New Apple iPhone 5s and 5c available in South AfricaBy Hanleigh Daniels 15 November 2013 | Categories: news
MTN has announced its contract pricing for the new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c, both of which are now locally available less than two months after the smartphones were launched Stateside.
The most affordable contract package is the one for the iPhone 5c that starts from R279 per month over 24 months on MTN AnyTime 100 which includes 300 MB of data. This undercuts Vodacom’s cheapest contract pricing for the iPhone 5c, as this kicks off at R399 per month on a Smart S package.
Also available from iStore
Also offering the new iPhones is the iStore, which acts as a full service cellular store that provides customers with the option of choosing between Vodacom, MTN, Cell C as well as Telkom Mobile contracts (new or upgrade).
Additionally, clients are also able to trade-in their old iPhone or any other mobile device (smartphones or tablets) in order to receive money back towards a new iPhone cash purchase or even a discount on cellular contracts.
iStore also sells iPhones for cash, with a whole range on offer including the iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, as well as the iPhone 4s (review). The iPhone 4s (8GB) can be bought for a recommended retail price of R5 800, whilst the iPhone 5c (16GB) is available for R8 500, and the iPhone 5c (32GB) for R10 000. Customers can buy the iPhone 5s (16GB) for R10 000, the iPhone 5s (32GB) for R11 500 and the range-topping iPhone 5s (64GB) for R13 000.
In other mobile related news, Afrihost recently announced that it is offering double the amount of data to users of its standard mobile data packages, up until the end of February 2014.
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