The sales graph for the iPhone is very messed up in India and it is becoming unpredictable and this can affect the companies annual revenue as well.
However, India out-performed in terms of Mac sales in the fourth quarter released by Apple despite falling iPhone sales globally.
Apple is making a significant amount of good profits after the price cut of the older iPhones in India.
Tim Cook Statement
With the latest interview with CNBC, Cook can possibly change the sales model of iPhone with the new subscription model which in turn called Apple Prime
A new era in the sales of Apple iPhones can be changed as Tim Cook is planning to sell the line up of the iPhone on a Subscription basis.
The planning and the comments are based on the Tim Cook session during the recent Q4 earnings call.
Cook said, “In terms of hardware as a service or as a bundle if you will, there are customers today that essentially view the hardware like that because they’re on upgrade plans and so forth,”.
He also gave some clues regarding the subscription model which can be used as a complete bundle.
The new subscription plan for Apple fans
According to the report, the company will attach all its addon services as Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, Apple Music and Apple Pay and it also includes the iPhone for a monthly fee.
The complete clubbing plan is termed as Apple Prime. The possible plan behind this is to increase the iPhone sales and revenue and it can give a proper idea of the list of Apple services for the users.
However, the same model goes in the US, where people pay for their iPhone on a monthly basis. After paying for a year, people can trade their previous iPhone with the newer version.
The company may combine all its extra services in the iPhone Upgrade Program under Apple Prime.
Apple TV+ in India
Recently Apple unveiled the Apple TV Plus service in India and the plan starts at Rs. 99 in India.
Moreover, you can share it with six other people. At present, there are limited shows available on Apple TV Plus and they will be adding more in the coming days.
Shows available on Apple TV Plus are
- The Morning Show
- For All Mankind
- Snoopy in Space
- Oprah’s Book Club
- The Elephant Queen
Coming Soon series
- Truth Be Told
- The Banker
- Little America
- Little Voice
- Further Out
- Amazing Stories
- Home Before Dark
- Mythic Quest
- A Christmas Carol
- Masters of the Air
- Ted Lasso
- The Sky is Everywhere
The complete list is available here.
However, the service is priced affordable and the price in the US is $4.99 per month.
Before a complete purchase, first, use the Trial version of Apple TV Plus and go for the subscription