Taiwan market: Gray market prices for iPad mini may drop after release of new model
Ocean Chen, Taipei; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES
In the Taiwan market, gray market prices for iPad mini stand at NT$8,000-9,000 (US$267-300) currently, 14-24% lower than the official price of at least NT$10,500, and with the speculated arrival of the next-generation iPad mini in October, the price...
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