Apple Increases Prices in Japan by Up To 25%

Apple Increases Prices in Japan by Up To 25%

Apple today increased the price of iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch models in Japan by up to 25 percent.


The price hikes, first reported by Nikkei Asia, have been triggered by a fall in the value of the yen and a widening interest rate gap between Japan and the United States.

The iPhone 13 previously started at 98,800 yen (~$730) in Japan, but now costs 117,800 yen (~$870), an increase of almost 20 percent. The latest iPhone SE with 64GB of storage now costs 5,000 yen (~$37) more than before at 62,800 yen (~$464). The 128GB iPhone 13 Pro now costs 22,000 yen (~$162) more than before at 144,800 yen (~$1,069).

Apple raised the prices of Macs in Japan last month by over 10 percent alongside the launch of the M2 MacBook Pro, so no Mac product lines were further increased in price today, although ‌iPad‌ and iPad Air models increased by 10,000 yen (~$74) each.

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