As part of its 10-year partnership with (RED) – a HIV and AIDS initiative – Apple has announced the release of a red iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The special edition red iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will give Apple customers a way to contribute to the fight against HIV and AIDS.

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The special edition (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 7 and iPhone 7  Plus will be available to order online worldwide and in selected stores from Friday, 24 March 2017.

The red iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will come in 128GB and 265GB models, starting at $749 (about R9 407.81). The new special edition red iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus join the other iPhone 7 finishes, which include Jet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, and Rose Gold.

This new red iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus join the current (PRODUCT)RED and Apple collaboration. These products are available for customers to purchase year-round. The products include the full iPod range, Beats Solo 3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones, Beats Pill+ Portable Speakers, the iPhone 7 Smart Battery Case and other Apple accessories for the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch.

By purchasing the new red iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus or other collaborating Apple products, customers are able to support (RED)’s critical work in providing access to life-saving HIV and AIDS programs in sub-Saharan Africa. 100% of all money raised by (RED) goes directly into HIV and AIDS grants that provide testing, counseling, treatment and prevention programs with a specific focus on eliminating transmission of the virus from moms to their babies. Since it was founded in 2006, (RED) has generated more than $465 million for the Global Fund, with more than $130 million from Apple alone.

Would you be interested in buying a new, special edition red iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus and supporting the fight against HIV and AIDS? Drop us a comment below and let us know what you think.

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