After a long wait, Indian iPad, iPod and iPhone users can now finally purchase their favourite Bollywood and regional music and movies and books from iTunes store in local currency, with Apple launching the service in the country.
iTunes Store was simultaneously launched in 55 other countries, including Russia, Turkey, and South Africa, where users can buy local and international content.
Indian customers will get to choose from over 20 million songs available for purchase and download on iTunes Store, Apple.
Songs are priced at about Rs.12. Latest Bollywood albums are is available for Rs.96. Users can also rent and downloaded movies. Movies from major global studios, including 20th Century Fox, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, The Walt Disney Studios and Warner Bros Pictures as well as local distributors would also be available for download.
A high definition version of a movie like ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ is available for purchase for Rs.490, while the standard version is available for Rs.290. Users also get the option to rent the title for Rs.120 (HD version) or for Rs.80 (SD version).PTI