Apple To Launch ‘Red Friday’ Shopping Event in Asia on January 25th to Celebrate Lunar New Year


Apple has announced a special one day shopping event on Friday, January 25th in some Asian countries to celebrate the Lunar New year, which falls on February 10th this year.

Few days back, Apple had also released the Chinese New Year gift guide.

Dubbed “Red Friday,” the event is similar to the “Black Friday” in the US and elsewhere where Apple offers discounts on Macs, iPads, and iPods, as well as accessories. But don’t expect huge discounts, Apple typically gives a small discounts compared to other retailers.

In the U.S., Apple offered $101 discounts on their iMac, MacBook Pro and MacBook Air lines and $11-$41 discounts on the iPods and iPads.

The countries that are included in this promotion are China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand. The deals are available via Apple’s Online Store, as well as in the brick-and-mortar stores located in China and Hong Kong.

The promotional prices will be available on 25 January, 2013, from 12:01 a.m. to 25 January, 2013, 11:59 p.m. in these countries.

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