Apple sole distributor in South Africa, the Core Group, have announced pricing for the new iPhone 14 range, which opens for pre-order on 16 September. It also revealed new Apple Watch pricing. The new devices can be pre-ordered today and delivery will be on Friday, 23 September.
Here are the cash prices for the iPhone 14 range:
|iPhone 14||R20 599||R23 199||R28 499||n/a|
|iPhone 14 Pro||R25 699||R28 299||R33 499||R38 599|
|iPhone 14 Pro Max||R28 399||R30 999||R35 999||R41 499|
For those who are on Vodacom, MTN, or Telkom, you can pre-order your contracts via iStore. These upgrades include a free extended warranty and screen replacement valued at R1999. For more information about iCare Plus, please visit: https://www.istore.co.
Separately, iStore is offering a free R1000 iStore Gift card to the first 1000 customers to pre-order iPhone 14 Pro or iPhone 14 Pro Max. The first 1000 customers to pre-order iPhone 14 will get a free R500 iStore Gift card.
The new Apple Watch will also be available on pre-order today, 16 September, for delivery on Friday, 23 September.
Here are the prices for the second-gen Apple Watch SE:
|GPS||GPS + Cellular|
|Apple Watch SE 40mm||R5 999||R7 199|
|Apple Watch SE 44mm||R6 699||R7 899|
Prices for the Apple Watch Series 8:
|GPS||GPS + Cellular|
|Watch 8 Aluminium 41mm||R9 599||R11 999|
|Watch 8 Aluminium 45mm||R10 299||R12 699|
|Watch 8 Stainless Steel 41mm||n/a||R16 799|
|Watch 8 Stainless Steel 45mm||n/a||R17 999|
All Apple Watch purchases will come with a free six month subscription to ReactPlus, an exclusive emergency-response app, developed in conjunction with iStore. After that, you can continue subscribing to ReactPlus for R39 a month. For more information, please visit: https://www.istore.co.
Other ways to purchased the Apple Watch:
Customers can buy the Apple Watch Series 8 and Apple Watch SE for cash or on the FNB Budget payment plan or with the Discovery Bank or Discovery Vitality Active Rewards.
The eSIM functionality required for your Apple Watch Cellular is available on Vodacom and MTN but requires an active cellular contract. It is not available on prepaid.
All Apple products purchased at the iStore will receive 3 months free Apple subscriptions. For more information, visit: https://www.istore.co.
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