Apple just announced its latest smartphones, the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max and the availability in India and Indian prices have now been made official. While in the US, the iPhone 11 starts at $699 and the 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max will retail for $999 and $1099 respectively, the Indian pricing has been set much higher than what the conversion rates indicate, just like how it is every year.
iPhone 11 India Pricing
The iPhone 11 will be available to pre-order in India starting September 20 for a price of Rs. 64,900 for the base 64GB storage variant. The phone will be going on sale from September 27 across online and offline platforms. There will be six available colors which include Black, Purple, White, Yellow, Green and Product Red. To reiterate, the new iPhone 11 is the successor to the ever-so-successful iPhone XR launched last year. The iPhone 11 has the new A13 Bionic chip, a 6.1-inch LCD display, dual cameras on the rear with a primary 12MP shooter and a 12MP ultra-wide camera. There are some new camera features including a night mode and new portrait lighting features. The battery is also said to last 1 hour longer than the iPhone XR. The phone will be sold in India through authorized retailers and on online platforms too.
iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max India Pricing
The iPhone 11 Pro is the more advanced iPhone that was launched by Apple today. The iPhone 11 Pro will be sold for Rs. 99,900 for the base 64GB storage variant. The phones will be going on sale from September 27 across online and offline platforms. The iPhone 11 Pro Max, on the other hand, will start at Rs. 1,09,900 for the base 64GB variant. The available colors are Midnight Green, Space Gray, Silver, and Gold. The iPhone 11 Pro also gets the new A13 Bionic chipset but has a better display in the form of either a 5.8-inch or a 6.5-inch OLED display (on the Max variant). There are three cameras to the rear now – A 12 wide-angle lens, 12MP ultra-wide-angle lens and a 12MP 2X telephoto lens, all of which can record videos in up to 4K at 60fps. The battery has also received a much-needed improvement and now lasts up to 5 hours longer compared to the XS and XS Max as claimed by Apple. Apple is also bundling in an 18W fast charger within the box for the first time.
As for the other things, the Apple Watch Series 5 will start at Rs 40,900. The new 10.2″ iPad will start at Rs 29,900. The Apple Arcade service subscription will start at Rs 99 per month and finally, the Apple TV+ subscription will start at Rs 99 per month.
As always, there is a huge price gap when it comes to US and India pricing for the new iPhones. All the three smartphones – the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone Pro Max have nearly USD 1 : Rs 100 conversion rates. There are some cashback offers depending on the platform, which you can avail in case you’re planning to buy the new iPhones.
The iPhone XR now starts at Rs 49,900 for the base 64GB model and Rs 54,900 for the 128GB model. The iPhone 8 will now start at Rs 39,900 for the 64GB model while the iPhone 8 Plus starts at Rs 49,900. The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus will start at Rs 29,900 and Rs 37,900 respectively.