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Akash Ambani unveils the Iphone 8 and 8 Plus as Reliance Jio and Apple join hands

Akash Ambani unveils the Iphone 8 and 8 Plus as Reliance Jio and Apple join hands
Written by Ravleen Khera

Akash Ambani who is a director at Reliance Jio and Retail, unveiled the new Iphone 8 and Iphone 8 Plus this afternoon at the headquarters of Reliance Jio in Navi Mumbai. His father, Mukesh Ambani and Apple CEO Tim Cook also addressed the gathering via a video message. The newly launched Iphones which start at a retail price of Rs. 64000 will be accessible to its Indian customers from September 29th and these phones are also available at various e-commerce websites at rewarding offers that are hard to resist. The Iphone 8 and 8 Plus will be on sale in India from 6PM IST today.

Apple, which is open to partnerships with various telecom networks has decided to join hands with India’s newest entrant Reliance Jio along with its sister concern Reliance Digital. At the press conference today, organised for the unveiling of the new Iphones, Akash Ambani promised a 70% Buyback on the Iphone 8 and Iphone 8 Plus after the completion of one year on the Jio network. In order to be eligible for the Buyback, the Jio Iphone users will be liable to pay either Rs.799 monthly for a period of 12 months or can shell out Rs.9,999 at once, for the entire year. The offer is valid on the original MRP of the smartphone.

To avail the above offer you can buy tour iphone online as well as offline. Reliance Digital has entered into a partnership with Amazon to sell these smartphones, with an assured buyback value of 70 percent after the passage of a year, when the customer wishes to upgrade to the next iphone. The pre-booking to these phones can be done at the Jio stores, from the Jio App as well as the website. In addition to the above offer, a cashback amount of Rs. 10,000 is assured if the phone is purchased from a Citibank Credit Card, on the day of the launch itself.

Jio is also offering 90 GB og Data under the iphone plan. Apart from iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, the Iphone X will be available from November 3, 2017 onwards and the pre-booking is all set to begin from October 27.

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Ravleen Khera

A commerce graduate, yoga enthusiast ( certified power yoga instructor), internet/social media junkie, dog lover, coffee addict are some words that describe me. I endeavour to nurture a skill for penning down words that educate, engage, entertain and also add value to the platform my content is published on. Currently,amidst a career transition :)