GST Effect: iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch Prices Slashed in India

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On the day that GST has departed into effect, Apple.inc has announced a cutback in the highest retail prices of iPad, iPhone, Apple Watch, and Macbook across the board, with a little exceptions.

All iPhone models have received a price slash, starting with Rs.1,200 drop for the iPhone SE 32GB and available all the way up to a Rs. 6,600 decrease in MRP for the top-of-the-line iPhone 7 Plus 256GB on variant.

Apple iPhone 8

Price cuts for iPad models series from Rs. 900 to Rs. 3,900, with the recently announced iPad Pro models also receiving a cutback, even before anyone’s had a possibility to buy them in the country.

MacBook Air prices remain unaffected, but the 12-inch MacBook and MacBook Pro models have received price drops within the range from Rs. 5,100 and Rs. 11,800. Mac Pro, which is due to get a big overhaul next year, gets a price slash as well, as do some iMac series.

Once again, recently revived Macbook has also received cost cuts even before their availability in the market.

Top-end 27-inch iMac series and Mac Mini are the only ones who’ve been at the receiving end of a slight price strike.

Here’s a look at how the iPhone prices have changed in India:

IPhone SE OLD MRP New MRP
32GB ₹ 27,200 ₹ 26,000
128GB ₹ 37,200 ₹ 35,000
iPhone 6S
32GB ₹ 50,000 ₹ 46,900
128GB ₹ 60,000 ₹ 55,900
iPhone 6S Plus
32GB ₹ 60,000 ₹ 56,100
128GB ₹ 70,000 ₹ 65,000
iPhone 7
32GB ₹ 60,000 ₹ 56,200
128GB ₹ 70,000 ₹ 65,200
256GB ₹ 80,000 ₹ 74,400
iPhone 7 Plus
32GB ₹ 72,000 ₹ 67,300
128GB ₹ 82,000 ₹ 76,200
256GB ₹ 92,000 ₹ 85,400

iPad prices have been updated as well, including for the new iPad series that were announced just last month at WWDC. Here’s the updated list:

iPad Old MRP New MRP
32GB Wi-Fi ₹ 28,900 ₹ 28,000
128GB Wi-Fi ₹ 36,900 ₹ 35,700
32GB Wi-Fi + Cellular ₹ 39,900 ₹ 38,600
128GB Wi-Fi + Cellular ₹ 47,900 ₹ 46,300
iPad mini 4
128GB Wi-Fi ₹ 34,900 ₹ 33,800
128GB Wi-Fi + Cellular ₹ 45,900 ₹ 44,500
10.5-inch iPad Pro
64GB Wi-Fi ₹ 52,900 ₹ 50,800
256GB Wi-Fi ₹ 60,900 ₹ 58,300
512GB Wi-Fi ₹ 76,900 ₹ 73,900
64GB Wi-Fi + Cellular ₹ 63,900 ₹ 61,400
256GB Wi-Fi + Cellular ₹ 71,900 ₹ 68,900
512GB Wi-Fi + Cellular ₹ 87,900 ₹ 84,500
12.9-inch iPad Pro
64GB Wi-Fi ₹ 65,900 ₹ 63,500
256GB Wi-Fi ₹ 73,900 ₹ 70,900
512GB Wi-Fi ₹ 89,900 ₹ 86,400
64GB Wi-Fi + Cellular ₹ 76,900 ₹ 74,100
256GB Wi-Fi + Cellular ₹ 84,900 ₹ 81,400
512GB Wi-Fi + Cellular ₹ 1,00,900 ₹ 97,000

MacBook prices have been slashed by up to Rs. 11,800. Here are the updated prices:

MacBook Air Old MRP New MRP
128GB SSD ₹ 80,900 ₹ 80,900
256GB SSD ₹ 96,900 ₹ 96,900
12-Inch MacBook
1.2GHz ₹ 1,09,900 ₹ 1,04,800
1.3GHz ₹ 1,34,900 ₹ 1,28,700
13-Inch MacBook Pro
2.3GHz/ 128GB (Non-Touch Bar) ₹ 1,09,900 ₹ 1,04,900
2.3GHz/ 256GB (Non-Touch Bar) ₹ 1,26,900 ₹ 1,21,100
3.1GHz/ 256GB ₹ 1,54,900 ₹ 1,47,900
3.1GHz/ 512GB ₹ 1,71,900 ₹ 1,64,100
15-Inch MacBook Pro
2.8GHz/ 256GB ₹ 2,05,900 ₹ 1,95,800
2.9GHz/ 512GB ₹ 2,39,900 ₹ 2,28,100

Desktop Mac prices also have been cutback as well, with the exception of Mac Mini and 27-inch iMac, which see a price bump in the higher configurations.

Mac Mini Old MRP New MRP
1.4GHz ₹ 40,990 ₹ 40,990
2.6GHz ₹ 56,990 ₹ 57,700
2.8GHz ₹ 79,990 ₹ 82,100
Mac Pro
3.5GHz 6-Core ₹ 2,49,900 ₹ 2,43,100
3.0GHz 8-Core ₹ 3,29,900 ₹ 3,18,100
21.5-Inch iMac
2.3GHz (Non-Retina) ₹ 90,900 ₹ 90,200
3.0GHz ₹ 1,07,900 ₹ 1,06,400
3.4GHz ₹ 1,24,900 ₹ 1,23,700
27-Inch iMac
3.4GHz ₹ 1,48,900 ₹ 1,47,400
3.5GHz ₹ 1,65,900 ₹ 1,66,000
3.8GHz ₹ 1,89,900 ₹ 1,90,400

Finally, Apple Watch models have received a price cut as well:

Apple Watch Old MRP New MRP
Apple Watch (Series 1) ₹ 23,900 ₹ 22,900
Apple Watch (Series 2) ₹ 32,900 ₹ 31,600
Apple Watch Nike+ ₹ 32,900 ₹ 31,600
Apple Watch Edition ₹ 1,10,900 ₹ 1,05,700

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