Announcing the winner of the FREE iPhone 5... And a 2nd chance to win!


Here it is. The moment you've all been waiting for. We're announcing the winner of the FREE iPhone 5 from iMore... And we're giving everyone else a 2nd chance to win! Are you ready? Are you set?

Find out who won, and how YOU can still win... after the break!



Congratulations Timberwolf! We'll be in touch via email to get your information for the prize!

EVERYONE ELSE: Keep reading, because you're not done yet!

Tomorrow is iPhone 5 day! We know a lot of you are lining up at the stores to be among the first to get your hands on Apple's latest creation. Some of us will be there too. We also know not everyone can upgrade right now, so here's what we've got for you.

We're giving away ANOTHER free iPhone 5 to ANOTHER lucky iMore reader!

That's right! FREE. No strings attached. All you have to do is be a registered member of iMore and leave a comment below. You have one week to get your entry in, so get to it! We will announce the lucky winner next week here on the blogs.

The rules: One comment per person. If we find you trying to cheat and enter multiple times, you will be disqualified. The contest is open worldwide, so anyone can enter. And the prize is just the phone, any contract and accessories are the responsibility of the winner. Good luck!

Rene Ritchie

Editor-in-Chief of iMore, co-host of Iterate, Debug, ZEN and TECH, MacBreak Weekly. Cook, grappler, photon wrangler. Follow him on Twitter,, Google+.

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Gooshyz says:

Congratulations to the winner! I'm in for a second chance! :)

kb9sxc says:

Let's try again.... :)

VZWiP4 says:

Congrats to timberwold. Hope I win this one :P

aegraham says:

Once again, getting my hopes up :)

Neutreeno says:

another day dreaming....
winning an iPhone5.... :)

Premium1 says:

Good luck to all. Would love to win a new iphone 5!

Dozer78 says:

Another Kick at the can I Love imore. Free iPhone 5 me.

dfb8085 says:

I would so love a new Iphone 5. It would be my first iPhone. I burned my upgrade recently so it will be almost 2 years otherwise

guyred says:

Congratulations to the winner; good luck to all.

eckoluva says:

And lets try this

Stevzlux says:

Maybe I'll get lucky this time around!!

iAwoken says:

Because one is not good enough.

KonnakkottuJohn says:

This would just be perfect. Congratulations to Timberwolf!

SmashAdamz says:

Please imore let me have this.

cjeter02 says:

Woohoooooo! iPhone 5!!!!!!!

bmthompson22 says:

2nd time always means more when you come back. in it to win it!!! i check this site more than facebook!

blakeberry says:

All I needed was a second chance

cherylshots says:

i would love to win something for a change - especially this!!

InsanelyGr8 says:

I hope they fix the Maps app in iOS 6. Sigh.

j2eng says:

If i win iphone 5 i will marry my girlfriend...too!!!! ;)

papaton says:

Timberwolf is a lucky man. Pick me for the second one plz!

BigRhet says:

I'd really like to win.

TekNiKal#AC says:

It has often been said that everyone deserves a second chance. I don't believe that statement should apply to anyone except me. Therefore, thank you for my new phone. You're the best!

mady53 says:

so cool..
thanks for the chance
iphone rocks

Djn4ever says:

no whammies no whammies no whammies!!!

mdr12794 says:

Ooooh, the things I'd love to do with my iPhone 5 if I won... Hmm. Perhaps ditch my iPhone 2? Have Siri to talk to?
If only, if only!

procure says:

entering the contest...

giper54 says:

II need a new phone sine the iOS 6 update broke my wifi

VinWin5 says:

Well, I hope I can win this time around!

avswaney says:

love to win the new iPhone 5. havent really won anything ever........

rengle02 says:

Just pick me.........please.

mkttai says:

Great, another chance .. thanks. My chance?

Bias X says:

Here is my postest for the mostest :)

repoocha says:

hey who wouldnt want one, right?

SeanSnodgrass says:

I would like an iPhone 5 please. Thank you for your consideration.

PacoPuente says:

I'd like to win the phone. Thanks again for the chance iMore!

grandmastachalil says:

iPhone 5 is almost here. I can't wait. Such a sexy phone.

RafaelLoj says:

First iPhone 5 in Brazil!

gerfan says:

One gone, try next one;-)

aleibas9 says:

So your saying I have a chance?

iRajeev55 says:

I need this phone so badly!!!

gvrdoc says:

Congratulations Timberwolf. It is nice to win. Enjoy.

jtorres204 says:

I want it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

jfabula1 says:

Pick me now, need new iphone, mine is still the 2 G.... :-(

yost22 says:

Please pick me! You would make my week if you select me! Thanks!

JDJMC says:

im feeling lucky this days its mine guys

rockerchick says:

I'd love a sleek sexy white iPhone 5. I think it's gorgeous, stylish and it stands out.

joe_run says:

Just making a try for the second time :)

Eindeutige says:

Thank you for another chance, iMore! :)

demaster21 says:

Thanks, even if I don't win this was a great opportunity!!!

Alfredrqz says:

If I get this phone, then I'll have a bigger screen to notify you about any typos on the posts as I usually do! =D

BerardD says:

come on let me win this want a new

APfromKC says:

I get a 2nd chance ooooooo weeeeeee!

tinysalmon says:

2nd chance. here we go again.
me want. cheers

jmsaunders93 says:

No sleep until I win the iPhone 5. Sleep stick starting now!!!!

Benz85 says:

How do you guys choose the winner ? can it be me this time ?

rawjurdawjur says:

Hopefully this time I'm the lucky one!

Klock182 says:

Though i realize that the chances of me winning a brand new iPhone 5 are slim to non-existent, i'd still like to throw my bid into the ring. My busted old iPhone 3GS is finally dying a slow painful death and im not due for a contract upgrade for a long time. I could really use a new phone and not have to shell out an extra 800 bucks for it. Thank you for your consideration

Palm Junky says:

I didn't win and oh, what a bore,
but got a second chance, thank you iMore!
So why should you pick me for the iPhone5 freebee?
Cause I am new to this site, for I am "iNewbie" !!

isuquinndog says:

Let's try again! I want one!!

TomOfTx says:

Maybe second time will be a charm! :)

mc511#CB says:

Another contest? Must be our lucky day. :)

melb_guy says:

Gotta be in it a second time for a second chance of winning it!

keri2000 says:

Woohoo, one more chance!

lindad8284 says:

I do love my 4S but damn, the 5 is beautiful! I would really love to have this new phone!

Mossdaddy says:

Love the new iOS on my 4S. Two of the top early pluses are the panorama function in the Camera app and the maps. That's right the maps. Unlike google maps, apple can find my address.

Love to do it all on the new iPhone 5!!!!

frank316tm says:

I guess if I win I would have to leave tmobile or wait until they get lte?

srobens says:

iWould LOVE a new iPhone5 iPretty iPeasze!

Tys2111 says:

Thanks imore for a second opportunity to win a iPhone .... U are the best n very thankful of you giving the imore community another chance ... Please choose me, I always been a fan , everyday I check your website out for the latest news .... Lets go iPhone 5

Laelipoo says:

Another one? I am doubly excited for this one!

tomklyn says:

ok like i commented the first time only way im getting and iphone 5 is by winning it

gvrdoc says:

To win is great. The odds are probably 1m/1. But the idea one could win is exhilarating.

Subaru.cham says:

I would love to win an iphone so my daughter can keep mine for herself. It would be wonderful if it happen.

Sam192011 says:

I'd really like to win this new iPhone 5 :D

07GD SFD says:

Trying again. Fingers crossed! Thanks!

joshversusk says:

Maybe, just maybe I'll win this phone...yeah, and maybe I'm a Chinese jet pilot.

I'm not a Chinese jet pilot, btw.

FishFF says:

If at first you don't succeed.

wrjpowell says:

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CyKo#CB says:

If not the 1st, then maybe the 2nd or 3rd time? =D

angermeans says:

Congrats Timberwolf I hope I can be the one with you enjoying your brand new (free) iPhone 5 on launch day. Thanks iMore this is great!

jrephoto_op says:

My turn is now-I want to be the winner.

tamteddy says:

No strings attached, I am loving it, dream that I am the another luck guy =)

Jreed1235 says:

please pick me! I really need this for my wife! please please please!

GStrecker says:

Thank you for giving us another chance to win. I would love to see what the new iPhone 5 can do.

Vincent314 says:

Hope I win the iPhone 5!!!!

ET95 says:

I want to win an iPhone 5 so bad. iMore is the best apple info website and giving people a second chance to win is awesome. I hope I win

fawad1 says:

congrats to the winner. I hope I win this time. lol

MobiJew says:

you can pick me pleaseeee!!!!! thanks! its my birthday sunday, sooooo yeah...

dropthepuck28 says:

Do you feel lucky punk? Well I do!

IMF says:

This one's mine for sure!

stang23 says:

Second time is the charm!! Pick me please!!

atpatter says:

I didn't win the first time. Lets try this again!

codyg says:

Oh please! I really really want the iPhone 5 but I just graduated in May from college and I'm still unemployed... iLove you iMore!

Kim M says:

Congratulations to the winner!

Count me in, please...

Blackcash says:

It's awesome to have a second chance at winning. Pick me!

Nolson90 says:

I love imore and I love the iPhone 5 I need one!!!!
Thank you!

vicnice02 says:

Give me that iPhone Rene so I can dish this Razr.

mark1965 says:

Hey if I win, I'd like an iMore T-shirt also please. XL would fit.
Or better yet, give it to Kate Middleton instead, extra Small prob.

kchanth says:

I would like one,thanks

nickliutw says:

I want to win the iphone 5

brysonray says:

I sure would love to win this 2nd iPhone

chrishull says:

I love second chances! Pick me!

jumare says:

Meee!!!! it'll be months before it launches in my countryyyy!! :(

The8Dark8Knight says:

OMG i cant believe that theres another chance to win! Congratulations to Timberwolf! But please please please pick me! i would love to have this next gen Device!!!! Love iMore!

pappy53 says:

I need a second chance! Pick me.

headgamer says:

Would really like to win this for my wife. Her birthday is in 3 weeks... ;-)

BrandonB says:

Second Chance Winner! Winner! Winner! Been saying it for years now iMore (TiPB) is the best!

samcat116 says:

hopefully i win this time lol

redevil89101 says:

Tossing in my bid for an iPhone 5 as well, can't hurt.

kalyanb says:

Who does not love to win ?
May not be the first time, I can win this time, isn't it ?

gmonday says:

OK this time for sure. Thanks for another chance to win!

BryantCarpio says:

A iPhone 5 would be a great welcoming gift to iMore since I have come from CrackBerry.

Exynosl says:

Second chance? Hopefully I can get this one.

sdakidd says:

Wow a second chance?? Hook it up iMore!!!

Jayfus says:

Hopefully the second time is the charm!

shakea says:

starting to feel left behind with the iphone 4

G.4 says:

My wife is dying to get one of these and I would love nothing more than to be able to win one for her. We are pregnant with our first child so it's kind of hard to justify any non-baby related purchase right now. Thanks for the opportunity imore!

Lars08 says:

Lets hope I have better luck this second time. IPHONE 5!

edwardfoster_1999 says:

I hope i get lucky this time....pretty please :)

GPAbsinthe says:

That's too much generosity... but I'll take it anyhow!

jodiz1 says:

I would love to win!!!

foley7 says:

Today is actually my birthday. I would love a gift.

Bretski says:

Who says OLDER people don't appreciate NEWER, superior technology. Bring on iPhone 5!!!!!!!

cyberoid says:

I'd like to win an iphone

l108g says:

It's been written that the best way to get what you want in life is to simply ask. Therefore I am simply (and kindly) asking to receive the iphone 5. Thank you 5X's in advance imore!!!!!

ashalan says:

Love to be picked this second time! By the way, congrats timberwolf!

daneluti says:

Congratulations to Timberwolf. Now it's my turn :)

Trodecke says:

If at first you don't succeed
Try try again
If that doesn't work
Ask iMore nicely for an iPhone 5!

Sorry it doesn't rhyme. I left my poet's license at work. :)

JessieJ007 says:

Pick me I need Siri in my life! She'd be the perfect friend! One who won't argue or say something stupid & can answer all my questions

mykalgrant says:

Would love to start off my iMore membership with a win!

Icemanjt91 says:

Please it would be great, Wisconsin (Packer Country) needs some iOS love.

Joker2 says:

Well I pre-ordered one so if I win this one I'll give it my wonderful girlfriend so she can get rid of her 4S too!

cgthomas27 says:

Wait, is that 2 in the bush!

Msiple says:

Oh! Oh! Pick me puh-leze!

matt0135 says:

This is the best I need I new iphone!

AF360 says:

Congrats Timberwolf! Maybe a little luck will rub off on me for the 2nd drawing!!

briankeith513 says:

great, thanks again for the opportunity, iMore!

mrd1016 says:

i hope its me! i have NO time for lines!!

JeffPom#IM says:

Please get me off my Droid Razr and back to iPhone? :)

woodman500#IM says:

Since no one else really needs it, I do, so pick me, I'll gladly take it off your hands and give it a home

mamahack says:

Hello iMore it's me again!

connorcorneil says:

I wouldn't mind a free iphone 5.... thanks in advance guys!

incription says:

Second Chance Means Double Fun .. It Shows How Much iMore Cares For its Fans By Giving This Second Time.

Looking Forward To Winning This iPhone 5 , Since I Can Never Afford to Buy it.

7venup says:

I recently dropped my iPhone 4 and cracked the screen so I am in desperate need of the new incredible iPhone 5!

keystr13 says:

I want to win an iPhone 5.

jomarstreeter says:

Can I please please win this time!! :)

treciee says:

OMG! Pleaseeeeeee pleaseeeeeee pleaseeeeeee pleaseeeee pick me! I'm just dying to have this phone. It would really make my LIFE if you pick me! I literally dream about this phone! Lol, so pleaseeeeeeeeeee think long & hard :)))))) It would make me the happiest 15 yr old on the planet! <3

Sancho90 says:

Congrats TimberWolf!

Here's my second chance, let me have some iPhone 5 love!

Blu3V3nom07 says:

I'd like to win, pretty please..

L Darlene Johnson says:

This is so AWESOME of imore. would be just as AWESOME to win. Love your site.

Wu-Star says:

Maybe this time luck will be on my side?

Fernandosv says:


vandi says:

Can't win if you don't play!

fayebaby says:

yay 2nd chance. pick me please i'll be eternally grateful :)

MatthieuLHage says:

Congrats to the winner! But pleaseeee pick me! Thank you for the 2nd chance! Hope I winnnnn

TD1973 says:

Awesome site. Thanks for everything.

Krizid says:

pick me! i want a new shiny ip5

ahunt60 says:

I'm currently studying overseas on a very tight budget and had my phone stolen over a month ago that I am unable to afford to replace. Being able to Skype and Facebook my family anywhere from a cell phone with wi-fi would be an amazing privilege! It is very difficult when I have to be on a computer, as the very different time zones make it near impossible to have a mutual good time to catch up.

Please, please, PLEASE pick me! I will be incredibly grateful!

CH1N087 says:

All your iPhone 5 are belong to us....Me!

AndyS_OSU says:

Woo second chances to not be a loser!

Bambro7 says:

I'm begging you to please pick me. If you pick me I promise to be good boy.

Vorpal279 says:

Thanks for the second chance!

ar_garza says:

Well what do we have here?

bradleyjheath says:

The iPhone 5 will be stellar.

Mthugsta says:

You hear me knocking...............well let me in then!

Addinsx says:

You must have missed my entry last time... so here you go!

abakr19 says:

I wonder how you guys pick who wins. Does one of your editors just choose randomly, or is it a bot that decides for you? Either way that's a ton of pressure!

EDITOR... PICK ME!!! lol