Previously, the color variant was only available to the 128GB and 256GB versions of the 2016 flagships. Customers had to pay a price premium for the shade due to it being difficult to manufacture.
Although undeniably attractive, the glossy, reflective finish does have some drawbacks. It’s practically a magnet for fingerprints and smudges and it is prone to accumulate micro scratches from normal usage. Still, jet black iPhones are way less slippery than their regular ebony counterparts. Users can now purchase a jet black iPhone 7 for as low as $549.