On September 9, Apple has officially announced its new 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus and pre-orders started from that day in various countries and in India, it was expected to launch both the iPhone variants on October 17. Release date is in front of us, but Airtel – one of the biggest cellular vendor has silently listed the iPhone 6 Plus on its official website which reads as “Coming soon.”
Although, the iPhone 6 Plus was listed on Airtel India’s company site, the listing doesn’t revealed any price tag for that larger screen iPhone nor specified any launch date either. However, it is subjected that Airtel will be offering the 16GB, 64GB and the 128GB variants of the 6 Plus in three different color options – White, Space Grey and Gold. About the iPhone 6, not listed as yet on the Airtel website as of.
Just yesterday, we had talked about the iPhone 6 reservations in China, which almost made two million bookings in just 6 hpurs of opening, and which will go on sale on October 17. As the online pre-bookings will kick off on Friday, the October 10.
The price list for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in china retailed:
Apple iPhone 6:
16GB – CNY 5,288 (€678)
64GB – CNY 6,088 (€780)
128GB – CNY 6,888 (€883)
Apple iPhone 6 Plus:
16GB – CNY 6,088 (€780)
64GB – CNY 6,888 (€883)
128GB – CNY 7,788 (€999)
Nevertheless, if you think of China launch, India roll out will be changed to some other date. Still a lot of speculation around when Apple will launch the new iPhones in India. Because of the high demand in the US and Chan markets, Apple may, I said may postpone India launch dates. According to the recent report that surfaced claiming that there were no changes made in the plans, and would take place on October 17th, which is Friday, and that’s before Diwali.
Vendors via e-commerce in India started offering premium iPhone 6 at price starting at Rs. 56,000. A vendor at eBay is offering for Rs. 55,954 and promising the Oct. 8 as estimated time to deliver the smartphone and that’s without any extra charge for shipping. ShopClues.com is promotes iPhone 6 16GB with 4.7-inch screen for Rs. 59,999 and also charging Rs. 149 shipping charge and promising to deliver by October 8th.
Amazon website selling the iPhone 6 for around $750, including shipping cost, in US which amounts to about Rs 46,000. Vendors at E-bay have also started taking pre-booking the iPhone 6 Plus which has 5.5 inch screen for price starting around Rs 77,000.