iPhone 7 is one of the most anticipated devices of the year around the globe, including New Zealand. The distance may be too far but the desire is strong enough to cross all oceans in a moment. It is obvious that it will pack some mind blowing features. What will be the iPhone 7 price and release date in New Zealand? I am sure you will be asking the same question. So right here we will put all the speculations, news and rumors to ascertain the expected iPhone 7 price and release date in New Zealand.
iPhone 7 Price in New Zealand
Before we conclude the expected iPhone 7 price in New Zealand, we have to look on to some factors which influences the price of iPhones in New Zealand. These are as follows.
- Base Price of iPhone 7
Firstly, we have to ascertain the base price of upcoming iPhone 7 . Looking at the past get us to believe that Apple has set a price for its iPhones. iPhone 6 came with a price tag of $649. iPhone 6s followed the price line. Same is believed to be followed by the iPhone 7. There are some reasons pertaining to it. With competition so intense, Apple is finding it hard to survive with its premium price tag. A huge dip in sales of iPhone 6s is also restricting the price of iPhone 7 from rising. Hopefully, Apple will not hurt its sales by increasing the price of iPhone 7. Thus, base price of iPhone 7 is also expected to be $649.
- Exchange Rate
This is where your economy plays a role in letting you buy the iPhone. Appreciation of New Zealand dollar is definitely to going to help you. But in the case of depreciation, you are going to suffer. Currently, we can see some and down in the value of NZD. At the time of writing, 1 USD stood at 1.52 NZD. On average, it is supposed to be 1.5 NZD. Same will be at the time of the release of iPhone 7. Accordingly iPhone 7 price in New Zealand will be around 970 NZD.
- Duties and Tax Rates
Fortunately, smartphones are excluded from duties. However, there is 15% sales tax which is required to be paid. Summing it up, we get the final price of upcoming iPhone 7 in New Zealand as 1119 NZD. More properly, 1199 NZD, as it is the way Apple prices in New Zealand.
iPhone 7 Release Date in New Zealand
First have a look at when iPhone 7 will be released internationally. Only then we will be able to conclude the iPhone 7 release date New Zealand. According to the expectations till now, Apple will be sticking to its traditional release date pattern. Weak sales of iPhone 6s and 6s Plus might irk Apple to release the upcoming iPhone 7 earlier but so far, Apple’s intention are firm. That means we are more likely to see iPhone 7 in the mid of September this year. Mostly around the twentieth of it.
Difference of Release dates
The difference in iPhones release date internationally and in New Zealand is quite random. For iPhone 4s, it was almost a month. iPhone 5, however, was released just after a week. Again, iPhone 5s took more than a month, while iPhone 6 was released just after a week. The current generation of iPhone, iPhone 6s, maintained the pattern but reduced the extent. It was released after two weeks in New Zealand. This up and down, at least, are showing some pattern. The difference was increased in iPhone 6s release and this time, there will be a decrease, to one week according to the pattern. Thus, we are likely to see it in New Zealand in September, after the 15th of it.
Expected iPhone 7 Price and Release Date in New Zealand
So, we have reached a final conclusion regarding the expected iPhone 7 price and release date in New Zealand. After summing up all the news, rumors, speculations, calculations, and reports, we have concluded that iPhone 7 will be released in New Zealand around 20th of September. It is likely to cost 1199 USD, same as what iPhone 6s cost. If same conditions prevailed, we believe these figures to be highly accurate.