Today, Apple officially announced the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus at its iPhone 8 event in Cupertino, California.
Pre-orders for the phones will go live on September 15th, ahead of their September 22nd launch date. Canadians will be able to choose between silver, gold and space grey colour options for both the iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8 Plus.
The 64GB model iPhone 8 model starts at $929, while the 256GB model will cost $1,139. Meanwhile, the iPhone 8 Plus begins at $1059 for 64GB of internal storage, with the 256GB model set to cost $1,269.
Presumably, the phones will be available through all major Canadian carriers. However, this article will be updated once specific carriers and their respective offers have been confirmed.
So far, Telus, Rogers, Bell, BellMTS, Fido, Virgin Mobile, Videotron, SaskTel, Koodo and Eastlink have confirmed they will stock the devices.
Koodo has revealed its pricing slightly ahead of most carriers. The iPhone 8 64GB is $430 down on a Tab Large or $590 on a Tab Medium, while the iPhone 8 Plus 64GB is $560 on a Tab Large or $730 on a Tab Medium.
Rogers has also revealed its pricing ahead of schedule, details shown below.
- 64 GB – $229 on Premium+ ($429 on Premium)
- 256 GB – $429 on Premium+ ($629 on Premium)
iPhone 8 Plus:
- 64 GB – $359 on Premium+ ($559 on Premium)
- 256 GB – $559 on Premium+ ($759 on Premium)
For more on the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, check out a breakdown of the new phones’ specs and features here.