“Cheaper than before” .. “Apple” changes the pricing method in the “App Store”

Store water" 700 additional pricing options, and tools that help application owners to set the prices of their applications and services in cheaper amounts than before, which is a qualitative shift in the way the company thinks, which is accused of practicing monopoly in its store by limiting competition, and not providing a variety of price options.

Allowed to change the pricing method in "Store water" App owners can start pricing their apps from $0.29, while the lowest price they allow "Camel" The former is $0.99.

The company also raised the maximum allowed price for the app from $1,000 previously to $10,000 now.

900 pricing options

And technology and marketing specialist George Dagher says, in an interview with the site "Sky News Arabia"that "Store water" It will depend from now on 900 pricing options, compared to 200 in the past, which means that users will notice a very great diversity in the prices of services and applications that appear in front of them.

Dagher pointed out "Apple used to impose prices ending in its store with the number 99, such as $ 0.99, but now it is possible to display prices that end with 0.95, 0.90, or even an integer number".

And the technology and marketing affairs specialist adds that any application will be offered for more than a thousand dollars inside "Store water"will need special approval from "Camel" Which will scrutinize the motives behind offering it at such a high price.

Dagher believes that the company was forced to introduce these radical changes and take a step back, in light of the attack it is exposed to because of the unfair policies adopted in the company. "Store water".

Pricing flexibility for developers

The spokesman reveals that the European Union is heading to take a decision in March 2023, to oblige "Camel" By abandoning the exclusive payment policy with its system, which forces users "Iphone" to complete any in-app purchase, through its payment system, with the aim of collecting commission from the revenue generated by the owner of the app.

Confirmed that the changes in the pricing system on "Store water" It will continue to roll out all of 2023, giving developers unprecedented flexibility in pricing their products in 45 base currencies.

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The new pricing system will provideStore water700 additional pricing options, and tools that help application owners set prices for their applications and services in cheaper amounts than before, which is a qualitative shift in the way the company thinks, which is accused of practicing monopoly in its store by limiting competition, and not providing a variety of price options.

Changing the pricing method in the “App Store” allowed application owners to start pricing their applications from $ 0.29, while the lowest price allowed by “Apple” in the past was $ 0.99.

The company also raised the maximum allowed price for the app from $1,000 previously to $10,000 now.

900 pricing options

Technology and marketing specialist George Dagher said, in an interview with Sky News Arabia, that the App Store will now rely on 900 pricing options, compared to 200 in the past, which means that users will notice a very large variety in the prices of services and applications that appear in front of them.

Dagher pointed out that “Apple previously required that prices end in its store with the number 99, such as $0.99, but now it is possible to display prices that end with 0.95, 0.90, or even an integer number.”

And the technology and marketing affairs specialist adds that any application that will be displayed for more than a thousand dollars in the “App Store” will need special approval from “CamelWhich will scrutinize the motives behind offering it at such a high price.

Dagher believes that the company was forced to make these radical changes and take a step back, in light of the attack it is facing because of the unfair policies adopted in the App Store.

Pricing flexibility for developers

And the spokesman reveals that the European Union is heading to take a decision in March 2023, to oblige “Apple” to abandon the payment policy exclusively with its system, which forces “iPhone” users to complete any purchase within the application, through its payment system with the aim of collecting a commission from the revenues it generates. achieved by the owner of the application.

He stressed that changes in the pricing system on the App Store will continue to appear throughout 2023, which will give developers unprecedented flexibility in pricing their products in 45 major currencies.

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