Apple slashes prices of iPhone XR, older iPhone models ahead of festive season

Apple iPhone XR received the biggest price cut. Photo: AP (AP)

Apple has reduced the prices of older iPhone models in India following the launch of the new iPhone 11 series. Cupertino-based tech giant launched three new iPhone models— Apple iPhone 11, Apple iPhone 11 Pro, Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max on September 10. The new Apple iPhone 11 will be available in India from September 27 in 64GB, 128GB and 256GB models, starting at 64,900. Apple iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max will be priced at 99,900 and 109,900, respectively.

Apple iPhone XR, iPhone XS and Apple Watch Series 3 received a huge price cut along with the previous iPhone models in India ahead of the festive season.

Apple registered double-digit growth in India in the second quarter this year, thanks to iPhone XR. Apple iPhone XR tops the chart of premium smartphone segment in India in the second quarter this year, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC).

Launched in 2018, Apple iPhone XR was priced at 76,900. After a whopping discount, the same model is available at 49,900. The 128GB variant of Apple iPhone XR will be priced at 54,900.

Apple iPhone XS(64GB) is now available at 89,900 which was originally launched in India at 99,900. Apple iPhone XS 256GB is priced at 1,03,900 after the recent price drop.

The recent price drop is not only limited to the older iPhone models. Apple has also slashed the price of Apple Watch Series 3, which now starts at 20,900 in India.

The prices of older iPhone models like iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus have also cut. The base model of Apple iPhone 8 (64GB) starts at 39,900. The price of iPhone 8 Plus (64GB) has now dropped at 49,900.

Apple iPhone 7 32GB is now available at 29,900 while the 128GB variant is priced at 34,900.

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