Apple will launch its official online store in India on September 23rd, providing consumers in India a means to purchase Apple products directly from the company for the first time.
“We’re happy to be growing in India and require to do all we can to support our customers and their communities,” stated Apple’s senior vice president of retail and people Deirdre O’Brien said in a statement.
“We know our users are relying on technology to stay connected, involve in learning, and tap into their creativity, and by producing the Apple Store online to India, we are offering our customers the very best of Apple at this important time.”
Apple says the Indian online store will offer “Apple’s full range of products and support,” and that will hold the new products announced this week, O’Brien stated in an interview with The Indian Express. On Tuesday, Apple declared the Apple Watch Series 6, a new iPad Air, and more.
India is growing a frequently important market for Apple. In recent years, Apple has begun manufacturing some of its devices in the country.
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Foxconn began making the iPhone 11 near Chennai in India earlier this year, and the company has performed other iPhone models in India since as early as 2017.
Apple’s new iPad Air
Apple’s new iPad Air seems like a refresh of the iPad Pro design, and it will be ready next month priced from $599.
Apple is preparing a more prominent 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display (2360 x 1640) on this new iPad Air that’s fully laminated with True Tone support and anti-reflective coating.
To press this display in, Apple has removed the Touch ID fingerprint sensor to the power button at the top. This presents the first iPad with biometrics built into the power button.