Online sales will begin from April 10, while Apple stores will stock both handsets from April 13.
iPhone 8 is exactly the same as the existing iPhone 8 announced back in September, save for the new color. While iOS 11.3 has been reported to feature minor bugs here and there, one of the major ones has been unearthed by several iPhone 8 users - the display is rendered useless by the iOS 11.3 update.
When we entered postcodes for the Klang Valley, the iPhone 8 order is expected to arrive by 17 April 2018, which is next Wednesday. I'm not a huge fan of the mid-year releases, though I do understand why Apple does it from a business perspective. This includes a $99 iPhone X Leather Folio case, so iPhone X owners can protect their phone while contributing to a good cause.
Apple Cuts HomePod Orders as Sales Continue to Disappoint
The tech giant has been forced to admit defeat and cut orders with suppliers, according to a new report from Bloomberg . After a multi-month delay, Apple's HomePod finally hit store shelves in early February to generally rave reviews .
Each (Product) Red iPhone is sold for the same price as a standard model, however Apple will donate a portion of the sale to the Global Fund.
"Today's announcement is further evidence of Apple's leadership in and commitment to the AIDS fight since the beginning of (RED) in 2006", said Deborah Dugan, (RED)'s CEO. The iPhone Upgrade Program is available at apple.com, the Apple Store app and Apple Stores in the United States with monthly payments starting at $34.50 (US) for the iPhone 8 64GB model. Unsurprisingly, Apple, as before, seems to have found a way to discourage that practice by disabling touch functionality on iPhone 8 units running the latest iOS 11.3 whose screens have been repaired and replaced by unauthorized third-parties. According to Engadget, some fix shops using genuine Apple replacement screens in iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and X are finding that the displays will no longer auto-adjust the brightness.
The red iPhone 8 and the red iPhone 8 Plus (64GB) retail at $699 and $799, respectively.
The phones affected by the issue are those that were repaired by non-Apple third parties.