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iPad 3 pricing compared – Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, US. [Updated with Thailand]

The new iPad launched in Malaysia on 20th April 2012. According to my analysis on historical pricing, Malaysia’s iPad pricing is usually the cheapest, even cheaper than US itself. With the launch of the new iPad, i investigate the comparative pricing from four five countries – Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and US.

We are using the lowest (16GB) and the highest (64GB) capacity for the Wifi-only and the Wifi + 4G models. All pricing used are from the black models since there is no price difference for color choice on the Apple online store, and USD conversion are done using prevailing exchange rate (as of April 23rd 2012) from

CountryDescriptionPrice (native)Price (USD)
MalaysiaiPad 3 Wi-Fi only 16GB (MC705ZP/A)RM 1,499.00$489.86
SingaporeiPad 3 Wi-Fi only 16GB (MC705ZP/A)S$658.00$526.40
AustraliaiPad 3 Wi-Fi only 16GB (MC705X/A)A$528.00$512.16
USAiPad 3 Wi-Fi only 16GB (MC705LL/A)US$499.00$499.00
ThailandiPad 3 Wi-Fi only 16GB (MC705TH/A)฿16,500$523.05
MalaysiaiPad 3 Wi-Fi only 64GB (MC707ZP/A)RM 2,099.00$685.95
SingaporeiPad 3 Wi-Fi only 64GB (MC707ZP/A)S$918.00$734.40
AustraliaiPad 3 Wi-Fi only 64GB (MC707X/A)A$759.00$736.23
USAiPad 3 Wi-Fi only 64GB (MC707LL/A)US$699.00$699.00
ThailandiPad 3 Wi-Fi only 64GB (MC707TH/A)฿22,500$713.26
MalaysiaiPad 3 Wifi + 4G 16GB (MD366ZP/A)RM 1899.00$620.59
SingaporeiPad 3 Wifi + 4G 16GB (MD366ZP/A)S$828.00$662.40
AustraliaiPad 3 Wifi + 4G 16GB (MD366X/A)A$679.00$658.63
USAiPad 3 Wifi + 4G 16GB (MD366LL/A)US$629.00$629.00
ThailandiPad 3 Wifi + 4G 16GB (MD366TH/A)฿20,500$649.86
MalaysiaiPad 3 Wifi + 4G 64GB (MD368ZP/A)RM 2,499.00$816.67
SingaporeiPad 3 Wifi + 4G 64GB (MD368ZP/A)S$1088.00$870.40
AustraliaiPad 3 Wifi + 4G 64GB (MD368X/A)A$899.00$872.03
USAiPad 3 Wifi + 4G 64GB (MD368LL/A)US$829.00$829.00
ThailandiPad 3 Wifi + 4G 64GB (MD368TH/A)฿26,500$840.07

From the table above, we can establish that if you are looking for a good deal on iPad 3, Malaysia is the currently one of the cheapest (if not the cheapest) place to get your hands on a new iPad 3. The US is a close 2nd, averaging a US$10 gap. Australia just edges out Singapore to claim the 3rd spot, but not by much, with the highest end 64GB Wifi + 4G model being the only model that is more expensive than Singapore.


  1. Ex-Flatmate

    Thanks for the great post!!!! can you add Thailand to evaluate as well? 🙂

  2. eddie

    Would love to, but iPad 3 will only be available in Thailand this coming Friday. Will update then!

  3. maria

    have you got the thailand price comparisons yet?

  4. Eddie

    Updated with Thailand’s pricing. Not fantastic, as you can tell. Malaysia’s still the cheapest place to get an iPad 🙂

  5. Buyer

    Malaysia? KL or JB?

  6. Eddie

    Hi there, what do you mean KL or JB? If you meant my location, i’m from JB.


    I think its the cheapest in Singapore simlim market

  8. Eddie

    You can find some cheap deals in Sim Lim square in Singapore, but beware of scammers trying to sell you refurbished sets but giving you attractive prices.

  9. rhexa

    Do you have any cellphone store that you can recommend to us.. a sure seller at malaysia?thanks

  10. Eddie

    which part of malaysia are u looking to buy? Kuala Lumpur?

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  13. doofinschmritz

    i think that singapore is the best play to buy an ipad

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