iPhone 6 Price in India Grey Market Around Rs. 56,000 as Official Launch Nears

iPhone 6 Price in India Grey Market Around Rs. 56,000 as Official Launch Nears
Vendors through e-commerce have starting offering premium smartphone iPhone 6 at price starting from around Rs. 56,000.

A vendor at eBay is offering iPhone 6 for about Rs. 55,954 and promising October 8 as estimated time to deliver the product without any extra shipping cost.

Another vendor on ShopClues.com in a mailer shared price of iPhone 6 16GB with 4.7-inch screen size at Rs. 59,999. The e-commerce firm is charging Rs. 149 as shipping cost and promising on its website to deliver product by October 8.

Apple unveiled these phone on September 9 and the company is likely to start selling the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in India from October 17.

Amazon website showed that iPhone 6 is selling for around USD 750, including shipping cost, in US which amounts to about Rs. 46,000.

Vendors at ebay have also started pre-booking iPhone 6 Plus which has 5.5 inch screen for price starting around Rs. 77,000.

Both iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus come with 8 megapixel camera and 1.2-megapixel front camera. Both these phones support 2G, 3G and 4G network. They in three versions in terms of storage: 16GB, 64GB and 128GB.

Compared to a thickness of 7.6 mm of iPhone 5s, the sixth generation has a thickness of 6.9 mm (iPhone 6) and 7.1 mm (iPhone 6 Plus), respectively.

According to research firm IDC, Samsung is the market leader with 25.2 percent share of the global smartphone market, followed by Apple (11.9 percent) and Huawei (6.9 percent) during the second quarter of 2014.

A total of 295.3 million smartphones were shipped in the April-June 2014 quarter, up 23.1 percent from 240 million in the same period last year.

Shop Clues declined to comment while no comments were received from Apple and eBay.

Written with inputs from PTI


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