Now its time for landing Apple Store online in India on September 23. Apple will offer its full range of products and support directly to customers across the country for the very first time. The new Apple online store will provide customers with the same premium experience found in Apple store locations around the world, delivered by online team members who are ready to offer their expertise.
“We’re proud to be expanding in India and want to do all we can to support our customers and their communities,” said Deirdre O’Brien, Apple’s senior vice president of Retail + People. “We know our users are relying on technology to stay connected, engage in learning, and tap into their creativity, and by bringing the Apple Store online to India, we are offering our customers the very best of Apple at this important time.”
The Apple Store online is one of the most convenient destinations to shop for Apple products, with online Apple Specialists available to help with anything from custom-configuration any Mac to setting up new devices. Customers also get advice, receive guidance, and learn about new products directly from Apple, both English, and Hindi.
In India Apple will also offer a trade-in program, the Apple Store online offers a range of affordable options. Students can shop for a Mac or iPad with special pricing, and receive discounts on accessories and AppleCare+. AppleCare+ plans extends your warranty with up to 2 years of technical support and accidental damage cover. You can get support with hardware and software related issues from an Apple expert team, whether you want setup your new device or recovering your Apple ID or replacing a screen, Apple experts got your back.
In October, customers can expect free online Today at Apple sessions led by local Creative Pros, focused on Photography and music. Just in time for the festive season, signature gift wrap and personalized engraving will be available for select products. Engraving of emoji or text in English, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil, and Telugu will be available for AirPods, and English engraving will be available for iPad and Apple Pencil.
For the health and well-being of Apple’s teams, customers, and communities, all orders from the Apple Store online will ship with contactless delivery. Orders that do not require a signature will be left at the customer’s door, and those that do will need only a verbal confirmation from a safe distance instead of a written signature.
Apple has been operating in India for more than 20 years, and the company’s ongoing investment and innovation support almost 900,000 jobs across the country. Apple’s App Design and Development Accelerator in Bengaluru has supported thousands of local developers, and today apps created by developers in India have become even more critical to everyday life as people seek to stay engaged and connected from home. Among them are Wysa, an AI-based app that is making it possible for millions of people to get mental wellness support in an affordable and accessible way, and the yoga app YogiFi, which uses computer vision for real-time posture correction and machine learning to curate personalized yoga plans, helping users stay healthy and active from the comfort of their homes.