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GST effect – Xiaomi, Samsung, Apple hike phone prices in India

GST effect – Xiaomi, Samsung, Apple hike phone prices in India
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  • The GST Council hiked Goods and Services Tax on smartphones from 12% to 18%.
  • Smartphone makers have now announced the revised prices for their smartphones.
The GST Council announced a sharp increase in GST on smartphones on March 14, and has come into effect today. The GST on smartphones and specified parts went up by 50% from the prior 12% to 18%.

As expected, smartphone makers started announcing revised prices for their devices taking in consideration the increase in GST. Xiaomi, Samsung, Apple, Poco, Realme are some of the brands that have hiked prices.

Xiaomi revised prices

Xiaomi India Manu Kumar Jain posted on Twitter that the company is increasing the prices of its smartphones and it will be reflected on its website soon. Flipkart already started showing revised prices for some smartphones.

Smartphone

Old price

New price

Increase

Xiaomi Mi A3 4GB + 64GB

₹11,999

₹12,999

₹1,000

Xiaomi Mi A3 6GB + 128GB

₹13,999

₹14,999

₹1,000

Xiaomi Redmi K20 6GB + 64GB

₹19,999

₹21,999

₹2,000

Xiaomi Redmi K20 6GB + 128GB

₹22,999

₹24,299

₹1,300

Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro 6GB + 128GB

₹24,999

₹26,999

₹2,000

Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro 8GB + 256GB

₹27,999

₹29,999

₹2,000


Samsung revised prices

Samsung has also revised the prices of some of its devices. Here are some of the company’s top devices with their revised prices.

Smartphone

Old price

New Price

Increase

Samsung Galaxy Fold

₹1,09,999

₹1,15,890

₹5,891

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

₹92,999

₹97,900

₹4,901

Samsung Galaxy S20+

₹73,999

₹77,900

₹3,901

Samsung Galaxy S20

₹66,999

₹70,500

₹3,501

Samsung Galaxy A80

₹39,990

₹41,999

₹2,009

Samsung Galaxy A51 6GB + 128GB

₹23,999

₹25,250

₹1,251

Samsung Galaxy A70s 8GB + 128GB

₹28,999

₹30,500

₹1,501

Samsung Galaxy M31 6GB + 64GB

₹15,999

₹16,856

₹857

Samsung Galaxy M31 6GB + 128GB

₹15,999

₹17,910

₹1,911

Samsung Galaxy M21 4GB + 64GB

₹13,499

₹14,222

₹723

Samsung Galaxy M21 6GB + 128GB

₹15,499

₹16,856

₹1,357


Apple

Apple too revised the prices of its entire range in India. The company has increased the prices by up to ₹7,600 in the country.

Smartphone

Old price

New price

Increase

iPhone 8 64GB

₹40,500

₹42,600

₹2,100

iPhone 8 128GB

₹45,500

₹47,900

₹2,400

iPhone 8 Plus 64GB

₹50,600

₹53,300

₹2,700

iPhone 8 Plus 128GB

₹55,600

₹58,500

₹2,900

iPhone XR 64GB

₹49,900

₹52,500

₹2,600

iPhone XR 128GB

₹54,900

₹57,800

₹2,900

iPhone XS 64GB

₹89,900.00

₹94,700

₹4,800

iPhone XS 256GB

₹1,03,900

₹1,09,400

₹5,500

iPhone 11 64GB

₹64,900

₹68,300

₹3,400

iPhone 11 128GB

₹69,900

₹73,600

₹3,700

iPhone 11 256GB

₹79,900

₹84,100

₹4,200

iPhone 11 Pro 64GB

₹1,01,200

106600

₹5,400

iPhone 11 Pro 256GB

₹1,15,200

₹1,21,300

₹6,100

iPhone 11 Pro 512GB

₹1,33,200

₹1,40,300

₹7,100

iPhone 11 Pro Max 64GB

₹1,11,200

₹1,17,100

₹5,900

iPhone 11 Pro Max 256GB

₹1,25,200

₹1,31,900

₹6,700

iPhone 11 Pro Max 512GB

₹1,43,200

₹1,50,800

₹7,600


Poco

Poco increased the prices of all three variants of the Poco X2 by ₹1,000.

Smartphone

Old price

New price

Increase

Poco X2 6GB + 64GB

₹15,999

₹16,999

₹1,000

Poco X2 6GB + 128GB

₹16,999

₹17,999

₹1,000

Poco X2 8GB + 256GB

₹19,999

₹20,999

₹1,000


Realme

Chinese smartphone maker Realme has also revised its prices. The company has increased its prices by up to ₹2,000

Smartphone

Old price

New price

Increase

Realme XT

₹15,999

₹16,999

₹1,000

Realme 6 Pro

₹16,999

₹17,999

₹1,000

Realme X

₹16,999

₹17,999

₹1,000

Realme X2

₹16,999

₹17,999

₹1,000

Realme X Master Edition

₹19,999

₹20,999

₹1,000

Realme X2 Pro

₹27,999

₹29,999

₹2,000

Realme X2 Pro Master Edition

₹34,999

₹36,999

₹2,000


Oppo

Oppo has increased the prices of all its devices. Here are the major devices whose prices have been revised.

Smartphone

Old price

New Price

Increase

Oppo A9 2020 8GB

₹17,490

₹18,490

₹1,000

Oppo F15 8GB

₹19,990

₹21,990

₹2,000

Oppo Reno 2F

₹21,990

₹23,490

₹1,500

Oppo Reno 2Z

₹25,990

₹27,490

₹1,500

Oppo Reno 3

₹29,990

₹31,990

₹2,000

Oppo Reno 2

₹36,990

₹38,990

₹2,000


See also:

Increased GST on mobile phones will lead to job losses says industry body

GST hike on mobile phones will be detrimental for local manufacturing: ICEA

Govt. to increase GST on mobile phones by 6% from April 1

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