Apple iPhone 6s 6s Plus: Apple announced its latest smartphones, the iPhone 6s and the iPhone 6s Plus on 9th Sep. India was not on the beginning list of the countries to get the device and there are no official launch dates for India been released.
India will be able to pre-order the latest models in the grey market within 2 days of the US launch on 25th September at Rs 1 lakh.
The grey market will be able to order a premium only for a short period of time, India’s growing importance as an iPhone market, Apple is expected to officially start selling the new iPhone in India by Oct 11th – 15th.
It is estimated that Apple could launch the iPhone 6s and the iPhone 6s Plus by Diwali to cash in on the festive season in India. the grey market in India has begun taking pre-orders.
The price of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus will be around Rs 1 lakh. but it will come down after the company announces the official launch date.
Five sellers in the grey market of the country said, “The iPhone 6s would sell at an average selling price between Rs 70,000 and Rs 80,000. The Rose Gold edition of the device seems to come at an added premium of Rs 10,000 to Rs 15,000. The iPhone 6s Plus would be selling at an average price between Rs 80,000 and Rs 90,000.”
Apple used to launch iPhone models in India months after they were introduced in the US and other major markets. Apple to begin selling in India 15-20 days after the global launch. It is estimated that Apple will price the iPhone 6s 16GB model at Rs 65,000 and the iPhone 6s Plus 16GB variant at Rs 70,000-72,000. The price of the 64GB and 128GB models will be much higher.
A dealer in Delhi’s mobile Market said the new iPhones will be available by the end of this month.