iPhone X South African release date announced

 ·7 Nov 2017

Apple has announced that the iPhone X will be available in South Africa before the end of November.

According to a release on its official website, the phone will be available to its customers in Albania, Bosnia, Cambodia, Kosovo, Macau, Macedonia, Malaysia, Montenegro, Serbia, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand and Turkey on 24 November.

It further confirmed that the phone will be available in silver and space gray in 64GB and 256GB models starting at $999 (US) from apple.com, Apple Stores and through Apple Authorized Resellers and carriers – although prices may vary.

MTN South Africa CEO Godfrey Motsa had previously been reported saying that the iPhone X will likely be over R20,000 – probably around R23,000.

This follows reports that entry-level contract prices for the iPhone X will be R999 per month.

South Africa’s mobile operators are expected to give official pricing and specific release dates shortly.

Read: Vodacom and Nokia to trial 5G in South Africa

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