Apple has launched its newest iPhone and dependable clients have begun to determine easy methods to get their fingers on their new units, with the brand new collection occurring sale to most people on Friday.
The iPhone 15 line-up was introduced on September 14 on the firm’s Wonderlust occasion, with the largest shift being the transition to utilizing USB-C ports.
Here’s a helpful information on the iPhone 15’s availability for Apple customers within the UAE – and even for many who could wish to make the change.
Which iPhone fashions had been launched?
As anticipated, 4 new units have been launched by Apple – the iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Plus, iPhone 15 Professional and iPhone 15 Professional Max. They’re in step with final yr’s iPhone 14 line-up, which did away with the Mini model from the earlier two generations.
Additionally they inherit the identical display sizes – 6.1 inches for the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Professional, and 6.7 inches for the iPhone 15 Plus and Professional Max.
How a lot do the brand new iPhones value?
Apple has determined to maintain their costs in step with these of predecessors.
The iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus are available 128 gigabyte, 256GB and 512GB variations that value Dh3,399, Dh3,799 and Dh4,649 ($925, $1,035 and $1,265), respectively, for the previous and Dh3,799, Dh4,199 and Dh5,049, respectively, for the latter.
In the meantime, iPhone 15 Professional costs are Dh4,299 for the 128GB mannequin, Dh4,699 for the 256GB mannequin, Dh5,549 for the 512GB mannequin and Dh6,399 for the one-terabyte mannequin.
Issues change with the iPhone 15 Professional Max – it not has a 128GB variant, so it now begins at Dh5,099 for 256GB, with the 512GB and 1TB fashions priced at Dh5,949 and Dh6,799, respectively.
The iPhone accounts for about 50 per cent of Apple’s gross sales, and the corporate is relying on the brand new mannequin to assist reverse a current gross sales slide.
What are the colours to select from?
For the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus, you’ll be able to select from black, blue, inexperienced, pink and yellow. For the Professional fashions, the choices obtainable are black titanium, blue titanium, pure titanium and white titanium.
The Professional fashions have a smooth metallic end. To recap, Apple changed the chrome steel chassis on the Professionals with titanium, which is lighter however sturdier.
Which iPhones are on sale?
Custom has held up – the brand new iPhones went on sale to most people on Friday, September 22. Orders began on September 15.
In case you intend to move to an Apple Retailer on the primary day of gross sales, it’s important to plan early as iPhone launches are identified to have queues of shoppers who can wait a full day earlier than gross sales begin.
In any other case, you’ll be able to go to another main retailer. In case you are not in actual rush to purchase a brand new iPhone, ready for just a few days to let the joy simmer down isn’t a nasty concept, both.
And as all the time, you’ll be able to go for an internet buy, whether or not via Apple’s official Retailer app or another main retailer.
Are there cost choices?
Aside from buying your iPhone at full worth, Apple has a few choices for consumers.
The primary is thru zero per cent installations, which could be made in co-ordination together with your financial institution. Apple’s companion banks within the UAE embody First Abu Dhabi Financial institution, Abu Dhabi Industrial Financial institution, Abu Dhabi Islamic Financial institution, Emirates NBD, Mashreq and Citi, based on its web site.
Now, in case you have Apple merchandise saved away, you’ll be able to commerce them in and get money credit, which may quantity as much as Dh2,385. This can be a fashionable possibility for a number of Apple customers, one which helps the corporate to recycle its merchandise responsibly.
Is the iPhone 14 nonetheless obtainable?
Sure, and now at decrease costs. The iPhone 14 now begins at Dh2,999 and the iPhone 14 Plus at Dh3,399. Nevertheless, the Professional fashions are not obtainable – not less than on Apple’s web site. Different retailers nonetheless have them on sale, additionally at discounted costs.
As in recent times, Apple has normally discontinued its top-end iPhones as soon as the brand new fashions have been introduced. Nevertheless, it has stored entry-level units on sale, which is an truly good transfer because it provides customers extra choices for cheaper iPhones.
Aside from the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus, Apple continues to be promoting the iPhone 13 (from Dh2,599) and the third-generation iPhone SE (from Dh1,849).
What concerning the new Watches and AirPods Professional?
Orders have opened and the units are additionally obtainable now, as effectively.
Apple’s Watch Collection 9 is available in two sizes, 41mm and 45mm, and two finishes – aluminum and chrome steel.
For the aluminum 41mm model, costs are at Dh1,599 for the GPS mannequin and Dh1,999 for mobile; for the 45mm mannequin, costs are at Dh1,719 and Dh2,119, respectively.
In the meantime, the chrome steel model solely has the mobile variant and is priced at Dh2,799 for the 41mm mannequin and Dh2,999 for the 45mm mannequin. Keep in mind that these costs will go up for those who go for a pricier band or loop.
The Watch Extremely 2 solely is available in one model – 49mm, priced at Dh3,199.
The second-generation AirPods Professional 2 is priced at Dh949. It additionally comes with a USB-C port and is now appropriate with MagSafe wi-fi charging.
Up to date: September 22, 2023, 5:11 AM