Apple iPhone 8 is now available for Rs 54,999 on Amazon India. The iPhone 8 was launched at Rs 64,000 and the e-commerce giant is offering a discount of Rs 9,000. Also Read - PUBG New State receives over 17 million pre-registrations as closed alpha testing ends
This is the second major offer on Apple’s iPhone from Amazon India in the last two weeks. The iPhone SE was offered at a massive discount of Rs 8,000 last week. The 32GB variant of iPhone SE was retailing for Rs 17,999 as opposed to its list price of Rs 26,000. The 4-inch iPhone is now listed at Rs 18,899 on Amazon India. Also Read - iPhone selling in LG stores? Apple is apparently in talks for a new deal
The price cut on iPhone SE or iPhone 8 is not official and Apple India is still listing iPhone 8 at Rs 66,120 for the 64GB variant and iPhone SE at Rs 26,000 for the 32GB variant. Apple had recently increased price of iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X due to import duty hike from the government. Also Read - Apple CEO Tim Cook claims iOS is more secure than Android
Apple iPhone 8 was launched alongside iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X in September and it is the successor to iPhone 7. The smartphone features a 4.7-inch Retina HD display with True Tone support and sports and metal and glass design. The use of metal back brings wireless charging support to the iPhone.
The iPhone 8 is powered by Apple A11 Bionic Chip with dedicated neural engine and M11 motion coprocessor. The new A11 Bionic is the fastest mobile chipset in the market right now. The iPhone 8 features a 12-megapixel rear camera with f/1.8 aperture and optical image stabilization. It supports 4K video recording at 60fps and 1080p slow-motion videos at 240fps. There is a 7-megapixel front camera with retina flash and f/2.2 aperture for selfies.
The iPhone 8, unlike iPhone X, retains the Touch ID button which doubles up as fingerprint sensor. The smartphone runs iOS 11.2 and is IP67 water and dust resistant. The iPhone 8 is ideal for those looking to buy a compact smartphone with latest features.
Apple has been in the news for unavoidable reasons this week with the company admitting that it does throttle performance of old iPhone to prevent unexpected shutdowns. In a way to mitigate the issue, the Cupertino-based tech giant announced discounted battery replacement program that allows iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus and iPhone SE users to get their smartphone batteries replaced at $29. In India, Apple authorized resellers will offer battery replacement at Rs 2,000 plus taxes.