Apple kicks off free next-day shipping for all iPhones

Launched yesterday, the offer applies to all current iPhones but limits purchases to two per customer.

Screenshot by Lance Whitney/CNET

Buy an iPhone through Apple online, and you can now score free next-day shipping.

The deal is good for the iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, and iPhone 4 but restricts purchases to two per buyer. Apple already offers free standard shipping on orders that total more than $50. But next-day shipping normally kicks in an additional charge depending on the size of the order.

The offer may be especially appealing to iPhone 4 buyers since that model is free with a standard two-year contract. Apple's order page doesn't indicate how long the promotion will last.

In the past, Apple has offered free next-day shipping and free expedited shipping . But those deals rang in around December as a way to boost holiday sales.

(Via MacRumors)

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