Technolala has confirmed that in Online retail the Apple iPhone 5s is available at a market operating price (MOP) of Rs. 22,500. The smartphone can be purchased for even lower at some retail outlets.Presently, the iPhone 5s 16GB is available on Flipkart at as low as Rs. 21,948; both Amazon India andSnapdeal are offering it at Rs. 21,499; while Infibeam (the only Apple authorised online retail partner) isselling it at Rs. 21,899.
The iPhone 5s has received the second big price cut in four months. Back in September, the iPhone 5s received its first price cut post the launch of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, and was made available at Rs. 35,000 for the 16GB variant, with the 32GB model priced at Rs. 40,000. To recall, the iPhone 5s 16GB price went down to Rs. 26,990 at an online retailer in September.
Notably, the company has not announced any further price cuts on last year's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models. Both the phones received a price cut in September. The iPhone 6 was priced at Rs. 52,000 for the 16GB model and Rs. 62,000 for the 64GB variant. The iPhone 6 Plus was priced in India at Rs. 62,000 and Rs. 72,000 for 16GB and 64GB models respectively.