iPhone 5 sales to start in India on Friday

Credit: Apple

The device has been available for pre-orders on Indian carriers Airtel and Aircel and pre-booking is full now.

Both operators have listed the 16GB version of the handset for Rs 45,500, the 32GB variant at Rs 52,500 and the 64GB model at a price of Rs 59,500.

Black and white versions of the smartphone are expected to go on sale.

Customers who pre-booked the device a week ago will be able to purchase it tomorrow.

The device will be available through Apple’s distributors in India, Redington and Ingarm.

The new iPhone will also be launched in Mexico, Greece, the Dominican Republic, Romania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Malta and Thailand on November 2.

Source: The Wall Street Journal / India