Cricket Communications, the subsidiary of San Diego-based Leap Wireless International Inc. that provides flat rate cell phone service, recently began selling Apple iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S and 4 phones at five locations in San Diego and in nearly 60 other markets, the company said.

The phones that cost $499 and $399 are being offered at $55 a month without any contract. The service includes unlimited talk, text and data.

The Apple iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 are being offered with the first month of service free, the company said.