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iPhone 14 craze: Kerala man flies to Dubai to buy Apple device ahead of India release

This is the 4th time the entrepreneur has actually taken a trip to the city simply to acquire phone hrs prior to its launch

A guy from Kochi, Kerala, has actually taken a trip countless miles to Dubai to acquire the desired brand-new apple iphone 14 Pro Max prior to its launch in India.

The 28-year-old entrepreneur, Dheeraj Palliyil, bought 2 iPhone14 Pro Max from an authorized Apple costs reseller in Dubai’s Mirdif City Centre.

Speaking With Khaleej Times, Dheeraj claimed, “I flew to Dubai on September 15 night and also following early morning around 6.30/ 7am I got to the shop. I purchased 2 apple iphone 14 Pro Max – 512 GB and also 256 GB – in deep purple colour, and also they with each other cost me Dh11,048. I additionally purchased the AppleCare+ for both the gadgets for Dh799 each.”

The taking care of supervisor of Dare Photo, Dheeraj remains in Dubai till September 24 and also prepares to lay his hands on an apple iphone 14 Pro.

Ahamed Hassib, shop supervisor, iStyle, Mirdif City Centre, claimed, “Yearly Palliyil involves our shop to acquire the most recent apple iphone and also this year was no various. He desired 2 apple iphone Pro Max, and also we saw to it our devoted consumer obtained what he desired.”

Because Palliyil pre-booked his phone, he really did not need to queue for hrs. The group from iStyle existed to obtain him and also turn over the desired phone as quickly as the shop opened up. Ahamed quips, “iStyle wants to see him once again following year when Apple launches one more brand-new apple iphone.”

A cinematographer by occupation, Palliyil is a self-confessed “hardcore Steve Jobs follower”. He invested nearly Dh1,900 on air travel and also visa costs to take a trip to UAE. When asked if all the cash invested deserved it, Palliyil claimed, “This is all I can do in his (Steve Jobs) memory. I take this as a possibility to bear in mind the wizard. The price does not truly trouble me; it’s even more concerning the moment as I rescheduled all my job to take a trip below. As a follower, I agree to give up also that.”

The Apple fanatic additionally disclosed that this was not the very first time he has actually done something such as this; this is, as a matter of fact, the 4th time he has actually taken a trip to Dubai to acquire a gadget in advance of others in India.

He initially made the trip throughout the launch of the apple iphone 8 in 2017, complied with by even more journeys in 2019 and also 2021. “I did not wish to wait. It’s everything about interest, fad, and also fantasizes; in some cases we need to pay a bit much more for our interest and also desire,” Palliyil claimed.

” It’s all like a desire happened for me to acquire the apple iphone. Aside from apple iphone 13 and also 14, all previous phones are launched 10-15 days later on in India. To ensure that’s just how I began my journey to Dubai. I can most likely to Singapore, Hong Kong, and even the United States to acquire, yet I pick Dubai due to my accessory to this nation. I obtain the most recent apple iphone design from my preferred Apple shop and also my preferred team,” appearing web content Palliyil summarized his sensations.

The UAE is among the initial nations where Apple has actually presented its most recent mobile phones which were revealed on September 7.

Faithful followers of the technology leviathan throughout the UAE hurried to acquire the most recent apple iphone and also its variants as quickly as the gadgets struck racks– with one follower also getting 10 phones.

Numerous individuals waited on over 4 hrs outside the Dubai Shopping mall shop to get and also obtain their hands on the brand-new gadgets. Those that had actually paid and also scheduled on-line earlier had the ability to access a different line that enabled them to go into the shop according to the timeslot that was readily available.

ajanta@khaleejtimes.com

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