Finally the day has come! The much awaited iphone 5 will be now available across all the mobile stores in India. The 16 GB version of the phone is priced at Rs 45,500 while the 32 GB and 64 GB versions are priced at Rs 52,500 and Rs 59,500 respectively.
The phone will be launched across 5 cities in various public events. Starting today it’ll be available on various online sites too. Unlike the predecessor this time iPhone 5 is launched in open market whereas earlier it was launched through Airtel and Aircel only. However both the operators are still offering special tariff plans for the buyers of this phone.
Airtel has launched four postpaid plans starting Rs 300. The basic plan offers 200 MB of 3G data, 500 local calling and 300 SMSes free per month. For Rs 500, iPhone 5 buyers using Airtel postpaid SIM will get 500 MB of 3G data, 900 local minutes and 400 SMS es free per month.
There is Rs 800 plan with 1.2 GB 3G data, 1,400 local minutes and 500 SMSes per month. And the costliest plan is for Rs 1,000 offering 3 GB 3G data, 1,500 local minutes and 600 SMSes per month. Post the limit the data rate is 3 paisa for 30 KB the usual rate being 3 paisa/10kb.
Aircel’s postpaid subscribers will get 1 GB 3G data per month, 500 minutes per month of voice calls and 500 SMSes per month for 12 months. Once the limit crosses users will be charged as per regular tariff rates. No rental on these plans whatsoever. However post 12 month period one can pay Rs 399 per month for these benefits.
To be a part of the launch of your favourite phone check into one of the following locations between 7 pm -11:00 pm today.
People from the capital city can visit DLF Place, Saket District Centre, Pushp Vihar.
Gurgaon walo it is Galleria DLF Phase 2. In Mumbai you can either walk in to Inorbit Mall, 2nd Floor, Food Court, Link Road, Malad West or go to Phoenix, Tulsi Pipe Road.
Bangalore the address is UB City, Vittal Mallya Road.
Here take a sneak peek: