You Will Not Be Receiving A Free Lightning Adapter With Your iPhone 5
If you had the pleasure of pre-ordering your iPhone 5 early this morning, you may have read that Apple would be including a Lightning to 30-pin adapter inside the box. Turns out, this was all a mistake on Apple’s part and you will not be receiving a free adapter. Since earlier this morning Apple has removed the message from their iPhone 5 pre-order page.
The Next Web has already spoken with an Apple representative and they confirmed that this was all a mistake by Apple. You can read the full dialog of the chat below:
This sure is a disappointment and we’re unsure if Apple has plans to grant customers who were presented this message a free adapter. I wouldn’t have very high hopes though, Apple’s iPhone 5 is probably all boxed up and preparing mass-shipments for the official release next Friday.
Stated on Apple’s pre-order page currently is that the iPhone box includes the iPhone 5, Earpods, USB cable, power adapter, and additional documents.
Instead, when purchasing the iPhone 5 you now have the chance to purchase the 30-pin adapter for an additional $35. Oh, and if you already purchased the iPhone 5, you will have to wait until October to purchase the adapter seperatley, according to Apple’s website.