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iPhone 6 selling at starting price of about Rs. 56,000 in India

gadgets Updated: Oct 02, 2014 16:39 IST
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Vendors through e-commerce have starting offering premium smartphone iPhone 6 at price starting from around Rs. 56,000 for which official launch date and other details for India are yet to be announced by Apple.

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

Another vendor on ShopClues.com in a mailer shared price of 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 on its website to deliver product by October 8.

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

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

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

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

Compared to a 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, Samsung is the market leader with 25.2 % share of the global smartphone market, followed by Apple (11.9 %) and Huawei (6.9 % ) during the second quarter of 2014.

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

Shop Clues declined to comment while no comments were received from Apple and EBay.