On March 14, the government had increased the GST rate on mobile phones to 18 percent from 12 percent. Apart from this, the rate was also increased to 18 percent on some parts of mobile. The new GST rates have come into effect from 1 April 2020. In such a situation, almost all mobile manufacturers including Samsung and Apple, including Xiaomi, Oppo, Realme have increased the price of smartphones. Here we are telling you that after the new rates are implemented, now the price of these smartphones has come down.
Apple increased the price of iPhone so much Apple has increased the price
of its iPhone by 5.2 percent. After this, the initial price of iPhone 11 Pro has increased from Rs 1,01,200 to Rs 1,06,600. The price of the base model of iPhone 11 has increased from Rs 64,900 to Rs 68,300. At the same time, the price of iPhone XR has increased from Rs 49,900 to Rs 52,500.
New prices of Samsung smartphones
South Korean company Samsung has also increased prices. The price of Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultr smartphone has increased from Rs 92,999 to Rs 97,900. At the same time, the price of Galaxy S10 has increased from Rs 39,999 to Rs 42,142. Apart from this, Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite (8GB RAM) will now be available for Rs 42,142, Galaxy S10e (128GB) for Rs 47,300, Galaxy S10 (128GB) for Rs 58,800 and Galaxy S10 + Rs 67,200. The company has not made any changes in the price of old series like Galaxy S9.
Xiaomi also increased the price
New prices of smartphones from Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi have also come into effect from April 1, which have started appearing on Flipkart. Xiaomi has increased the price of Poco X2 (6GB + 128GB) from Rs 16,999 to Rs 17,999. At the same time, the price of Redmi K20 (6GB + 64GB) and Redmi K20 Pro (6GB + 128GB) has been increased by Rs 2,000.
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Oppo smartphones, which have become expensive by ₹ 2000, have been told the new price of Oppo smartphones by Mumbai based retailer Mahesh Telecom. According to this, the price of Oppo A1k has gone up to Rs 7,990, which was earlier Rs 7,490. The price of Oppo A5s 2 GB has now been increased from Rs 8,490 to Rs 8,990. The price of Oppo A5s 4 GB model has increased from Rs 10,990 to Rs 11,990. The price of 3 GB, 4 GB and 6 GB models of Oppo A5 2020 has been reduced to Rs 12,490, Rs 13,990 and Rs 15,990. Apart from this, the price of Oppo A31 (4 GB) is Rs. 12,490, the price of Oppo K1 is Rs. 15,990, the price of Oppo A9 2020 (4GB) is Rs. 15,990 and the price of 8 GB is Rs. 18,990, the price of Oppo F15 is Rs. 21,990, the price of Oppo Reno 2F Rs 29,990, Reno 2Z has been priced at Rs 21,990.