By: Nirupam Manik, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi
Last updated : Friday, October 07, 2016 - 12:11
Both the Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will be available in India from today
Finally, the day has arrived. Starting today, Apple's latest iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will be available in India. So if you are waiting for the latest iPhones ever since Tim Cook unveiled the devices in a packed in Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, USA, on September 7, here is everything you should know.
Ofcourse, price is the most important thing in your mind and you should get ready to pay a huge amount to get your hands on the new iPhone 7. The iPhone 7 is priced at Rs 60,000 for 32GB, Rs 70,000 for 128GB and Rs 80,000 for 256GB model. On the other hand, iPhone 7 Plus will sell at Rs 72,000 for 32GB, Rs 82,000 for 128GB and Rs 92,000 for 256GB. The pre-orders of both the devices started long back. The first one to start was iWorld and Unicorn stores across the country where one has to pay Rs 5,000 to book his iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.
Moreover, Users can also book it online on iWorld's website. The stores claimed that they will start selling the device at 12:00 am midnight. On the other hand, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are also available for pre-order on websites such as Flipkart and Amazon India but here one has to pay the entire amount in advance. Also, the stock is available for only Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. However, Flipkart's exchange offer can be availed here as well which can offer up Rs 24,500 off on exchange.
There are several other ways in which you can save up some money in buying the iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus. Paytm is also offering Rs 7,000 cashback. Amazon and Flipkart are not offering cashback at present but if you had prebooked the devices, you will be eligible for the cashback. The sales in cities such as Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida and Bengaluru will start today while in other cities it will start tomorrow.
Recently launched, Tata CLiQ also began the pre-orders starting October 4 and will follow the same launch pattern as other e commerce websites. Users buying the iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus on Tata CLiQ via HDFC bank debit/credit cards will get a Rs 10,000 deferred cashback. However, this offer is only valid between October 4th - October 14th. In the quest of giving the best offers, Snapdeal has collaborated with American Express to provide a Rs 10,000 cashback on the purchase of an iPhone 7. On the other hand, if you are Axis Bank customer, you can also get Rs 5,000 discount on Snapdeal.
IndianStore is also offering a simila discount on Citibank Credit Cards on both online and offline stores. eBay, on the other hand, offers 7-10 percent discount coupons combined with several cash back offers if one pays via Debit/Credit cards of HDFC, ICICI, Citibank etc. So one can easily avail the discount of Rs 5,000 - 7,000. You can also buy an iPhone without warranty at a much cheaper price.
And we are pretty sure that you know all features of the new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus and if you are still have some query, you can check out our Handset Guide or comment on the section below.
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