MTN and Vodacom have released the iPhone 4S in South Africa, with the phone going on sale when stores open today.



MTN and Vodacom have both announced the availability of the iPhone 4S to customers beginning this morning. 


The iPhone 4S will be available from MTN starting at R499pm (MTN 200) for the 16GB model, R649pm (MTN 350) for the 32GB model and R819pm (MTN 500) for the 64GB model at selected MTN retail stores and online at iPhone 4S packages include 250MB free data per month for 24 months.  


MTN also offers the iPhone 4 for R269pm (MTN 100) for the 8GB model as well as the iPhone 3GS. Customers can register online, for the much sought-after iPhone 4S.


Vodacom had not announced pricing at the time of writing.


The iPhone 4S is described by MTN as "the most amazing iPhone yet, packed with incredible new features, including Apple’s dual-core A5 chip for blazing fast performance and stunning graphics; an all new camera with advanced optics and full 1080p HD resolution video recording". 


With the launch of iPhone 4S also comes the launch of iOS 5, with over 200 new features; and iCloud, a set of free cloud services that work with your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac or PC to automatically and wirelessly store content in iCloud and push it to all devices.


Says Brian Gouldie, MTN South Africa’s Chief Sales Executive, "MTN’s offer of this much-sought after handset speaks to the company’s ongoing commitment to provide its customers with the latest and cutting edge devices and services.


“MTN remains confident that the substantial investment it has made in its network will ensure that its subscribers optimally and seamlessly tap into the myriad of exciting applications that the iPhone 4S provides.”


Customers can visit the MTN website( for details on selected MTN “launch stores”, as well as full pricing.


For more information on the iPhone 4S, visit:


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