iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, Apple Watch Series 3 arrive at GCI on Sept. 29

September 29, 2017

GCI to also offer Apple TV 4K

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – GCI today announced it will offer the new generation iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, and Apple Watch Series 3.

iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus and Apple Watch Series 3 will be available in stores starting on Friday, Sept. 29.

For complete pricing details, please visit gci.com.

“We are excited to announce that Alaskans will be able to experience iPhone 8 on the state’s largest LTE network,” said Greg Klimek, vice president, Wireless Marketing. “GCI strives to deliver the best possible service to our customers through continual investment in our network and by giving Alaskans the opportunity to take advantage of the latest products on the market.”

iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are a new generation of iPhone featuring a new glass and aluminum design in three beautiful finishes - space gray, silver and a new gold – made with the most durable glass ever in a smartphone, Retina HD displays, A11 Bionic chip and is designed for the ultimate augmented experience.

The world’s most popular camera gets even better and wireless charging brings a powerful new capability to iPhone.

iPhone 8 Plus features dual 12-megapixel cameras and introduces Portrait mode with Portrait Lighting, bringing dramatic studio lighting effects to iPhone, allowing customers to capture stunning portraits with a shallow depth of field effect in five different lighting styles.

Additionally, iPhone X, the future of the smartphone, will be available to pre-order at GCI in November. iPhone X features a gorgeous all-glass design with a beautiful 5.8-inch Super Retina display, A11 Bionic chip, wireless charging, an improved rear camera with dual optical image stabilization and Face ID, enabled by the new TrueDepth camera.

Apple Watch Series 3 is an amazing health and fitness companion with intelligent coaching features, water resistance 50 meters and a new barometric altimeter that measures relative elevation.

Apple Watch Series 3 features a 70 percent faster dual-core processor and new wireless chip.

With GCI’s Simply Unbeatable plan, customers can take advantage of unlimited wireless on Alaska’s largest LTE network starting at $70 for one line, or two lines for $120.

GCI also announced it will carry Apple TV 4K, designed to deliver a stunning cinematic experience at home. With support for both 4K and High Dynamic Range (HDR), Apple TV 4K features unbelievably sharp, crisp images, richer, more true-to-life colors and far greater detail in both dark and bright scenes. With Apple TV 4K, viewers can enjoy a wide selection of 4K HDR movies on iTunes and other popular video services. Customers can order Apple TV 4K beginning Friday, Sept. 29 at gci.com and GCI stores.

For more details on pricing and data plans, please visit gci.com.

For more details on iPhone, Apple Watch and Apple TV, please visit www.apple.com.

About GCI

GCI delivers communication and technology services in the consumer and business markets. Headquartered in Alaska with additional locations in the U.S., GCI has delivered services for more than 35 years to some of the most remote communities and in some of the most challenging conditions in North America. Learn more about GCI at http://www.gci.com.

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