Apple is all set to launch iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in India on 29 September at 6 pm. Flipkart, an authorized online reseller of Apple in India has announced that it will start taking pre-orders for both the iPhones starting from September 22. Apart from the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus pre-orders, Flipkart will also be organizing its Big Billion Days sale, starting from September 20th.
The Apple iPhone 8 pricing starts at Rs. 64,000 for the 64GB variant and goes up to Rs. 86,000 for the 256GB iPhone 8 Plus variant. On the other hand, the iPhone X which is priced Rs 89,000 will be launched in India at the same time as other big markets including the US on November 3.
Apple unveiled the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus smartphones last week. Apart from Flipkart, several distributors have already said that the phones will be available for pre-order from September 22. The launch event will take place in nine cities including Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Chennai, Pune, and Hyderabad.
Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Specifications
The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus have 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch Retina displays with a new glass and aluminum design. The new iPhones are powered by a new A11 Bionic six-core processor which is optimized for ARKit augmented reality experience.
The new iPhones run on iOS 11. If we talk about the camera, the iPhone 8 packs a single 12MP camera with f/1.8 aperture, while the iPhone 8 Plus comes with a Dual 12MP camera setup with a wide angle and a telephoto lens. Both the phones feature water and dust resistant (IP67) body and have support for Qi wireless charging as well as support for fast charging that can charge the phone up to 50% in 30 minutes.
Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Price
The Apple iPhone 8 64 GB costs Rs. 64,000 while the 256 GB variant will be available for Rs. 77,000. The Apple iPhone 8 Plus starts at Rs. 73,000 for 64 GB variant and Rs. 86,000 for the 256 GB variant. Both these iPhones come in Gold, Silver, and Space Grey colors. Flipkart has listed all the variants of the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus on their site.