Core Group, official distributor of Apple products in South Africa, announced in a press statement today (Tuesday, 17 December 2013) that the iPad Mini with Retina display will launch in South Africa tomorrow.
According to Core, the device will be available from Apple Premium Resellers iStore and Digicape, as well as selected Authorised Retailers and cellular partners.
The full list of launch partners from Core’s website is as follows: Alisom, Autopage, CAPI, Cellucity, Digicape, Digital Experience, Dion Wired, Incredible Connection, iStore, Kloppers, Makro, MTN, Nashua Mobile, Standard Bank, Vodacom, and ZA store.
Core provided the following recommended retail prices for the various iPad Mini models, with the disclaimer that resellers are entirely free to determine their own prices:
|iPad Mini with Retina||Wi-Fi only||Wi-Fi + Cellular|
|16GB||R4,999 (only silver at launch)||R6,599|
|32GB||R6,299 (not available at launch)||R7,899 (only space grey at launch)|
|64GB||R7,499||R8,999 (not available at launch)|
|128GB||R8,899 (not available at launch)||R10,499 (not available at launch)|