Prioritising software upgrades would allow India to adopt 5G early. Airtel and Jio have gradually introduced their 5G services in important metro areas.
Eligible products are MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac Pro and Mac mini; iPad Pro and iPad Air.
This aid comes soon after Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella along with Amazon India announced to help Covid-ravaged India.
On the domestic sales front, Apple has been riding on the stellar performance of iPhone 11, XR and then iPhone 12.
In September, Apple launched its first online store in India - a market that is dominated by Android smartphones.
With financing options and available trade-in programme, the Apple Store Online offers a range of affordability options.
'Sofyx would bring together the mobile reseller community along with other stakeholders like telecom operators, device manufacturers, distributors and other vendors on a single platform.'
Ashish Chowdhary will take over from Michel Coulomb, the current Apple India head, in January 2019