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March 03, 2011

Apple drops 1st-Gen iPad prices by Php4,000

As the Philippine Apple Store comes back online to accommodate news of the iPad 2, they’ve also slashed the retail prices of the old iPads by Php4,000 (across the board).



Here’s the screen shot of the new prices of the 1st-gen iPads.

The new prices are exactly Php4,000 cheaper. This will allow some price difference with the introduction of the iPad 2. The

Apple is hoping people will keep on buying the old iPads despite the new announcements. Not sure though if the Php4,000 difference will convince buyers.

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51 Responses to “Apple drops 1st-Gen iPad prices by Php4,000”

  1. evilnet says:

    w0w!.l0ok up there..d real jay? WTF!
    style mu bul0k..

  2. Jedd says:

    The original iPad was already well-priced at 24k. It’s quite a deal at the new 20k tag. If you don’t mind paying the original price (only 4k more), you get an iPad that’s much faster, thinner, and has cameras. This is a good deal eitherway. I’m getting one for my nanay. Much better than a full-blown PC.

  3. csseyah
    Twitter: goodfilipino
    says:

    i think ok na po yung presyo ng old iPad.. malaking tipid na rin ang P4k para sa akin.. WIFI + 3G na ang kukunin ko siguro…

  4. Numb Hands says:

    Di ba Globe lang ang may handle ng Apple products sa Pinas, magkano kaya yung may plan kasi recently may reklamo yung isang congressman na nagchacharge ang Globe excessively.

  5. adam says:

    Yan na nga ba sinasabi ko eh. Bababa talaga price nyan kasi naluma. At least meron nang pag pipilian ang consumer kung bibili ng samsung Tab wifi na 25K or Ipad wifi na 20K.

  6. em zarate says:

    ipad 2 with 9x graphics processing power compared to the ipad, who said so. steve jobs?

    but yes, 19k is an awesome price for a tablet. sana applicable dito student discount. para 17k nalang sya

  7. YOPINTECH
    Twitter: yopintech
    says:

    PhoneArena presents the official promo video of the Apple iPad 2 – the brand new tablet by Apple, which comes to succeed its revolutionary device from 2010.

    http://yopintech.blogspot.com/2011/03/apple-ipad-2-promo.html

  8. iEDU
    Twitter: Tarakiman
    says:

    I will go for iPad 2! what is 4k for the ability of iPad 2 to get faster Processor and far better graphics over the old one? Oh… and dont forget the new slimmer design- 33% off the thickness!

  9. JKisaragi says:

    I’m getting the old iPad. I mean hey, I’ll just be using it for viewing files and cases for school. With that in mind, it’s a steal (literally, I’ll steal one off the shelves of PMC. LOL).

    Hope someone would post if Power Mac Center already cut the prices off theirs(and if it’s available 0% 12 months). TIA!

  10. ald101294 says:

    Yes, PowerMac also dropped their prices by P4k across all iPad variants. They will cut another 5% off the new prices for cash buyers.

  11. JKisaragi says:

    @ald101294

    Thanks! Looking forward to buy one within the month. :)

  12. proPNoy
    Twitter: latestnewsph
    says:

    i’ll wait for the ipad3.
    malamang ipapamigay na ipad1.
    so far, contented pa naman me sa asus laptop ko.

  13. Norman
    Twitter: normantiongco
    says:

    iPad 2 is a good choice.

  14. Edwin C says:

    Ah, basta, wait pa rin ako iPad 2. When ba talaga, kuya?

  15. JKisaragi says:

    @ald101294

    Bat ganun? Pumunta ako kanina sa Power Mac Center sa Festival Mall Alabang, full price parin iPad nila. Di tuloy ako bumili >_<

  16. kiko says:

    Jkisaragi,
    purchase the ipad online to get the discount

  17. JKisaragi says:

    @kiko

    I knew that already. :)

    I originally asked if Power Mac Center already cut the prices off of their iPads so that I can avail of it via installment (which I can’t get if I purchase online. I can apply for it though by calling my creditor, but that would still be subject for approval. >_<)

    Guess I'd just have to wait and see then.

  18. mr. bogus says:

    di sapat…

  19. ald101294 says:

    iBook Store at SM-Clark, apparently an Apple Authorized Reseller as seen from a sign on their glass display wall…

    the iPad 16gig wi-fi only model sells for a whooping P26,000! I think these guys are living under a rock! Beat that Villman, hehehe

    Warn your friends!

  20. bjorn karlin says:

    I think that im gonna get an ipad now
    *cheap*

  21. sherwin says:

    4k na lng talaga,,san makakabili..i will buy

  22. Jona says:

    yeah! iPad original is much cheaper hence much more SLOWEEER!! Geez.. Its better to have iPad 2 in just 4k

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