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iPhone 6 and 6 Plus price in India justified?

Question asked by Anoop Mathew in #Coffee Room on Sep 22, 2014
Anoop Mathew
Anoop Mathew 路 Sep 22, 2014
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I guess you all might have googled iphone prices in India. As seen on eBay India, the current pricing [For the Models Ready to Buy] is Rs.79,999 for 16GB iPhone 6 and Rs.1,28,000 for 16GB iPhone 6 Plus.

1. Is this price justifiable?

2. How many of you would like to even own this device?

3. What is the company trying to gain by giving out such insane prices for an enlarged iPhone experience as seem on many reviews on YouTube?

P.S.: The official launch for iPhone will begin by October 17th 2014 in India. These prices could vary by 17th October 2014. Posted in: #Coffee Room
Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare 路 Sep 22, 2014
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I thought it's somewhere in the Rs. ~60K range. I think 1,28,000 for iPhone 6 Plus is completely justified because it has a phone too and can run whatsapp and FB...

PS: OnePlus One! FTW!
[Prototype]
[Prototype] 路 Sep 22, 2014
Rank B1 - LEADER
Ah! Another iShit in the town. Not really surprised with the prices though. Apple is here to stay. With the number of riches increasing, I guess it'll find many buyers who thinks of it as a fashion/status icon rather than a smartphone(or a gadget for that sake).
Satya Swaroop Dash
Satya Swaroop Dash 路 Sep 22, 2014
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The prices on ebay are like that everytime an iPhone is launched. The dubious sellers on ebay procure the handset from abroad and then sell them to indian customers at ridiculous prices. This happened the last time too with the iPhone 5S as @Ambarish Ganesh points out in this article below.
https://www.crazyengineers.com/threa...lakh-at-the-grey-market-worth-it-folks.70863/
The weirdest thing is that 11 folks have bought the iPhone 6 Plus at these rates. 馃槻. I can think of better ways to spend this kind of moolah.
Divyaprakash KC
Divyaprakash KC 路 Sep 22, 2014
Rank C2 - EXPERT
Ahem..

BlackBerry Passport..
Ankita Katdare
Ankita Katdare 路 Oct 6, 2014
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iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus pre-orders begin in India from tomorrow on Amazon.

Here's the data from the official pricing announcement -

Apple iPhone 6

16 GB - Rs. 53,500
64 GB - Rs. 62,500
128 GB - Rs. 71,500

Apple iPhone 6 Plus

16 GB - Rs. 62,500
64 GB - Rs. 71,500
128 GB - Rs. 80,500

What do you guys think about that? 馃槻
Divyaprakash KC
Divyaprakash KC 路 Oct 6, 2014
Rank C2 - EXPERT
Ankita Katdare
What do you guys think about that? 馃槻
Nothing much, except don't make the sales Flipkart exclusive 馃槈
Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare 路 Oct 6, 2014
Rank A1 - PRO
Of course one should spend Rs.80.5K on 128 GB iPhone Plus because you can.
Anoop Mathew
Anoop Mathew 路 Oct 6, 2014
Rank A3 - PRO
Kaustubh Katdare
Of course one should spend Rs.80.5K on 128 GB iPhone Plus because you can.
Of course one should spend Rs.80.5K on 128 GB iPhone Plus because you can...."drums rolling"....- BEND IT!!! taadaaaaaaaa....(figuratively bends that piece of crap!) 馃槨馃槨馃槨

P.S.: Waiting for Galaxy Alpha series and the likes to change things a little more for the better *fingers crossed*
Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare 路 Oct 6, 2014
Rank A1 - PRO
For the record's sake, I'm waiting for platinum plated iPhone so that I can send whatsapp messages effectively and more efficiently.

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