New Australian Macbook prices a joke??

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by iSpoody 1243, Oct 14, 2008.

  1. iSpoody 1243 macrumors 6502

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    yeah this morn when i got up (i live in australia so the media event was at 4 am) i watched the media event, Hmm the new laptops are good i guess, I was happy to see that the price point stayed the same and decreased a bit for the macbook, but when i went onto the australian mac website to look at the prices and options for upgrades etc for the macbooks just to get a surprise that the macbook prices went from

    macbook prices

    1499 low end
    1799 mid end
    2099 high end

    to

    1649 low end
    2099 mid end
    2549 high end

    Macbook air

    2499 low end
    3799 high end

    to

    2899 low end
    3999 high end

    Macbook pro

    2799 15" low end
    3399 15" mid end
    3799 17" high end

    to

    3199 15" low end
    3999 15" mid end
    4499 17" high end

    wtf the prices stayed the same or decreased in america so why on earth did they inflate sooooo much in australia
    I want mac os x but at these prices its ridiculous 2549 for a good macbook omg the old black book looks like a much better deal
     
  2. Chundles macrumors G4

    Chundles

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    We've already got a thread going on this. But yes - joke.
     
  3. iSpoody 1243 thread starter macrumors 6502

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    oh sorry, i had a quick glimpse before creating this thread and didn't see anything, please supply the link to this thread
     
  4. Chundles macrumors G4

    Chundles

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