Apple has revamped its iPhone lineup. After months of speculations, the company launched three new iPhones — iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X — at an event held in its new Apple Park campus. While iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are successors to last year’s iPhone models (iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus), iPhone X is the company’s tenth anniversary edition of iPhone, which made its debut in January 2007.
Here’s all you need to know about the three brand-new iPhone models’ India pricing, availability and more…
iPhone X price in India starts at Rs 89,000
Apple iPhone X comes in two storage variants, 64GB and 256GB. While the 64GB iPhone X is priced at Rs 89,000 in India, its 256GB variant sports a price tag of Rs 1,02,000. This makes iPhone X Apple’s most-expensive iPhone launched so far.
iPhone 8 price in India starts at Rs 64,000
Just like iPhone X, iPhone 8 too comes in 64GB and 256GB variants. The price for 64GB variant in India is Rs 64,000 and that of 256GB is Rs 77,000.
iPhone 8 Plus price in India starts at Rs 73,000
The big-screen variant of iPhone 8, the iPhone 8 Plus too comes in the same storage variants — 64GB and 256GB. The iPhone 8 Plus’ 64GB variant is priced at Rs 73,000. The 256GB variant has been priced at Rs 86,000.
iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus pre-orders in India to start on September 22
The pre-orders for iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will start in India on September 22. This is a week later than the day they go on pre-order in the US and some other nations. While Apple has not officially announced the pre-booking dates, its distributors Redington and Brightstar have said that both iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will be available for pre-bookings from September 22 onwards.
iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus India launch date: September 29
Both Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will hit the retail shelves in India on September 29, a week after their launch in the US.
iPhone X India launch date: November 3
The pre-bookings for iPhone X in India will start on October 27, along with 55 other countries across the globe. The sales will start on November 3. This is the first time that an iPhone is launching in India in the first wave.
iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus biggest feature is wireless charging
With iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, wireless charging has finally come to iPhones. iPhone 8 Plus also boasts of dual-camera set up at the back. Both the cameras are 12MP and support OIS. The wireless charging in the new iPhones uses a standard called Qi, the same that is also used by Samsung Electronics.
iPhone X biggest feature is its bezel-less display and FaceID
Apple iPhone X is the only iPhone launched so far to sport an OLED display. The smartphone features Apple’s highest resolution phone display: 2436 x 1125 pixels at 458 pixels per inch density (ppi).
Apple iPhone X will use your face as the password to unlock the device and authenticate apps. The TouchID has been replaced by FaceID. iPhone X uses 3D-sensing-powered facial recognition technology in place of the fingerprint sensor.