Apple will continue to experiment with its iPhone lineup in India after both reintroducing and re-retiring its iPhone 4 in the country this year. That’s according to a new report by The Times of India, which says Apple is poised to introduce the cheaper iPhone 5c 8GB model in India by early next month.
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The report notes the iPhone 5c will be priced close to “Rs 35,000-Rs 37,000 with a buyback offer” which is “about Rs 2,000 cheaper than the 16GB version with a buyback offer”.
The conversion from Indian Rupee to US dollars roughly pegs the 8GB iPhone 5c at about $600 with the difference between the 8GB and 16GB converting to about $33 with the buyback offer model.
Apple first introduced cheaper the iPhone 5c 8GB configuration earlier this year in several non-US markets across the globe as a mid-tier option with support for LTE which the cheaper iPhone 4s lacks.