Apple announces new red iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus 4 years ago

Apple announces new red iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

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Apple has announced it is introducing new red models of the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus.

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The special edition phone will help benefit (PRODUCT)RED, the HIV/AIDS charity which Apple has worked with a number of times in the past.

The phones will boast a bright red aluminum finish with a black front panel and an unspecified portion of proceeds from sales of the phones will go to the charity.

Apple didn't announce a red version of the iPhone X, the most high-end of its phones, and instead will launch a red leather case for that phone.

The iPhone 8 has similar features, however, including support for wireless charging, Apple's newest processor and the company's latest cameras.

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Apple is taking preorders for the new phones starting today, Tuesday, 10 April, and will start shipping them on Friday.

The phones will cost the same as the standard iPhone.