An updated look and a whole new iPhone experience – #HelloiPhone8

The iPhone 8 brings with it an impressive array of new design features like the all-new glass casing, improved camera capabilities, wireless charging and powerful performance enhancements with the new A11 chip.

It’s an entirely new iPhone experience and it’s right here at iStore.

This is why we can’t get enough of it.

Sophisticated design

iPhone 8 is a stunning combination of advanced design features and sophisticated aesthetics. The new all-glass design, on the front as well as the back, is made from durable glass and reinforced by an aerospace‑grade aluminum band and metal substructure. Because it’s water resist there’s no need to panic when you need to make that urgent call while it’s raining. The outer case also has a special coating so that you can easily remove those smudges and fingerprints.

Apple also introduced the new AirPower mat with iPhone 8. This neat accessory is a mat that you can place your new iPhone 8 on (and other compatible devices like you Apple Watch and Airpods) and it will charge it through the glass back, making your iPhone charging entirely cable free. Prefer old school cables? You will still be able to charge your device as you normally would have as the cable comes with iPhone 8, AirPower is sold separately.

If you love your music, you’ll be excited to know that with iPhone 8, the stereo speakers now play up to 25% louder with an even deeper bass. So you can really push the limits when listening to your favourite tunes, watching videos or making video calls.

Thanks to iOS 11, you can also get a glimpse into what all of your friends are listening to and  sneak a peek at the playlists they have curated by viewing their personal profiles. Find your favourite song and crank it up on the new and improved stereo speakers built into iPhone 8.

Beautiful display

Thanks to True Tone technology, the Retina HD Display on the new iPhone 8 is more gorgeous than ever! True Tone senses the light and automatically adjusts the white balance on your image to match the light that is around you making the screen look and feel more natural. Ultimately, what this does is give you a viewing experience that is less of a strain on your eyes because it looks more like a printed page than a screen. The colours on your iPhone 8 are also beautifully richer with the new, wider colour gamut.

If you like catching up on the latest news on your iPhone, then True Tone on iPhone 8 is going to make reading those interesting news stories a whole lot easier on the eyes. In addition, with iOS 11 you’ll only see the top stories that are most relevant to you and also have the option of browsing through topics that Apple’s editors carefully create for you on a daily basis.

Advanced Camera

The Camera on iPhone 8 is an indulgence of new features and advanced technology that will get even the most mature adult squealing with delight. If you thought you loved the camera capabilities on your current iPhone, then get ready for a whole new set of exciting possibilities. The iPhone 8 Camera comes with a more advanced 12MP camera that has a larger, faster sensor, new colour filters, deeper pixels and an optical image stabilization for photos and videos. This means that it’s now really easy for you to experiment with all kinds of advanced photographic techniques and produce incredible photos and videos.

Portrait mode also has sharper foregrounds, more blurred backgrounds and better performance in low light settings. There is also a host of new filters that come with iOS 11 that make your portraits look like something out of a magazine! This feature is so cool that we couldn’t help ourselves from revealing the juicy details but please note that it is only available on iPhone 8 Plus and up.

Optimal video quality

Video capture on your iPhone 8 is better than ever before! Enhanced stabilisation, faster video frame rates and real-time image and motion analysis are all a result of the new image signal processor and video encoder that comes with the new iPhone 8. The image and motion analysis that is done in real-time means that your video has optimal quality. And along with a new advanced compression technology, your videos will be the same quality as before but half the size.

Why not take advantage of iPhone 8’s improved Camera by exploring the new video Time Lapse feature on iOS 11? You’ll be able to capture all kinds of time and movement elements that you never could before. 

High performance

iPhone 8 comes with the most powerful and smartest chip ever used in a smartphone. Its called the six-core A11 Bionic chip. What this means is that the iPhone 8 has a much faster CPU of up to 30%. It also utilizes the power more efficiently, so you have more power but for the same amount of battery life.

With all of this enhanced performance capability and the improved camera on your iPhone 8, Augmented Reality just became, well, a reality! This functionality has opened the door wide for developers to start creating an array of games and apps that reach new heights in terms of fluid and realistic graphics on your iPhone 8.

Let’s recap!

There is so much to love about the new iPhone 8! These are the highlights!

4.7″ display for the iPhone 8 and 5.5″ display for the iPhone 8 Plus

Available in silver, space grey and gold finishes

Durable glass body design

Water and dust resistant

Wireless charging

Louder stereo speakers

Retina HD Display with True Tone technology

More advanced 12MP camera

Cameras ready for Augmented Reality

Better video capabilities

Faster A11 processor

Which Mac are you?


Terms and conditions


These Online Terms and Conditions are a contract between you and ZA Online Proprietary

Limited, doing business as ISTORE. ISTORE is referred to in these Online Terms and Conditions as “ISTORE”. These Online Terms and Conditions apply when you use the ISTORE website (located at www.istoreonline.co.za), buy any products or services through the ISTORE website and also apply to your use of any such goods and services. By accessing the ISTORE website you agree to these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to these Online Terms and Conditions you must not use the ISTORE website.

Disclaimer and limitation of liability
The information, content, services, and features of the ISTORE website, including text, graphics

and links are provided on an “as is” basis. ISTORE does not represent that the ISTORE website or any content, service or feature of the website will be error free, or will meet any particular criteria of accuracy, completeness or reliability of information, performance or quality. ISTORE does not give any warranty, express or implied, in relation to the operation of the ISTORE website.

ISTORE cannot ensure that any files or other data that you download from the ISTORE website will be free of viruses or contamination or destructive features.

ISTORE is not responsible for the acts or omissions of any third parties in connection with the use of the ISTORE website.

ISTORE is not liable for any damages, liability or harm caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of the ISTORE website, whether for breach of contract, delict, or any other cause of action.

ISTORE is not liable for any indirect, consequential, special, incidental or punitive damages, including lost profits, even if ISTORE has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

If, despite the exclusion of ISTORE’s liability in these Online Terms and Conditions, ISTORE is found to be liable for any loss or damage caused, ISTORE’s liability is limited to R1000.

These Online Terms and Conditions do not affect your statutory rights, including your rights under any applicable consumer laws that cannot be altered by contract.

Content on the ISTORE website
All content on the ISTORE website, such as information, text, pictures, photographs, graphics, interfaces, and the design, structure and arrangement of the content, belongs to ISTORE or is licensed to ISTORE and is protected by law. You may not copy, reproduce, upload or post any of the content on the ISTORE website without ISTORE’s prior written permission.

Links to third party websites
The ISTORE website may include links to websites operated by third parties. ISTORE is not responsible for the content of those sites. The links to third party websites from the ISTORE website do not imply any responsibility for the content, opinions, representations, products or services provided on those sites. You are responsible for complying with the terms of use of any linked third party websites.

Changes to ISTORE website
he content on the ISTORE website and the products and services offered may change from time to time. No notice of any changes will be given to you. ISTORE may also interrupt the operation of the ISTORE website, or any part of the website, to perform routine or non-routine maintenance, to correct any errors, or make other changes.

If you do not comply with these Online Terms and Conditions when accessing or otherwise using the ISTORE website, ISTORE has the right to suspend your access to the website temporarily or permanently without notice to you. ISTORE may also stop operating the website entirely.

Sales in South Africa only
Only users in South Africa may buy goods and services through the ISTORE website. ISTORE will only accept orders for delivery addresses in South Africa. Products and services sold through the ISTORE website are intended for use only in South Africa.

By using the ISTORE website you are representing that you are above the age of 18 or, if you are below the age of 18, that you have the permission of your parent or guardian to use the ISTORE website and to buy goods and services through the website.

Billing and personal information
In order to buy goods and services through the ISTORE website, you will need to register an online account with ISTORE. For this purpose you will need provide to ISTORE certain personal information and billing information that will enable ISTORE to charge you for your purchases (such as your credit or debit card details). You must provide accurate and complete registration information when you register an account. You must ensure that your registration information is kept up-to-date. Any personal information or billing information that you provide to ISTORE will be used and retained in accordance with ISTORE’s Privacy Policy. The Privacy Policy can be accessed at [insert URL to Privacy Policy] and forms part of these Online Terms and Conditions.

When you set up your account you will choose a user name and password. You will have to use these details to log in to your account. You are responsible for keeping these details confidential. You must notify ISTORE immediately if there is any unauthorized use of or access to your account. ISTORE will not be responsible for any unauthorized use of your user name and password or for any losses that you suffer as a result and you will be responsible for any purchases made using your account, where you have failed to keep your user name and password secure and confidential. You may be held responsible for any losses suffered by ISTORE or any other user of the ISTORE website as a result of your failure to keep your user name and password secure and confidential.

Order process
When you place an order for a product, your order is subject to product availability. If, after you place your order, there is insufficient stock to fulfill your order, ISTORE has the right to cancel your order or any part of your order and refund the purchase price. ISTORE will refund the purchase price based on the original payment method (i.e. to your credit or debit card). You will have the opportunity to review any order for products or services that is placed through the ISTORE website. You can withdraw your order at any time before finally placing it.

Payment processing
All transmissions of billing information and data through the ISTORE website are encrypted and

ISTORE takes extensive steps to ensure that any transaction through the ISTORE website is secure. You accept that transactions that are performed over the internet may be vulnerable to being intercepted. ISTORE will not be liable for any interception that occurs and any loss that is suffered as a result, where ISTORE has taken reasonable steps to prevent this happening.

Terms and conditions of sale and return and refund policies

ISTORE will refund or exchange any online purchases within 7 days from the date of receipt as long as the item has not been used or installed and is returned in the original packaging and that the relevant proof of purchase is provided.

A 10% handling fee may be charged on opened / used purchases.

Software products cannot be exchanged or refunded. Products will not be refunded or exchanged due to incompatibility. Please check compatibility information before placing an order. A courier collection fee of R100.00 may be charged on refunds and exchanges. ISTORE will refund the purchase price of any product within 30 days after you cancel your agreement with ISTORE.

ISTORE will give you a refund based on the original payment method used to buy the products.

If you have entered into a contract with a mobile cellular operator for a data package and/or to buy a device, returning a product bought through the ISTORE website will not cancel your contract with the mobile cellular operator. You will continue to be responsible for that contract and for any charges and fees that are associated with that contract. Your right to return products that you bought through a contract with a mobile cellular operator and your right to cancel are governed by your contract with the mobile cellular operator.

Where you buy services though the ISTORE website, you agree that ISTORE can start providing the services before 7 days have passed from the date that you bought the services.

Pricing changes
ISTORE reserves the right at any time and without giving you any advance notice to make changes to the prices of goods and services that are sold through the ISTORE website and to correct any pricing errors that may inadvertently occur. ISTORE is not liable for any typographical errors that may occur.

Changes to the contract
ISTORE reserves the right to make changes to these Online Terms and Conditions at any time.

If you are an existing customer, ISTORE will notify you in advance of any material changes that it intends to make to these Online Terms and Conditions before the changes come into effect. If you do not wish to be bound by the amended contract, you should not continue to use the ISTORE website.

Delivery and collection
All orders over R1000 will be delivered free of charge. Any order less than R1000 will carry a small courier fee. There is no option to collect from ISTORE. A courier company engaged by

ISTORE will perform deliveries. You may be required to provide a valid form of identification when your order is delivered.

ISTORE is not liable for any incorrect order or delivery where you make an error in the information that you provide to ISTORE e.g. if you provide the incorrect delivery address or submit an incorrect order.

You acknowledge that the delivery of your order may be impacted by events beyond ISTORE’s control such as adverse weather conditions or industrial action. ISTORE is not liable for late deliveries of products purchased through the ISTORE website. ISTORE will, however, try to ensure a smooth delivery process.

Other terms and conditions
Additional terms and conditions may apply to specific products and services that are made

available through the ISTORE website and to other features that are made available on the site such as competitions. Those terms and conditions form part of these Online Terms and Conditions and you agree that you are bound by them. If there is a conflict between these Online Terms and Conditions and any specific terms and conditions applicable to any particular product or service or feature of the ISTORE website, the specific terms and conditions will apply.

iStore Online will from time to time allow customers to place Pre-Orders online.

These Pre-Orders are to “secure” launch products as soon as they are made available at iStore Online
Pre-Orders require 100% full payment to be cleared in our system.
EFT payments are subject to the standard terms and conditions of EFT payments

Pre-Orders will be fulfilled as and when iStore Online receive inventory from the supplier. iStore Online will make every effort to fulfill your Pre-Order and in the unlikely event that we cannot supply product against your Pre-Order you will be refunded your payment. Pre-Orders are restricted to one order per customer.

Pre-Orders placed online may not be collected in a physical iStore

Interpreting the contract, governing law and dispute resolution

These Online Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of South Africa, regardless of conflict of laws principles.

A court may find that some of the provisions of this contract are not enforceable. If this occurs, the remaining provisions of the contract will continue to apply. ISTORE will replace the affected provisions with new provisions that achieve the intended purpose but that are capable of being enforced in your country.

You and ISTORE consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the High Court of South Africa, Johannesburg for all disputes arising out of or relating to this contract. If you make a claim under your contract with ISTORE, as set out in these Online Terms and Conditions, you must do so within one year of the date when the cause of action arises. If you do not do so, your claim will be barred.

Record of your transaction
If you need to obtain a sales record of your transaction to buy goods or services through the ISTORE website, you can contact ISTORE within 30 days of the transaction.

Complaints and notices
Complaints and queries should be sent by email to [email protected]

Any legal notices that you give ISTORE under this contract must be sent by registered post to PO Box 782162, Sandton, 2146.

Where ISTORE needs to give you any notice as provided for in this contract or provide additional information about the products and services supplied to you, ISTORE will do so by sending you an email or posting a notice on the ISTORE website. You consent to ISTORE providing you with notices or information in this way.

Trade in terms and conditions

This voucher is exclusive to iStore, Ikeja Mall, Lagos. A maximum of 2 devices can be traded-in at a given time. The voucher can only be redeemed by the individual who was issued the voucher in the first instance, and for the avoidance of doubt, the person who is on record in the iStore as being the individual who traded in their device. No exceptions will be permitted. Value of the committed amount on the voucher code is subject to the applicant being the lawful owner of the device, the device is in good working order, there is no damage whatsoever to the screen, there is no liquid damage, has not had unauthorised repairs and the iPhone outer shell is not damaged – including any scratches or small dents. iStore may cancel the voucher or decrease the amount stated on the voucher if the above conditions are not met or are found to be untrue. Vouchers need to be redeemed on the same day the trade-in takes place. This voucher cannot be used in conjunction with any other special offer. This voucher cannot be exchanged for cash. The voucher value is subject to change without notice. A maximum of 2 vouchers can be used per redemption. Assessment results are final. When you buy a new iPhone for cash, the trade in amount will be passed as portion of the purchase price of the new iPhone. Apple Find my iPhone must be deactivated on the device. The working Apple charger and cable must accompany iPhone when trading it in, a reduced voucher amount will be paid if the working Apple charger and cable do not accompany your iPhone. iStore will not be held liable for any misrepresentation caused due to an unintentional copy error, and/or omission that may occur on any of our material. E&OE.

Valid for 3 months from date of issue.