iPhone 7: non-contract, prepaid pricing in South Africa

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It’s iPhone 7 launch day in South Africa, and that means long lines outside stores and very slow online payments portals. But where can you buy an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus in South Africa, and how much will it cost you?

Related: Should you buy an iPhone 7? Our handy flow chart might help

And what will it cost if you don’t want an annoying network provider in on the deal too?

We take a look at all the available prepaid and non-contract options below.

Digicape

Digicape will offer seemingly all variants of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, with prices ranging from R12 999 to R19 499 for the most expensive iPhone 7 Plus 256GB version. See the full pricing list below.

iPhone 7

32GB: R12 999 (Black, Rose Gold, Gold & Silver)
128GB: R14 999 (Jet Black, Black, Rose Gold, Gold & Silver)
256GB: R16 999 (Jet Black, Black, Rose Gold, Gold & Silver)

iPhone 7 Plus

32GB: R15 499 (Black, Rose Gold, Gold & Silver)
128GB: R17 499 (Jet Black, Black, Rose Gold, Gold & Silver)
256GB: R19 499 (Jet Black, Black, Rose Gold, Gold & Silver)

Dion Wired

Dion Wired is listing most of the possible variants of the iPhone 7, in terms of storage and device colour. The cheapest of the bunch — the iPhone 7 32GB — retails for R13 490. The iPhone 7 Plus, only available in the 32GB version, retails for R16 790.

Have a look at the full pricing list below:

iPhone 7

32GB: R13 490 (Rose Gold, Gold & Silver)
128GB: R15 200 (Jet Black, Rose Gold, Gold & Silver)
256GB: R17 600 (Jet Black, Rose Gold, Gold & Silver)

iPhone 7 Plus

32GB: R16 790 (Rose Gold, Gold & Silver)

Incredible Connection

Thanks to Incredible Connection’s glitchy website, only three variant of the iPhone 7 are displayed. According to the listings, all three variants are currently out of stock.

The iPhone 7 Plus 256GB will retail for R19 499, the iPhone 7 256GB will retail for R16 999 and finally, the iPhone 7 Plus 128GB will retail for R17 499.

iStore

The iStore stocks both the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, but it seems that all of its devices are currently sold out. Nevertheless, have a look at the pricing list below:

iPhone 7

32GB: R12 999 (Black, Silver, Gold & Rose Gold)
128GB: R14 999 (all five colours)
256GB: R16 999 (all five colours)

iPhone 7 Plus

32GB: R15 499 (Black, Silver, Gold & Rose Gold)
128GB: R17 499 (all five colours)
256GB: R19 499 (all five colours)
iStore is also offering users the chance to buy these phones on credit though its iStore Credit Card programme. See those details below (all prices per month over 24 months):

iPhone 7

32GB: R605 (Black, Silver, Gold & Rose Gold)
128GB: R698 (all five colours)
256GB: R791 (all five colours)

iPhone 7 Plus

32GB: R722 (Black, Silver, Gold & Rose Gold)
128GB: R815 (all five colours)
256GB: R908 (all five colours)

MTN

MTN customers don’t have the choice of buying Apple’s phone on prepaid, but they can opt for a “device-only” contract. See those details below.

iPhone 7 (Prices below can be read in the following order: 6 months | 12 months | 18 months | 24 months)

32GB: R2409 | R1209 | R809 | R609
128GB: R2779 | R1389 | R929 | R699
256GB: R3149 | R1579 | 1049 | R789

iPhone 7 Plus (Prices below can be read in the following order: 6 months | 12 months | 18 months | 24 months)

32GB: R2849 | R1429 | R949 | R719
128GB: R3219 | R1609 | R1079 | R809
256GB: R3589 | R1799 | R1199 | R899

We’ll be sure to update this article as more prepaid and non-contract details are made available by stores and providers.

Andy Walker
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