UK iPad Mini prices highest amongst English-speaking countries

iPad Mini costs UK consumers £63 more than US
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Idealo.co.uk has analysed the pre-order prices of the iPad Mini across 28 countries, showing just how much more the UK is paying for the new device compared to the US.

The price comparison group’s data reveals that the UK and Ireland has the most expensive release prices amongst English-speaking countries – a whopping £63 higher than the US.

Unsurprisingly, the US offers the best value iPad Mini at £205 ($329), but the average price in countries where English is an official language is £234.73.

God help you if you’re looking to buy an iPad Mini in a non-English speaking country, as the price average is £270.53.

The UK was in 16th position in amongst the 28 countries, with Hungary bringing up the rear with an iPad Mini price of £288.15.

All prices are for the entry-level 16GB iPad Mini with Wi-Fi only.

Here’s the full list of countries, including prices with and without VAT:

RANK

APPLE STORE

iPad mini Wifi (16 GB) (GBP incl. VAT)

iPad mini Wifi (16 GB) (GBP excl. VAT)

VAT

LOCAL CURRENCY

#1

USA

£205.90

£205.90

0.00%

$329,00

#2

Canada

£207.80

£197.90

5.00%

$329,00

#3

Hong Kong

£209.10

£209.10

0.00%

HK$2.588,00

#4

Singapore

£229.22

£214.23

7.00%

S$448,00

#5

South Korea

£238.16

£216.51

10.00%

W420.000

#6

Australia

£238.31

£216.65

10.00%

$369.00

#7

New Zealand

£243.85

£212.04

15.00%

$479,00

#8

Luxembourg

£253.32

£220.28

15.00%

312,69 €

#9

Switzerland

£253.76

£234.97

8.00%

SFr. 379,00

#10

Belgium

£266.54

£220.28

21.00%

329,00 €

#11

Germany

£266.54

£223.98

19.00%

329,00 €

#12

Spain

£266.54

£220.28

21.00%

329,00 €

#13

Italy

£266.54

£220.28

21.00%

329,00 €

#14

Netherlands

£266.54

£220.28

21.00%

329,00 €

#15

Austria

£266.54

£222.11

20.00%

329,00 €

#16

UK

£269.00

£224.17

20.00%

£269,00

#17

Ireland

£274.64

£223.28

23.00%

339,00 €

#18

Portugal

£274.64

£223.28

23.00%

339,00 €

#19

Finland

£274.64

£223.28

23.00%

339,00 €

#20

France

£274.64

£229.63

19.60%

339,00 €

#21

Thailand

£274.83

£256.85

7.00%

13,500.00 THB

#22

Czech Republic

£275.42

£229.51

20.00%

8.490,00 Kc

#23

Japan

£275.64

£262.51

5.00%

¥28.800

#24

Sweden

£280.33

£224.26

25.00%

2.995,00 kr

#25

Norway

£281.99

£225.59

25.00%

kr 2.590,00

#26

Denmark

£282.22

£225.77

25.00%

kr 2.599,00

#27

Poland

£283.60

£230.57

23.00%

1.449,00 zt

#28

Hungary

£288.15

£226.89

27.00%

99.990,00 Ft

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