Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) will make available its latest iPhone in India for sale just before the grand festival Diwali on November 3, says a report from TheEconomicTimes. Apple revealed that it will launch the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5c in many countries including Mexico and India on November 1. However, it has not yet disclosed the price of the devices in these countries.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has set November 3 as the date for launching iPhones in India. Prior to this, Apple has launched its product in India in the last fortnight of November or the first fortnight of December.
iPhone 5S, 5S in 25 countries from October 25
iPhone 5S and the less expensive version, iPhone 5C, will be available for sale in 25 countries including Italy, Russia, Spain, Norway, Sweden, Taiwan, Netherlands, Latvia, Denmark, Finland, Portugal, Hungary, Ireland, Luxembourg, etc. from October 25.
Price of a contract free unlocked 16 GB version of iPhone 5C is priced at $549 or INR 34,700 in the United States, whereas an unlocked and contract free iPhone 5S is priced around $649 or INR 41000 in the United States.
Apple Offers free service at its stores
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has stated that the buyer will be given free personal setup service once he or she buys an iPhone 5S or iPhone 5C from an Apple retail store. Further, the user will be assisted in getting the phone customized by setting up email, new apps from App store and more, which will help users get familiar with their new iPhone by the time they leave the store. Also, users can gain insight into their new OS7 through free workshops at all Apple stores worldwide.
Apple expected to update iPad line up
It is expected that the iPad will be updated, and new iPads will be unveiled in an event to be held on October 22nd 2013. Apple will launch the new iPads in a bid to outpace its rivals in the aggressively competitive tablet market. The Cupertino based firm will refresh its 9.7 inch iPad along with iPad mini. Other expected products in the event could be the new Mac operating system, called Mavericks, and Mac Pro. The new iPad will be sleeker and lighter than the previous versions according to sources familiar with the development. Further, the iPad mini is supposed to have a high definition screen.