Apple will be launching the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in India on October 17. With less than a month to go for the official launch, the smartphones have hit India s grey markets, with prices touching a ridiculous Rs 140,000 for the iPhone 6 Plus 64GB variant. Also Read - PUBG New State receives over 17 million pre-registrations as closed alpha testing endsAlso Read - iPhone selling in LG stores? Apple is apparently in talks for a new deal
In Delhi s grey markets, the 16GB variant of the iPhone 6 is priced as much as Rs 80,000. The bigger iPhone 6 Plus, on the other hand, is retailing at Rs 120,000 for the 16GB variant, and Rs 140,000 for the 64GB variant. Also Read - Apple CEO Tim Cook claims iOS is more secure than Android
Last year, before the iPhone 5S was officially launched, it too hit the grey markets in India. It retailed for around Rs 75,000 for the 16GB variant, and the rare gold colored variant was available for as much as Rs 115,000.
The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are differentiated by their display size 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch and are powered by next-generation 64-bit A8 processor paired with an M8 coprocessor and 1GB of RAM. The smartphones also feature an 8-megapixel rear camera, 1.2-megapixel Facetime camera at the front, NFC and three storage options 16GB, 64GB and 128GB. On the software front, the two new iPhones run on iOS 8.
As mentioned above, the new smartphones will go on sale in India on October 17. Both the iPhones have got quite positive reviews from experts and you can check the iPhone 6 reviews here, and the iPhone 6 Plus reviews here.
With inputs from Rajat Agrawal