San Francisco: Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will be available for iOS lovers in India beginning October 7 – the last in the list of countries. Available in silver, gold, rose gold and the new black finish (jet black), iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will be available in 32GB, 128GB and 256GB models, starting at Rs 60,000.
Tim Cook’s visit to India may have paid off supplementary than people were expecting. According to the source, Apple will launch the next iPhone 7 in India at the same time as most major markets like the US and the UK, who is in proximity to the launch planning.
In India, Apple loses major of its initial sales push to the Grey market imports, or to people purchasing the iPhone overseas. Apple wants to cut this down by launching at the same time as the major markets. India is one of the strongest growing smartphone markets in the world and Apple sees the large potential in the market.
Apple’s new Health app – and the HealthKit platform that lets other companies’ health and activity-tracking apps bond into it – was one of the big new features in its iOS 8 software, which was launched recently.
Health is talented of collecting, storing and analyzing a range of personal data, but there are clear privacy implications here – for Apple and any company involved in this space, from Google and Microsoft to the growing number of smaller fitness-focused app and device makers.
Apple has recently announced that they will manufacture iPhone 7 with at least 32GB base storage, with Apple dropping the infamous 16GB model. Research adds that the mid-tier 64GB storage option may be replaced with 128GB alongside a new 256GB version at the high end of the lineup. Apple is likely to make changes to the storage options for iPhone 7. The 64GB version, which has been the most popular option in previous generations, may be withdrawn and replaced by the 128GB version, though this decision has yet to be finalized.