iPhone 6 Launch in South Africa (Live Blog)

With the iPhone 6 launch in South Africa happening in the next few hours we will be keeping you up to date with what is happening around the country.

If you have any news about queues or what store to get an iPhone 6 from or which store's don't have any stock send us a tweet (@applenewssa) or send us a message on Facebook.

Use the hashtag #iphone6sa for the official launch of the iPhone 6 in South Africa.



Telkom Mobile iPhone 6 Price

 
 
Telkom Mobile Airtime SMS Data iPhone 6 iPhone 6 Plus
16GB 64GB 128GB 16GB 64GB 128GB
Smart Plan 50 50 Minutes, Unlimited Telkom to Telkom 50 75 MB + 500 MB R499 - - R519 - -
Smart Plan 100 100 Minutes, Unlimited Telkom to Telkom 50 150 MB +1 GB - R549 R599 - - -
Completelty Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited - - - - R1799 R1849


iPhone 6 outright price from iStore

iStore have add outright prices to their website. Here are the outright price for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus at iStore.

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iPhone 6 16GB - R9 899

iPhone 6 64GB - R10 999

iPhone 6 128GB - R12 599

iPhone 6 Plus 16GB - R10 999

iPhone 6 Plus 64GB - R12 599

iPhone 6 Plus 128GB - R13 999



MTN iPhone 6 Price on Contract

MTN have released their iPhone 6 prices on contract.

MTN Airtime SMS Data iPhone 6 iPhone 6 Plus
16GB 64GB 128GB 16GB 64GB 128GB
MTNChoice 100 100 Minutes 200 500 MB R499 - - - - -
MTNChoice 200 200 Minutes 300 500 MB R599 R649 - R649 - -
MTNChoice 350 350 Minutes 500 500 MB R749 R799 R849 R799 R849 R899
MTNChoice 500 500 Minutes 500 1 GB R899 R949 R999 R949 R999 R1049
MTNChoice 1000 1000 Minutes - 1 GB R1399 R1449 R1499 R1449 R1499 R1549
MTN Anytime 500 Top-up R500 Airtime - 500 MB R879 R929 R979 R929 R979 -
MTN Anytime 750 Top-up R750 Airtime - 500 MB R1129 R1179 R1229 R1179 R1229 R1279
MTN Anytime 1200 Top-up R1200 Airtime - 1 GB R1579 R1629 R1679 R1629 R1679 R1729
MTN Anytime 1500 Top-up R1500 Airtime - 1 GB R1879 R1929 R1979 R1929 R1979 R2029
MTN Anytime 200 R200 Airtime - 500 MB R499 - - - - -
MTN Anytime 350 R350 Airtime - 500 MB R649 R699 - R699 - -
MTN Anytime 500 R500 Airtime - 500 MB R799 R849 R899 R849 R899 R949
MTN Anytime 750 R750 Airtime - 500 MB R1049 R1099 R1149 R1099 R1149 R1199
MTN Anytime 1200 R1200 Airtime - 1 GB R1499 R1549 R1599 R1549 R1599 R1649
MTN Anytime 1500 R1500 Airtime - 1 GB R1799 R1849 R1899 R1849 R1899 R1949
MTN Sky Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited R1899 R1999 R2099 R1999 R2099 R2199


Where to get an iPhone 6 on launch day?

iStore has announced that they will open their stores at 6am on the 24 October for the launch of the iPhone 6 in South Africa.

In previous years iStore's have opened at 7am with long queues and very little to no stock. Last year some stores open their doors to over 100 people with not a single iPhone in the store and only 8 expected to arrive during the day. This year could be different but we are not getting our hopes up.

Vodacom launch the iPhone at midnight at Vodacom World every year and this year is no different. Vodacom World traditionally has the most stock and according to Vodacom on Twitter they only received their stock this morning.

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MTN are holding a launch event at iStore in Sandton. The details of this event are unknown.

CellC have remained completely silent about the iPhone 6. This is not unusual as they did this last year and their reason is that they want to offer the best prices so they wait until all the other networks have released their pricing. We disagree with their thinking on this however we can confirm that they will be selling the iPhone 6 on the 24 October.

If you are interested in the price of an iPhone 6 in South Africa check our price guide. So far we can confirm Vodacom's price and we have some idea that the CellC pricing is accurate.

If you are looking to get your hands on the iPhone 6 on the 24 October here is where you can get it from:

iStore - Opens at 6:00am

Vodacom - Opens at 12:00am

Vodacom Stores - Open at 9:00am

MTN Stores - Open at 9am

CellC Stores - Open at 9am



Vodacom iPhone 6 Price (Confirmed)

Vodacom have released the prices for the iPhone 6 on contract.

Vodacom Airtime SMS Data iPhone 6 iPhone 6 Plus
16GB 64GB 128GB 16GB 64GB 128GB
Smart S 75 Minutes 200 200 MB R499 R569 R649 R599 R669 R749
Smart M 120 Minutes 300 300 MB R579 R649 R729 R679 R749 R829
Smart L 250 Minutes 500 500 MB R729 R799 R879 R829 R899 R979
Smart XL 400 Minutes 800 800 MB R899 R969 R1049 R999 R1069 R1149
Red Advantage 700 Minutes Unlimited 1 GB R999 R1299 R1299 R1249 R1329 R1399
Red Premium 1200 Minutes Unlimited 2 GB R1599 R1599 R1789 R1599 R1799 R1889
Red VIP Unlimited Unlimited 5 GB R1999 R1999 R1999 R1999 R1999 R1999
Outright Price - - - R11 409 R12 979 R14 549 R12 999 R14 599 R16 009


Dion Wired iPhone 6 Price

Dion Wired have sent out an email with their iPhone 6 prices in South Africa.

Dion Wired will be selling the iPhone 6 16GB for R12 000, slightly higher than expected, and the iPhone 6 Plus 16GB for R13 500, slightly lower than expected.

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It remains unclear what price the iStore will sell the iPhone 6 for.