Apple's iCloud pricing revealed

Summary:iCloud comes with 5GB of storage as part of the free package.

Apple has revealed the pricing for its upcoming iCloud service.

iCloud comes with 5GB of storage as part of the free package. 5GB might not sound like a lot, but remember that this doesn't include your music or photos in your photo stream (which only stay active for 30 days).

Want more storage? No problem! Here are the US costs for the upgrades:

  • 10GB (15GB total) - $20/year
  • 20GB (25GB total) - $40/year
  • 50GB (55GB total) - $100/year

Here are the UK prices:

  • 10GB (15GB total) - £14/year
  • 20GB (25GB total) - £28/year
  • 50GB (55GB total) - £70/year

And here are the European prices:

  • 10GB (15GB total) - 16€/year
  • 20GB (25GB total) - 32€/year
  • 50GB (55GB total) - 80€/year

So, what do you think? Will you be happy with the free storage or will you need to pay for an upgrade?

Topics: Cloud, Apple


Adrian Kingsley-Hughes is an internationally published technology author who has devoted over a decade to helping users get the most from technology -- whether that be by learning to program, building a PC from a pile of parts, or helping them get the most from their new MP3 player or digital camera.Adrian has authored/co-authored technic... Full Bio

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