Today, Apple has launched a new color Red variant for iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. The new variant is the special edition smartphone which supports the HIV/AIDS programs in African countries. The special edition of Red iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus is launched to raise awareness and funds for the program.
As per the report, the new iPhone 8 is said to be initially available for pre-orders in the US. Though their availability details are likely to be revealed through a press release later. Also, apart from (Red) iPhone 8 models, the company could launch the RED Editions of all three new iPhone models to support (RED) this year.
The new Product (RED) iPhone features red glass enclosure, matching aluminum band and sleek black front. Apple also introduced a new RED iPhone X Leather Folio. It has been crafted from specially tanned and finished European leather for a luxurious look and feel.
Price of Red iPhone 8
Red iPhone 8 and (RED) iPhone 8 Plus Special Edition will be available in 64GB and 256GB models starting at an Apple retail price of $699 in the U.S. and starting at Rs. 67,940 in India, same as the standard iPhone 8. The RED iPhone X Leather Folio costs $99 in the U.S. and Rs. 7,900 in India.
Availability of Red iPhone 8
The RED iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will be available for order beginning Tuesday, April 10 and ships starting from April 13th in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, the UK and US. It will be available in more countries including India in May.