Apple’s ecosystem, undoubtedly, offers excellent user experience, top-end connectivity, and interactive features among the different devices. So, if you are looking to adopt the most appreciated ecosystem starting with affordable Apple devices including iPhones, AirPods, MacBooks, iPads, or Apple Watches, you have got to the right place. We have here enlisted Apple products across various budgets so that you can create an ecosystem for yourself.
Apple iPhone 11 or iPhone 12
The iPhone 11 can be your ideal choice to start owning an Apple product as it is currently the cheapest iPhone worth buying. Apple is selling the 64GB version on Flipkart for Rs. 39,999 in the country. The iPhone 11 features a 6.1-inch Super Retina XDR display, an A13 Bionic chipset, and a 12MP dual-rear camera configuration. The phone is often seen as a faster alternative to the Android phone even with better camera performance.
Since the phone was first introduced in 2019, it is anticipated that it will continue to receive iOS updates for the next three years. Though the model doesn’t offer 5G connectivity and if you are planning to embrace the 5G adoption happening in the country, it is better advised to go for iPhone 12. Flipkart is retailing the 5G-support iPhone 12 at Rs 48,999.
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Apple AirPods (2nd Generation)
TWS earbuds have become the need of the hour and no other such buds can match the performance of Apple AirPods. Even coming at the most affordable cost among Apple’s portfolio, AirPods (2nd generation) is certainly worth buying. They provide easy iPhone connectivity, decent sound quality, and up to five hours of listening time on each charge. It costs Rs 12,990 on Amazon bundled with a few discount offers.
Apple Watch SE (2nd Gen)
The Watch SE (2nd Gen) is the latest addition to Apple’s smartwatch portfolio which was introduced in September 2022. The gadget has the most recent functions, such as Fall Detection, Emergency SOS, and Crash Detection, in addition to offering all the fitness-tracking capabilities of the pricey Apple Watch versions. It retails at Rs 28,899 on different platforms bundled with extra-saving offers.
Though the Watch SE doesn’t support blood oxygen monitoring, if you need this feature in your smartwatch, go for the Apple Watch Series 7. The company is selling the Watch Series 7 starting at Rs 36,999.
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Apple MacBook Air
The Apple MacBook Air 2020 is powered by the mighty M1 processor coupled with 256GB internal SSD storage. Even though it is an entry-level Apple MacBook, the laptop handles pretty much multi-tasking applications. It runs on macOS Big Sur, has a 13.3-inches screen, a backlit keyboard, and up to 15 hours of battery backup. It costs Rs 87,090. Apple is retailing the latest MacBook Air 2022 wielding M2 chips at Rs 1,05,090.
Apple iPad (9th Gen) or iPad Air (5th Gen)
The iPad 9th Gen operates on Apple’s A13 Bionic chipset and is compatible with iPadOS 16.1. Users of the iPad can purchase the Apple Pencil if they want to take notes, edit photos, or create artwork. This Apple tablet is available at Rs 29,900 for this 64GB Wi-Fi-only variant.
Users with a good amount of money in their pocket can also invest in the iPad Air (5th Gen) for a more powerful performance. It comes with support for the second-generation Apple Pencil. The tab is selling at Rs 51,999 for the 64GB WI-Fi model.
This sums up the list of the most affordable Apple devices to let one set up in the Apple ecosystem. Let us know in the comment section below how many of the above gadgets you already own and what you are planning for your next purchase.