Dollar 59: Apple lowered the price of the application in the Russian App Store




Apple changed the prices in the Russian branch of the online store App Store, according to information from the application directory company. On Friday changed the price tags on games and programs in a number of countries, including Russia.


Starting from January 9 bottom bracket for iOS-application in Russia has become not be 62, and 59 rubles. Second from the bottom standard price also decreased from 123.99 to 119 rubles. Instead 185.99 rubles games and applications are now 169 instead of 242.35 – 219 rubles, and instead of 429.99 – 429 rubles. At the same time of the applications available in the App Store at the old prices.

Changing the scale of charges, reportedly due to the fluctuation of currency exchange rates based on local tax rates.

Previous price changes in the App Store happened at the end of December 2014. Bottom bracket for applications in the Russian department began to make not 33, but 62 rubles – an increase of almost 100%. Second from the bottom standard price increased from 66 to 124 rubles, the third – from 99 to 186 rubles, the fourth – from 129 to 242 rubles, the fifth – with 329 to 618 rubles.

Prices in Russia’s iTunes Store also changed: the cost of one song in the online shop is set at 19 rubles, whereas before, most of the songs were estimated at 10-15 rubles. The whole album is now cost between $ 89 to 199 rubles, which is slightly cheaper than purchasing the songs one by one.


It is worth noting that during the last two months of 2014 Apple doubles the price of iPhone, iPad and other products in Russia. As a result, the base model of iPhone 6 with 16 gigabytes of memory rose in price from 31 990 to 53 990 rubles, and the iPhone 6 Plus – from 36 990 to 61 990 rubles.

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