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Apple’s low-cost iPhone SE won’t be nearly as cheap in India

The 4-inch iPhone SE may be billed as Apple’s most affordable iPhone yet, but it won’t be nearly so reasonably-priced when it launches in India — one of Apple’s biggest potential markets — this Friday. Compared with the $ 399 price tag it carries in the U.S. (which translates to around $ 430 after taxes in most states), […]

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Apple’s surge into India may have just hit a roadblock

Apple’s plan to grow its market in India by selling imported used iPhones is running into problems. In particular, Apple is being opposed by rival handset makers who worry that letting Apple do this will severely damage initiatives to promote local manufacturing, hurt recycling — and (last but certainly not least) damage their own businesses […]

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Another iPhone manufacturer plans to open factories in India

Just like its iPhone-building rival Foxconn, Apple manufacturer Pegatron is reportedly planning to build factories in India, taking advantage of the cheap labor opportunities in the country compared to China. Will tomorrow’s iPhones be “designed in California, built in India?” Signs are increasingly pointing to yes. Pegatron Technology CEO Jason Cheng made the announcement during […]

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Apple slashes iPhone 6s prices in India after disappointing sales

Apple has slashed the price of the iPhone 6s in India, reportedly after lower than expected sales over Diwali. The handsets are now at least 16 percent cheaper than when they first launched two months ago — with the the basic 16GB iPhone 6s now costing between Rs 52,000 and Rs 55,000 ($ 785 – $ 830), down […]

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iPad Pro will touch down in India next week

The iPad Pro is set to launch in India next week, amidst a massive push on Apple’s part to grow its enterprise business in the populous country — with plans for this to eventually account for 15-20 percent of Apple revenue. Pricing for Apple’s super-sized tablet will begin at Rs 67,990 ($ 1,018), compared with $ 799 in the United […]

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Apple passes the $1 billion sales mark in India

Apple has crossed the $ 1 billion sales mark for its Indian operations for the first time, according to a filing with India’s Registrar of Companies (RoC) this week. Apple saw 44 percent increase in sales for its most recent financial year, marking an overall doubling of Indian sales in the past two years — largely […]

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Apple Watch goes on sale in India

The Apple Watch is continuing its international rollout by going on sale in India — shortly before the country’s Diwali festival, and just one month after the Indian debut of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. Apple’s first wearable device — which has so far shipped close to 7 million units around the world — starts at Rs 30,900 […]

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Apple Watch goes on sale in India next month

Apple is slowly rolling out the Apple Watch worldwide, and the next place to receive it is set to be India — a largely-untapped market which ranks among the biggest in the world. The Apple Watch will go on sale on November 6, according to Apple’s India website. No prices have been announced yet, but it is […]

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No rush in India to buy the iPhone 6s

The iPhone 6s hit shelves in India over the weekend – and on the shelves are where most of them stayed. According to reports in that country, Apple saw lukewarm sales of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus during launch there. With the cost on the entry level 16 GB iPhone 6 at $ 925, many […]

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India is finally getting its own official Apple Stores

India is finally getting its own official Apple Stores, thanks to a partnership with local consumer electronics chain Croma. The six new retail stores will be opened inside existing Croma stores in India, much like the store-in-a-store model used by Apple during the 1990s. Despite this, they will feature the familiar Apple Store look and […]

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