Apple Adds online retail partner Flipkart in India ahead of local iPhone 7 launch next month
Zac Hall - 5 days ago @apollozac iphone 7 India
Apple is still based on the third party retailers to sell their products in India, and the company is the addition of a second retail partner in line to help 7 ahead of iPhone launch of India next month. While the iPhone 7 goes on sale in 30 other countries around the world today, India is configured to start sales iPhone 7 on 7 October.
BGR reports that India is the second partner Flipkart retail in line of Apple in the country that is a Infibeam:
The partnership will be win-win for both Apple and Flipkart. For Apple, which ensures that the iPhones are sold to its price and does not result mandate to the price erosion, as had happened in the past year with the 6s iPhone and iPhone Plus 6s where Flipkart, Amazon and Paytm began to deduct iPhones to win fan. For Flipkart, which will not only have to bleed money on discounts, but also will support marketing of Apple.
Notwithstanding the approach in India as a growing market and enormous opportunity for Apple, the sale of iPhones in the region has been much more complex for the company that in other countries around the world that has not helped the sales.
It was reported at the beginning of this month that Apple could be planning for the manufacture of some iPhones in India through Foxconn, that has been previously rumoured. Doing so could help Apple in the long term as it continues to struggle with their own retail presence in India.
In July, it was reported that the local government had the intention to give final approval on what Apple to their retail stores for the country, although the wind has changed in all directions in recent months as the details about the place where they manufactured iPhones and exceptions to the local laws have been controversial.
For its part, Apple has focused on helping the economy the application developer in India with its effort application accelerator, while Tim Cook has met and pressured the government officials in an effort to influence their decision. In any case, the iPhone 7 customers in India next month will have an option to sell on the Internet journal more on 7 October until Apple finally get the green light to sell their products directly.