iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus launched in India

Apple is one of the few companies that always keeps its word. Because as expected, the company launched its latest iPhone devices, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in India. These smartphones were launched in collaboration with the Reliance Jio. Besides Amazon.in, flipkart.com and the authorized resellers of Apple in the country, the new iPhones will be available in more than 2000 Reliance Digital Outlets across 900 cities in the country.


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The telecom operator, Reliance Jio also launched a plan, especially for the iPhone 8 users. Under the new plan that is priced at Rs 799, the users can avail 3 GB data per day (90 GB per month) in addition to the regular free SMS, voice and other complimentary offers to use the Jio apps. However, this is for the postpaid users and the same plan will be available for the prepaid users with a 28-day limit.

If you would order the device today, there is Rs 10000 cash back offer for the City Credit and World debit card holders today, i.e on September 29. The telecom operator Jio also made it public that it will provide a special 70% buyback on iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. It means that the customer who chooses the Rs 799 or any other plan above it will be qualified for 70% of the MRP as buyback amount if you’d return the device after a period of one year. You will find this offer only on Amazon.in, Enterprise partners of Jio, Reliance Digital Store, Jio Store and MyJio App.

Jio said:

Both brands will work together to progressively bring Apple’s gamut of products and services to Indians including Apple’s Mac Lab and iPhone X.

The iPhone 8 starts at a price of Rs 64000 and the 256 GB variant of iPhone 8 Plus is priced at Rs 86,000.

Tim Cook joined the Jio event via video link and said the following for the iPhone fans in India:

Namaste, to all my friends in India. Thank you for coming out today for the launch of iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. Special thanks to Mukesh and everyone at Jio for hosting the celebration for iPhone customers. At Apple, we are incredibly excited about this new generation of iPhone – iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. They make everything we love about iPhone even better. We think you will love the new glass and aluminum designs with wireless charging and new Retina HD displays. iPhone 8 has the smartest, most powerful chip ever in a smartphone, the A11 bionic, designed by Apple. It has our best cameras, portrait mode and portrait lighting and the highest quality video capture on a phone. With iOS11, these new iPhones deliver amazing augmented reality experiences like nothing you’ve ever seen before. I think you’re really going to love this feature. We’ve added new keyboards for India so we now support 11 local languages, and iPhone now takes dictation in Hindi. We’re excited to be building so many new relationships in India, including tens of thousands of developers across the country now writing apps for iOS. I want to thank everyone again for joining us on this journey and being here today. I wish I could be there with you.

Enjoy iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus. I wish everyone a very happy and safe Diwali.

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