Apple made a few major announcements at its Spring Loaded event on 20 April. Sure, the news of the M1 processor arriving on the iPad Pro and on a range of colouful new iMacs may have stolen the spotlight, but let's rejoice the smaller things too: Apple will now have a purple iPhone 12 and 12 mini. And it won't cost you a penny more.
The purple iPhone 12 and 12 mini went on sale on Friday 30 April and now you can get up to £75 off!
Here, we're looking at where you can buy the new purple iPhone 12 and 12 mini.
Where to buy the purple iPhone 12 & 12 mini SIM-free
The purple iPhone 12 and 12 mini is available to buy directly from Apple. The handsets were previously only available in white, black, blue, green, and the Product Red variant.
Apart from Apple, the purple iPhone 12 and 12 mini are available from the following retailers. We've listed the maximum discounts available if you opt for other colours:
- Amazon: iPhone 12 mini (£75 off purple, up to £110 off other colours)/ iPhone 12 (£75 off purple, up to £100 off other colours)
- Carphone Warehouse: iPhone 12 mini / iPhone 12 (now with free AirPods or Instax Mini Link printer with 12 mini)
- Currys PC World: iPhone 12 mini/ iPhone 12 (£75 off both models)
- KRCS: iPhone 12 mini / iPhone 12 ((£66 off both models)
- John Lewis: iPhone 12 mini/ iPhone 12 (£75 off both models)
- Very: iPhone 12 mini / iPhone 12 (£75 off both models)
- Walmart: iPhone 12 mini/ iPhone 12
- Best Buy: iPhone 12 mini / iPhone 12
Where to buy the purple iPhone 12 & 12 mini on contract
The purple iPhone 12 and 12 mini are available from major contract retailers, most of which are bundling additional services or gadgets for free:
- EE - options with free Apple Music, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade or BT Sport
- O2 - includes up to 6 months of free Disney+, Amazon Prime Video, Calm, Audible or other options
- Vodafone - includes free Amazon Prime, Spotify Premium or YouTube Premium
- Affordable Mobiles - big data deals at affordable rates
- Carphone Warehouse - Free AirPod Mini or Instax Mini Link printer
- Sky Mobile - no upfront cost
- Three - Free AirPods, AirPods Pro, PowerBeats Pro, Beats Flex or protection bundle
- Virgin Mobile - no upfront cost, free AirPods
- AT&T (US)
- Verizon (US)
See the best deals on the purple iPhone 12 & 12 mini using the tool below. Click on "Choose Smartphone" to select the version you want:
How much does the purple iPhone 12 & 12 mini cost?
Thankfully, pricing hasn't increased on the purple variants. See the pricing per storage configuration for each handset below:
iPhone 12 mini
- 64GB - £699/US$729/AUD$1,199
- 128GB - £749/US$779/AUD$1,279
- 256GB - £849/$879/AUD$1,449
- 64GB - £799/US$829/AUD$1349
- 128GB - £849/US$879/AUD$1429
- 256GB - £949/US$979/AUD$1599