Apple iPhone 5s and 5c to go on sale in India today

Apple’s much-awaited iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c phones are all set to hit Indian markets today. Just in time for Diwali, the phones are coming to India two


Apple’s much-awaited iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c phones are all set to hit Indian markets today. Just in time for Diwali, the phones are coming to India two weeks after the availability for the country was announced.

The launch event is slated to be held at 5PM today across cities like Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Delhi, Chennai Kolkata and more. About a dozen more countries besides India are going to be a part of the official iPhone 5s and 5c release today.

The Apple iPhone 5s will be available for Rs 53,500 for the 16GB model, Rs 62,500 for Rs 32GB and Rs 71,500 for the 64GB variant. The higher-priced iPhone 5s will be available in gold, silver and space grey colours. The more funky-looking iPhone 5c is priced at Rs 41,900 for the 16GB model and Rs 53,500 for the 32GB one. The phone will be available in blue, green, yellow and pink coloured variants.

The colourful bunch

Hitting Indian shores today

 

As far as the accessories go, iPhone 5s cases will be on sale for Rs 3,200 and will be available in beige, blue, brown, black, yellow and red. Cases for iPhone 5c will come in blue, green, pink, black yellow and white for Rs 2,300.

Take a quick look at what you’re in for with the iPhone 5s:

 

  • 4-inch Multi-touch Retina display
  • 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • 8 megapixel iSight camera with Facetime camera
  • 16GB/32GB/64GB variants

The iPhone 5s comes with an all new A7 chip, which ensures it is the world’s first smartphone to come with 64-bit desktop-class architecture. Another interesting feature is the Touch ID fingerprint sensor which lets users unlock their iPhones with just a touch of the home button.

Here’s a quick look at the more-colourful iPhone 5c:

  • 4-inch Retina Display
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • 8-megapixel iSight camera with Facetime camera
  • 16GB/32GB variants

Closer to its predecessor, the iPhone 5, the iPhone 5c has an A6 chip running the show and is designed around a single, hard-coated polycarbonate body with a metal interior frame doubling up as the antenna.


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