Apple hikes iPhone prices in India post-customs duty hike


New Delhi: Apple on Monday became the first manufacturer to raise prices (on MRP) across iPhone models, except iPhone SE that the company assembles in the country, after the government hiked the customs duty from 10 per cent to 15 per cent for mobile handsets last week.

iPhone X lovers will have to shell out Rs 92,430 for the 64GB variant, which was earlier available for Rs 89,000.

The 256GB variant will now cost Rs 1,05,720 from the earlier price of Rs 1,02,000.

The iPhone 8 Plus will cost Rs 75,450 for 64GB variant and Rs. 88,750 for the 256GB varient.The iPhone 8 will now be available for Rs 66,120 (64GB variant) and Rs 79,420 for the 256GB variant.

The Cupertino-based iPhone maker is also seeking tax relief and other incentives from the government to begin assembling more handsets in the country.

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