5Great reasons to order the new iPhone with Vodafone

A brilliant way to get Apple’s 5G flagship – and next year’s too with Vodafone’s Annual Upgrade Promise (more about that later)

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It’s that time of year again: Apple’s iPhone 12 series (including iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max) is on its way! And this year’s models are particularly important because not only are they Apple’s best ever iPhones; they are also Apple’s first 5G iPhones. That means it’s capable of downloading and streaming at superfast speeds to deliver silky-smooth hi-res video and music wherever you go. Or at least, it is if you get it from the right network. If you do, you’ll get superb superfast 5G, unlimited¹ data and a whole bunch of other goodies that you simply can’t get from anywhere else. If you don’t, well… then you won’t.

When you’re shopping for your new iPhone, Vodafone should be your very first stop. That’s because it’s set out to be THE network for iPhone owners, with a truly unlimited 5G experience for iPhone 12 users and lots of genuinely useful offers.

Here are 5Great reasons to pre-order your iPhone 12 from Vodafone.

1 You’ll be joining the UK’s best mobile data network

Vodafone’s mobile network has won multiple awards including Trusted Reviews’ Best Network² (as voted by its readers), nPerf’s Best UK Mobile Data Network³ and Umlaut’s Best London 5G network⁴. Such accolades indicate the optimum combination of extensive coverage, superfast speeds and rock-solid reliability, making Vodafone the perfect partner for your 5G iPhone.

2 You can get the latest iPhone every year with no upgrade fee

One of our favourite Vodafone offers is its Annual Upgrade Promise. Like Halloween and Christmas, new iPhones are an annual event – and if you’re a Vodafone customer you’ll be perfectly placed when the new iPhone comes out next year. Vodafone’s Annual Upgrade promise means you can (if you want to) swap your iPhone 12 for the new iPhone this time next year (or anytime after) on a new plan with no early upgrade fee – so you can experience unboxing joy every year!

3 You can get unlimited 5G data 

Vodafone’s Unlimited Max plan enables you to stream and download with unlimited 5G data at no extra cost. This means you can really take advantage of everything your new iPhone has to offer at superfast 5G speeds – from downloading and binge watching your favourite series to gaming on the go, sharing photos and videos instantly and more. 

4 You don’t need to worry about trade-in troubles

Vodafone also offers an industry-leading Trade-in Guarantee⁵. If you’ve ever traded in a phone you’ll appreciate the importance of Vodafone’s instant guarantee that your device has passed all the trade-in checks before you even put it in the post. The unique trade-in tool on the My Vodafone app means there are never any unexpected surprises, and (if your phone passes the checks) you’re guaranteed a saving of £15 per month when you trade in your old iPhone X and above (or £5 a month for an iPhone 8 or 8 Plus.) 

Customers who trade in their old device can pick up a new iPhone with unlimited data and 5G at no extra cost. That means the iPhone 12 from just £50 per month on Unlimited Max (£29 upfront cost) and the iPhone 12 Pro from £58 per month (£20 upfront cost).

5 Vodafone gives you award-winning perks and rewards

Last but not least, Vodafone offers unbeatable peace of mind. Vodafone is the only network to cover costs for manufacturing faults and repairs, including battery issues, for the duration of your plan – and it also offers a two year warranty on all Apple products.  You’ll also get a year of free Apple TV+, 200GB of iCloud storage⁶ and access to Vodafone’s VeryMe Rewards which brings you weekly treats and giveaways tailored to match your interests.

As if those 5Great reasons to choose Vodafone for iPhone 12 weren’t enough, there’s even more. Vodafone is also the only network to include AppleCare services as part of its insurance products, which gives you priority support in Apple Stores and 24/7 priority access to Apple experts. 

Rugby fans who pre-order the new iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro from Vodafone will have the chance to win a VIP experience to South Africa to watch a British and Irish Lions test match in 2021⁷. The trip includes test match tickets, flights, hotel accommodation and food and drink for four people, so they can enjoy the trip of a lifetime as they watch the Lions take on the world champions.

To find out how you can get your hands on the iPhone 12 on the UK’s best mobile data network with unlimited data, Vodafone’s Trade-In Guarantee and its Annual Upgrade promise, check out the offers here.


1 Unlimited data: available on Unlimited Lite Plan (max download/upload speed of 2 Mbps), Unlimited Plan (max download/upload speeds of 10 Mbps) & Unlimited Max Plan. Speed and coverage may vary as a result of a number of factors. Terms at vodafone.co.uk/terms-and-conditions.

2 The UK’s Best Network – as voted by readers of Trusted Reviews. Vodafone received 59.88% of the votes for the “Best Network Provider” category vs competitors, by readers of Trusted Reviews who voted in the Mobile poll. As of October 2020, verification: Vodafone.co.uk/network

3 nPerf Award: Based on nPerf testing during 2019, Vodafone was awarded: Best 2019 Mobile Internet Performance vs EE, O2 & Three. Results based on 35,664 tests carried out on the nPerf app in the UK. As of 01.2020, for full verification see vodafone.co.uk.

4 London’s Best 5G: based on Umlaut London 5G June 2020 drive test report. Umlaut tested performance of data services across major UK networks using 5G capable smartphones. The report shows that Vodafone leads competition in London, across 5G key performance indicators.

5 Trade in iPhone X, XS, XS Max or XR when you buy iPhone 12 to save £15 a month from your first bill:  £50 per month (£29 upfront cost) on Unlimited Max when you trade in your old iPhone. 

Trade in iPhone 8 or 8 Plus to save £5 a month, monthly cost £60 a month (£29 upfront cost).

6 200GB of iCloud storage for 3 months promotion is available until 23:59 on 30th September 2021

7 British and Irish Lions competition - the prize draw will open at 08:00 GMT on 16th October 2020 and close at 13:00 GMT on 23rd October 2020.


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