Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: Apple enthusiasts in India will be able to get their hands on the latest iPhone 7 and iPhone Plus from Friday onwards.
Customers in countries like the US, Australia, the UK and China have already got their the handsets beginning September 16.
Apple is not going to follow the midnight sale pattern as is being practiced by many smartphone companies. Apple will sell the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus in India starting 7 pm today.
The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will be available in 32GB, 128GB and 256GB storage variants in silver, gold and rose gold colours. The new Jet Black colour variant will come only in 128GB and 256GB variants.
iPhone will be available at the starting price of Rs 60,000. Here are some price details:
Apple iPhone 7
32GB variant: Rs 60,000
128GB variant: Rs 70,000
256GB variant: Rs 80,000.
iPhone 7 Plus
32GB variant: Rs 72,000
128GB variant: Rs 82,000
256GB variant: Rs 92,000
iPhone 7 features a 4.7-inch display with 3D touch, while iPhone 7 Plus has a 5.5-inch Retina HD display with 3D touch. Both the smartphones are powered by a new quad-core Apple A10 Fusion processor, which it claims is 40 per cent faster than the previous generation.
The iOS 10-powered iPhone 7 sports a 12MP iSight camera and 4K video recording. The iPhone 7 Plus has dual 12MP rear cameras -- one wide-angle and a telephoto lens.
Both iPhones have a similar 7MP Facetime camera, which is bumped up from 5MP on the iPhone 6S. The handsets come with IP67 rating signifying the fact that it is water and dust resistant, a first for the Apple smartphone.
The models also have a new home button which is now touch sensitive and uses a new Taptic engine for better response.