Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will finally be launched in India on Friday and Akash Ambani, son of Reliance Industries chief Mukesh Ambani will announce the new devices. Akash who is on the board of Reliance Jio Infocomm (Jio) will roll out the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus on Friday noon in the telco’s headquarters in Navi Mumbai. Ambani and CEO of Apple Tim Cook will address the congregation via video. Both these new phones will be available in India on various e-commerce websites with lucrative offers. The starting price of these phones is Rs 64,000. Apple has announced that the 64GB and 256GB variant of iPhone 8 will cost Rs 64,000 and Rs 77,000, respectively. Similarly, iPhone 8 Plus 64GB is priced at Rs 73,000, while the 256GB variant will cost you Rs 86,000. Both the phones will go on sale in India at 6 pm IST.
12:25 PM: Tim Cook speaks video call. Mukesh Ambani speaks at the event too.
12:22 PM: Wait is over! Akash Ambani comes up on stage.
12:15 PM: Catch the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus launch event live here:
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12:10 PM: To buy the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus offline, there are 3,000 Redington stores across India, as well as large format stores such as Croma, Reliance Digital and Vijay Sales who will stock the devices.
12:05 PM: You can catch the live stream of Apple iPhone launch in India via various social meadia chanels like YouTube and Facebook.
12:00 PM: Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus go on sale in India at 6pm IST today. Users can log on to Amazon, Flipkart, Infibeam or Jio.com to place an order.
11:55 AM: Check out iPhone 8 first look:
11:50 AM: iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus price in India: The iPhone 8 (64GB) is priced at Rs 64,000 and iPhone 8 (256GB) is priced at Rs 77,000. Meanwhile, the iPhone 8 Plus (64GB) is priced at Rs 73,000 and the iPhone 8 Plus (256GB) is priced at Rs 86,000.
iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus: Check out price, offers on Jio, Amazon, Flipkart
11:30 AM: Jio and Reliance Digital have combined with Apple to offer a 70 percent buyback on the Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. This 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.
11:25 AM: Apart from iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, Apple also announced iPhone X which will go on sale from November 3, and the pre-booking will open on October 27.