Find New Phone
Buy Accessories
0 Device Added

GST Hike: Apple iPhone Prices Bump Up During Corona Times


Apple India has revised the prices of the iPhone family due to the new GST implemented by the Union Government. Prices are up by up to Rs.8000, effective from April 1,2020.

By Akhil Kapoor - 
3rd Apr 2020
apple price hike

Highlights of the Story

  • GST on smartphone increased by 50%
  • Apple hiked the prices for all the iPhone models due to the increase in GST.
  • GST increase due to coronavirus lockdown.

The Union Government of India has implemented a new GST rate as 18 per cent, up from 12 per cent. As a result of this, all the big manufacturers of smartphones have announced that the prices of their smartphones will be significantly increased, including Apple iPhone Prices.

Also read: GST Hike on Smartphones

This hike in the GST rate came as a consequence of the Corona Virus lockdown across the world, which resulted in an increase in the prices of the smartphone components. The fluctuating value of Indian rupee against the USD is also a major contributing factor. The new prices after the hike will be effective from April 1, 2020.

Premium brands like Samsung and Apple are also set to bump the prices.

Apple has revised the prices of all the iPhones in the family, starting from the oldest iPhone 7 all the way to the latest models iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max. Apple India Private Limited confirmed the hike in retail prices of iPhone by issuing a notice. The increased prices as per the new amendments in the GST are as stated.


apple price list


This comes out as a piece of disheartening news for all the consumers who were waiting to upgrade to the newer iPhone models. It is not too long when Apple had increased the prices last month for all their iPhones due to the increase in the customs duty, as announced in the Union Budget 2020.

Featured Videos

  • How To Watch IPL 2020 For Free On Your Mobile Phone?
    Finally IPL 2020 is around the corner. After all the uncertainties because of this Covid-19 pandemic situation, the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League is ready to hit the ground. It's really good news to the cricket fans from every corner of the globe. People are searching for different streaming platforms to watch IPL online. Here we have provided 5 best platforms to stream IPL from mobile.
    15th Sep 2020
  • Garena Free Fire Hacks To Make You Forget PubG
    Here are a few tips, tricks and hacks to play Garena Free Fire which will make you forget PubG.
    14th Sep 2020
  • How To Change OnePlus 5 Battery Easily?
    Sitting at the comfort of home, learn how you can change the battery of your OnePlus smartphone at home.
    14th Sep 2020
  • Different Phone Bodies Types Explained
    If you are searching for a new smartphone, there are various features to look for, that you should consider while purchasing. In terms of internal specifications and exterior designs, smartphones have come a long way. While choosing a smartphone, one of the hard choices to make apart from other specifications is the smartphone body. Here…
    6th Sep 2020
  • Different Types Of Smartphone Displays Explained
    In this era, smartphones have grown to be an essential part of our lives but purchasing a perfect smartphone is a tedious process.  Apart from other features, when it comes to buying a smartphone based on its display, a variety of displays are available in the market across a wide range of smartphones and it’s…
    6th Sep 2020

Latest Reviews

View All