Apple Offering Free AirPods on Purchase of iPads and Macs in India, But There’s a Catch

Those who wish to upgrade to the AirPods wireless charging case will need to pay an additional sum of Rs 4,000.

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Apple is known to offer excellent deals for students under its annual education offer. The company typically offers discounts on products or bundles accessories alongside. As part of the annual education offer, Apple is offering AirPods for free. Students who purchase an eligible Mac or iPad for their college/ university needs can claim the AirPods second-generation for free. The company is also giving customers the option to upgrade to the wireless charging case option. To do so, customers will need to pay an additional sum of Rs 4,000 for the AirPods wireless charging case. Let’s take a look at the Apple Education offer on Mac and iPad.

Apple offering free AirPods with Mac and iPad for students

Apple India is giving away free AirPods for students under its annual education offer. Students who purchase an eligible Mac or iPad can get the AirPods for free. The offer is live on Apple’s India Online Store. 

Customers can purchase an eligible Mac or iPad from the Apple Store Online to get the AirPods (wired charging) for free. Those who wish to upgrade to the AirPods wireless charging case will need to pay an additional sum of Rs 4,000. Users can also get the AirPods Pro for an additional Rs 10,000 along with the purchase of an eligible Mac or iPad.

Wondering what products are eligible for the offer? It’s the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac Pro and Mac mini; iPad Pro and iPad Air.

The company is also offering additional offers such as 20 per cent off on Apple Care, education discounts on Apple Pencil and Keyboard. Students can also get Apple Music Student Plan for Rs 49 per month, which also includes free Apple TV+. Lastly, users can claim the Apple Arcade free subscription for three months, following which they will be charged Rs 99 per month.

What are your thoughts on the Apple education offer? Do you plan to avail the free AirPods offer? Do let us know in the comments below.

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