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GST: Apple slashes prices for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac in India by up to 7.5%

Soon after the GST implementation, Apple iPhones, iPads, MacBook and Apple Watch have become slightly affordable.

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Barely hours after the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST), Apple has passed on the benefits to its consumers. The Cupertino giant has slashed prices for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and MacBook by up to 7.5 percent, making them easier on the pocket. The changes are live on the Apple India website. Here’s how GST implementation affects Apple consumers.

Apple iPhone 7

The iPhone 7 was launched in India at a starting price of Rs 60,000 for the 32GB variant. It has now been slashed by Rs 3,800, bringing it down to Rs 56,200. The 128GB and 256GB storage variants were priced at Rs 70,000 and Rs 80,000, respectively. However, after factoring GST, the prices come down t Rs 65,000 (128GB) and Rs 74,000 (256GB).

Apple iPhone 7 Plus

The iPhone 7 Plus was launched for Rs 72,000 for 32GB variant and Rs 82,000 and Rs 92,000 for 128GB and 256GB variants. However, post GST, the 32GB, 128GB and 256GB varaints will now  set you back by Rs 67,300, Rs 76,200 and Rs 85,400, respectively.

Apple iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE

The iPhone 6s 32GB and 128GB variants were priced at Rs 50,000 and Rs 60,000, respectively. However, they will now set you back by Rs 46,900 and Rs 55,900, respectively. The iPhone 6s Plus which was priced at Rs 60,000 for 32GB variant and Rs 70,000 for 128GB variant, will now set you back by Rs 56,100 and Rs 65,000, respectively. Lastly, the iPhone SE has also received a minor price cut. The 32GB variant which was priced at Rs 27,200 will now cost Rs 26,000, whereas the 128GB variant which was priced at Rs 37,200 will now cost Rs 35,000. ALSO READ: macOS High Sierra preview: Apple aims to boost performance and productivity

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Apple Watch

The Apple Watch (Series 1) which was priced at Rs 23,900 gets Rs 1,000 cut, and now available for Rs 22,900. The Apple Watch (Series 2) which was available for Rs 32,900 is now available for Rs 31,600. The Nike+ which was priced at Rs 32,900 is now available for Rs 31,600, whereas the Apple Watch Edition which was priced at whopping Rs 110,900, will now set you back by Rs 105,700.

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Apple iPad, iPad mini 4

The 32GB and 128GB iPad (Wi-Fi only) that were priced at Rs 28,900 and Rs 36,900 will now cost Rs 28,000 and Rs 35,700. Similarly, the 32GB and 128GB iPad (Wi-Fi + Cellular) variants that were priced at Rs 34,900 and Rs 45,900 will now set you back by Rs 33,800 and Rs 45,500. ALSO READ: How to install macOS High Sierra public beta on your MacBook, iMac or Mac mini right now

The iPad mini 4 128GB variant was earlier priced at Rs 34,900, and will now cost Rs 33,800. Similarly, the 128GB Wi-Fi + Cellular variant which was priced at Rs 45,900, will now set you back by Rs 44,500.

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Apple 10.5-inch iPad Pro, 12.9-inch iPad Pro

The 10.5-inch iPad Pro is available in three storage variants. The 64GB Wi-Fi only variant is priced at Rs 52,900, but after GST, the price comes down to Rs 50,800. Similarly, the 256GB and 512GB variants that were priced at Rs 60,900 and Rs 76,900, will now set you back by Rs 58,300 and Rs 73,900.

The 64GB (Wi-Fi + Cellular) variant which was priced at Rs 63,900 will now cost you Rs 61,400. Similarly, the 256GB and 512GB Wi-Fi + Cellular variants that were priced at Rs 71,900 and Rs 87,900, will now cost you Rs 68,900 and Rs 84,500. ALSO READ: Apple iOS 11 public beta released: How to install it on your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

Now, coming to the elder sibling – the 12.9-inch iPad Pro – the 64GB Wi-Fi only variant which was priced at Rs 65,900 will now cost you Rs 63,500. Similarly, the 256GB and 512GB variants that were priced at Rs 73,900 and Rs 89,900, will now set you back by Rs 70,900 and Rs 86,400.

The 12.9-inch iPad Pro 64GB Wi-Fi only variant which was priced at Rs 65,900 will now cost Rs 63,500. The 256GB and 512GB Wi-Fi only variants that were priced at Rs 73,900 and Rs 89,900 will now be available for Rs 70,900 and Rs 86,400.

Similarly, the 64GB Wi-Fi + Cellular variant that was priced at Rs 76,900 will now be priced at Rs 74,100. The 256GB variant which was priced at Rs 84,900 will now be available for Rs 81,400, whereas the 512GB variant that was priced at Rs 100,900 will now be available for Rs 97,000. ALSO READ: How to downgrade from iOS 11 public beta to iOS 10.3.3 in 5 easy steps

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12-inch MacBook, 13-inch MacBook Pro and 15-inch MacBook Pro

The MacBook line-up, expect for the MacBook Air has got some price cut too. The 12-inch MacBook with Intel Core m3 processor which was priced at Rs 109,900 will now set you back by Rs 104,800. The with Intel Core i5 processor which was priced at Rs 134,900, will now set you back by Rs 128,700.

The 13-inch MacBook Pro with 128GB storage and 256GB storage is now priced at Rs 104,900 and 121,100, down from Rs 109,900 and Rs 126,900, respectively. Similarly, the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar – 256GB storage variant is now priced at Rs 147,900, down from Rs 154,900. Also, the 512GB model is now priced at Rs 164,100, down from Rs 171,900.

Lastly, the 15-inch MacBook Pro – 256GB variant which was priced at Rs 205,900 will now set you back by Rs 195,800, whereas the 512GB variant which was priced at Rs 239,900 will now set you back by Rs 228,100. Besides these, Mac Mini, Mac Pro and iMac have also got minor price cuts. You can check the revised prices here.