The Iphone 7 and Ihone 7( PRODUCT) RED Special Edition on the road to unveiled Tuesday, since there was no such prediction, rumors arise that surrounds the launch of a new iPhone but yesterday Apple put all that pomp and ceremony aside and gave the world three new iPhone.
The new iPhone is part of Apple's joint venture with (RED) commemorating its Ten Years partnership with (RED), the philanthropic initiative to get rid of AIDS. For each phone sold, Apple is contributing an undefined amount to the (RED) Global Fund.
The Global Fund Created in 2002, specifically works in Sub-Saharan Africa was home to 70% of all people living with HIV/AIDS worldwide, according to the Gates Foundation. The organization gives testing, counseling, treatment and prevention, with a special focus on protecting against the transmission of HIV from mothers to their unborn babies.
RED contribute approximately 50 percent of their product revenues to the Global Fund, the company states. But Apple yet not reveal what portion of this iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus revenues would go to the Global Fund. Overall, Apple stated, it has contributed over $130 million as part of its partnership with Red, making the organization the world's largest corporate donor to the Global Fund to fight against AIDS.
The special edition iPhones, that come with a red aluminum body, with 128GB and 256GB models capacities with prices starting from $749 and $869 respectively.The red phones will be available in stores and online launching Friday for a "limited" time, though Apple declined to provide specific details about the timeframe.
" The introduction of this special edition iPhone in a gorgeous red finish is our biggest (PRODUCT) RED offering to date in celebration of our partnership with (RED), and we can't wait to get it into customers' hands." said Tim Cook, Apple's CEO. "
Pricing and Availability.
The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus (PRODUCT) RED Exclusive Edition will be available in 128GB and 256GB designs starting at $749 (US) from apple.com and Apple Stores, and also from Apple Authorized Resellers and select carriers (prices may vary). The special edition (PRODUCT) RED iPhone joins iPhone 7 finishes in jet black, black, silver, gold and rose gold.
Both special edition models are available worldwide beginning Friday, March 24 as well as begin delivering to customers by the end of March inside the US and greater than 40 countries and regions.