Apple has today put all speculations to rest by announcing that the iPhone 6 will launch in India on October 17. Preorders for the new iPhones are also set to kick off from tomorrow onwards.
The launch date is in line with what BGR India reported last week. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be available via Apple Authorized Resellers including Ingram Micro, Redington, Rashi Peripherals and Reliance. The resellers will reveal the price of the new iPhones on launch day.
Speaking of the pricing, a report from yesterday claims that the prices for the iPhone 6 will start from Rs 53,500 for the 16GB variant, while prices for the bigger iPhone 6 Plus variant will start from Rs 62,500 onwards. The report further states that those buyers who preorder the iPhone 6 will receive the handsets on the night of October 16.
Apple’s press release follows.
iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus Available in India on Friday, October 17, 2014
Preorders Begin Tuesday, October 7
October 6, 2014— iPhone® 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, will be available in India beginning Friday, October 17 from an expansive network of Apple Authorized Resellers.
Customers can preorder iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus beginning Tuesday, October 7.
Pricing details will be soon made available by Apple’s partners: Ingram Micro, Redington, Rashi Peripherals and Reliance.