The South African branches of the iStore will release the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus on 14 October 2016, starting at R12 999. The phones feature an advanced new camera system, dust and water resistant design, stereo speaker system, the A10 Fusion chip and longer battery life.
iStore will offer iPhone 7 on new cellular contracts or upgrades across all cellular networks (Vodacom, MTN, Telkom and Cell C), regardless of where a contract was initiated, with no additional paperwork required. it will also accept cash or a payment plan via iStore Card.
iStore has also announced announce a free additional one-year warranty promotion for upgrades to a new iPhone at the iStore. The iCare Extended Warranty Bundle, worth R1999, entitles customers to one extra year of warranty on a new iPhone and an extra year of warranty on one other Apple product – Mac, iPad, Apple Watch or a second iPhone – bought in the last 12 months and that is still under its original 12-month Apple warranty. The promotion gives access to two years of technical service and telephonic support.
iStore is also continuing its trade-in programme where customers can get cash back by trading in an old iPhone. Two devices can be traded in towards the upgrade of a new iPhone, including phones from other brands.