 of 212 questions See all

    Policies & Plans

    Gifting plans

    The following available options may be selected during checkout:
    Gift message: Add a personal note that we'll include with your gift.

    Pricing policy

    About our prices
    We strive to provide you with the lowest prices possible on Walmart.com as well as in our stores. However, sometimes a price online does not match the price in a store. Walmart.com's prices may be either higher or lower than local store prices. Prices may also vary between stores. Our local stores do not honor Walmart.com pricing or competitor advertisements from outside of a store's local trade territory.

    Product Recommendations

    Your recently viewed items

    Clear this list