In what appears to be another move to further boost its sales in India, Apple has reportedly partnered with Citibank to offer up to Rs 23,000 cashback on the purchase of iPhones and iPad combos. The scheme is available till December 31, 2016, Gadgets360 reports.
Talking about the offer, customers buying the latest iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plusmodels can get cashback up Rs 23,000 on the purchase of iPad. The offer is also valid the other way round as well. Though, the report says the offer is valid only via few authorized offline Apple stores. Also, the devices have to be purchased from the same store on the same day along with same phone number registered.
Another thing worth noting is that the cashback is available only if you are a Citibank credit card holder. However, users can make up to four transactions with two transactions allowed each month.
According to the report, customers buying an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus will get a cashback of Rs 17,000 if they also buy an iPad mini 2 or iPad mini 4. Also on offer will be iPad Air 2 with a cashback of Rs 18,000 and buying any iPad Pro model can get you a cashback of up to Rs 23,000.
In the similar way, customers buying an iPad Pro can avail a cashback of up to Rs 23,000 if they are also buying the iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus. Those buying the iPad Air 2 will get Rs 18,000 cashback and iPad mini 2, iPad mini 4 customers will be eligible for cashback of Rs 17,000. ALSO READ: Apple iPad price in India slashed by up to Rs 10,000, storage bumped
The report further claims that, customers can also take advantage some in-store savings – Rs 2,800 on iPad mini 2 (final price Rs 2,100 after cashback and savings), Rs 2,900 on iPad Air 2 (final price Rs 11,000), and Rs 5,900 on iPad Pro 9.7-inch (effective price Rs 21,000).
These cash back amounts will be credited to the Citibank credit card within 90 days of purchase and are subjected to terms and conditions. BGRIndia reached out to a few Apple offline retailers in Mumbai but they have no information about the Citibank offer as yet.
The latest offer comes weeks after the Apple Phone 6 (16GB) received a price cut of Rs 3,000 on Flipkart along with a range of other cashback and exchange offers. The smartphone which was available for Rs 36,990 is now up for grab for Rs 33,900. However, the 64GB storage variant will still cost you Rs 48,999.
Last month, Apple also slashed the prices of iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus by up to Rs 22,000. The 128GB storage variant of iPhone 6s, which was earlier priced at Rs 82,000, is now available for Rs 60,000. Similarly, the iPhone 6s Plus 128GB variant, which was earlier priced at Rs 92,000, went on sale for Rs 70,000.