This follows the announcement on Wednesday (7 March 2012) of the new iPad where Apple also revealed that it would continue selling the iPad 2 at a reduced price.
While US pricing of the device was reduced by $100 across the board, South Africa’s iPad 2 prices look like they’ll be slashed by R1,000 or more.
Though local iPad 2 prices have suffered under a weakening Rand, these cuts bring the cost of the device below its original 2011 launch price.
The table below shows the new iPad 2 pricing next to the previous recommended retail price.
|iPad 2 model||Core (ZA) – New||Core (ZA) – Previous||Core (ZA) – Launch|
|16GB Wi-Fi||R 3,999||R 4,999||R 4,399|
|32 GB Wi-Fi||R 5,199||R 6,199||R 5,399|
|64 GB Wi-Fi||R 6,199||R 7,199||R 6,399|
|16GB Wi-Fi + 3G||R 5,299||R 6,499||R 5,599|
|32GB Wi-Fi + 3G||R 6,599||R 7,599||R 6,599|
|64 GB Wi-Fi + 3G||R 7,299||R 8,699||R 7,599|