Apple announces four-day promotion for China buyers starting July 29

Apple on Monday announced four days of discounts will be made available in China starting July 29. The promotion includes flagship iPhones as well as other accessories like the AirPods Pro and Apple Watch SE.

BOE- iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini

iPhone 13, AirPods, Apple Watch SE, and more included in Apple’s China promotion

The Cupertino tech giant is set to offer incredible discounts including 600 yuan ($89) off on the iPhone 12 Pro. The iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, third-generation iPhone SE, iPhone 12, and iPhone 12 mini are also included in the promotion alongside other accessories.

The promotion is set to start on July 29 and it will end on August 1. Here is the full list of devices included in the promotion as well as the saving offered:

Phone 13 Pro Max or iPhone 13 Pro, you can save RMB 600 immediately.
iPhone 13 or iPhone 13 mini, you can save RMB 600.
iPhone SE (3rd generation) can save RMB 200.
iPhone 12 or iPhone 12 mini, you can save RMB 500 immediately.
Save RMB 200 on Apple Watch SE.
AirPods Pro can save RMB 250.
AirPods (third generation) can save RMB 150.

iPhone 13 Pro China promotion

As always, there are some limitations to the promotion. The discounts are only available for end-user consumers who use Alipay, Huabei, China Merchants Bank, or Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, as per the notice on Apple’s website.

A single order must be paid using one of the aforementioned methods, and no other payment methods can be used at the same time. Each customer is limited to 2 pieces per product category (iPhone, Apple Watch, AirPods are three different categories), and products that exceed this limit are no longer eligible for immediate discounts (for example: each customer can only buy 2 at a discounted price) an eligible iPhone, regardless of model). Apple Store

The rare four-day promotion comes as China’s economy begins to recover following COVID-19 lockdowns that hurt the sales of a ton of smartphone brands including local manufacturers Vivo, Oppo, and Xiaomi. Interestingly, mobile shipments in the region saw a 9.2% uptick in June and the shipments were largely dominated by Apple and Samsung Electronics. 

Barring any delays, Apple’s flagship iPhone 14 lineup is on track for a September release.

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