Apple One subscription bundle launches Friday
Apple One, the subscription package that includes Apple Music, Apple TV +, Apple Arcade and iCloud storage, will launch on Friday, October 30, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced. During the iPhone maker’s quarterly earnings call on Thursday US local time, Cook said that the Apple One would launch “tomorrow,” which means Friday in the US. Apple’s services and updates are generally triggered by AM US Pacific Time, so Apple One is expected to be available in India on Friday night. Apple One costs Rs. 195 / $ 15 per month (for individuals) or Rs. 365 / $ 20 per month (for families).
Apple Music, Apple TV +, Apple arcade and 50 GB of iCloud Storage is offered as part of Apple One Individual. If you upgrade to Apple One Family, you get 200GB of iCloud storage, and all benefits can be shared with up to six family members, as part of Family Sharing. A third tier is available in Australia, Canada, the UK, and the US – Apple One Premier ($ 30 per month), which also includes Apple News + and the new Apple Fitness + (yet to be released) and increases iCloud storage to 2TB.
Individually, the subscriptions to all these services add up to a lot more. Apple Music costs Rs. 49 / $ 5 per month for students, Rs. 99 / $ 10 per month for individuals and Rs. 149 / $ 15 per month for families (with six members). Both Apple TV + and Apple Arcade come at Rs. 99 / $ 5 per month (Family Sharing included). iCloud costs Rs. 75 / $ 1 per month (50GB), Rs. 219 / $ 3 per month (200GB), or Rs. 749 / $ 10 per month (2TB). And both Apple News + and Apple Fitness + will cost you $ 10 per month (Family Sharing included).
With Apple One Individual, you are looking for a savings of Rs. 177 / $ 6 + each month, Rs. 201 / $ 8 + with Apple One Family and $ 25 + with Apple One Premier. Of course, that’s only if you sign up for all the services included in the subscription package.
In addition to Apple one launch date, Cook also revealed that Apple set a record in the September quarter in many markets, including India, where launched its own online store By the end of September. Two categories, Mac and Apple Services, reached an all-time high with the September quarter.
Apple One launches on October 30th worldwide. Was Announced at the Apple event in mid-September.