Apple has recently announced that their flagship phones iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus pre-orders will start on October 7th in India, which will eventually followed by the phones hitting stores such as Apple Authorized Re-sellers on October 17th.
The prices of the iPhone 6 series have not yet disclosed by the company but they said, “Pricing details will be soon made available by Apple’s partners: Ingram Micro, Redington, Rashi Peripherals and Reliance”.
The official announcement on sale came late and this gave many vendors through e-commerce to start selling premium smartphones at prices starting from around Rs. 56,000. On amazon, the iPhone 6 is selling for USD 750, which includes shipping cost in US. This when converted to Indian rupees amounts to just Rs. 46,000.
The iPhone series phone i.e. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus come in three versions: 16 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB. Both the phone features 8 megapixel camera and 1.2 Megapixel front camera. The iPhone family supports 2G, 3G and 4G network.
The major difference between the two phones iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus is their screens size. iPhone 6 screen size is 4.7 inch and iPhone 6 plus has 5.5 inch display. The new iPhone 6 family is thinner than their previous generation iPhone 5S with 7.6 mm thickness. iPhone 6 is 6.9mm thick and iPhone 6 Plus is 7.1 mm thick.
Ingram Micro, Rashi Peripherals, Redington and Reliance are partnering with Apple this time for the official release. With release time nearing, pricing information can be published any time soon, which might end up similar to the price of iPhone 5S pricing last year.
Pre-ordering will start from Tuesday onwards but it is not clear how they will proceed the pre-ordering. Though, one thing is highly likely that it is possible only at Apple Authorized re-sellers such as Croma, Imagine, Reliance Digital etc.