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iPhone 7 & 7 Plus Pre-Orders Start Today at Midnight on Flipkart!

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Apple launches iPhone 7 & 7 Plus, Coming to India on Oct 7; Overpriced yet again?

For the first time, Apple is partnering with an Indian e-Commerce giant Flipkart, for customers to pre-order and buy latest iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Pre-ordering will start from today at 23.59 hours (i.e 11.59 PM) on Flipkart. You can check out their official Page here.

Though, customer have to pay the whole amount while pre-ordering, the device will be directly sourced from Apple, instead of Apple partners. Obviously from the end user perspective, it won’t change anything.

Both new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus’s 32GB version will start from Rs 60,000.

iPhone 7 with 128GB storage will have a price tag of Rs. 70,000, while the 256GB storage variant will go up to Rs 80,000.

Similarly, iPhone 7 Plus with 32GB storage will come at Rs 72,000, for 128GB version the price will go up to 82,000, and for 256GB storage at Rs 92,000.

And if you are wondering whether 16GB version will be available? Then the answer is no. It will not be available. Apple has shuttered the 16GB and 64GB storage models, atleast for iPhone 7.

The new Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus comes with 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch Retina HD display. Both supports 3D touch feature and has new quad-core Apple A10 Fusion processor clocked at 2.23GHz, which Apple claims to be 40% faster than the earlier generation processor.

Both iPhones also have a new home button, which now has a taptic engine and touch sensitivity for a quick response (remember Apple MacBook 2016’s Force touch trackpad). The iPhone 7 Plus also sports a dual 12MP cameras, one for wide-angle and second for a telephoto lens.

Meanwhile, iPhone 7 have a 12MP iSight camera and 4K video recording, have a f/1.8 aperture. Both has a 7MP FaceTime camera and are officially water and dust resistant, having IP67 rating. The first Apple smartphones to have the official rating.

Apple has released a wireless Earpods with the phone, called as AirPods, but this package doesn’t seem to have one. Flipkart’s official page show an ‘Earpods with lightning connector’ in the package.

Apple has introduced two new finishes on iPhone 7, Jet black, and matte black. Jet Black, may prone to scratches, but has been termed Rose Gold of 2016.

Apple CEO Tim Cook recently said – “In the first three-quarters of this fiscal year, our iPhone sales in India were up 51% year-on-year”. Lets see if they can keep the momentum with iPhone 7 sales as well.

Whats your take? Do you think iPhone 7 will do well in India?

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