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iPhone 12 South African Pricing Revealed Ahead of 18 December Launch

The new iPhone range is releasing later than ever in SA this year. Usually, South Africans get their hands on the phone a week or two after it releases in the US but due to the ongoing pandemic and other logistic issues, this never happened. Thankfully, the iPhone 12, 12 Mini, 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max is set to release in South Africa on 18 December 2020 and iStore has revealed how much these phones will cost in the country.


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The iPhone 12 range starts at R15,999 for the mini and goes all the way up to R32,999 for the 512GB Pro Max model. iStore is also offering trade-in discounts for those who want to get rid of their older iPhone devices. For example, trading in an iPhone Xs Max 64GB can knock R10,000 off the total price of the iPhone 12 range.

iPhone 12 South African pricing

  • iPhone 12 Mini – R15,999 64GB / R17,499 128GB / R19,999 256GB
  • iPhone 12 – R18,999 64GB / R19,999 128GB / R22,499 256GB
  • iPhone 12 Pro – R23,999 128GB / R25,999 256GB / R30,499 512GB
  • iPhone 12 Pro Max – R25,999 128GB / R27,999 256GB / R32,999 512GB

iPhone Trade-in Values

Customers can trade in a range of older iPhones in order to reduce the price of their new iPhone 12 in South Africa. The discounts vary depending on the phone and the condition.

  • iPhone 8 64GB – R4,400
  • iPhone X 64GB – R6,500
  • iPhone XR 64GB – R7,200
  • iPhone XS 64GB – R8,500
  • iPhone XS Max – R10,000
  • iPhone 11 64GB – R9,000
  • iPhone 11 Pro 64GB – R11,000
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max 64GB – R12,000


Customers can begin pre-ordering the iPhone 12 in South African starting on 11 December at local cellphone providers. Contract pricing has yet to be announced but we will update you when we know more. Are you picking up an iPhone 12 this year in South Africa? Let us know down in the comments section.

Marco is the owner and founder of GLITCHED. South Africa’s largest gaming and pop culture website. GLITCHED quickly established itself with tech and gaming enthusiasts with on-point opinions, quick coverage of breaking events and unbiased reviews across its website, social platforms, and YouTube channel.

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