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Refurbished iPhone 4 Sold As Corporate Deals for just INR 22,500, Unavailable to General Public

With the launch of iPhone 4S in India it was expected to be huge craze amongst all classes of people.

But many of potential buyers of the Apple product were put-off by its humongous price tag. Priced at 44,500 INR, it seemed to be out of reach for many aspirants and current users who wanted to do an upgrade, especially with the introduction of “Siri” the voice assistant and also many new features like 8MP Camera.

The old phones which were submitted by the users who did an upgrade made it possible for Apple to refurbish these phones and sell it at considerable rates.

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Aircel Brings iPhone 4S to India, Preorders Starts 18th November, Launches on 25th November, Airtel Joins the League

The wait is finally over, iPhone 4S as predicted earlier is hitting the indian shores this month courtesy Aircel. As we reported earlier the rumors were already floating around an imminent November launch  for the iPhone 4S in India.

Aircel has officially announced that the iPhone 4S will be launched on 25th November and the preorders will start from the  18th of this month. Along with the Aircel announcement, Airtel the other Carrier which is bringing the iPhone 4S has also announced their  iPhone 4S coming soon as well.

Though no pricing details have yet been released for any version of the iPhone 4S from Airtel or Aircel, but we can expect that to be around the estimated iPhone 4S prices which we reported about a couple of days ago.

It remains to be seen if they bring all the 3 versions that is the 16GB, 32GB and 64GB iPhone 4S and what price tag does these devices gets as it’s coming from both the carriers and if one has to stand out in the fierce competition and keeping in mind what kind of customers to target for this launch to be successful.

 

iPhone 3G India Official Pricing out !

As posted earlier Vodafone and Airtel are all set to launch the iPhone 3G on 22nd August. But the prices were not known then.

Just today, many sites seem to have the Official Pricing Details available.

According to them iPhone 3G 8Gb will be available for Rs. 31,000 and the iPhone 3G 16Gb for Rs.37,000 !

Here’s what Tech2.com says :

Well, that’s about to change now as we’ve received official pricing for the most-awaited phone.

The 8 GB version of the iPhone 3G will cost Rs. 31,000, while the 16 GB version will cost between Rs. 36,000 and Rs. 37,000.

These prices are not inclusive of the plan these phones will come bundled with.

Customers buying the iPhone will have a choice of plans to choose from, so stay online with us to get those details soon.

Apple once again seems to have done unjustice to its Indian users and set a sky high price for their iPhones ! Note that even with a price tag of 31 thousand, the iPhone will be subsidized and will still be Locked under a 1 yr or 2 yr Contract !

Airtel set to launch iPhone 3G on 22nd August

Just few days back I’d posted about Vodafone being the first to bring iPhone in India followed by AirTel 15 days later. But Bharti Airtel in a press release made it Official that it will launch the iPhone 3G on the 22nd August !

But none of the Companies, neither Vodafone nor Bharti have made its pricing details public, leaving people guessing on its Price and monthly tariff rates.

AirTel in a statement mentioned that the iPhone 3G would be available for purchase at Airtel’s Relationship Centres from August 22.

A Company Spokeperson, Mr. Kapoor said :

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