Bharti Airtel has started the pre order online booking of Apple iPhone 4S in India. They have made the official announcement that the iPhone 4S will be available on November 25th and pre order booking option in their official website. Aircel India made the first announcement regarding the launching of Apple iPhone 4S in India. They had announced that the iPhone will be available from onwards and pre order online bookings would start from November 18th. But everything has turned around. They have not yet started the online booking facility. They had put up in the google ads regarding the same, but now they are telling that the iPhone is coming soon. On the other hand, Aircel who were all set to start pre-booking of iPhone 4S in India have removed the statement completely from their site. Initially Airtel had not given any information regarding the availability or pre booking details. But fortunately Airtel has started the pre order booking from November 18th onwards. So it is a clear indication that only limited number of iPhone 4S will be available initially.
Airtel India has also announced the price of iPhone 4S 16 GB and iPhone 4S 32 GB and displayed in the official website of Airtel India. The price is little higher than the expected price. As per the price list in Airtel India, Apple iPhone 4S 16 GB costs 44,500 Indian rupees and iPhone 4S 32GB costs 50,900 Indian rupees. They have not made any official announcement regarding the price of Apple iPhone 4S 64 GB. But according to the operators iPhone 4S will be priced around 57,500 Indian rupees. This amount is much much higher than the expectations of a normal Indian. Since the Samsung smart phones are available at the range of 30,000 Indian rupees, this will push many users towards it. Also may the iphone 4S would be available at a cheaper rate in the grey market. Also iphone 4 new Avatar will be available ata price of 37,900 Indian rupees. This is much expensive compared to the iPhone 4 16 GB which was prised 34,500 Indian rupees.
Pre Order of iphone 4S in Airtel India
Although Aircel had made the first announcement regarding the pre orders of iPhone 4S in India, Bharati Airtel started pre order booking first in India. They have started the pre booking in their Official website of India. Now pre orders for iPhone 4S 16 GB and iPhone 4S 32 GB are available. As per the information given in the website, you have to pay the full cash at the time of pre booking and the hand set will be made available to you on the day of launching of iPhone 4S in India by Airtel. Iphone 4S 16 GB is available at Rs 44,500 and iphone 32 GB is available at Rs 50,900. They have not yet provided any details on iPhone 4S 64 GB.
The price of iPhone is much higher the expected price and the common people in India have to find some other way to buy it. As of now, the factory unlocked iPhone 4S are available in US, Hong Kong and Singapore. The price of iPhone 4S is cheaper than India in these countries. Hong Kong is the best option as iPhone is available at a little cheaper rate. The link to Pre order iPhone 4S in India is given below. As soon as you open the window, you can see a window as shown on the right side.
You have to click on the Pre Order button to make your booking. Here is the link.