Red Apple rumors have been swirling around for some time now. Finally Apple has made it official. There is a Product Red iPhone 7 and 7 Plus and here are all the details about these special edition iPhones.
Last March, we learned about the new iPhone SE launches. One year on, its time for the Product Red iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. Why the color red?
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Well, Apple CEO Tim Cook explained that the company has along with its partners RED helped contribute immensely to the fight against the spread of AIDS. Whether it was from the original iPod Nano RED Special Edition or the Beats products and accessories, the company has managed to successfully involve customers to contribute to the Global Fund for AIDS research initiative. Tim believes that the new Product Red iPhone 7 and 7 Plus will further add to the growth of the cause. This is also a celebration of Apple’s partnership with RED in some ways.
Product Red iPhone 7 and 7 Plus – Details
The Product Red iPhone 7 and 7 Plus features a gorgeous vibrant red aluminum finish and carries a Special Edition tag. However, that does not mean that the iPhones will be in limited supply. Apple assures us that there will be enough for all. Still we have no details on how long they will be in the market and how many units are available for purchase.
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The Product RED iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will be available only in the 128GB and 256GB variants. The prices start at $749 for the 128GB RED iPhone 7 and $849 for the 256GB RED iPhone 7.
Its $869 for the 128GB RED iPhone 7 Plus and $969 for the 256GB RED iPhone 7 Plus.
It will be available in the US on March 24th at 8:01A.M PDT while the devices will ship starting April in over 40 other countries.
Apple fans in India will only have to wait until April to get their hands on the device. Apple has announced that the 128GB Red iPhone 7 Plus will cost Rs. 82,000 although pricing details for the other variants remain unknown.
New Color Cases for iPhone 7 and 7 Plus
Along with the announcement of the new products, Apple has also announced 6 gorgeous new colors for the cases. The silicone cases will be available in azure, camellia and pebble. The leather cases will be available in taupe, sapphire and berry. The silicone cases cost $35 while the leather cases cost $45. All of these cases are designed to fit snugly with a soft microfiber lining inside aimed to protect the iPhone.
Apple customers in the customers in the US, UK and China can also get the Product Red iPhone 7 and 7 Plus devices via the iPhone Upgrade Program.
New Edition iPhone SE
Along with the announcement of the Special Edition iPhones, Apple also announced a couple of new iPhone SE models. There are no new colors with the iPhone SE but you do get more storage. The device is now available in a 32GB variant that costs $399 and 128GB variant that’s priced $499.