Apple Updates International App Store Pricing

Apple Updates International App Store Pricing

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As rumored, Apple has updated the pricing of applications in its App Store for to more closely match U.S. pricing.

MacRumors notes the following price changes for the lowest tier ($.99 US):

UK: £0.59 -> £0.69
Australia: AU$1.19 -> AU$0.99
Japan: 115 -> 85 Yen
Mexico: $10 -> $12
Switzerland: 1.10Fr -> 1.00Fr
Norway: 6.00Kr -> 7.00Kr

It's also rumored that Apple will adjust its international hardware pricing tomorrow to account for the lower U.S. dollar.

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Ranmat - July 14, 2011 at 8:16pm
I hate you apple. We don't care if you make 10p less profit. Keep uk prices at 59p OR DIE!
DanCJ - July 14, 2011 at 1:12pm
I'll not be buying Tomtom or Carcasonne any time soon then. Annoyingly, $1 is about 62p, but as I've seen pointed out elsewhere I think our 20% VAT accounts for the difference.
Don - July 14, 2011 at 6:23am
Come on apple 10p extra in UK ? While everyone else gets "discount" how you supposed to compete with fandroid with wonky prices like that.... Btw is lion released yet or what?
Dwaine - July 14, 2011 at 10:54am
They always rip us brits off, they think we are made of money over here.
Sven Peters - July 14, 2011 at 5:30am
Lol, they didn't adjust the European prices? makes it still almost 15% cheaper to buy songs + games in the US Store :D