Two of India's telecom operators, Bharti Airtel and Reliance
Communication will be selling Apple's latest generation of smartphones,
the iPhone 5s
in India, starting
While Airtel has started taking pre-orders for the new
iPhones in India, Reliance plans to offer the iPhones starting November
1. However, there is no official word on the pricing of both the devices
In the meantime, Apple announced
that both iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c will be available in more than a
dozen countries from November 1 which will also include India.
the new iPhones will also be available starting November 1 in countries
like Albania, Armenia, Bahrain, Colombia, El Salvador, Guam, Guatemala,
Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Saudi Arabia, Turkey
As of now, both iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c are currently
available in the US, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong
Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore and the UK.
Both iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s will ship with iOS 7, the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system.
to this, Apple announced that it had sold a record-breaking nine million new iPhone 5s and
iPhone 5c models, just three days after the launch of the new generation
of iPhone devices on September 20.
Apple's new iPhones rollout in
India is the latest sign of an ever-tightening competition in the
Indian smartphone market, which has players like Samsung, Micromax and
Nokia battling out for the top spot.
iPhone 5s in pictures