According to recent reports, Apple has suddenly changed the prices of some of its products. The price of the iPad has risen moderately, while that of the Mac is basically a downward trend. Apple encourages customers to upgrade by offering trade-in options in exchange for deductions for the purchase of new equipment. According to iMore, the value of the trade-in program has the latest changes, including iPad, Apple Watch, Mac, and even some Android devices.
Apple has raised the high value of a trade-in for some iPad series products. For example, the iPad Pro rose from $ 25 to $ 525. The iPad Air and entry-level iPad rose by $ 40, reaching $ 250 and $ 240 respectively. The iPad mini went from $ 175. at $ 205.
Apple’s price of Apple Watch has also risen slightly. The third generation Apple Watch and fourth generation Apple Watch increased by $ 10, reaching $ 95 and $ 150 respectively, while the Apple Watch Series 1 rose from $ 30 to $ 35.
Compared to the iPad and the Apple Watch, Mac discounts are down. MacBook Pro dropped from $ 1760 to $ 1530, a drop of $ 230. MacBook Air dropped $ 100 to $ 630, while MacBook dropped $ 450 to $ 380.
As for the desktop, the trade-in price of the iMac Pro dropped directly from $ 540 to $ 3,040; the Mac dropped from $ 1390 to $ 1180 and the Mac mini dropped from $ 930 to $ 830. The Mac Pro should be the only Mac computer to appreciate, nearly double the previous price of $ 1,490. Users can redeem Mac Pro for $ 2,930.
In terms of Android devices, the discounted price of the Samsung Galaxy S20 has dropped directly from $ 270 to $ 225, while the prices of the Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10 + and Google Pixel devices have risen slightly, but the actual valuation still depends on the condition of the device.
Analysts believe that if Apple combines the iPhone and Apple One upgrade plan, Apple’s trade-in plan could become a key part of future software and hardware integration subscription services.
Demand for the iPhone 12 Pro is on the rise
According to several research institutes and investment banking analysts, the most popular of the four models in the iPhone 12 series is the iPhone 12 Pro, while the least popular is the iPhone 12 mini. In some countries and regions, the delivery time of the iPhone 12 Pro has reached 30 days.
Demand for Apple’s iPhone 12 Pro Max appears to be slowing, especially in the Chinese market. Analysts believe this is due to the fact that the 6.7-inch model’s initial attractiveness to users is weakening. Previous research has shown that demand for Apple’s iPhone 12 Pro Max is relatively higher than that of the iPhone 12 Pro.
In addition, the delivery times of the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini have also increased slightly. However, the delivery times of these two phones are still much shorter than the Pro version. In all regions surveyed by JPMorgan Chase, the average delivery time of the iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro has slightly increased. It is currently 4 days, 4 days and 28 days respectively. However, the iPhone 12 Pro Max is 11 days old. In the Chinese market, delivery times for iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max are 4 days, 6 days, 30 days and 15 days respectively.