MOSCOW, July 31. /TASS/. The Apple Watches retail sales kicked off in Russia on early Friday with first wearables going on for purchase at 7:01 a.m. Moscow time (4:00 GMT) via the online Apple Store.
The launch of Apple Watches sales in Russia was timed with the start of the distribution in Turkey and New Zealand.
The much-anticipated product, officially released on April 24, is available for the purchase in Russia not only on the Apple Online Store, but in Russia’s managed iPort, Re:Store, and C-store Internet stores.
According to last week’s price estimations provided by MacRumors.com website, the pricing policy for Russia should stand at:
- Apple Watch Sport: 23,990 rubles ($402) to 27,990 rubles ($469)
- Apple Watch: 37,990 rubles ($637) to 78,990 rubles ($1,324)
- Apple Watch Edition: 660,000 rubles ($11.059) to 1,120,000 rubles ($18,767).
The prices for Apple Watch series production in Turkey were announced last week at the level of:
Turkey - Apple Watch Sport: 1,249 TRY to 1,399 TRY - Apple Watch: 1,999 TRY to 3,899 TRY - Apple Watch Edition: 34,000 TRY to 56,000 TRY.