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GST Effect: Apple India Slashes Prices of iPhone and Other Products

Story Highlights

  • iPhone 7 price in India now starts at Rs. 56,200 instead of Rs. 60,000
  • iPhone 7 Plus MRP 32GB will now retail at Rs. 67,300
  • Price of new Mac and iPad models have also been slashed

On the day that GST has gone into effect, Apple has announced a reduction in the maximum retail prices of iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac line of computers across the board, with a few exceptions.

All iPhone models have received a price cut, starting with Rs. 1,200 drop for the 32GB iPhone SE and going all the way up to a Rs. 6,600 reduction in MRP for the top-of-the-line iPhone 7 Plus 256GB variant.

Price cuts for iPad models range from Rs. 900 to Rs. 3,900, with the newly announced iPad Pro models also receiving a reduction, even before anyone’s had a chance to buy them in the country.

MacBook Air prices remain unchanged, but the 12-inch MacBook and MacBook Pro models have received price drops between Rs. 5,100 and Rs. 11,800. Mac Pro, which is due to get a big revamp next year, gets a price cut as well, as do some iMac models.

Once again, newly refreshed Mac models have also received price cuts even before their availability in the market.

Top-end 27-inch iMac models and Mac Mini are the only ones who’ve been at the receiving end of a slight price bump.

Read on for a detailed look at how all iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch prices have changed.

Here’s a look at how the iPhone prices have changed in India:

iPhone SE

Old MRP

New MRP

32GB

₹ 27,200

₹ 26,000

128GB

₹ 37,200

₹ 35,000

iPhone 6S
32GB

₹ 50,000

₹ 46,900

128GB

₹ 60,000

₹ 55,900

iPhone 6S Plus
32GB

₹ 60,000

₹ 56,100

128GB

₹ 70,000

₹ 65,000

iPhone 7
32GB

₹ 60,000

₹ 56,200

128GB

₹ 70,000

₹ 65,200

256GB

₹ 80,000

₹ 74,400

iPhone 7 Plus
32GB

₹ 72,000

₹ 67,300

128GB

₹ 82,000

₹ 76,200

256GB

₹ 92,000

₹ 85,400

iPad prices have been updated as well, including for the new iPad models that were announced just last month at WWDC. Here’s the updated list:

iPad

Old MRP

New MRP

32GB Wi-Fi

₹ 28,900

₹ 28,000

128GB Wi-Fi

₹ 36,900

₹ 35,700

32GB Wi-Fi + Cellular

₹ 39,900

₹ 38,600

128GB Wi-Fi + Cellular

₹ 47,900

₹ 46,300

iPad mini 4
128GB Wi-Fi

₹ 34,900

₹ 33,800

128GB Wi-Fi + Cellular

₹ 45,900

₹ 44,500

10.5-inch iPad Pro
64GB Wi-Fi

₹ 52,900

₹ 50,800

256GB Wi-Fi

₹ 60,900

₹ 58,300

512GB Wi-Fi

₹ 76,900

₹ 73,900

64GB Wi-Fi  + Cellular

₹ 63,900

₹ 61,400

256GB Wi-Fi + Cellular

₹ 71,900

₹ 68,900

512GB Wi-Fi + Cellular

₹ 87,900

₹ 84,500

12.9-inch iPad Pro
64GB Wi-Fi

₹ 65,900

₹ 63,500

256GB Wi-Fi

₹ 73,900

₹ 70,900

512GB Wi-Fi

₹ 89,900

₹ 86,400

64GB Wi-Fi  + Cellular

₹ 76,900

₹ 74,100

256GB Wi-Fi + Cellular

₹ 84,900

₹ 81,400

512GB Wi-Fi + Cellular

₹ 1,00,900

₹ 97,000

MacBook prices have been slashed by up to Rs. 11,800. Here are the latest prices:

MacBook Air

Old MRP

New MRP

128GB SSD

₹ 80,900

₹ 80,900

256GB SSD

₹ 96,900

₹ 96,900

12-Inch MacBook
1.2GHz

₹ 1,09,900

₹ 1,04,800

1.3GHz

₹ 1,34,900

₹ 1,28,700

13-Inch MacBook Pro
2.3GHz/ 128GB (Non-Touch Bar)

₹ 1,09,900

₹ 1,04,900

2.3GHz/ 256GB (Non-Touch Bar)

₹ 1,26,900

₹ 1,21,100

3.1GHz/ 256GB

₹ 1,54,900

₹ 1,47,900

3.1GHz/ 512GB

₹ 1,71,900

₹ 1,64,100

15-Inch MacBook Pro
2.8GHz/ 256GB

₹ 2,05,900

₹ 1,95,800

2.9GHz/ 512GB

₹ 2,39,900

₹ 2,28,100

Desktop Mac prices have been slashed as well, with the exception of Mac Mini and 27-inch iMac, which see a price bump in the higher configurations.

Mac Mini

Old MRP

New MRP

1.4GHz

₹ 40,990

₹ 40,990

2.6GHz

₹ 56,990

₹ 57,700

2.8GHz

₹ 79,990

₹ 82,100

Mac Pro
3.5GHz 6-Core

₹ 2,49,900

₹ 2,43,100

3.0GHz 8-Core

₹ 3,29,900

₹ 3,18,100

21.5-Inch iMac
2.3GHz (Non-Retina)

₹ 90,900

₹ 90,200

3.0GHz

₹ 1,07,900

₹ 1,06,400

3.4GHz

₹ 1,24,900

₹ 1,23,700

27-Inch iMac
3.4GHz

₹ 1,48,900

₹ 1,47,400

3.5GHz

₹ 1,65,900

₹ 1,66,000

3.8GHz

₹ 1,89,900

₹ 1,90,400

Finally, Apple Watch models have received a price cut as well:

Apple Watch

Old MRP

New MRP

Apple Watch (Series 1)

₹ 23,900

₹ 22,900

Apple Watch (Series 2)

₹ 32,900

₹ 31,600

Apple Watch Nike+

₹ 32,900

₹ 31,600

Apple Watch Edition

₹ 1,10,900

₹ 1,05,700

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Shubham Mishra

Founder and Chief Editor of PaidFreeDroid. Shubham likes to keep on top of tech world and loves to help people around him get through the day to day trouble they face with technology.

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