November 30, 2023

Here’s how you can get iPhone 12 for almost half the price in India

iPhone 12 offers: Apple’s official website offers trade-ins of up to Rs 63,000 for older models.

iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro models were made available for pre-order in India on October 23 and the stock ran out within few days. Both the models have starting prices of Rs 79,990 and Rs 1,19,000, respectively. However, you can soften the blow of buying the latest iPhone by availing the many discounts on offer along with bank offers.

When you go to Apple’s official website and shop for iPhone 12, it shows that you can get up to Rs 22,000 off with Apple trade-in for an old iPhone XR. On iPhone XS 256GB, the discount was up to Rs 32,000, bringing down the iPhone 12’s price to Rs 47,900. For an iPhone 11 128GB model, the trade in price was up to Rs 34,000.

This deal can become more affordable if you have an HDFC Credit/Debit cardholders. For iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro, it offers a cashback of Rs 6,000 and Rs 5,000 respectively. After the bank discount and above trade-in I can get the new iPhone 12 or iPhone 12 Pro for as low as Rs 39,900 and Rs 80,900 respectively.

The trade-in option works for devices as old as iPhone 5s. Here’s a list of maximum discount you will get if you are an existing iPhone user –

iPhone 11 Pro Max – Rs 63,000
iPhone 11 Pro – Rs 60,000
iPhone 11 – Rs 37,000
iPhone XS Max – Rs 35,000
iPhone XS – Rs 34,000
iPhone XR – Rs 24,000
iPhone X – Rs 28,000
iPhone 8 Plus


– Rs 21,000
iPhone 8 – Rs 17,000
iPhone 7 Plus – Rs 17,000
iPhone 7 – Rs 12,000
iPhone 6s Plus – Rs 9,000
iPhone 6s – Rs 8,000
iPhone 6 Plus – Rs 8,000
iPhone 6 – Rs 6,000
iPhone SE (First Generation) – Rs 5,000
iPhone 5s – Rs 3,000

Keep in mind that these prices can vary depending on the storage model and condition of the old iPhone. However, it can be noticed that iPhone SE 2020 is missing from the list. Also, if you are someone who upgrades every year, you can get iPhone 12 Pro for approximately half the price. These offers will also be valid for iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max which will be available for pre-orders starting November 6.

The exchange offer is valid for Android users too. The OnePlus 5 got an estimated instant discount of Rs 6,045. There are better deals on offer for newer models.


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