Over the last year, the India App Accelerator at Bengaluru has guided thousands of young local developers to create the best-in-class apps. Now Apple is planning to start ‘Business and Marketing’ sessions that will help developers sell and market their apps effectively. Starting early this summer, it will help Indian developers understand the marketing aspect of the app business. Read more
At the recent education event in Chicago, Apple launched the all-new iPad 6th generation. The iPad is now available for pre-order on Flipkart with a starting price of INR 28,000 and is expected to hit the stores soon. These iPads will be available in 32 GB and 128 GB with or without LTE support in gold, silver, and space grey colours. Read more
The iPhone 6s Plus is one of the highest selling models in India and Apple has begun its trial production at a new factory in the southern region of India with an aim to lower the model’s prices. Setting up a local factory in Bengaluru, Karnataka, Apple aims to drop the prices as a response to the government policies that taxes foreign devices. Read more
India, the world’s fastest growing economy, with a GDP of around 7%, is being courted by Apple, the world’s most valuable company. The undoubted presence of growth opportunities in India is dispersed over an obstacle course of impervious rules, inconsistent regulations and deeply seated corruption. Read more
After Flipkart recently hosted the Apple Week, it was inevitable for Amazon to not buckle up. The global e-commerce leader has collaborated with Apple to create the Apple Fest on its Indian website. The Apple Fest Sale offers discounts and deals on various Apple products such as MacBook, iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch. The sale offers upto INR 10,000 off on all iPhones, where even the latest models like the iPhone X and iPhone 8 will be available at lower prices, while the iPhone SE can be grabbed for just INR 17,999. Read more
Even though the Apple products are priced at a premium amount, the company is perceptive about expanding its presence in the hyper-competitive smartphone market in India. The company also recorded a significant increase in the sales of iPad tablets in India for the last three months of 2017. Read more
We bring news of absolute delight for prospective iPhone X buyers. If you think that the magnificent iPhone X is out of your league, then hold your horses, for Apple India has announced a new limited period offer for iPhone X buyers. The super-smartphone is now available at a collective discount of Rs. 30,000 at Apple Premium Resellers. Read more
Apple’s Taiwanese manufacturer Wistron corp is reportedly finalising the deal to secure another 100 acres of land in Bangalore, the silicon valley of India.
To expand its presence in India, the firm is likely to invest $157 million to set-up the manufacturing site for iPhone 6s. Currently, Wistron produces only iPhone SE (therefore, the cheapest iPhone for us, unless you have a mamaji/chachaji living in America. Read more
Last November, when iPhone X was launched with a whopping price tag of Rs. 83,9000 for its base model and Rs. 1.02 lakh for the 256GB, it became the first mainstream handset in India to cross the mark of rupees 1 lakh (What a historic day!!). Needless to say there was a flurry to complaints and cries, with pre-order offers like Jio Cashback doing little to ease the pain.
It was too pricey. It was doomed in a price sensitive marketing like India, it just wasn’t worth it – All these arguments, although credible, have been proven wrong! Read more
With the hike in customs duty levied on imported phones from 15% to 20%, iPhone prices in India have gone further up. Read more