Upgrading to an iPhone 5 is not as simple as handing over $199 and calling it a day. Owning an iPhone 5 is an investment and the total cost of ownership can really add up over time.
If you think about just the cost of accessories for your new iPhone 5, you can quickly add several hundred dollars to the cost of ownership. Yes new charging cables or lightning adapters are going to set you back $30 to $40 a piece. And then you have to think about that data plan and cellular service that goes along with it.
The following infographic breaks down the true cost of owning of an iPhone 5.
So how much is your iPhone 5 going to end up costing you? Had you even considered accessories in your purchase?
Is is worth the money?