What you need to know
- Apple is launching its online store in India.
- The store will launch to customers on September 23.
- Virtual Today at Apple sessions and more will be featured to kick off the new experience.
In a press release (opens in new tab), Apple has announced that it will be bringing its online store to India on September 23.
Apple CEO Tim Cook tweeted out the announcement, saying that the company "can't wait to connect with our customers and expand support in India with the Apple Store online on September 23!"
We know how important it is for our customers to stay in touch with those they love and the world around them. We can't wait to connect with our customers and expand support in India with the Apple Store online on September 23! 🇮🇳https://t.co/UjR31jzEaYWe know how important it is for our customers to stay in touch with those they love and the world around them. We can't wait to connect with our customers and expand support in India with the Apple Store online on September 23! 🇮🇳https://t.co/UjR31jzEaY— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) September 18, 2020September 18, 2020
Deirdre O'Brien, Apple's senior vice president of Retail + People, says that by bringing the Apple online store to India, the company is "offering our customers the very best of Apple at this important time."
Apple says that customers will be able to use the online store to get help from Apple Specialists in both English and Hindi.
The company is also planning to offer financing options as well as digital Today at Apple sessions that teach people photography and music using the iPhone and iPad.
The company says that all deliveries made from purchases through its online store will be contactless, with signature-required deliveries only requiring verbal confirmation.
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Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.
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