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iPhone 7 receives good response in India

Trade estimates suggest 100,000 units were sold over the weekend

Viveat Susan Pinto & Alnoor Peermohamed  |  Mumbai/Bengaluru 

Positive consumer sentiment, coupled with aggressive offers by Apple’s trade partners in India, appears to have lured many to buy the new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, launched on Friday. Conversations with general, modern and online trade across cities such as Mumbai, Delhi and Bengaluru — where long queues were seen on the day of the launch — reveal that around 100,000 units of the new phones were sold in the opening weekend, double of what was sold last year. The excitement visible this year was lacking last year when Apple launched its iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, said ...

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First Published: Mon, October 10 2016. 00:49 IST
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