iPhone 7 Launches In South Africa On…

iStore has officially announced the local pricing and availability for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

Available from 14 October 2016, the starting price for the iPhone 7 is R12 999.


iPhone 7 and 7 Plus feature an all-new advanced camera system, dust and water resistant design, stereo speaker system and the A10 Fusion chip. Both devices are powered by iOS 10, Apple’s latest mobile operating system. 

iStore will offer iPhone 7 on new cellular contracts or upgrades across all cellular networks (Vodacom, MTN, Telkom and Cell C)**. Regardless of where you initiated your contract, there will be no additional paperwork required. Purchases can take place with cash or on a payment plan via iStore Card. 


Free Extended Warranty With iPhone 7 Upgrade

iStore has also announced an exciting new Free Additional one year warranty promotion when you upgrade to a new iPhone at iStore. The iCare Extended Warranty Bundle, worth R1999, entitles you to one extra year of warranty on your new iPhone and an extra year of warranty on one other Apple product, that you bought in the last 12 months and that is still under its original 12-month Apple warranty. Be it a Mac, iPad, Apple Watch or a second iPhone. The Extended Warranty promotion gives you access to two years of technical service, telephonic support and added peace of mind for your beloved Apple products.

In order to qualify for the Free Additional 1 year warranty on both your new iPhone and one other Apple product, simply upgrade to a new iPhone at iStore on any cellular network, any contract. Buy it cash or on iStore Card.

iStore is also continuing it’s unique trade-in programme where you can get cash back by trading in your previously loved iPhone and upgrading to a brand new iPhone at iStore. Since last year September, iStore now allows for two devices to be traded in towards the upgrade of a new iPhone. Helping customers to get even more back when they upgrade. You can even trade in an iPad or Samsung Galaxy phone when you upgrade to a new iPhone.

iPhone 7 Cash Prices at iStore

  32GB 128GB 256GB
Cash price with no trade-in R12,999 R14,999 R16,999
After trading in an iPhone 6s Plus* R4,999 R6,999 R8,999
After trading in an iPhone 6s* R5,999 R7,999 R9,999
After trading in an iPhone 6* R7,999 R9,999 R11,999

iPhone 7 Plus Cash Prices at iStore

  32GB 128GB 256GB
Cash price with no trade-in R15, 499 R17,499 R19,499
After trading in an iPhone 6s Plus* R7,499 R9,499 R11,499
After trading in an iPhone 6s* R8,499 R10,499 R12,499
After trading in an iPhone 6* R9,499 R11,499 R13,499


The Apple Watch Series 2


iStore has also announced that the eagerly awaited Apple Watch Series 2 will be available at all iStores from 14 October 2016. Apple Watch Series 2 range will be available at launch of the iPhone 7, together with a full range of interchangeable bands in a variety of styles, colours and materials. All models will run watchOS 3.

Apple Watch Series 2 is a superior sports watch that measures your workouts with detailed customisable metrics. The watch has a built-in GPS and is now water resistant up to 50 meters. It features a new lightning-fast, dual-core processor and a display that are two times brighter than before. Full of features that help you stay active, motivated, and connected, Apple Watch Series 2 is designed for all the ways you move.

Together with the launch of Apple Watch Series 2, iStore is also happy to announce that it will be extending its revolutionary trade-in programme to Apple Watch. With iStore’s trade-in programme, you can get up to R2 500* back by trading in your previously loved Apple Watch and upgrading to a new Apple Watch. Visit www.myistore.co.za/watch/discover-watch for more.

Below are the trade-in values for Apple Watch Sport models:

Trade in Value
38mm Apple Watch Sport Up to R2000 back*
42mm Apple Watch Sport Up to R2500 back*

The new Apple Watch Range will be available at iStore from 14 October at the below price points:

Cash Price
Apple Watch Series 2 38mm Aluminium From R6 899
42mm Aliminium From R7 499
38mm Stainless Steel From R9 999
42mm Stainless Steel From R10 999
Apple Watch Series 1 38mm Aluminium Fron R4 999
42mm Aluminium From R5 999
Apple Watch Edition 38mm White Ceramic R22 999
42mm White Ceramic R23 999


Apple Watch Lineup

Apple Watch Series 2 is available with all the new fitness and health capabilities in lightweight aluminium or stainless steel cases. It comes paired with a wide variety of gorgeous new band colours.

Apple Watch Series 1 is available in lightweight aluminium and combines the new powerful dual-core processor and GPU with all the incredible features of the original Apple Watch, making it up to 50 percent faster and available to even more customers, starting at just R4 999.


Apple Watch Edition™ now comes in a beautiful ceramic, that embodies craftsmanship with a lustrous white case and all the incredible features of Apple Watch Series 2. Ceramic is one of the hardest materials in the world — more than four times harder than stainless steel — with a beautiful, white, pearl-like finish, making Apple Watch Edition extremely scratch-resistant. Apple Watch Edition™ will start at R22 999.


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