It looks like Apple has quietly increased the price for selected iPad Pro models in Malaysia. The 256GB and 512GB versions of the 10.5” and 12.9” iPad Pros have been increased by RM250. This is applicable for both Wi-Fi only and Wi-Fi + Cellular configurations. Thankfully, the price of the 64GB version of both iPad Pros remains the same.
The new prices of the 10.5” and 12.9” iPad Pros in Malaysia are as follows:
Malaysia isn’t the only country affected by the price increase. According to reports, it is believed that the increase is due to the rising cost of NAND flash memory chips, so it should be a worldwide problem. Of course, this is only a speculation for now as Apple did not officially address the price increase. However, Luca Maestri, the CFO of Apple, did mention before at Apple’s second quarter earning call earlier this year: