Apple runs out of iPhone 6 Plus batteries, delays swaps to March


The Apple iPhone SE is available at Rs 18,999 during the Apple week, with an additional Rs 18,000 off on exchange. The cashback will be credited by April 15, 2018.

Following on from Apple's announcement in December 2017 pertaining to iPhone batteries and their performance, local Premium Apple Reseller and solutions provider Digicape has announced its battery replacement process for clients. The iPhone 7 is a smaller version with 4.7-inch display and no dual rear camera. The latest development is said to have made the Cupertino company incapable of offering iPhone 6 Plus replacement batteries until late March to early April in the U.S. and other some regions, as per a leaked internal document obtained by MacRumors.

Talking about the sale, iPhone 7 Plus (32GB) is available at the price of Rs 56,999 which had an original price of Rs 59,000.

Not only, a person also gets Rs 18,000 exchange offer and Rs 149 buyback guarantee on the phone.

iPhones: iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus - Rs 8,000 cashback. iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus - Rs 5,000 cashback. iPhone 6, iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus - Rs 3,000 cashback, and Rs 2,500 cashback on the iPhone SE.

If you include the Rs 5,000 cashback for ICICI Bank Credit card users, the price comes to Rs 51,999 during the sale.

According to Barclays analyst Mark Moskowitz, the iPhone battery replacement programme will cost Apple $10 billion from reduced sales in 2018. However, iPhone 6 and 6s Plus owners will only have to wait "approximately two weeks" for their replacements to arrive in stores.

Lastly, the cheapest iPhone, the iPhone SE is now available for Rs 18,999.

iPhone 6s Plus 32GB, originally priced at Rs 49,000, is available at Rs 37,000 during Flipkart's Apple Week sale.

On the other hand, iPhone 8 Plus having 64GB variant has 8% off on them and is priced at Rs 66,499 on Flipkart from previous market price of Rs 73,000. As for the iPhone 6s, it has a discounted price of Rs 34,999 but is now unavailable with this offer. This one has Rs 2500 cashback from ICICI Bank.

Apple MacBook Air with Core i5 5th Gen and 8 GB RAM and 128 GB storage is available at Rs 54,490 on Flipkart. Another major discount is available on the Apple Watch Series 2 which is available at Rs 24,900 from Rs 33,500.

Last but not the least, the Apple Watch Series 1 is now priced as Rs. 18,900, Series 2 and Series 3 are priced at Rs. 22,900 and Rs. 29,900 respectively.The same Rs. 2,500 cashback is applicable on ICICI credit card EMI transactions for Apple Watch variants.