Apple Watch Series 3 shall be available for pre-orders starting from May 4, on Jio and Airtel online stores. This cellular plus GPS version of the Apple Watch was launched with the iPhone 8 in September 2017 and now it shall be finally arriving in the Indian market.
This partnership of Jio and Airtel with Apple will provide the cool wearable gadget across the country. Also, fans will be able to purchase the watch on Reliance Digital stores and Jio stores starting from May 11. The cellular variant will give company to the GPS-only model of the Apple Watch which has been available in Indian from the past year.
Reliance said “Keeping up with its market-leadership in industry-defining tariffs, Reliance Jio will not charge anything additional for this supreme service where the subscriber’s Jio number doubles up and works on both the devices – the iPhone and the Apple Watch, providing the true freedom of cellular.”
Currently, there is no word from Apple on the price of these cellular models. The GPS-only model of Apple Watch Series 3 with Sport band is priced at Rs. 32,380 while the Nike+ band model bears a price tag of Rs. 32,470.The LTE version has a built-in embedded SIM which provides the watch with cellular connectivity and requires the user to have an iPhone 6 or later with iOS 11 or later.
Airtel also said in a press conference that they will be providing their users with an special offer on introductory cellular trial to help them get started on Apple Watch Series 3.