Earlier this week Apple released a new and affordable version of 21.5-inch iMac, following which Apple also announced price cuts for iMac, Mac Mini and Apple TV in Europe.
Apple also has some good news for India market as it slashed prices for several products including the iMac, Mac Mini, and Apple TV. The 27-inch iMac models see the sharpest price cuts of Ra.12,000.
The new entry level 21.5-inch iMac with 1.4 GHz dual-core processor, 8GB of RAM, and 500GB of hard disc starts at Rs.79,900. The 21.5-inch iMac with a 2.7GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 processor is now available at Rs.92,900, down Rs.7,000 from earlier price of Rs.99,900 and the variant with a 2.9GHz processor will now retail at Rs.1,06,900, down Rs.8,000 from Rs.1,14,900 earlier.
The 27-inch iMac with a 3.2GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 processor with 8GB RAM, 1TB hard disc and 1GB graphics processor is now available at Rs.1,27,900, down Rs.12,000 from the earlier price of Rs.1,39,900 and the one with 3.4GHz quad-core processor, 8GB of RAM, 1TB hard disc and 2GB graphics processor gets an identical price cut of Rs.12,000 and will now be available at Rs.1,42,900 compared to Rs.1,54,900 earlier.
Apple has also reduced the prices for Mac mini, each model has received price cuts of Rs.2,000. The entry-level Mac mini now retails for Rs.42,990 for the dual-core i5 2.5GHz processor, 4GB of RAM, 500GB hard disc, HD Graphics; The quad-core i7 2.3GHz processor, 4GB of RAM, 1TB hard disc, HD Graphics variant now retails at Rs.56,990; and the Mac mini with OS X Server quad-core i7 2.3GHzprocessor, 4GB of RAM, Two 1TB hard discs, HD Graphic now retails at Rs.70,990.
Apple’s streaming media player, the Apple TV is now available at Rs.7,500, compared to the earlier price of Rs.8,400. Apple TV is not very popular in India, we will have to wait and see if the price cut changes that.
What do you think about these price cuts? will you buy a new iMac or Mac Mini now that its bit affordable? Let us know in the comments section below.