Mobiles & Tablets

E-comm sites commence bookings for iPhone 6 series

PTI New Delhi | Updated on March 12, 2018


E-commerce vendors have started offering the premium smartphone iPhone 6 at a price starting from around Rs 56,000, for which the official launch date and other details are yet to be announced by company.

A vendor at EBay is offering the iPhone 6 for about Rs 55,954 and promising October 8 as the estimated time to deliver the product without any extra shipping cost.

Another vendor on in a mailer shared the price of the iPhone 6 16 GB with 4.7 inch screen size at Rs 59,999. The e-commerce firm is charging Rs 149 as shipping cost and promising to deliver by October 8.

Apple unveiled these phones on September 9 and reports have speculated that Apple may officially start selling the iPhone 6 series in India from mid-October or early November.

The Amazon website showed that the iPhone 6 is selling for around $750, including shipping cost, in the US, which amounts to about Rs 46,000.

Vendors at E-bay have also started pre-booking the iPhone 6 Plus, which has a 5.5 inch screen and price starting at around Rs 77,000.

Both the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 plus come with an 8 megapixel camera and a 1.2 Mp front camera. Both these phones support the 2G, 3G and 4G network. They come in three versions in terms of storage: 16 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB.

Compared to the thickness of 7.6 mm of iPhone 5S, the sixth generation has a thickness of 6.9 mm (iPhone 6) and 7.1 mm (iPhone 6 Plus), respectively.

According to research firm IDC, during the second quarter of 2014 Samsung was the market leader with 25.2 per cent share of the global smartphone market, followed by Apple (11.9 per cent) and Huawei (6.9 per cent).

A total of 295.3 million smartphones were shipped in the April-June 2014 quarter, up 23.1 per cent from 240 million in the same period last year.

ShopClues declined to comment, while no comments were received from Apple and EBay.

Published on October 02, 2014

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