Apple, unlike itself, revealed the pricing details of iPad Ai 2 and iPad Mini 3 for India soon after the tablets were announced to the world. In India, Flipkart and Infibeam are accepting pre-orders of 16GB, 64GB and 128GB of both the devices, and the retailers are promising delivery by November-end. Infibeam has gone further and has boiled down that date to November 29th (for iPad Air 2), offering you the tablet in the following places – Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Noida, Pune and Secunderabad. The 16GB, 64GB and the 128GB variants of the 9.7″ iPad Air 2 (WiFi only) are priced at Rs 35,900/-, Rs 42,900/- and Rs 49,900/- respectively. For WiFi + Cellular connectivity, you’ll have to shell out Rs 10k additionally per model, i.e., the prices become Rs 45,900/-, Rs 52,900/- and Rs 59,900/- respectively.
The 7.9″ iPad Mini 3 (WiFi only) prices for 16GB, 64GB and 128GB are Rs 28,900/-, Rs 35,900/- and Rs 42,900/- respectively. As with iPad Air 2, you’ll have to peg out Rs 10k additionally per model for WiFi + Cellular functionality.
None of these two tablets feature a 32GB model, a step Apple initiated first for its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Running iOS 8.1, the tablets feature Apple’s Touch ID biometric sensor and 2048 x 1536 pixel resolution Retina display. iPad Air 2 equips the latest A8X processor, while iPad Mini 3 houses the same A7 chip. The color options for iPad Air 2 and the iPad Mini 3 include Grey, Silver and Gold.