Speaking of those carriers, AT&T and Sprint saythat they, too, will begin accepting preorders at 12:01 a.m. Pacific on Friday morning; Verizon says its virtual doors will open sixty seconds prior, at midnight.
Best Buy has also announced it will offer in-store preordering of the iPhone on Friday.
The iPhone 5 starts at $199 for the 16GB model with a two-year contract commitment.
[Updated at 2:07pm pacific to add information about Best Buy presales.]
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