iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus available in PH starting Nov. 17


Posted at Nov 16 2017 11:17 PM

The iPhone 8 Plus is seen at a new Apple store in Chicago, Illinois. John Gress, Reuters/file photo

MANILA - Globe and Smart confirmed Thursday that they will start selling the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in their stores starting Friday, November 17.

Globe said its postpaid subscribers can avail of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus through their monthly plans.

Customers under Plan 1799 will need to pay P19,200 for the iPhone 8 64GB model, while subscribers under Plan 7999 will get it for free. 

“Every year, the iPhone launch is always something Apple enthusiasts look forward to,"Globe senior vice president Issa Cabreira said in a statement.

Smart subscribers under Plan 999 will need to pay P29,699 for the iPhone 8 base model, while those under Plan 2999 will pay P7,799. 

Apple's online store in the Philippines lists the standard retail price of the base model iPhone 8 at P44,990, while the larger iPhone 8 Plus' base model starts at P51,490. 

Globe also said it will start taking orders for the high-end iPhone X on Nov. 24, with the flagship smartphone hitting stores on Dec. 1.


Apple lists the price of the base model of the iPhone X at P64,490 while the larger-capacity 256GB model costs P73,990.