Apple iPad Air and iPad Mini 2 to be launched in India on November 29; Detailed pricing revealed
While the Apple iPhone 5S and 5C both got sold out within days of launch in India, the recently announced iPad devices would be now entering the Indian shores by the end of this month.
According to reports, the Apple iPad Air and the iPad Mini would both be launched in India on November 29. As the date hasn’t been officially confirmed by Apple, the actual date may change depending on supply constraints in other regions. Just like the iPhone handsets, both the iPad tablets are being launched in India early.
The iPad Air is reportedly said to be priced at Rs. 35900 for the 16 GB Wi-FI only version. The 32 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB Wi-Fi only variants are expected to be priced at Rs. 42900, Rs. 49900 and Rs. 56900 respectively. While the 16 GB iPad Air with cellular connectivity is said to be priced at Rs. 44900, the 32 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB variants are expected to be priced at Rs. 51900, Rs. 58900 and Rs. 65900 respectively.
Similarly the 16 GB Wi-Fi only version of the iPad Mini with Retina display would be priced at Rs. 28900 whereas the 32 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB versions would be priced at Rs. 35900, Rs. 42900 and Rs. 49900 respectively. The 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB variants of the iPad mini with Retina display and cellular connectivity would be priced at Rs. 37900, Rs. 44900, Rs. 51900 and Rs. 58900 respectively.
While with the launch of the new devices, the prices of the earlier device was expected to drop, sadly due to the inflation in rupee value, that won’t happen. The iPad 2 would be priced at the same Rs. 28900 while the iPad Mini would still cost 21900.