(171104) -- NEW YORK, Nov. 4, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Nov. 3, 2017, shows the iPhone X at Apple World Trade Center in New York, the United States. The iPhone X was released in the United States on Friday. (Xinhua/Li Muzi)(psw)

JOHANNESBURG - The prices for the anniversary smartphone of Apple, the iPhone X is now available in South Africa. 

iStore has revealed pre-orders of iPhone X are available from today for cash purchases from the starting price of R20 499 for  64GB to R23 999 for 256GB. 

New cellular contracts and upgrades for iPhone X on Vodacom, MTN, and Telkom will be available at all iStores from 24 November 2017.

The iStore is also offering an extended 2-year warranty, which consumers will receive for R499. 

This warranty includes screen repair coverage and usually costs R1 999.

 This offer is available to all customers who upgrade to the new iPhone X at iStore, including contract upgrades on Vodacom, MTN and Telkom, cash and low-interest finance.

iStore customers that hold an iStore Card will be able to purchase the handset on contract at a starting price of R955 per month over 24 months.

iStore Card gives customers the option to pay for their purchase over 24 months by means of monthly installments, outside of a cellular contract.

“For more than a decade, iPhone has been revolutionising the mobile phone industry. In celebration of both the launch of the new generation of the 10 years of iPhone, as the home of iPhone and everything else Apple, we are thrilled to offer a screen repair cover and extended warranty exclusive to iStore customers,” says Chris Dodd, CEO of iStore.

- BUSINESS REPORT ONLINE