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Old 12th October 2015, 16:08   #8116
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Got an iphone 6S 64GB for 52,000 INR from Dubai. Its crazy that it cost 72 grands for the same in India.
i am also planning to get one from Dubai as my friend is coming down next week.
i heard customs is quite strict this time specially for iphone 6s being bought from foreign even if it is just single unit.
as the maximum limit for customs is 45k and iphone 6s exceeds this limit.

how did you get through?
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i am also planning to get one from Dubai as my friend is coming down next week.
i heard customs is quite strict this time specially for iphone 6s being bought from foreign even if it is just single unit.
as the maximum limit for customs is 45k and iphone 6s exceeds this limit.

how did you get through?
Very simple. Take the phone out of the box and use it like a normal phone. That way it wouldn't be seen as a new purchase. Not ethical but an easy workaround.
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Old 12th October 2015, 21:39   #8118
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i am also planning to get one from Dubai as my friend is coming down next week.
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how did you get through?
You will not have facetime working, keep that in mind.

Just unpack and carry in person, put the packaging inside the bag, charger separate
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i am also planning to get one from Dubai as my friend is coming down next week.
i heard customs is quite strict this time specially for iphone 6s being bought from foreign even if it is just single unit.
as the maximum limit for customs is 45k and iphone 6s exceeds this limit.

how did you get through?

I haven't got it yet. Thanks for the info, mate. Will ask my mom to carry it, as told by Jaggu,amansanc


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You will not have facetime working, keep that in mind.

Just unpack and carry in person, put the packaging inside the bag, charger separate

But mine got FaceTime, BTW.

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Old 13th October 2015, 08:38   #8120
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In Dubai they sell 2 versions of Iphones, one with Facetime and other without it. There is a price difference between the 2. I had bought my Iphone 6 from there with facetime.
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In Dubai they sell 2 versions of Iphones, one with Facetime and other without it. There is a price difference between the 2. I had bought my Iphone 6 from there with facetime.
Oh this is news to me, and makes sense now to consider this option. Last one i got from DXB did not have the option, hence decided to go with Indian phone when 6 came out.
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Just got the new 6S , it was sitting at delhi Customs for past 15 Days . My Initial impressions - there is nothing new in Phone apart from the red colour that I ordered - I am using 12 Inch Macbook with force touch trackpad and found that useful but in short time on iPhone 6 S - this is not very intuitive on 6S - looks more of a gimmick so friends better pickup iPhone 6 at lower rates instead of buying 6S , should my opinion change later on I will post fresh

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In Dubai they sell 2 versions of Iphones, one with Facetime and other without it. There is a price difference between the 2. I had bought my Iphone 6 from there with facetime.
Wow. This is really news to me. Is Thu-Bai the only place with such an option?

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Just get the 64 GB please. You'll thank yourself for years! 16GB is a pain - period.

Same apps on iphone are 1.5-2.5x the size compared to Android.

The phone is fully worth the price but 16GB is a cruel joke by Apple. I ran out of memory within one month of starting to use the phone.



Not really. 10-15% in a few cases. Nothing earth shaking. Each of those apple apps is 500 MB apiece. I would suggest 64 GB anyday.
I totally agree on the 64 GB part. The app sizes have bloated over the years and 16 GB is insufficient for tension-free use.
I am still on iP5 -16GB and constantly have to 'ration' my usage. My next buy will surely be a minimum 64 gb one.

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Bought iPhone 6 64GB for 43k after hdfc cash back today at Amazon.
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In Dubai they sell 2 versions of Iphones, one with Facetime and other without it. There is a price difference between the 2. I had bought my Iphone 6 from there with facetime.
There is also TD-LTE band 40 (2300 MHz frequency for Airtel 4G) missing in the iphone 6s.
i saw on websites online and no website shows this frequency band.
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There is also TD-LTE band 40 (2300 MHz frequency for Airtel 4G) missing in the iphone 6s.
i saw on websites online and no website shows this frequency band.
Band support depends on model number. TD-LTE band 40 is supported on some models of 6S.

Details are available here : http://www.apple.com/iphone-6s/specs/
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Band support depends on model number. TD-LTE band 40 is supported on some models of 6S.

Details are available here : http://www.apple.com/iphone-6s/specs/
i was actually referring to Dubai models.
available models doesn't support this band.
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i was actually referring to Dubai models.
available models doesn't support this band.
Yes, TD-LTE supported models are normally sold in APAC only.
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I read that Apple has launched the Iphone 6S at Rs 62k for the 16GB version. What do you guys think of the pricing?
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I read that Apple has launched the Iphone 6S at Rs 62k for the 16GB version. What do you guys think of the pricing?
Its exorbitant and ridiculous for only an Incremental model. Though it will still sell in huge numbers.
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