Though Apple didn’t announce it on stage, the company’s India website has revealed a launch date for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Both the new iPhones will be going on sale in India from October 7, and prices will start from Rs 60,000. Also Read - This photo shot with iPhone X by an Indian wins iPhone Photography Awards 2021
The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus both will be available in three storage variants each, and will be bundled with an EarPod with Lightning Connector and a Lightning to 3.5 mm Headphone Jack Adapter. These two accessories will also be sold separately, priced at Rs 2,500 and Rs 900 respectively. Other accessories introduced for the new iPhones include leather and silicone cases with prices starting from Rs 2,900 and a Smart Battery for Rs 8,900. Lightning Docks in several color-matching metallic finishes will also be available for Rs 3,700. Apple has also introduced new wireless AirPods that will be going on sale in late October, priced at Rs 15,400. Also Read - Top Apple gadgets, accessories for less than Rs 15,000 for Apple fans
Apple iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus specifications
The new iPhones bring in a host of improvements. These include better display, and a faster A10 Fusion 64-bit quad-core chipset, which Apple says offers up to 40 percent better performance, and up to 50 percent better graphic performance. While both iPhones come with better cameras, the highlight is the dual-camera setup on the iPhone 7 Plus. The camera is capable of shooting great photos in low light, and is also a capable portrait shooter offering DSLR-like bokeh effect. On the storage front, the new iPhones will be available in 32GB, 128GB and 256GB variants. Needless to say, the new smartphones run on iOS 10 out-of-the-box, whereas other smartphone users will be able to updated from September 13. Also Read - 5G on iPhone SE? We are fine, as long as Apple upgrades the basics to 2022 spec
Along with the new iPhones, the Apple Watch Series 2 will also be going on sale in India from October 7. Prices for the smartwatch start from Rs 32,900 for the gold, rose gold, space grey aluminum, or space black stainless steel variants. The ceramic Apple Watch Edition is priced at Rs 110,900. The Nike+ Apple Watch Series 2 variant will be available for Rs 32,900 for 38mm, and Rs 34,900 for the 42mm variants.