Apple is all set to bring the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus in India on October 16. Yes, finally its the official date and the Cupertino company has even updated it on the official India iPhone product page.
Apple has officially announced the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus on September 9 and it went on sale officially in 12 countries on September 25. The company has managed to sell more than 13 million new iPhones this launch weekend which is more than the 10 million sold last year. Apple will sell the iPhones in another 40 countries starting from October 9 and its hitting India on October 16.
Apart from India, the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will be sold in Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Greenland, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Maldives, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Malaysia and Turkey.
Now, coming to the pricing, iPhone 6s is expected to be priced around Rs 53,000-60,000 (16 GB) in India. However, our gut feeling says, it will be priced around Rs 55,000 with an increment of Rs 9,000 for the higher storage models. Similarly, iPhone 6s Plus will start around Rs 65,000 for the 16GB and get an increment of Rs 9,000 for the higher storage variants. The latest iPhones will go on sale at Midnight on October 16 in India and major outlets are expected to announce pre-orders soon. Last year also, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were launched around a similar time on October 17, 2014. The 16GB iPhone 6 model costed Rs 53,500, while the 64GB variant and the 128GB option were priced at Rs 62,500 and Rs 71,500 respectively. On the other hand, the iPhone 6 Plus was priced at Rs 62,500 for the basic 16GB variant, Rs 71,500 and Rs 80,500 for 64GB and 128GB options respectively.
We will bring you more news on the exact India pricing as we come closer to the launch date.