Apple India has started pre-booking for the latest Apple iPhone 6 series in India from October 7, and will be available to users from 12.01 AM on October 17. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be available in India from October 17, from an inclusive network of Apple Authorized Resellers. Customers now can pre-order iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus beginning Tuesday, October 7, Apple India said in a statement today.
Apple India has still not disclosed the price range for which it will sell iPhone 6 series in the country but said, “Pricing details will be soon made available by Apple’s partners: Ingram Micro, Redington and Reliance.”
Some vendors through e-commerce portals have started offering the iPhone at price some where around Rs 56,000. Though Apple and its distributors are yet to announce official price of iPhone 6 series. Both Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus come in three versions in terms of storage: 16 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB. Both the models have 8 mega-pixel camera and 1.2 MP front camera. Both these smartphones supports 3G and 4G network.
The two models are different in terms of their size. While Apple iPhone 6 has 4.7 inch screen , iPhone 6 plus has 5.5 inch display. Compared to a thickness of 7.6 mm of iPhone 5S, the sixth generation has a thickness of 6.9 mm (iPhone 6) and 7.1 mm (iPhone 6 Plus), respectively.
According to research firm IDC, Samsung is the market leader with 25.2 per cent share of the global smartphone market, followed by Apple (11.9 per cent) and Huawei (6.9 per cent) during the second quarter of 2014.
In a 1st week of its launch, Apple said that more than 10 million of its iPhone 6 series devices were sold on the first weekend. Sales of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6Plus have surpassed our expectations for the launch weekend and we could not be much happier, Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a statement Monday.
Here is some idea of the prices from one of the retailers of Apple iPhone :
iPhone 6 16GB- Rs. 53,500
iPhone 6 64GB- Rs. 62,500
iPhone 6 128GB- Rs. 71,500
iPhone 6 Plus 16GB- Rs. 62,500
iPhone 6 Plus 64GB- Rs. 71,500
iPhone 6 Plus 128GB- Rs. 80,500