Apple has good news for prospective iPhone X buyers as a new offer has been announced that coincides with the launch of Samsung's Galaxy S9 range at MWC 2018. The iPhone X is available with a minimum buyback value of Rs. 20,000 on exchange of select smartphones across select Apple Premium Resellers as part of the iCircle loyalty program. The offer also includes a free screen replacement valid till a period of 6 months, and iCircle reward points. Apart from the buyback offer, there is an additional Rs. 10,000 cashback on payment through ICICI credit card EMI transactions.
The buyback offer is applicable on exchange of iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and several other Android smartphones such as Google Pixel, Samsung Galaxy S8, and OnePlus 5T. For instance, you can get a minimum buyback sum of Rs. 20,000 on the iPhone 6s 16GB and a maximum buyback amount of 53,725 on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 256GB, obviously subject to the reseller's terms and conditions.
The iPhone X needs to be purchased from an Apple Premium Reseller channel partner to be eligible for the offer. You can find the list of details here. To avail the free screen replacement, buyers need to activate their handsets on Apple's partner Servify's portal or mobile app. The iPhone X is currently available in India at an MRP of Rs. 95,390 for the 64GB variant and Rs. 1,08,930 for the 256GB variant.
Lastly, the 10,000 cashback on ICICI credit card EMI transactions will be credited to the customer's account within 90 business days of the transaction on a "best effort basis" by the bank.