For iPhone12 and iPhone12 Pro, which Apple started making reservations on October 16, in addition to carriers such as Softbank, NTT DoCoMo, and au, some home electronics mass retailers have also started making reservations, and it is possible to purchase cheaper than the Apple Store. There is sex.
Major carriers have lower real contributions
Softbank, DoCoMo, and au have started accepting reservations for iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro from 9 pm on October 16, and reservations can be made from their online stores.
In addition to MNP discounts, each company is making significant reductions in the actual contribution on the assumption that the terminal will be returned in the future.
Softbank is implementing “Special Support +”, and assuming that the terminal will be collected and the model will be changed to a new model in about two years, for example, iPhone12 (64GB) will be charged 55,440 yen, and iPhone12 Pro (128GB). Is offered with a real contribution of 68,760 yen.
Points and smartphone payments can be used at home electronics mass retailers
In addition to the Apple store, SIM-free models of the iPhone 12 series can be reserved at some home electronics mass retailers such as Yodobashi Camera, Bic Camera, and EDION.
There is no price difference between the Apple Store and the home electronics mass retailer for the iPhone 12 series (SIM-free) at this time, but there are advantages such as giving unique points to the home electronics mass retailer.
Yodobashi Camera and Bic Camera each give 1% of their own points, so if you reserve the iPhone 12 Pro (128GB), you will receive points equivalent to 1,175 yen, which is 1% of the list price of 117,480 yen (tax included).
Since smartphone payments are available at some consumer electronics mass retailers, you can use the 5,000 yen return benefit of Mina Points, and by utilizing smartphone payments’ unique campaigns and point services of mass retailers, you can use the iPhone 12 series in the Apple Store. You may be able to buy it substantially cheaper than the price.
For example, BicCamera can use Line Pay smartphone payments, and at physical stores, you will be eligible for a 10% OFF “Special Benefit Coupon” (discount limit of 2,500 yen) for Line Pay’s Mina Point registration benefits.
Also, since EDION and Bic Camera can pay the price with PayPay, if you are eligible for the finale jumbo to be held on November 14th and 15th at the “Super PayPay Festival”, 2% depending on your luck. You may get a ~ 100% PayPay bonus. Stores not covered by the Super PayPay Festival Finale Jumbo will be announced in the future.
Please check each company’s website for details on the points of home electronics mass retailers that are given when purchasing the iPhone 12 series and the smartphone payment services that can be used.
- Yodobashi Camera page
- BicCamera page
- EDION page
In addition, please check the websites of each company for details on the conditions of the campaign that the smartphone payment service independently implements.
- LINE Pay Mina Point Campaign Page
- Super PayPay Festival Finale Jumbo Page
Source: Yodobashi Camera, Bic Camera, EDION, LINE Pay, PayPay
Source: iPhone Mania