Apple has resumed offering financing options in the United Kingdom after eliminating the option earlier this year. Apple has a new financing page on its UK website, outlining its Barclays financing plan.
While the financing page specifically focuses on the Barclays financing options, when checking out, customers can choose installment payments through Barclays or PayPal Credit.
To use the Barclays financing option, customers in the UK must make a purchase over £399. There is no interest for the first 12 months, with purchases split into reasonable monthly payments. PayPal Credit is available for purchases over £99, but there is no interest free option.
Apple has stopped offering financing options to customers in the United Kingdom, as indicated by the elimination of its UK financing page, which was removed from the UK Apple site this afternoon.
Apple previously allowed customers in the UK to sign up for financing on Apple products through PayPal Credit or Barclays when checking out from the online Apple Store. PayPal Credit could be used on purchases with a £99 minimum, while Barclays was available for purchases over £399.
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„It’s not true that the iPhone is not made in the United States,“ Apple CEO Tim Cook said this morning in an interview with Recode’s Kara Swisher and MSNBC’s Chris Hayes in a response to criticism about its ties to China and other countries.
„We have always made the parts here,“ Cook said. „People just look at where the final product is assembled.“ In a global world, he explained, manufacturing and assembly needs to be done in a variety of places.
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