iPhone 4 to launch in India this Friday

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Apple will officially launch the iPhone 4 in India this coming Friday, May 27, according to a Wall Street Journal report. The handset will be available from both Bharti Airtel and Aircel, with the latter offering the iPhone 4 on both a post-paid and pre-paid basis. Aircel will charge 34,500 rupees (roughly $761) for 16GB models and 40,900 rupees (~$902) for 32GB versions; customers will be able to recoup some of the cost via monthly credits to their subscription account over a period of 24 months. Bharti Airtel said it would offer the iPhone under similar pricing and subsidy schemes; Bharti is India’s largest cellular provider with more than 164 million subscribers, while Aircel has nearly 56 million customers.

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Charles Starrett

Charles Starrett was a senior editor at iLounge. He's been covering the iPod, iPhone, and iPad since their inception. He has written numerous articles and reviews, and his work has been featured in multiple publications.