As per industry executives, the Budget had hiked import duty of various products both by way of increase in basic custom duty rate and withdrawal of earlier exemption from basic custom duty and social welfare surcharge.




KOLKATA: Apple has increased prices of some iPhone models from Monday to offset the increase in duties in the last Budget.




As per industry executives, the Budget had hiked import duty of various products both by way of increase in basic custom duty rate and withdrawal of earlier exemption from basic custom duty and social welfare surcharge.

The price of iPhone 11 Pro Max, 11 Pro and iPhone 8 has been hiked. iPhone XR and iPhone 7 are assembled in India by Foxconn and Wistron respectively and hence are not impacted by any price increase.




Apple has also not changed the price of iPhone 11, iPad tablets , Apple Watch and MacBook computers.

The price of iPhone 8 64 GB has gone up from to Rs 40,500 from Rs 39,900. The iPhone 8+ 64 GB is now Rs 50,600 from Rs 49,900 earlier.




Price of iPhone 11 Pro 64 GB has gone up from Rs 99,900 to 1,01,200. That of 256 GB variant is up from Rs 1,13,900 to Rs 1,15,200, while the 512 GB from Rs 1,31,900 to Rs 1,33,200.

The price of iPhone 11 Pro Max is up to Rs 1,11,200 from Rs 1,09,900 for 64 GB variant. For the 512 GB variant, it is Rs 1,43,200 from Rs 1,41,900.



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