The Cupertino based company Apple has increased the price of some of its smartphones in India. The list includes the newly launched iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. To recall the iPhone 11 series was launched last year while the 8 series was launched two years back. The hike in the pricing is due to the increase in basic customs duty (BCD) rate that was announced by the Indian Government during the presentation of Union Budget 2020 also the withdrawal of earlier exemption from basic customs duty under the Social Welfare Surcharge. However, the pricing of its other products remains the same until now. The changes in the pricing will effect from today onwards.
The premium smartphone manufacturer Apple has reviewed the pricing of iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in India. Now, iPhoen11 Pro Max can be purchased at Rs 1,11,200 for the 64GB storage variant while the 256GB variant will be available at Rs 1,25,200. The 512GB model has now been priced at Rs 1,43,200. Rs 1300 has been increased on all the variants of the iPhone 11 Pro Max. Earlier the 64GB variant was available at Rs 1,09,900 whereas the 256GB and the 512Gb storage option cost Rs 1,23,900 and Rs 1,41,900 respectively.
Similarly from now onwards iPhone 11 Pro will also show an increase of Rs 1300 on all its variants. The 64GB variant can now be purchased at Rs 1,01,200 whereas the 256GB storage option will be available at Rs 1,15,200 and the 512GB model now comes at Rs Rs 1,33,200. At the time of launch, the base model was priced at Rs 99,900 while the 256GB and 512GB storage models came with a price tag of Rs 1,13,900 and Rs 1,31,900, respectively.
Then as well the company has also hiked the price of iPhone 8 models also. The 64Gb variant will now be available at Rs 40,500 while the 128Gb storage options now come at Rs 45,500. Earlier both the variants were priced at Rs 39,900 and Rs 44,900 for the base as well as 128GB model. Furthermore, the iPhone 8 Plus also shows an increase of Rs 700. The base model that is the 64GB storage will now be available at Rs 50,600 whereas the 128GB model now costs Rs 55,600. Earlier both the 64GB and the 128GB storage models were priced at Rs 49,900 and Rs 54,900 respectively.
The Official Apple Online Store in India reflects the revised pricing of the above-mentioned models whereas its online partners such as Flipkart and Amazon are yet to update the new pricing. However, the pricing of the iPhone 11, iPad tablets, Apple Watch and MacBook devices have not seen any changes.
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