Apple version iPhone 8, iPhone 8 plus Pre-Booking Starts in India

Pablo Tucker
September 22, 2017

The specifications of both the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are top-notch.

The newly launched iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus have finally reached the Indian shores.

Amazon, Flipkart will start shipping the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus starting 29.

To avail the Citi offer, one has to use the bank's card both for pre-booking the phone and making the final payment. Here's a look at some offers that buyers can avail. The offer is valid only during pre-booking. For the first time, we see the launch of the iPhone in India so quickly.

Flipkart is also offering 10% discount on SBI debit and credit cards. Citibank Credit Card customers are eligible for Rs 10,000 cashback on purchase of the new iPhone on the first day of the sale.


The medium through which the iPhones will be available includes: Infibeam, Amazon, Jio.com, Flipkart and others. You can also avail the offer on Jio.com websites.

Amazon is offering deep discounts on television sets from multiple brands including BPL, Samsung, Onida and LG. With the right way to get the extra discount given for those tend to fetch compared to the older Android Smartphones.

This increase in the sales has been fuelled primarily by the aggressive advertising and blockbuster deals made available to the consumers.

However, if you buy the device along with a 12 month contract of services from Jio, the company will return 70% of the money you paid at the end of the contract period. If you are an iPhone fan and want to buy either of the iPhones, it noteworthy that iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus is already up for pre-orders in India.

Still Flipkart maintained that it has sold more smartphones than its competitors. The smartphones will also be available through Reliance Digital, Croma, Brightstar, and authorised resellers such as Redington, among others. The remaining amount needs to paid at the time of the delivery of the handset, which is September 29. There is also an option of extended 1-year warranty at Rs. 2,695. The 13.3-inch MacBook Air 2017 128GB SSD is priced at Rs 51,990 on Flipkart and also at the same price on Amazon. On payments through PhonePe and Axis Bank Buzz Credit Cards, Flipkart gives you a 10% cashback and an extra 5% discount respectively.


Reliance Jio is offering the bunch of the offers with the iPhones.

For prepaid users, MRP 799 will also be available with 28 days validity. Consumers placing the pre-orders for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plsu on or before 26th September, Flipkart will deliver the phone by 30th September. "Further, net Banking transactions are NOT included in this Offer", Amazon added. However, there's an EMI option starting at Rs 3,361. The iPhone 8 Plus will also be available in Space Gray, Silver, and Gold, and have two storage variants, 64GB and 256GB. The iPhone 8 Plus 64GB model is priced at Rs 73,000 while the 256GB variant comes for Rs 86,000. Both the smartphones are powered by company's own 10nm A11 Bionic chipset with a 6-core processor and comes with IP67 rating which makes the device dust and water resistant.

This premium device comes with a 4.7 Retina 3D Touch display, a stunning 12-Megapixel rear camera and a decent 7MP front camera, 1960 mAh battery, 2GB RAM, 32GB memory. Both the new iPhone models also support wireless charging and better cameras. The feature senses depth in the image and adjusts the lighting on the face of the subject accordingly.

In terms of optics, the new iPhone 8 has the same 12MP sensor with an f/1.8 aperture with a few software upgrades and OIS.


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