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Apple to Launch iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in India on October 17

The iPhone 6 launch in India is eagerly awaited by the Apple fanboys over here and there is a speculation that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be released in the country on October 17. Well, a FoneArena report claims that it has managed to sneak peak into the customer invites to buy the iPhones on the launch day, October 16 midnight.

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As of now, there is no information on the pricing of the iPhone 6 and its bigger variant. Moreover, it is expected that there will be limited stocks considering the global demand for the devices.

Though an alleged launch date for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in India is claimed as October 17, the smaller variant is available unofficially in the country. In a recent development, online retailer eBay India has spotted listing the iPhone 6 for a price tag of Rs 55.954, whereas ShopClues has listed the device for Rs 59,999 they assure that the orders will be delivered by October 8. It is claimed that the pre-orders for iPhone 6 Plus on eBay have debuted and the alleged pricing of the device is around Rs 77,000.

In addition to the online retailers, leading telecom service provider Bharti Airtel has listed the iPhone 6 Plus without revealing the pricing of the handset. The listing on the teleco’s official website has a ‘coming soon’ tag and has listed all the three variants of the device in Gold, Space Grey and Silver color options.

To recap on the specifications, the iPhone 6 is given a 4.7 inch Retina HD display with a resolution of 750×1334 pixels, whereas the iPhone 6 Plus flaunts a 5.5 inch Retina HD display with a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels. Both the devices pack Apple A8 processor with 64 bit architecture and are available in three storage options – 16 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB respectively.

There is an 8 MP iSight camera with phase detection auto focus and a 1.2 MP FaceTime front facer onboard the new models. Other featur are Touch ID home button fingerprint sensor and connectivity aspects such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC and LTE.

Key Specs

Model Apple iPhone 6 Apple iPhone 6 Plus
Display 4.7 inch, 1334×750 5.5 inch, 1920×1080
Processor Apple A8 Apple A8
Internal Storage 16 GB/ 64 GB/ 128 GB, Non-Expandable 16 GB/ 64 GB/ 128 GB, Non-Expandable
OS iOS 8 iOS 8
Camera 8 MP/ 1.2 MP 8 MP/ 1.2 MP
Battery 14 hours backup 24 hours backup
Price Yet to be announced Yet to be announced

Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar, a known technology blogger & YouTuber from India. A Software Engineer by qualification, now he works as the editor-In-Chief, Webmaster, & Managing Director at Gadgets To Use. He runs a number of other technology websites as well.