Pricing & Availability
iPhone 6 comes in gold, silver or space grey, and will be available in Canada for a suggested retail price of $749 (CAD) for the 16GB model, $859 (CAD) for the 64GB model and, for the first time, a new 128GB model for $969 (CAD). iPhone 6 Plus comes in gold, silver or space grey, and will be available in the Canada for a suggested retail price of $859 (CAD) for the 16GB model, $969 (CAD) for the 64GB model and $1079 (CAD) for the new 128GB model. Both models will be available from the Apple Online Store (www.apple.ca), Apple’s retail stores, and through Rogers, Bell, Telus, MTS and Sasktel, additional carriers and select Apple Authorized Resellers. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be available in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore and the UK beginning on Friday, September 19, and customers can pre-order both models beginning on Friday, September 12.
Apple-designed leather cases will be available in black, soft pink, olive brown, midnight blue and (RED) for $49 (CAD) for iPhone 6 and $55 (CAD) for iPhone 6 Plus and silicone cases in black, blue, pink, green, white and (RED) for a suggested retail price of $39 (CAD) for iPhone 6 and $45 (CAD) for iPhone 6 Plus through theApple Online Store(www.apple.ca), Apple’s retail stores and select Apple Authorized Resellers.
iPhone 5s will be available in Canada for a suggested retail price of $639 (CAD) for the 16GB model and $699 (CAD) for the 32GB model, and an iPhone 5c 8GB model will be available for $469 (CAD). iOS 8 will be available as a free software update starting on Wednesday, September 17. Some features may not be available on all products. Apple Pay will be available to US customers as a free software update to iOS 8 this October.
With Telus the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus costs the following:
iPhone 6 Plus
Telus also offers a trade-in program, allowing customers to receive a discount on their shinny new iPhone, depending on what model of smartphone they’re trading in. Telus also offers no activation fee and has free shipping. All iPhone 6 orders through Telus also require a two-year plan.
Bell and Virgin Mobile
The cost of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus with both Bell and Virgin Mobile is $5 cheaper than Telus’ pricing.
iPhone 6 Plus
Bell charges an extra $15 activation fee but also allows people to trade-in their old smartphones for a discount. With Virgin, you’ll need to choose one of the provider’s $80 Platinum plans in order to get the subsidized 2-year discount on the iPhone 6. Virgin also offers the phone on its cheaper $40 a month plans but the iPhone 6 discount is considerably less, approximately only $300. Virgin will also wave the activation fee they typically charge if your purchase an iPhone 6 with one of the company’s silver or gold plans.
Roger’s pricing seems to be a dollar cheaper than Telus and around four dollars more than Bell and Virgin Mobile.
iPhone 6 Plus
All iPhone 6 pre-orders with Rogers currently come with a free Logixx Blue Piston wireless speaker. The company also offers an old smartphone trade-in program. Roger’s “budget” brand, Fido, has the exact same pricing as Rogers, only the iPhone 6 costs one cent more. Customers also have to choose a two-year contract with Fido’s Tab24 agreement on a Max plan.
Saktel’s iPhone 6 pre-order page currently loads a 404 page not found error and MTS seems to have not listed their pricing for the iPhone 6 yet. Koodo also hasn’t released their iPhone 6 subsidized pricing yet.
The iPhone 6 is set to be released on Sept. 17, 2014.