Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller today announced that iCloud storage plans have actually been reduced in cost. 5GB of iCloud storage stays free, while paid upgrades include 50GB for 99 cents per month, 200GB for $$ 2.99 monthly and 1TB for $$ 9.99 monthly. Rates in other countries might vary based upon currency exchange rates.

Apple’s old iCloud storage strategy pricing tiers were as follows:

  • 5GB: Free
  • 20GB: $$ 0.99/ month 200GB: $$ 3.99/ month 500GB: $$ 9.99/ month 1TB: $$ 19.99/ month

Apple’s new iCloud storage strategies are priced more competitively versus other cloud storage services such as Google Drive, which likewise offers 1TB of storage for $$ 9.99 per month. Microsoft OneDrive remains less expensive, however, offering 1TB of storage and a Workplace 365 subscription for $$ 6.99 per month.

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