Apple’s high-end smartphone, the iPhone X will be available for purchase in India from today. The new Apple smartphone sale will kick off at 6 PM IST. Some of the leading e-retail sites, Amazon India, Flipkart put up pre-orders for the iPhone X last week.
Talking about the price, the tenth-anniversary iPhone holds a premium price tag of Rs. 1,02,000 for the 256GB version. Meanwhile, the 64GB model of the iPhone X will come for a price of Rs. 89,000.
For those who are planning this premium-spec’d smartphone, here’s where they can buy it-
The iPhone X is listed as ‘coming soon’ on the e-retail site. The company is giving an exchange offer of up to Rs. 20,000
on the smartphone. EMI starts at Rs. 3042 a month for the 64GB version and Rs. 3487 per month for the 256GB model. There is a buyback guarantee of Rs. 149 as well and Axis Bank Credit card holders can get an additional 5 percent off on the purchase of the smartphone via Flipkart.
Amazon is offering a cashback of Rs. 10,000 for Citibank Credit and Citibank World Debit cardholders. The offer is applicable if you order the iPhone X with Jio Digital service. It is valid from October 27 until November 3 11:59 PM. The cashback will be credited to the consumer’s ‘card account’ within 90 days of purchase. However, Amazon does note that the cashback offer will be valid only once per card.
The telecom operator, Jio is also offering the new Apple smartphone. The company is giving away 70 percent buyback offer for the iPhone X for consumers who make the purchase via Amazon India. In order to get this offer, will be required to purchase the product within the time period from November 3 to December 31, 2017. Further users need to have active Jio connection and recharge the Jio SIM with a pack of Rs. 799 or above for a period of 12 consecutive months to get assured buyback value of 70 percent on the ‘original MRP’. The offer is valid if consumers return the phone within the buyback period.
The leading telecom service provider, Airtel will also offer the purchase of the new iPhone X starting 6 PM today on its newly launched Online Store. Airtel in its official blog said that the smartphone will be available exclusively to Airtel postpaid customers as an unlocked device ‘on a first come first serve and full payment basis, till stocks last’. The company will deliver the handset free of charge. It is also offering a Rs. 10,000 cashback for consumers who purchase with Citibank credit cards. You can visit the website www.airtel.in/onlinestore/ to know more about iPhone X offers.
Consumers can also purchase the phone via Apple resellers and other partner outlets.
To recall, Apple globally introduced its tenth-anniversary iPhone in September. The new iPhone flaunts glass on both the sides: front and rear. Up front, there’s a 5.8-inch Super Retina OLED edge-to-edge panel, featuring 2,436 x 1,125 pixels resolution and 458 PPI pixel density. The display appears to carry an oleophobic coating in order to keep smudges and fingerprints away from it.
Internally, there’s Apple’s all-new A11 Bionic six-core CPU coupled with 3GB of RAM. Apple iPhone X is iP68 rated duster and water resistant, and it can be submerged up to 1.5 meters for 30 minutes. It incorporates all the bells and whistles of Apple Pay for online transactions. In terms of optics, it houses dual lens camera (12MP+12MP) with f/1.8 aperture and features like phase detection autofocus (PDAF), dual optical image stabilisation (OIS), and quad-LED two-tone flash. It can also record 4K videos at 60 frames per second. It runs on the latest Apple iOS platform, iOS 11.