Your iPhone Dream Becomes Even More Costlier and Here is Why?
If buying an Apple device has been a part of your New year Wishlist, then you have to spend few more bucks to make your wish true.
Yes, Apple has increased prices of iPhone in India and the new prices will be effective from February 5, 2018. Apple iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus will be even more expensive.
Even the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus that were released long back will see their prices going up. This price hike was expected as the Union Budget for 2018-2019 raised the import duty on smartphones from 15 to 20 percent.
This isn’t the first time that Apple increased the prices of its devices. Back in December 2017, a similar price hike was seen when the customs duty was increased from 10 to 15 percent. Apart from Apple, the price of other mobiles will also likely to see an increase, as the customs duty applies to all phones which are manufactured outside India.
The only Apple product that remains unaffected by this hike is iPhone SE, as it is currently being manufactured in India by Apple. So what will be the new pricing for iPhones in India? Here are the complete pricing details iPhones after the prices went up.
Revised Prices of Apple iPhone X in India:
The 64GB variant of the latest iPhone X will now start at Rs 95,390. Earlier it was priced at Rs 92,430. The price change is Rs 2,960. On the other hand, the bigger variant will now cost Rs 1,08,930 in India, which is an increase from the Rs 1,05,720 pricing,
Apple iPhone X was launched in November 2017 and the base variant was available at Rs 89,000 back then. Apple boasted iPhone X to be the best of Apple and it features latest technologies like Face ID function, edge-to-edge Super Retina Display, Animojis, and dual rear camera with OIS on both sensors. Apple iPhone X is powered by the company’s in-house A11 Bionic chip.
Revised Prices of Apple iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus in India
iPhone 8 and it’s successor iPhone 8 Plus were released along with the iPhone X at a starting price of Rs 64,000 for the 64GB version. Now they start at Rs 67,940 in India up from the Rs 66,120 price of December 2017. While the 256 GB model of iPhone 8 will cost as much as up to Rs 81,500 up from the Rs 79,420 price.
The smart version of iPhone 8, the iPhone 8 Plus variant, which has a 5.5-inch display and dual rear camera will now start at Rs 77,560 up from the price of Rs 75,450. The bigger storage version is now listed for Rs 88,750. iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are powered by the same chip found in iPhone. iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 can be differentiated by the camera and bigger screen. The price hike is around 2.8 percent for the devices.
Revised Prices of Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus in India
The revised price of iPhone 7 32GB variant is Rs 52,370. The 128GB version will now cost Rs 61,560. Earlier it is Rs 59,910. There is an increase of 3.1 percent.
The bigger model iPhone 7 Plus, which has a dual-rear camera similar to that of iPhone 8 and iPhone X series, is now priced at Rs 62,840 in India. The earlier pricing was Rs 61,060. The 128GB variant of this phone will be priced at Rs 72,060.
Revised Prices of Apple iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus and iPhone 6 in India
It’s been years that Apple launched iPhone 6S and 6S plus but still, it is one of the premium device available in the market. The 32GB model of the 3-year-old iPhone will now start at Rs 42,900 in India, while the 128GB version will be available for Rs 52,100. Apple iPhone 6s Plus, which has a bigger 5.5-inch display will start at Rs 52,240 for the 32GB version.
Apple iPhone 6, which was released in 2014 is having a new price tag of Rs 31,900 up from the Rs 30,780.