Telus to start selling iPhone 8 on Sept. 22
TELUS CORP. will offer the new generation iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, and Apple Watch Series 3, which adds built-in cellular to the world’s No. 1 watch. Customers will be able to preorder iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus beginning Friday, Sept. 15, at the Telus website and Telus stores, and both will be available in stores starting on Friday, Sept. 22. For complete pricing details, please visit the company’s website. Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS plus cellular) will be available later this year.
“At Telus we are committed to delivering remarkable human outcomes. Canadians can expect an amazing experience on iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, given that we have Canada’s largest and fastest network, and market-leading customer service,” said Kevin Banderk, vice-president of mobility marketing at Telus. “Combining our network excellence and customer first approach with choices such as Premium Plus rate plans, flexible AppleCare+ payment options and expert advice from our Learning Centres set us apart as the best national carrier for iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.”
iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are a new generation of iPhone featuring a new glass and aluminum design in three beautiful finishes — space gray, silver and a new gold — made with the most durable glass ever in a smart phone, Retina high-definition displays, A11 Bionic chip and is designed for the ultimate augmented experience. The world’s most popular camera gets even better and wireless charging brings a powerful new capability to iPhone. iPhone 8 Plus features dual 12-megapixel cameras and introduces portrait mode with portrait lighting, bringing dramatic studio lighting effects to iPhone, allowing customers to capture stunning portraits with a shallow depth of field effect in five different lighting styles.
Additionally, iPhone X, the future of the smart phone, will be available to preorder at Telus on Friday, Oct. 27. iPhone X features a gorgeous all-glass and stainless steel de sign wit h a beau ti ful 5.8-inch superretina display, A11 Bionic chip, wireless charging, an improved rear camera with dual optical image stabilization and face ID, enabled by the new TrueDepth camera.
Apple Watch Series 3 adds built-in cellular to the world’s No. 1 watch. Whether users are out for a run, at the pool or just trying to be more active throughout their day, Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular allows them to stay connected, make calls, receive texts and more, even without iPhone nearby. The third-generation Apple Watch is an amazing health and fitness companion with intelligent coaching features, water resistance 50 metres and a new barometric altimeter that measures relative elevation. Apple Watch Series 3 comes in two models, one with GPS and cellular, and one with GPS, both featuring a 70-per-cent-faster dual-core processor and new wireless chip.
Canadians deserve to get the most out of their new
iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus. As the best national carrier for iPhone, Telus provides choices and services built to enhance Canadians’ iPhone experience. Premium Plus rate plans give customers the option to pay a lower upfront cost, while value-added services such as AppleCare+ are available with flexible payment options, in-store diagnostics and replacements. Telus customers can also take advantage of personalized one-on-one Telus Learning Centre sessions lead by the Apple Masters. Most importantly, customers can experience Canada’s largest and fastest network as ranked by PCMag. This recognition by PCMag follows wireless leadership acknowledgements made by both OpenSignal and J.D. Power earlier this year.
About Telus Corp.
Telus is Canada’s fastest-growing national telecommunications company, with $13-billion of annual revenue and 12.8 million subscriber connections, including 8.7 million wireless subscribers, 1.7 million high-speed Internet subscribers, 1.3 million residential network access lines and 1.1 million Telus TV customers. Telus provides a wide range of communications products and services, including wireless, data, Internet protocol (IP), voice, television, entertainment and video. Telus is also Canada’s largest health care IT provider, and Telus International delivers business process solutions around the globe.
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