The Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus have officially been launched in India at an event in Mumbai yesterday. The new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus went on sale at 6 PM on Friday itself in the country. Notably, the latest iPhone 8 will be up for purchase via both online and offline channels.
Apple had already unveiled these phones in the US and we all know the latest iPhone 8 price in India. However, there are several deals and cashback offers available for iPhone 8 buyers that will make the iPhone 8 price in India a little affordable.
The latest addition to iPhone line-up features a new Apple A11 Bionic six-core processor, which is quite powerful. The iPhone 8 models run iOs 11 and are AR-ready, which is an exciting feature. So, if you are planning to buy an iPhone 8, here’s what you need to know about price and best offers on iPhone 8 in India.
Apple iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus Price in India
Apple has announced the 64GB and 256GB variants of both the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus at the launch event along with their prices. In India, the iPhone 8 is priced at Rs. 64,000 and Rs. 77,000, respectively for the 64GB and 256GB variants. Similarly, the iPhone 8 Plus 64GB is priced at Rs. 73,000 and the 256GB variant costs Rs. 86,000. Both the devices come in Silver, Space Grey and Gold colors.
Where to buy?
The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are available from both online and offline stores in India. If you want to order online, you can visit Amazon India, Flipkart, TataCLiQ, Infibeam, MyJio app or Jio.com to order the iPhone 8. Apart from that, many offline stores like Redington stores, Croma, Reliance Digital and Vijay Sales will also be selling the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.
Apple iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus offers on Jio
Firstly, Reliance Jio will be selling the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus via the Jio.com website, Jio offline stores, MyJio app and Reliance Digital stores. The bookings can be made for Rs. 1,999, which is non-refundable.
Also, there is a special bank offer Jio is giving on buying iPhone 8 models. There is a Rs. 8000 cashback offer from Citibank. So, from Jio you can buy iPhone 8 64GB for as low as Rs. 56,000. Earlier, yesterday they offered Rs. 10,000 cashback on both the iPhne 8 models.
Jio offers 70 percent buyback for iPhone 8
The iPhone 8 buyback guarantee by Jio provides customers with 70 percent cashback on returning the handset to Jio after a year. To avail this, you need to install the MyJio app on the iPhone 8 and use a Jio SIM card for a year to claim the offer. The buyback value will be calculated after deducting the taxes applied at the time of purchase.
Reliance Jio also launches an exclusive tariff plan for the Apple iPhone 8 smartphones. The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus buyers can choose the upcoming Rs. 799 plan that provides 90GB of data (3GB per day), free SMS, subscription to Jio apps, and free calls. The validity of the plan is 28 days.
iPhone 8 offers on Flipkart
Flipkart discount on iPhone 8 includes buyback offers of up to Rs. 44,000 on both the 64GB and 256GB storage variants for both phones. There is an additional exchange discount of Rs. 3,000 as well.
To explain, Flipkart offers buyback offers on iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus of up to Rs. 44,000. The company guarantees a buyback price when you exchange this phone with Flipkart for a newer phone within a period of 6 months to 15 months.
So, if you add the discounts the Flipkart is offering, the effective price of the base 64GB variant of iPhone 8 is Rs. 16,000. It includes the buyback price, cashback offer and an exchange offer as well.
iPhone 8 offers on Amazon
Amazon is also offering Jio’s special offer of buyback and cashback. You can now get an iPhone 8 for Rs. 18,788 only at Amazon.in. You have to buy iPhone 8 from Amazon with Jiomonthlyhly plan.
Further, iPhone 8 offers on Amazon India consists of exchange discounts of up to Rs. 12,100 on iPhone 8 and 8 Plus 64GB/256GB variants. Both the versions of the latest iPhones will get a maximum of Rs. 12,100 discounts on exchanging an old phone. There are also EMI options by major banks as well.
iPhone 8 offers on TataCLiQ
Another India e-com retailer TataCLiQ is also offering cashback offer on Apple iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. The company has partnered with HDFC bank to offers instant cashback of flat Rs. 11,000 on iPhone 8 and 8Plus both variants. This means you can get iPhone 8 from TataCLiQ for as low as Rs. 53,000.
Apart from that customers can also avail extra Rs. 4,000 cashback on the purchase of Apple Watch Series 3 along with Iphone8 and 8 Plus.
Apple launched the latest iPhone 8 in India at an event jointly organized with Reliance Jio. The company’s CEO Tim Cook joined the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus launch event via video conferencing.
“Namaste, to all my friends in India. Thank you for coming out today for the launch of iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. A special thanks to Mukesh and everyone at Jio for hosting the celebration for iPhone customers,’’ Cook said, commenting on the launch.