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KimStore drops Prices for iPad Mini



KimStore, probably the most popular local online gadget store, has dropped prices on the iPad Mini!

Wifi version:
16GB – 18,900 (from 20,000 originally)
32GB – 23,100 (from 24,500 originally)
64GB – 28,200 (from 28,500 originally)

Knowing this has revived my lust for this gadget. They also dropped prices of the iPod Touch 5 to only 13,600 pesos for the 16GB model.

Currently, I am very happy with my iPhone 4. When the iPhone 5 was released, I decided I wanted it. Then the prices were released. It’s not officially in the Philippines yet so we can only buy it from the more entrepreneurial Pinoys who pre-ordered and brought it to our shores ahead of the telcos. The prices are soaring high! There is just no reasonable way I can pay for a unit. Frankly, my iPhone 4 works completely well and if I take care of it well it should continue to do so well beyond my contract with Globe that expires in April next year.

So though I got a little overexcited about the new release, even going to such extents as checking out iPhone 5 cases, I actually might hold out for the next update before trading up. The iPad mini or the smaller version, the iTouch, might be a more affordable alternative for the meantime.

Read more about the iPad mini from Mashable’s review.

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17 Responses to “KimStore drops Prices for iPad Mini”

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tet November 8th, 2012 at 6:57 pm

I would love to have that pad mini! It’s so cool to see new gadgets in the market every quarter or every other month. Good thing that I’m not a sucker for new gadgets. I would prefer to invest in clothes or something food-related.
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verabear Reply:

Sometimes I wish I wasn’t sooo interested in gadgets. hehe.

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Ric November 8th, 2012 at 7:55 pm

Still steep IMO. It should be under 15k based on the US SRP of $349. Guess early adopters really need to pay extra =)

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verabear Reply:

Now that you put it that way, sige na nga, may point ka. hintay hintay pa naman talaga ko eh

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ceemee November 9th, 2012 at 11:54 am

I want the iPhone 5 since my iPhone 3gs is laspag already. So I guess I have to wait…

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verabear Reply:

it’s going to be worth it I’m sure!

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ceemee Reply:

I hope so, with all the negative reviews it’s getting!

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Meikah Ybañez-Delid November 9th, 2012 at 3:52 pm

I like the iPad mini too! :D Hope I can still save up for it. LOL
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JB November 11th, 2012 at 10:53 am

I was considering buying this for my wife to supplement her iPad2, but eventually decided against it after reading the reviews. Plus, it doesn’t seem significantly smaller than it’s bigger brother.

I think I’ll just get her either an iPhone or an S3, though considering the differences in price/features, the latter appears to be the better deal. All our friends seem to prefer the S3 as well…
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verabear Reply:

I actually have been seriously considering getting a Samsung, but the Note II instead of S3. Am sure she’ll love whichever phone you end up getting for her :)

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Grace | Domestic Diva November 13th, 2012 at 12:29 am

i just look and drool at these gadgets. lol
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XyeXyrus November 13th, 2012 at 10:40 pm

great discount but no gadgets for now. walang budget hehe

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Pearl November 14th, 2012 at 2:21 pm

My husband is dropping some hints :-) I think he wants that for Christmas…

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Martin November 23rd, 2012 at 8:20 am

wala pong ipod 5th gen na 16gb..32 at 64 gb lang.

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verabear Reply:

ay oo nga. mali ko yun. :)

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