Pre-booking for Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus has started in India and Reliance is offering major buyback and cashback deals on the latest iPhones, via the Reliance Digital stores and Reliance Jio website. Recent reports suggest that Jio and Reliance Digital will offer a 70 percent buyback on the Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus of buying the devices. However, the offer is valid for 1 year, and you will get the money back if you return the iPhones after a year. The offer is on the original price of the smartphones.
Interested buyers can pre-book the Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus through channels like Reliance Digital offline stores, Amazon India website, www.jio.com, as well as Jio stores. It should be noted that the Apple iPhones will go on sale from September 29. Interestingly, there is a cashback offer by Reliance Jio too, worth Rs 10,000. However, there is a catch to the deal. Users who buy the iPhones and wish to get the cashback offer on September 29, they need to have a Citibank credit card and purchase the device using it.
Apple recently launched three new variants of the iPhone: iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X. When it comes to the premium model, interested buyers will have to wait for some time. The Apple iPhone X will go on sale from November 3, and the pre-booking will open on October 27. In terms of price, the iPhone 8 will be available at Rs 64,000 for the 64GB model and Rs 77,000 for the 256Gb variant. As far as iPhone 8 Plus is concerned, the device is priced at Rs 73,000 (64GB model), and Rs 86,000 (256GB) variant. This time Apple has dumped the 128GB models from the series.
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Reliance Jio, meanwhile, has also revealed a new tariff plan for iPhone 8 buyers. On a Jio recharge of Rs 799, you will get 90 GB of data per month for post-paid users. You will get the free voice calling and SMS features also. This tariff plan is also available for Jio pre-paid users with a 28-day validity.
Apple iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus specifications: Both the devices have a glass back with sides made of metal, Retina HD display with LCD IPS panel, and True Tone technology. These iPhones have the wireless charging feature and you can also buy third-party chargers. The iPhone 8 is powered by the A11 Bionic processor. The difference is in the camera. While iPhone 8 has a 12MP rear camera, there is a dual camera setup in the iPhone 8 Plus. In terms of battery, both iPhones are similar to the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.