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iPhone 7 available in UAE from Sept 16

New iPhone 7 will be available in Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi Arabia from Friday, September 23.

iPhone 7 available in UAE from Sept 16
Apple CEO Tim Cook announces the new Apple iPhone 7. (Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Apple’s new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will be available in the UAE from September 16, the tech giant has confirmed, while other countries in the Gulf region will have to wait until later in the month before it’s available for sale.

The UAE will be among the first batch of countries in the world to have the new handset available from its Apple Stores, along with the US, UK and major European countries.

Customers in the UAE will be able to order iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus beginning Friday, September 9 from Apple and from Etisalat.

The new iPhone comes in silver, gold, rose gold and the new black finish in 32GB, 128GB and 256GB models, starting at AED 2,599, while a new jet black finish will be offered exclusively on the 128GB and 256GB models.

The new iPhone 7 will be available in Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi Arabia from Friday, September 23.

The new Apple-designed wireless AirPods, including charging case, will be available for AED 649 from Apple.com and Apple Stores beginning in late October. All iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus models will include EarPods with Lightning Connector and a Lightning to 3.5 mm Headphone Jack Adapter, also sold separately at Apple.com and Apple Stores, for AED 119 and AED 39, respectively.

iPhone 7 features new advanced camera systems, with more power and performance with the best battery life ever in an iPhone, immersive stereo speakers, wide colour system from camera to display, and is the first water and dust resistant iPhone.

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