Apple unveils red iPhone 8

The iPhone is once again seeing red.Apple on Monday announced a special edition iPhone 8 and ...

Posted: Apr 9, 2018 3:06 PM
Updated: Apr 9, 2018 3:06 PM

The iPhone is once again seeing red.

Apple on Monday announced a special edition iPhone 8 and 8 Plus with a red aluminum body. The models are in partnership with (RED), a nonprofit that works to fight AIDS and HIV in Africa.

The devices are identical to the iPhone 8 devices Apple launched in September. They join an existing lineup of iPhone 8 colors, such as gray, silver and gold.

The red smartphones, available in 64GB and 256GB models, start at $699 and $799, respectively.

This is the second consecutive year Apple has unveiled iPhone models in red. Last year, the special edition of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus commemorated a 10-year long partnership between Apple and (RED).

Related: Apple posts record $88 billion in sales, but iPhone concerns loom

Apple has long developed (RED)-themed products, such as special edition iPhones, Beats headphones and red accessories for the iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch. An unknown portion of the proceeds from those products go to Global Fund HIV/AIDS grants for testing, counseling, treatment and prevention efforts.

Since partnering with (RED), the tech giant has donated more than $160 million to its Global Fund. Apple says it's the organization's biggest corporate donor.

The red iPhone 8 and 8 Plus will be available to order online in select countries, such as the US, Canada and Germany on Tuesday. The devices hit stores on Friday.

But you won't find red on the iPhone X, the costly ($1,000) smartphone with face detection. However, Apple is offering a new (RED)-branded $99 leather folio case for the device.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 1200624

Reported Deaths: 19116
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles3908917623
San Bernardino921641129
Riverside857691437
San Diego80018997
Orange767611577
Kern40632448
Fresno37994481
Sacramento36579566
Santa Clara33732476
Alameda29116511
San Joaquin25741502
Contra Costa23571261
Stanislaus21585424
Tulare20634308
Ventura19379175
Imperial15960356
San Francisco15377160
Monterey14753116
San Mateo14148170
Sonoma12049157
Merced11550179
Santa Barbara11340135
Kings1068787
Solano1004481
Marin7704129
Placer635468
San Luis Obispo612936
Madera605085
Yolo473775
Shasta471847
Santa Cruz435828
Butte389459
Sutter314415
Napa298817
El Dorado23154
Yuba198110
San Benito186516
Lassen17733
Tehama164925
Mendocino148522
Nevada11849
Tuolumne9818
Lake90919
Glenn8918
Humboldt8509
Colusa6946
Siskiyou6242
Amador55416
Mono5453
Calaveras47822
Del Norte3131
Inyo29016
Plumas2050
Trinity1580
Modoc1310
Mariposa1302
Alpine500
Sierra190
Unassigned00
Chico
Scattered Clouds
39° wxIcon
Hi: 62° Lo: 36°
Feels Like: 39°
Oroville
Clear
43° wxIcon
Hi: 62° Lo: 37°
Feels Like: 43°
Paradise
Scattered Clouds
39° wxIcon
Hi: 60° Lo: 40°
Feels Like: 39°
Chester
Clear
27° wxIcon
Hi: 51° Lo: 28°
Feels Like: 27°
Red Bluff
Clear
42° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 34°
Feels Like: 39°
Willows
Scattered Clouds
39° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 39°
Above average temperatures and sunny skies will be in in the forecast for the next 7 days. Sadly, no rain.
KHSL Severe
KHSL Radar
KHSL Temperatures

Community Events