Apple is investigating reports iPhone 8 Plus devices bursting open

Apple iPhone 8 has a 4.7-inch screen and 8 Plus has a 5.5-inch screen size

At an event held in Mumbai today, Jio in partnership with Apple unveiled the newly launched Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in India. The base model of the iPhone 8 64GB variant is priced at Rs 64,000 and the base model of iPhone 8 Plus is priced at Rs 73,000. The sale started from today, which is in a way something new given the fact that these phones were launched globally just two weeks ago on September 12.

The iPhone X anniversary edition will be available from November 3, about two weeks after Diwali, when festive season sales typically peak.

iPhone 8 will come in 3 colours, Silver, space grey and new gold finish.

Reliance Digital stores will give you a Jio SIM with your new iPhone 8 or 8 Plus and provides you 90GB 4G data, unlimited calls and other Jio services in 799 INR per month plan. Realistically, you can expect to get a discount of around Rs 10,000 if you trading in a high-end phone for the new iPhone 8 or the iPhone 8 Plus. Second, the buyback value is calculated on the basis of the price of the iPhone excluding taxes, so the amount a user gets back won't be 70% of the official MRP.

If you've chose to hold out for an iPhone X rather than picking up an iPhone 8 Plus, you may have made a very wise decision.

It's another year and Apple iPhone fans in India will have lighter wallets (and heavier pockets) by the end of the day. Reports suggest the iPhone X's global pre-orders to touch a record 50 million.


If you have an iPhone 7, and you like it-and it works-you don't need the iPhone 8. And after spending a week with the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, I realize that the cheaper phones are going to be flawless for a ton of people.

- If you are someone already using the iPhone 7 or the iPhone 7 Plus, don't upgrade.

The first busted iPhone has reportedly been returned to Apple for investigation, and an Apple rep confirmed to Mashable that the company is looking into the incidents.

It's confirmed that third-party apps can use Face ID, but that doesn't mean they have access to the data, nor will they receive it. The company is also offering a new plan and some interesting cashback as well.

The move will ensure those iPhone buyers stay as Jio customers paying monthly Rs 799 for next 12 months. I suspect you'd hear it if the casing suddenly popped open, but if it's a glue-related issue it may happen slowly. Additionally, you can also avail the Citibank cashback of Rs. 10,000 on the purchase of an iPhone 8 or 8 Plus.

Samsung, LG and Motorola all make handsets that have wireless charging, but now that Apple has thrown in with the Qi standard for wireless charging, hopefully we'll see some fancy new chargers or public charging stations at coffee shops and hotels.

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