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Retailers announce prices for iPhone 15, begin taking orders

The retail prices of the iPhone 15 series offered by the FPT Shop, The Gioi Di Dong and CellphoneS are nearly the same as those from the Apple Store Vietnam. However, the prices quoted by Di Dong Viet are VND1 million lower.

Apple Pay won’t have big impact on Vietnam’s e-wallet market: experts

Specifically reserved for iOS users, with the use of international payment cards and POS machines for payment, Apple Pay won’t have a big influence on the domestic e-wallet market, experts say.

Apple Pay officially launched in Vietnam

Popular mobile payment service Apple Pay officially debuted in Vietnam on August 8.

Apple Pay set to launch in Vietnam

Apple Pay, the popular mobile payment service from the American tech giant, is soon to make its debut in Vietnam.

Vietnam gradually gains foothold in Apple’s supply chain

Tech giant Apple’s extensive supply chain in China continues to undergo changes following a major contractor recently setting up a new plant in Vietnam, according to South China Morning Post (SCMP).

Apple retailers set for price competition shake-up

The latest introduction of a standardised framework by Apple’s online store in Vietnam is likely to redefine the competitive landscape, creating a level playing field for retailers and raising the expectations of customers.

Apple stores in Vietnam denied providing warranty to local users

Many iPhone users are upset with Apple authorised service providers (AASP) in Vietnam after their phones warranties were not honoured.

Apple opening online store in VN, offering the next ‘golden opportunity’

Apple launched an online store in Viet Nam on May 18 in another nod to the growing importance of emerging markets for the iPhone maker, told CNN in its recent article.

Apple announces removal of over 8,000 apps of Vietnamese origin

Apple removed more than 8,000 apps of Vietnamese origin from the App Store in 2022, citing the first transparency report published by Apple related to the app store.

Vietnam emerges as a rising market for Apple

The emergence of several Asian markets such as Vietnam, India and Indonesia offer a ‘golden opportunity’ for Apple, according to the US cable news network CNN.

Online Apple Store opens in Vietnam, one Apple reseller shuts down on slow sales

Vietnamese can now buy iPhones and iPads and other devices directly from an online Apple store which opened officially on May 18.

MoMo offers installment payment for Apple Store Online purchases in Vietnam

Vietnamese digital payment firm MoMo on May 18 announced that it now provides customers of Apple Store Online in Vietnam with flexible payment options with the launch of monthly installments.

Apple’s new online store will have little effect on Vietnamese retailers

Most authorized resellers say that the opening of Apple’s online store in Vietnam won’t affect their business, but will make it easier for customers to choose products.

Local retailers confident of besting Apple online store on prices

It is hard for Apple’s new online store in Viet Nam to compete with local retailers due to its uncompetitive prices, several of them said.

Online Apple Store for Vietnam to open next week

Apple is scheduled to officially open an online store, the first of its kind in Vietnam, on May 18.

Apple honours apps created by Vietnamese women

When accessing the App Store on March 6 local iPhone users were able to see a list of applications with the title of "Made by Vietnamese women”.

Apple develops production facilities in Vietnam: Bloomberg

AirPods maker GoerTek Inc. is investing an initial US$280 million in a new Viet Nam plant, Deputy Chairman Kazuyoshi Yoshinaga said in an interview with Bloomberg.

Apple changes pricing strategy for iPhone 14 in Vietnam

Instead of adjusting prices of iPhone 14 in June as it did with iPhone generations in previous years, Apple has unexpectedly lowered the selling prices of the model.

Foreign suppliers pay US$76.7 million in taxes via online portal

On the first working day after the 2023 Lunar New Year, foreign suppliers such as Facebook, Google and Apple declared and paid taxes worth US$76.7 million.

Apple, Samsung supplier BOE plans two new factories in Vietnam

Chinese display maker BOE Technology Group Co Ltd, a supplier of both Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, has a plan to invest a substantial sum to build two factories in Vietnam.