Apple has confirmed to roll-out new iPhone 6S series in India on 16 October, now the company has dispatched the price details of the devices to the retailers ahead of the release next week.
Apple iPhone 6S series price starts with a whopping Rs. 62,000, whereas its phablet version's base variant (16GB) will set you back by Rs. 72,000, reported Technology Personalized.
It has been learnt that the high MRP (maximum retail price) rates of iPhone 6S series has to do with India' rupee depreciation against US dollar and the government's custom duty (12.5%) has further escalated the costs of the Apple devices.
Read more: Union Budget 2015 After-Effect: Apple iPhones become more expensive in India
As far as old iPhone 6 and 5S series are concerned, they expectedly have received marginal price-cuts. The former gets around Rs. 4,000 discount, whereas the latter receive as much as Rs. 10,000 off. [Check-out the table below for detailed price-list]
In a related development, Apple has joined forces with Vodafone and Airtel to make iPhone 6S series reach wider regions ahead of 16 October launch, reported The Economic Times.
This is the first time the Cupertino company has joined hands with network carrier firms well before the launch and it is also be the fastest ever an Apple product release happening in the India market to date.
Also read: Apple Advances iPhone 6S Series Release in India to Challenge Samsung Galaxy Note 5, S6 Edge+
Official price of Apple iPhone 6S series:
|Apple iPhone 6S||16GB||Rs. 62,000|
|Apple iPhone 6S Plus||16GB||Rs. 72,000|
Revised Price Details of iPhone 6 and iPhone 5S:
|Models||Old Price (2015)||New Price (2015)|
|Apple iPhone 6||128GB: Rs. 74,000||128GB: Rs. 72,000|
|64GB: Rs. 65,000||64GB: Rs. 62,000|
|16GB: Rs. 56,000||16GB: Rs. 52,000|
|Apple iPhone 6 Plus||128GB: Rs. 83,000||128GB: Rs. 82,000|
|64GB: Rs. 74,000||64GB: Rs. 72,000|
|16GB: Rs. 65,000||16GB: Rs. 62,000|
|Apple iPhone 5S||16GB: Rs. 44,500||16GB: Rs. 35,000|
|32GB: Rs. 49,500||32GB: Rs. 40,000|
|Apple iPhone 5C||8GB:Rs. 37,500||8GB: Rs. 33,500|
Apple iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus:
|Model||Apple iPhone 6S||Apple iPhone 6S Plus|
|Display||4.7-inch LED-backlit IPS screen with Retina HD (aka full HD) with 1334 x 750p resolution
||5.5- inch LED-backlit IPS screen with Retina HD (aka full HD) with 1920x1080p resolution
|OS||Apple iOS 9.0||Apple iOS 9.0|
|Processor||64-bit 3rd generation Apple A9( It is 70% and 90% faster in terms of CPU and GPU speeds compared to A8, seen in 2014 based iPhone 6 models)||64-bit 3rd generation Apple A9( It is 70% and 90% faster in terms of CPU and GPU speeds compared to A8, seen in 2014 based iPhone 6 models)|
|Add-ons||Finger-print sensor, 3D Touch display, Wi-Fi, NFC (Apple Pay only), Assisted GPS and GLONASS||Finger-print sensor, 3D Touch display, Wi-Fi, NFC (Apple Pay only ), Assisted GPS and GLONASS|
|Dimensions||138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm||158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm|
|Weight||143 g||192 g|
|Colours||silver, gold, space gray and a new rose gold||silver, gold, space gray and a new rose gold|