The announcement was made by Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, in a tweet in addition to by way of a press launch. The on-line retailer will provide an entire catalog of merchandise that Apple has to supply. The better part is that patrons will have the ability to configure their MacBook purchases as per their wants. There shall be particular reductions for college students trying to purchase a brand new iPad or MacBook. And sure, trade-in gives for buying a brand new iPhone and AppleCare+ will even be out there.
The retailer will assist all of the generally used fee modes together with bank cards, debit playing cards, UPI, internet banking, bank card EMI, bank card on supply, and RuPay. This is not going to solely give flexibility to the patrons however will even cowl a variety of customers who may not have entry to any explicit mode.
Apple will present buyer assist in each English and Hindi the place followers can get their queries associated to any of the merchandise and previous orders. For the upcoming festive season, patrons could have an choice to get customized engraving and signature reward wrapping for choose merchandise. The engraving of an emoji or textual content will be carried out in English, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil, and Telugu for AirPods. The iPad and Apple Pencil assist engraving solely within the English language.
Deirdre O’Brien, Senior Vice President of Retail + People at Apple mentioned:
“We’re proud to be expanding in India and want to do all we can to support our customers and their communities. We know our users are relying on technology to stay connected, engage in learning, and tap into their creativity, and by bringing the Apple Store online to India, we are offering our customers the very best of Apple at this important time.”
Apple is reportedly additionally engaged on opening a bodily Apple Store in India. The location for the shop is claimed to be in Mumbai and operations are speculated to begin someday in 2021. It is additional contemplating shifting 20% of its manufacturing from China to India. It not too long ago began making iPhone 11 domestically in India and stories counsel iPhone SE and upcoming iPhone 12 are subsequent within the pipeline.