Tomahawk, WI 07/21/2014 (Basicsmedia) – According to news originating from a reliable source in China, the latest offering from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:APPL) the iPhone 6 will launched in India on September 19. This leaked news was obtained from a Chinese flyer which was used for promotional purposes.
This vital information was accessed from a GSM user’s Weibo account. The news is authentic as the exact date of the launch along with the exact prices was mentioned.
The Proposed Prices
The tapped information revealed that the smaller 4.7 inch iPhone 6 would be priced at 5,288 Chinese Yuan, which is approximately Rs. 51000/- in India, whereas the larger 5.5 inch model of the phone will be made available at 6,288 Yuan which works out to Rs. 61000/- approximately, depending on the prevailing currency rates at that time.
These prices suggest that the new 4.7 inch iPhone 6 will be 32 GB will be priced lower than the price of the current iPhone 5s which has a 16 GB capacity that costs 5300 Yuan presently. Correspondingly, the 5.5 inch iPhone 6 –16 GB will be priced at 5998 Yuan, about Rs. 57,000/-.
The Shape and Design
The same source of information went on to reveal that the design of the new iPhone 6 will probably be made with curved edges. This deviation has been expected from some time now. This would be an important variation from the standard Apple design of straight edges presently incorporated on the iPhone 4 and the iPhone 5.
However, there is another school of thought prevailing in the minds of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:APPL) followers whether Apple will ever deviate from its conventional design. Only time will tell and end all the speculation once and for all.
The Apple Marketing Strategy
True to its tradition, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:APPL) always launches its new products on a Friday to take advantage of the weekend shoppers. This launch is also expected to be made on September 19, which is a Friday. Incidentally, there was another leak of information of this launch from a German telecom carrier.
There were earlier contradictory reports that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:APPL) would launch its new phone on September 15, a Monday and its sales would commence on September 25, a Thursday.