As soon as PM Modi officially flagged the GSP implication in India, US consumer durable giant Apple has passed on the benefit to Indian consumers after decreasing the prices of iPhone, Macbook and Apple Watch by upto 7.5 %. The new prices are now live on their Indian website.
Apple iPhone 7 post GST price
iPhone 7 for 32GB variant was launched in India for Rs. 60,000, it is now available for Rs. 56,200 with a Rs. 3,800 dip from the previous price. The 128GB and 256GB variants were priced at Rs. 70,000 and Rs. 80,000 respectively. And now the new prices for the same are Rs. 65,000 for 128 GB and Rs, 74,000 for 256GB.
Apple iPhone 7 Plus post-GST price
The iPhone 7 Plus was launched for Rs. 72,000 for 32GB variant and Rs. 82,000 (128GB) and Rs. 92,000 (256GB). Post GSP, the new prices are Rs. 67,300, Rs. 76,200 and Rs. 85,400 for 32GB, 128GB and 256GB respectively.
Apple iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE post-GSP price
The iPhone 6s for 32GB and 128GB variant which was priced at Rs. 50,000 and Rs. 60,000 respectively in India will now be available for Rs. 46,900 and Rs. 55,900 respectively.
The iPhone 6s Plus which was launched in India for Rs. 60,000 for 32GB variant and Rs. 70,000 for 128GB will be more affordable at Rs. 56,100 and Rs. 65,000 respectively.
However, iPhone SE has seen a minor price cut. The 32GB variant which was priced at Rs. 27,200 will now be available for Rs. Rs. 26,000 and 128GB variant which had a price tag of Rs. 37,200 will now cost Rs. 35,000.
Apple Watch post-GST price
The series 1 Apple watch was priced at Rs. 23,900 and now costs Rs. 22,900 and the price of series 2 have been decreased from Rs. 32,900 to Rs. 31,600.
Apple iPad, iPad mini 4 post-GSP price
The Wi-Fi only 32GB and 128GB variant were priced at Rs. 28,900 and Rs. 36,900 respectively are now available to grab for Rs. 28,000 and Rs. 35,700.
The Wi-Fi + Cellular variants which were priced at Rs. 34,900 and Rs. 45,900 will now be available for Rs. 33,000 and Rs. 45,500 respectively.
The iPad mini 4 128GB variant has seen a price cut from initial Rs. 34,900 to Rs. 33,800 and the 128GB Wi-Fi + Cellular mode that was priced at Rs. 45,900, will now be up for grab at Rs. 44,500.
Good to see that Apple has passed on the GST benefit to the Indian consumers. A country where Apple is yet to taste the same success as it enjoys in China.