Starting today, Apple users who subscribe to one of the company’s many services will start paying more to use them. Apple is nudging the prices up for a range of its platforms including Apple Music, Apple TV+ and Apple One. The price increase follows other regions which have also just been hit with a price hike.
Apple Music will now cost R69 for the individual plan and R109 for the family plan. This is up from R59 for the individual plan and R89 for the family plan. Apple TV+ is seeing a large price hike. The monthly subscription is going up from R84 per month to R124.99 per month. Its annual subscription will also cost you R1,249 instead of the previous R849.
Apple One, the company’s bundles subscription plan, is seeing the largest hit. It is going from R99.99 per month for the individual plan to R179 per month. The family plan is going from R179 to R229 per month. The service offers a bundles subscription for users which includes Apple Music, Apple TV+, 200GB of iCloud Storage and Apple Arcade.
The only thing that isn’t changing is the Apple Arcade service. That still remains at R84,99 per month.
Apple Subscription Prices in South Africa
Individual and Family Plan prices are for one month
- Apple Music
- Individual Plan – R69
- Family Plan – R109
- Apple TV+
- Monthly Plan – R124
- Annual Plan – R1249
- Apple One
- Individual Plan – R179
- Family Plan – R229
These price increases follow the most recent price hikes to hit Apple products in South Africa. iStore bumped up its pricing for a range of products over the weekend. This includes R2,000 increases on iPhone 14 devices, R1,000 increases in the Apple Watch Ultra and a whopping R10,500 price hike in the MacBook Pro range.