iPhone prices hiked due to Budget 2020 impact… Check Here

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Apple has adjusted prices of some of its new models including the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max due to an increase in customs duty on imported mobile phones and chargers announced in Budget 2020.

Additionally, Apple has also revised prices of its iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in India due to the same reason. However, the Cupertino-based giant has exempted the iPhone 11 model alongside iPad and other products from the price hike.

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The new prices are effective immediately and Apple’s India website is now showing the latest prices. You can check the prices of iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max below.

With the latest hike, the iPhone 11 Pro Max price in India now starts at Rs 1,11,200 while the iPhone 11 Pro starts at Rs 1,01,200. Looking at the price hike, the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max prices have seen an increase of roughly Rs 1,300.

Notably, the government of India will increase the customs duty on imported mobile phones and chargers as well as social welfare surcharge as announced during the Union Budget last month.

One of the biggest breathers for Indian consumers is that the iPhone XR and iPhone 7 will not see any price rise as both these models are being assembled in the country by Foxconn and Wistron.

Indian Express first reported the story, however, Apple has now confirmed the price hike to Times Now as well.

Coming to the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus prices. The iPhone 8 now starts at Rs 40,500 for the 64GB version while goes up till Rs 45,500 for the 128GB model. The iPhone 8 Plus 64GB comes at Rs 50,600 while the 128GB model comes at Rs 55,600.

A recent Counterpoint Research report claimed that the iPhone 11 was the second best-selling phone of 2019 despite it being launched in September. The iPhone 11 64GB model price remains unchanged at Rs 64,900 and goes up till Rs 79,900 for the 256GB. The iPhone XR prices also remain unchanged, and it starts at Rs 49,900 for the 64GB model while the 128GB model comes at Rs 54,900. The iPhone 7 32GB price in India starts at Rs 29,900 while the iPhone 7 Plus at Rs 37,900 for the 32GB model.