Apple Cuts Prices of iPhone, iPad, & Mac in India As Part of Tax Reform Rollout
Apple today has slashed prices of its products in the country by as much as 7.5 percent. The move comes as India rolls out the Goods and Services Tax, which is the country’s biggest tax reform since Independence.
In India, the iPhone 7 now starts at Rs 56,200, down from its earlier price of Rs 60,000. The 128GB and 256GB models now come in at Rs 65,200 and Rs 74,400 respectively. For the iPhone 7 Plus, the device has been dropped from Rs 72,000 to Rs 67,30 for the 32GB model with the two higher storage tiers coming in at Rs 72,000 and Rs 85,400.
For the 10.5-inch iPad Pro, prices have dropped to Rs 50,800, Rs 58,300 and Rs 73,900 for the 64GB, 256GB, and 512GB capacities respectively. Prices of the cellular model have fallen to Rs 61,400 for 64GB, Rs 68,900 for 256GB, and Rs 68,900 for 512GB.
The 12.9-inch iPad Pro have fallen to Rs 70,900 and Rs 86,400 from their original price of Rs 70,900 and Rs 86,400. The 9.7-inch iPad now runs Rs 28,000 and Rs 35,700 for 32GB and 128GB respectively, down from Rs 28,900 and Rs 36,900 respectively.
Apple CEO Tim Cook met with Indian prime minster Narendra Modi last week as the company continues to expand its investments. iPhone production is underway in India, with the first ‘Assembled in India’ iPhones on sale, while Apple continues to push for permission to open retail stores.
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