Apple launched a special edition (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 7 in support of the battle against AIDS, Canadian carriers are now announcing availability for the cranberry-red device, with SaskTel, Telus, Bell, Bell MTS, Virgin, Rogers, Fido and Videotron leading the charge.
Telus, Rogers, Fido, Bell, Bell MTS, Virgin, Eastlink and SaskTel have stated the device will be available for order on March 24th, the same day that the phones are being made available directly from Apple’s Canadian retail site. According to Apple, devices ordered through its channels will start shipping to customers by the end of March.
Videotron has also confirmed to MobileSyrup that it will sell the (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 7, though couldn’t provide an availability date yet.
The iPhone 7 (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition will be available from Apple in 128GB for $1,029 CAD and the 256GB version for $1,159, while the iPhone 7 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition will be available in 128GB for $1,179 and 256GB for $1,309.
An internal document sourced by MobileSyrup reveals that Virgin’s pricing for the 128GB special edition iPhone is $1,054.99 CAD, and $1,194.99 for the 256GB model. Meanwhile, the special edition iPhone 7 Plus 128GB is $1,214.99 and the 256GB iPhone 7 Plus is $1,344.99.
MobileSyrup has reached out to the rest of Canada’s major carriers regarding device availability for the (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 7.
Update 21/03/17: Videotron has confirmed to MobileSyrup that it will sell the special edition iPhone 7, though the exact date is not available yet. Rogers, Fido, Bell, Virgin, Eastlink and Bell MTS have also confirmed March 24th availability.
Update – March 23rd: According to SaskTel, the (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 7 128GB on contract will be $329.99 and the 256GB version will be $459.99. In addition, the (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 7 Plus 128GB is priced at $479.99 and 256GB model is $599.99 on contract.