Sprint iPhone on Radio Shack inventory page

A purported screenshot of a Radio Shack inventory page appears to confirm reports that Sprint will get an iPhone 5.

A screenshot of a purported Radio Shack inventory page lists the iPhone 5. Engadget

It looks like Sprint will indeed be getting the iPhone 5 soon--perhaps on Tuesday.

Apparently confirming earlier rumors, a screenshot published by Engadget purportedly of a Radio Shack inventory page lists a 16GB and 32GB iPhone 5. It was suggested in early September that a Sprint iPhone 5 was in the offing when an internal carrier memo informed employees of a vacation blackout from September 30 through October 15 due to the " possibility of a major phone launch ."

The screenshot also seems to confirm earlier reports from the Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg , which reported that customers would have access to an unlimited data plan.

Apple might give us more information on a Sprint iPhone on Tuesday, when the company is widely expected to take the wraps off a next-generation iPhone during a Cupertino, Calif., press event. Apple sent invitations to the media last week that featured a cluster of four iOS icons and the tag line "Let's talk iPhone."

Come back at 10 a.m. Tuesday for News.com's live blog of the event.

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