Apple India Online Store Shopping Experience with Trade In

everything feels so premium.

Despite owning over a dozen apple products, this is the first time I bought something directly from Apple India. It was, as expected, smooth as warm, room temperature butter.

After over 9 months of longing over it, I eventually decided to get myself a iPhone SE.

More importantly, I decided to get it directly from Apple. The online store is a simple extension of the main website that I am already familiar, as a consumer and a former developer of apple mobile apps as part of my freelancing career. The apple id works here as well.

Apple offers the usual customizations. The same colors that are available all over the world are available in India as well. I chose RED. don't know why. I chose the basic size, 64 GB. I cannot imagine ever needing more than 32 GB, so 64 GB is already excess.

Of course, apple charges an extra 20,000 rupees aka $300 for an extra storage.

Then, there was a trade in option. Fortunately, my previous iPhone XS Max has been well taken care off for the last. I got the full exchange value, and paid the remaining amount. Apple even offered the ‘no cost emi’ option, which I prefer to use.

Less than 24 hours later, the phone was at my door step.

The delivery executive from bluedart, took some photos of my old phone, ran some onboard diagnostics and cleared it for the full amount of exchange.

And, that’s all there is to it. Old iPhone. New iPhone. The perfect online shopping experience. I thank the gods for this good fortune.

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Freelance Tutor — Coding, Generative Art and Photoshop. Full Name : Vijayasimha BR