Apple has faced long-standing obstacles in its way to fully penetrate the Indian market. The company is one of the industry leaders across the globe but is still a minor player in the world’s fastest-growing smartphone market. There were many reasons for this that include Indian policies, pricing and more that led to Apple never officially stepping a foot on the South Asian subcontinent. Now, thanks to the relaxation of a few rules the company is finally set to officially sell its products in India through its online store.So How Did Apple Sell In India Before?
Technically, Apple was never really in India as an official retailer of its electronic products. [...]
Apple’s iPad Pro is finally official in India. The massive iPad is available at a starting price of Rs. 67,900.
The 12.9-inch LED display iPad Pro is powered by an A9X processor with a 64-bit architecture and the M9 motion co-processor seen in the current-gen iPhones. The device also features an 8MP rear camera with f/2.4 aperture and a 1.2MP front. Check out the unboxing of the iPad Pro below.
The price of the iPad Pro as well as the Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard are now listed in the Apple India website. The iPad Pro comes in 3 variants:iPad Pro Wi-Fi Wi-Fi + Cellular 32 GB Rs. 67,900 – 128 GB Rs. 79,990 Rs. [...]
The latest report on Apple sales have now silenced the skeptics. Apple has reportedly crossed the $1 billion sales mark in India for the first time in the year-ended March. according to results filed with the Registrar of Companies (RoC) on Wednesday.
Economic Times revealed how Apple managed to pull off a 44 percent increase in sales from Rs 4500.35 crore up to Rs 6472.89 crore with a doubled net profit of Rs 242.85 crore.
These figures were bound show up. Apple had a great year since the launch of the iPhone 6. Along with the sales of the iPhone 6, Apple also introduced a number of offers like buyback and installments schemes to the excitement of many fans. [...]
Apple is all set to launch the Apple Watch in India. The company’s India website now features a Watch option on the top along with other Apple products. The smartwatch will hit the stores on November 6th, according to the website.
The Apple Watch was first unveiled in March and began rolling out in April with a few countries at a time. The Watch is available in two variants – 38 mm and 42 mm. The US price of the Apple Watch’s base Sport model is $349 (around Rs. 23,000), which can be expected to cost close to Rs. 30,000 in India. The company has launched close to 34 combinations of the Watch with prices going as high as $10,000 for the Watch [...]
By now you must be aware of the Indian pricing of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. Apple’s latest phones that launched in India today, 3 weeks after the US launch, are not only heavier than the previous iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, but are also heavy on your pockets.
The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus come at a starting price of Rs. 62,000 and Rs. 72,000, respectively for the 16 GB version. At these prices, the newest iPhones cost more in India than any other country.
If one translates the Indian pricing of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus to US currency, here’s what you get.iPhone [...]
Apple’s very first wearable was unveiled last year along with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Today, a year later, there is no sign of it in India. However we have some good news for those waiting to get their hands on the device – it arrives in the country next month.
The wearable went on sale in March, worldwide, after the Apple Spring Forward event. Although the Cupertino-based tech giant claims India to be an important market, it did not launch the Watch here at the time. The Apple Watch comes in three variants – Sport, Regular and Gold Edition. Apple Watch Edition (pure solid gold edition), available in a [...]
Do you think you’re taking full advantage of using one of the best computer systems in the world? Apple has hidden a few interesting hacks on your Apple MacBook, which are worth taking note of.
Here’s a list of 5 fun things you could do with your MacBook:1. Have Your Emails Read to You, in an English Accent
Not only is it super simple to get your Mac to read out text for you, you can even pick and choose the voice/accent you like. To have text read out to you, highlight the text, right click and pick the ‘Speech’ option, followed by ‘Start Speaking’. To change the voice, visit ‘Diction and Speech’ in System Preferences. [...]
We’re sure Apple wouldn’t have thought that the Indian market, which was at the bottom of their priority list, could help increase the revenue of the company to such an extent. The Cupertino-based tech giant has recorded a whopping revenue of $1 billion in India in the fiscal year 2015. The present earning of the firm is 40 percent more than Rs. 4,500 crore of returns registered last year, and is three folds of the what was reported in 2011-12.
Apple hasn’t filed its final revenue details until now, but according to a source at Times of India, the firm can log the same with Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) [...]
India is fast becoming the go-to market for technology-based companies to try out their luck. A growing middle class with its increased purchasing power is growing more comfortable with experimenting with offerings of various companies. Almost every global company sees India as a potential market for their product. Every company is trying to impress the Indian consumer with better features and improved updates. Apple too understands the importance of this market and hence is pushing for an aggressive growth in the number of stores across the country.
The Cupertino-based technology superpower is planning to set up over [...]
India has become Apple’s test bed for emerging markets, with the company rolling out a series of discounts and payment plans in order to entice purchases and improve its market standing in the 1.24 billion people market.
According to analyst Sunil Tirumalai, Apple’s equal monthly installment (EMI) and cash-back programs have jump-started sales in India, which used to be around 70,000 to 80,000 units per month before the aggressive pricing schemes, reports Economic Times.
These efforts are paying off as iPhone sales have risen 400 percent over the past four months.
Apple is furiously trying to create the brand image, they have worldwide, in India as-well. With the launch of new Student and Trade-in offers Apple presently offers a discount of Rs. 7000 for Trade-ins from non students and a discount of Rs. 7777 for Trade-ins from Students with a valid ID. These trade-ins are valid for any phone in working condition with a charger ( yes your old Nokia with a torch will do )
Another offer for American Express Credit Card holders ensures a 6000 Refund/ Cash back on either the 4, 4S, or 5 before June 10, this requires owners to swipe their AMEX cards and pay the rest of the money in [...]