Since the GST rate hike came in effect from yesterday (1 April), several smartphone brands like Realme, Xiaomi and Poco increased the prices of their phones up to Rs 2,000. Now Apple has also increased the prices of its iPhones in India accordingly.
Last month GST on smartphones was increased from 12 percent to 18 percent. This has impacted the prices of iPhone 11 (Review), iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max (Review), iPhone XR (Review), iPhone 8 (Review), iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 7.
The new prices are now reflecting on the Apple India website.
To recall, it is expected that Apple might launch its low-cost iPhone, which might be named as iPhone 9 or iPhone SE 2, on 15 April and might go on sale on 22 April.