20 August 2008

Iphone Price in India Revealed: Rs.31000 !!

The news that you all have been waiting for is finally here.Yes, the price of the Iphone is out.But as you have already read, it has come as a huge disappointment.

IPhone from Vodafone has been priced at Rs 31,000 and Rs 36,100 for the 8GB and 16GB models respectively.

This news comes from one of the reader of this blog who has got the following mail from Vodafone :

Thank you for registering for your Apple iPhone 3G™ with us. We are delighted to announce that the iPhone 3G will be available in India from August 22, 2008 It will be available in 8GB & 16GB models, priced at Rs 31,000 and Rs 36,100 respectively.

Be the first to get the iPhone.

We have received a large number of registrations. As there are limited stocks, make sure that you get yours first, by paying an advance of Rs 10,000 to confirm your booking.

Where can you make this advance payment?

The iPhone 3G will be available at select Vodafone Stores. All you need to do is drop in at any select Vodafone Store between August 20 and 21 and make the advance payment by cash or credit card. Don´t forget to show the iPhone booking SMS, which you would have received from us, when you visit the Vodafone Store to pay the advance. To find a Vodafone Store near you, click here

Get an appointment now. No queues for you. Once you pay the advance, we will immediately give you an appointment date and time, starting August 22 when you can come and experience a full demonstration and collect your iPhone, all ready to use with your contacts and settings, by paying the balance amount.

Hurry! Limited stocks. Remember, the sooner you confirm your booking, the earlier you´ll get your iPhone. We have limited stocks and it will be on first come, first serve basis. Happy to help If you have any queries, log on to www.vodafone.in/iphone or call Vodafone Care on 111 (toll free) and we´ll be happy to help. Hurry and be one of the first to make the iPhone 3G your own.

Sanjay Sawhney AVP - Customer Service

If this is correct, then I think both Vodafone and Airtel have got it seriously wrong here.A price even around the 20k mark would have evoked massive response, but I'm not sure how this price will be received by the Indian mobile lovers waiting so eagerly on this piece of news.

Watch this space for the latest updates.

1 comment:

  1. These people are trying to shortchange the most price sensitive and quality conscious market.
    Best of luck to their strategy!!