Apple’s iPhone, the touch screen handset that acquired a cult status in the US and other western countries now set to launch in India on 22nd August.
In a Surprise move this Morning Vodafone has sent SMS to every subscriber to subscribed to pre-booking of the device; revealing Indian price of iPhone 3G.the SMS sent read as given below:-
Your wait is about to end!
iPhone 3G arrives on Aug 22.
8GB model is for Rs 31,000/- and 16GB for Rs 36,100.
To get your iPhone before others, visit one of the select Vodafone Stores & confirm your booking paying Rs 10,000/- on August 20 or 21. You’ll get an appointment to collect your iPhone after paying the balance amount.
For the List of the select Vodafone Stores, go to Vodafone.in/iPhone.
Save this SMS – you will get need to show it at Vodafone Store for Claiming the iPhone
This confirm that Vodafone is indeed selling Apple iPhone 3G at 31k. this is indeed came as a shock to large number of people who expected iPhone price to be around 10-12k similar to global price.
However, Vodafone, one of the two operators in India which will start selling iPhone from Friday, did not spell out if the price tags were for unlocked iPhone’s, or those with bundled plans.
Now we should wait for Airtel’s pricing and Hope that it should be better than Vodafone.
- iPhone Details @ Vodafone
- iPhone Data Plans
Vodafone has slashed prices
The new price for the iPhone 3G is 29,000 Indian rupee (about $670 US) and 34,000 Indian rupee (about $785 US) for the 8GB and 16GB model respectively.