Apple Inc. today released its first ever Red color special edition iPhone 7 and 7 Plus models; along with a new version of 9.7 inch iPad. The company announced that ” This gives customers an unprecedented way to contribute to the Global Fund and bring the world a step closer to an AIDS-free generation. The special edition (PRODUCT)RED iPhone will be available to order online worldwide and in stores beginning Friday, March 24. “
The models of iPhone Red will directly contribute to the RED from every sale. So far company has donated more than $130 million for the cause in past decade. According to the RED organization CEO Deborah Dugan – Apple Inc. is the biggest donor of this organization.
He also said in his press release that; “customers now have a remarkable opportunity to make a difference and contribute to the Global Fund through the purchase of this new beautiful RED iPhone.”
This Apple Inc. step is welcome all among its users and we will not be surprised if iPhone 6s and 6s Plus users will switch their phone for this cause. The Red iPhone 7 and 7 Plus models are expected to hit Apple stores this week. The price will start from $749 the models are available in 128 and 256 GB memories. The model will start shipping to more than 40 countries before the end of this month. We are expecting them to be available outside U.S in Mid of April.
The company also announced new range of case covers during the event. Now Apple users can enjoy the new range of colors in Silicon and leather for iPhone 7 and 7 plus cases. Those who are planning to buy Apple watches this month should hold on a bit. Apple Inc,. also announced new range of Apple watches for the summer collection in variety of colors ( pollen, berry, sapphire, red, azure & orange ).
The release of new iPad and the RED iPhone has impacted the shares of Apple Inc,. It’s one of the hottest shares in Stock exchange currently as I’m writing this news. It has closed on all time high on $141.46 on Monday. And it inched upwards in today morning trading.