The GST rollout has begun, and thanks to the impact of the new tax slab, Apple slashed prices of its iPhones, Macs, and Apple Watch in India. The day GST regime was launched in India, Apple iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, and iPhone SE officially got a price-cut from the company, and these went live on the official Apple website as well. Additionally, Apple’s new 10.5-inch iPad Pro, 12.9-inch iPad Pro, iPad, and iPad mini 4 have got price-cut as well.
GST rollout impact on Apple iPhone prices
Apple iPhone 7 (32GB), which was launched at Rs 60,000 is now available at Rs 56,200. The 128GB and 256GB options of iPhone 7 can now be bought at Rs 65,200 and Rs 74,400 respectively. The phones were originally unveiled at Rs 70,000 and Rs 80,000.
The base model (32GB) of Apple iPhone 7 Plus is now available at Rs 67,300 as opposed to Rs 72,000 previously. iPhone 7 Plus (128GB) now comes at Rs 76,200, while the 256GB variant costs Rs 85,400. Apple unveiled the two variants at Rs 82,000, and Rs 92,000 respectively.
Apple iPhone 6s Plus (32GB), which was earlier Rs 60,000 can now be bough at Rs 56,100. The 128GB model is now available at Rs 65,000, as opposed to Rs 70,000 previously. The 32GB and 128GB of iPhone 6s are now available at Rs 46,900 and Rs 55,900 respectively. They were previously priced at Rs 50,000 and Rs 60,000. Finally, iPhone SE 32GB and 128GB models come at Rs 26,000 and Rs 35,000 respectively, as opposed to Rs 27,200 and Rs 37,200 earlier.
GST rollout impact on Apple iPad prices
Apple’s new 10.5-inch iPad Pro WiFi models in 64GB, 256GB, and 512GB can now be bought at Rs 50,800, Rs 58,300 and Rs 73,900. The three models were launched at Rs 52,900 for 64GB storage variant, Rs 60,900 for the 256GB model and Rs 76,900 for the 512GB options respectively.
Apple 10.5-inch iPad Pro WiFi+Cellular models now starts at Rs 61,400 for 64GB option. The 256GB variant can be bought at Rs 68,900 while 512GB variant costs Rs 84,500. The 64GB, 256GB, and 512GB models were originally launched at Rs Rs 63,900, Rs 71,900, and Rs 87,900 respectively.
Apple 12.9-inch iPad Pro 256GB and 512GB WiFi variants were launched at Rs 73,900 and Rs 89,900 respectively. They are now available at Rs 70,900 and Rs 86,400 respectively. The Wi-Fi+Cellular models, which were originally unveiled at Rs 76,900 (64GB), Rs 84,900 (256GB), and Rs 1,00,900 (512GB) are now available at Rs 74,100 (64GB), Rs 81,400 (256GB), and Rs 97,000 (512GB) respectively.
iPad WiFi models in 32GB and 128GB variants now cost Rs 28,000 and Rs 35,700 respectively. Previously the price was Rs 28,900 and Rs 36,900 respectively. iPad (WiFi+Cellular) in 32GB and 128GB storage options priced at Rs 38,600 and Rs 46,300 respectively. They were priced at Rs 39,900 and Rs 47,900. Apple iPad mini 4 (128GB) WiFi and WiFi+Cellular models cost Rs 33,800 and Rs 44,500 respectively. The old price is Rs 34,900 and Rs 45,900 respectively.
GST rollout impact on Apple MacBook prices
There’s no significant price cut for Apple’s MacBook series. The 128GB and 256GB models are available at Rs 80,900 and Rs 96,900 respectively. Apple 12-inch MacBook 1.2GHz, which was previously priced at Rs 1,09,900, is now available at Rs 1,04,800. The 1.3GHz model, earlier available at Rs 1,34,900, can now be bought at Rs 1,28,700.
Apple’s 13-inch MacBook Pro (128GB) without Touch Bar, which was launched at Rs 1,09,900, can now be bought at Rs 1,04,900. The 256GB model is now available at Rs 1,21,100 as opposed to the original price of Rs 1,26,900.
Apple’s 13-inch MacBook Pro (256GB) (3.1GHz), which was launched at Rs 1,54,900, can now be bought at Rs 1,47,900. The 512GB model is now available at Rs 1,71,900 as oppsed to the original price of Rs 1,64,100. Apple’s 15-inch MacBook Pro now costs Rs 1,95,800 (256GB) and Rs 2,28,100 (512GB). The variants were launched at Rs 2,05,900 and Rs 2,39,900 respectively.
GST rollout impact on Apple Watch prices
Apple Watch (Series 1) will be available at Rs 22,900 as opposed to previous Rs 23,900. Apple Watch (Series 2), which was launched at Rs 32,900 can be now bought at Rs 31,600. Apple Watch Nike+ and Apple Watch Edition are now available at Rs 31,600 and Rs 1,05,700 respectively. The were unveiled at Rs 32,900 and Rs 1,10,900 respectively.
GST rollout impact on Apple Mac, iMac prices
Apple Mac Mini 1.4GHz, 2.6GHz, and 2.8GHz now cost Rs 40,990, Rs 57,700, and Rs 82,100 respectively. They were previously priced at Rs 40,990, 56,990 and Rs 79,990 respectively. Apple Mac Pro (Hexa-core) (3.5GHz) now costs Rs 2,43,100 as opposed to Rs 2,49,900 previously. The Octa-core (3.0Gz) model, which was earlier priced at Rs 3,29,900, now costs Rs 3,18,100.
Apple 21.5-inch iMac (2.3GHz) (Non-Retina), which was priced at Rs 90,900 now costs Rs Rs 90,200. The 3.0GHz model comes at Rs 1,06,400, as opposed to Rs 1,07,900 earlier. The 3.4GHz variant costs Rs 1,23,700 instead of Rs 1,24,900 previously.
Apple 27-inch iMac are now priced at Rs 1,47,400, Rs 1,66,00, and Rs 1,90,400 respectively for the 3.4GHz, 3.5GHz, and 3.8GHz models respectively. They were earlier priced at Rs 1,48,900, Rs 1,65,900, and Rs 1,89,900 respectively.