Official retailers can inflate the price of the iPad up to 100 thousand rubles. Several factors affect the price: “grey” retailers do not pay for the certification of the tablet, it is also not clear how they import it through customs.
Online stores Store77.net, Store-Apple.msk.ru and Big Geek sell iPad Pro 2021 with a diagonal of 12.9 inches with a capacity of 2 TB plus LTE at a price of 121 thousand to 160 thousand rubles, and in re :Store for the same iPad asks from 249 thousand rubles, Izvestia noted.
In stores, tablets “Citylink” and “Svyaznoy” cost 199 thousand rubles. Both companies declined to comment.
The interlocutor of the publication explained that these device prices are the lowest possible, taking into account the tariffs and taxes paid by official sellers.
Stores sell imported iPads before the start of the special operation in Ukraine, and not through parallel imports, but even in this case, companies will have to clear the goods through customs.
Informal retailers offer equipment that entered the country illegally or not for sale, such as devices supposedly imported for personal use.
Since March 1, Apple has suspended sales. The order of any device from the company is no longer available in the official Apple store. Then official Apple technology retailers in Russia began to close unprofitable stores. The companies distribute the assortment to the points of greatest traffic.
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