Aug 20, 2008

1 INDIAN iPhone ≈ 4 US iPhones [Courtesy:Vodafone,Airtel]

Focus of the post:- Neither Twice as Fast.Twice Half the Prise*
After registering for the iphone on 30th June,here is a copy of the vodafone email i received on 20th August,1.21am.

Hello Haider,
Thank you for registering for your Apple iPhone 3GTM with us.
We are delighted to announce that the iPhone 3G will be available in India from August 22, 2008.It will be available in 8GB & 16GB models, priced at Rs 31,000($721) and Rs 36,100 respectively.
Be the first to get the iPhone
We have received a large number of registrations. As there are limited stocks, make sure that you get yours first, by paying an advance of Rs 10,000 to confirm your booking.
Where can you make this advance payment?
The iPhone 3G will be available at select Vodafone Stores. All you need to do is drop in at any select Vodafone Store between August 20 and 21 and make the advance payment by cash or credit card. Don´t forget to show the iPhone booking SMS, which you would have received from us, when you visit the Vodafone Store to pay the advance. To find a Vodafone Store near you, click here
Get an appointment now. No queues for you.
Once you pay the advance, we will immediately give you an appointment date and time, starting
August 22 when you can come and experience a full demonstration and collect your iPhone, all ready to use with your contacts and settings, by paying the balance amount.
Hurry! Limited stocks.
Remember, the sooner you confirm your booking, the earlier you´ll get your iPhone. We have limited stocks and it will be on first come, first serve basis.
Buy a Vodafone connection now!
As you are not a Vodafone customer, you will need a Vodafone connection for your iPhone 3G.
We recommend that when you come to confirm your booking, please do get yourself a Vodafone connection too. Remember to carry a passport sized picture, photo ID proof and address proof as these are required for activating your Vodafone SIM card.
Happy to help
If you have any queries, log on to or call us on 9839098390 and we´ll be happy to help.
Hurry and be one of the first to make the iPhone 3G your own.
Vivek Gangwar
General Manager - Customer Service
This is an auto–mailer. Please do not reply to this mail.
Select features and services are currently available in India.
3G features can be used on 3G networks while roaming abroad.
TM & © 2008 Apple Inc. All rights reserved.
Brought to you by Hutchison Max Paging Private Ltd.
End of Mail
*Comparisons between iPhone 3G (8GB) and first-generation iPhone (8GB) running on EDGE

The price of the iphone in india is equivalent to contract-free iphones sold abroad.


Edward Ott said...

still not sure how do u mean one indian iphone = to 4 us iphones?

Haider Khan said...

1US $ =43Rs

that is iphone 3g in india has been priced 4 times the price in US

Mobiles said...

not confirm about this

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