The iPhones, MacBook Air and MacBook Pro were not the only things that saw a price increase in Malaysia. A quick check in the Apple online store for Malaysia shows that the Cupertino company has increased the price of all of its iPods, Thunderbolt display, as well as selected official accessories from Apple.
First up, the iPod touch, iPod nano and iPod shuffle are all more expensive now from RM779, RM589 and RM189 respectively. The prices before this started from RM729, RM529 and RM169 respectively.
- iPod touch 16GB – RM779 (up from RM 729)
- iPod touch 32GB – RM979 (up from RM899)
- iPod touch 64GB – RM1179 (up from RM1,079)
Apple’s 27” Thunderbolt Display also sees a price increase of RM300 from RM3,099 to RM3,399.
As for other accessories, most of the items on the featured accessories page also sees a more expensive price compared to the past few days like the iPhone 6 Plus Silicone Case is now RM149 (it used to be RM139), AirPort Time Capsule 3TB is now RM1,379 (was RM1,299), AirPort Express is now RM349 (up from RM299).
Fortunately though, some of the most commonly bought accessories like Lightning Cables and adapters still have the same price tag like Lightning to Micro USB adapter at RM79, Lightning to USB cable 1m at RM79, MagSafe to MagSafe adapter at RM39, and such.
Here’s a list of some of the Apple products that are now more expensive:
- Lightning to USB Cable (2m) – RM129 (RM109)
- iPhone 6 Leather Case – RM179 (RM159)
- iPhone 6 Plus Leather Case – RM199 (was RM169)
- Lightning to USB Camera Adapter – RM129 (was RM109)
- Apple USB SuperDrive – RM270 (was RM249)
- Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter – RM109 (was RM99)
- AppleEarPods with Remote and Mic – RM129 (was RM109)
- Lighting to 30-pin Adapter – RM129 (was RM109)
- Apple 60W MagSafe and MagSafe 2 Power Adapter – RM299 (was RM279)
- Apple Keyboard with Numeric Keypad – RM179 (was RM159)
- Apple Magic Mouse – RM239 (was RM229)
- Apple Magic Trackpad – RM239 (was RM229)
- Apple Memory Module 8GB 1600MHz DDR3 (2x4GB) – RM720 (was RM680)
Check out Apple’s Malaysia online store for the updated price on all Apple products. Fortunately, for those of you who wish to get an iPad (all models), Mac Pro, iMac and even the iMac with 5K display, they still have the same price tag but of course, only until 31 March 2015. There should be another round of price change on 1 April 2015 to reflect GST charges.