Apple introduces iPhone 7, iPhone Plus in red colour

The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus in a vibrant red aluminum finish. Photograph:( Others )

WION New Delhi, Delhi, India Mar 21, 2017, 01.27 PM (IST)

Apple has announced the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus in a vibrant red aluminum finish. The red-colored variant has been introduced to acknowledge 10 years of partnership between Apple and (RED), an organization to help fight AIDS.

This special edition iPhone will be available to order online worldwide and in stores from March 24. "This gives customers an unprecedented way to contribute to the Global Fund and bring the world a step closer to an AIDS-free generation," says Apple.

This special edition iPhone will be available in 128GB and 256GB models starting at $749.

"Since we began working with (RED) 10 years ago, our customers have made a significant impact in fighting the spread of AIDS through the purchase of our products, from the original iPod nano (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition all the way to today’s lineup of Beats products and accessories for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch,” says Apple CEO Tim Cook.

Both special edition models will be shipped to customers by the end of March in the US and more than 40 countries and regions, including Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, the UK and United Arab Emirates. Brazil, Chile, Colombia, India, Turkey. Other countries will get this edition in April.

(WION)