Apple has increased the prices of some of its iPhones in India due to the increase in customs duty on imported devices.
The price hike was announced after Finance Nirmala Sitharaman in her Budget speech had said that they are revising the Customs duty rates.
The company has increased the prices of its iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 8.
Apple hasn’t changed the prices of its iPhone XR and iPhone 7 smartphones which are assembled in India. The price revision also doesn’t affect iPhone 11, Apple Watch, and Macbooks.
The iPhone 11 Pro Max 64GB will now cost Rs 1,11, 200 while the 256 GB variant is prioced at Rs 1,15,200 and iPhone 11 Pro 512 GB now costs Rs 1,33,200. The iPhone 11 Pro Max was earlier priced at Rs 1,09,000.
The iPhone Pro 64GB variant will now cost Rs 1,01,200, the 256 GB variant is now priced at Rs 1,15,200 and iPhone 11 Pro 512 GB costs Rs 1,33,200. The iPhone 11 Pro was earlier priced at Rs 99,900 and during a sale on Amazon and Flipkart, the prices even went down to Rs 96,900.
The older iPhone, the iPhone 8’s price was also hiked; the 64GB variant of the phone now costs Rs 50,600 while the 128 GB variant is now priced at Rs 55,600. The prices have gone up about Rs 700 from the initial price tag of Rs 49,900. The iPhone 8 64 GB was earlier priced at Rs 40,500 while the 128 GB at Rs 45,500.