Consumers who have not bought the Apple iPhone Plus and are still thinking of doing so might have to wait for some more time. Apple’s latest premium device is difficult to get your hands on, as it has gone ‘out of stock’ from online stores. However, the cheaper version, iPhone 7 is still available on all the e-commerce platforms. But the bigger and costlier, Apple iPhone 7 has is not available. Infibeam and Flipkart, the official online retailers for the iPhone 7 series, are out of the devices. Apple Prime users can still buy one device of the 128GB version of the iPhone 7 Plus (gold) which is still in stock. Apple Inc recently said that it was caught off guard by the number of people showing interest in buying its biggest smartphone, the iPhone 7 Plus, and their miscalculations may hit profits during the holiday season.
Apple CEO Tim Cook had said that there was a strong demand especially with the iPhone 7 Plus compared to what the company had predicted when they went into the product launch. The demand for the device got so high that Apple could not keep up with the deliveries. The ‘Jet Black’ variant which was in the highest demand category initially, became unavailable very soon. It was reported by Reuters that even Apple offline stores said that they did not have the iPhone 7 Plus anymore, nor did they have any idea about its return. The Apple iPhone 7 Plus has the all new dual rear camera setup that along with a wide angle 12-megapixel lens and a 56mm telephoto lens, allowing up to 2X optical zoom. The camera on the phone allows the user to take ‘bokeh’ shots, and now also features a portrait mode.
The Apple iPhone 7 Plus pricing starts at Rs 72,000 for the basic version of 32GB. For the 128GB storage variant, the cost increases to Rs 82,000 and Rs 92,000 for the 256GB variant. iPhone 7 Plus has a 5.5-inch IPS LCD display with a 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution. The phone features Apple’s newest quad-core A10 Fusion chip and runs on 3GB RAM. The phone comes in three storage variants – 32GB/128GB/256GB. It is backed by a 2900 mAh non-removable Li-ion battery and comes with IP67 water and dust resistant rating.