iPhones plural go on sale in South Africa tonight in the allegedly malleable shape of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus, and MTN is the second operator to release details on its contract pricing following Vodacom earlier today. Not sure whether you’ll be camping outside a yellow or red store? Read on.

The basic price for a 16GB iPhone 6 is R499 on the myMTNChoice 100 tariff, that nets you the phone, 100 minutes of talk time, 200 SMS and 500GB of data a month. The top end package is the gigantaPhone 6+ with unlimited everything and 128GB storage for R2 199 a month.

Here’s how the rest of the tariffs breeak down.

Package deals for iPhone 6 from MTN.
Package deals for iPhone 6 from MTN.

As a comparison and reminder, here’s the Vodacom prices again.

iPhone 6

  • iPhone 6 – 16GB = R499 per month on Vodacom Smart S
  • iPhone 6 – 64GB =R569 per month on Vodacom Smart S
  • iPhone 6 – 128GB = R649 per month on Vodacom Smart S

iPhone 6 Plus

  • iPhone 6 Plus – 16GB = R599 per month on Vodacom Smart S
  • iPhone 6 Plus – 64GB =R669 per month on Vodacom Smart S
  • iPhone 6 Plus – 128GB = R749 per month on Vodacom Smart S
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