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Apple finds a solution to its Taiwan Mac Mini pricing conundrum

Apple will sell customers who ordered a Mac mini via the company’s online store in Taiwan their purchased computers at the price the machines were briefly advertised at — around a third normal price.

An error on Apple’s retail store meant 41,500 Mac mini orders were made at the price advertised, as we explained, Apple Taiwan Mac Mini price boo-boo makes a big brouhaha, Apple originally attempted to raise the cost to the normal price but got in hot water from Taiwan regulators for this.

Naturally, the deep discount (from NT$47,000 to an astonishingly good value NT$19,900) attracted plenty of attention, with numerous customers making orders (well, at that price?).

The pricing error occurred only in Apple’s online store for educational purchasers in that country. Apple will be verifying the eligibility under its educational purchase scheme for all customers who ordered at the lower price.

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