Apple is striving hard to sell its devices in India, especially when it comes to the iPhones. Recently, the Cupertino based company adopted the EMI scheme for iPhone 5 and exchange offer for the iPhone 4. Now, it seems like it has come up with a different strategy in collaboration with Snapdeal.
Well, it was spotted on Snapdeal Facebook fan page that the online retailer is offering special discounts on iPhone. According to the post, Snapdeal is currently selling the iPhone 5 at 10% discount, iPhone 4S at 25% and iPhone 5 at 20% off.
Consequently, on checking the website, iPhone 4 8GB is priced at Rs 22,800, iPhone 4S 16GB at Rs 33,375 and iPhone 16 and 32GB variants at Rs 40,950 and Rs 47,250 respectively.
Earlier, the same website was selling the 16GB iPhone 5 at Rs 42,900, while its official price is Rs 45,500. At the same time, the 32GB model costing Rs 52,500 was available at Rs 50,100 and the 64GB model priced at Rs 59,500 was listed at Rs 57,200.
The Apple iPhone 5 is not too different from the iPhone 4S and received a lot of criticism while it was launched. However, being one of the best selling smartphones, the iPhone boasts a 4-inch display with a resolution of 1136×640 pixels, Apple A6 chipset and 1GB RAM.
Further, the smartphone comes in three configurations 16/32/64GB internal storage, 8-megapixel rear camera with iSight technology and a 1.2-megapixel front camera for video calling. Based on iOS 6, the iPhone packs connectivity features like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, 3G and micro USB 2.0 support and is equipped with a battery offering up to 8 hours talk time and 225 hours standby.
Apple is constantly doing new things and trying new methods to gain market share in India, the second most populous country in the world. In one of these attempts, Apple is offering discounts to those who bring in their old smartphones, and now offers a larger discounts for students up to Rs 7,777 on the purchase of a new iPhone. Another way to get discounted is by using an American Express card, in which Rs 6,000 will be refunded with the purchase of an iPhone.