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:

We’re separately covering the best iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 deals of the month in our dedicated articles.

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

iPhone 12

  • 64GB – £799/US$829/AUD$1349
  • 128GB – £849/US$879/AUD$1429
  • 256GB – £949/US$979/AUD$1599

We’ve reviewed the iPhone 12 and 12 mini here if you want to see what we thought of Apple’s latest handsets.