INDIA- Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) The Cupertino giant’s smartwatch, the Apple Watch, will be launched in India on November 6 starting at Rs. 36,999.
The Apple Watch smartwatch has been much-anticipated by Indian users, as its release date has been dominating India’s tech rumor mill.
Apple India has announced on its website that the device will be hitting the Indian market on November 6, without disclosing any further info regarding price and the versions that will be available in the country.
Renowned Indian e-commerce website, Grabmore.in, listed the product in its website for pre-orders back in April, with a starting price of Rs. 36,999. Grambore can be considered as a reliable source of pricing info, as it has been proved right with other Apple products in the past as well. Overall, the baseline model Apple Watch is expected -if not confirmed- to set back consumers Rs. 36,999.
Based on the Rs. 36,999 price tag, the top-tier Apple Watch edition will retail for Rs. 1,768,700- the rest versions’ price tags will range between the particular pricing frame.
Sources close to the Cupertino giant attribute the delay of the product’s launch in India due to Apple considering the potential of selling the device through jewelry stores too- as the device besides being a fancy gadget, falls in the premium accessory fashion segment as well. The company has not issued any official statement regarding any related deal.
Any questions concerning the Apple Watch launch in India are expected to be addressed on November 6 by Apple itself.
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Via: The Indian Express
Source: Apple India
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