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iCloud revises its pricing to be more affordable; but how does it stack up to the rest?

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Cloud storage has given us better accessibility to our files since coming into play – seeing a trend that has Apple rethinking its strategy, hence revising the plans below.

Since existing, the cloud storage service has given users a lifetime’s worth of 5GB but if you needed more it would’ve cost as below:

OLD PRICING

$ 0.99 (RM 4.26) monthly – 20GB
$ 3.99 (RM 17.16) monthly  – 200GB
$ 9.99 (RM 42.95) monthly  – 500GB
$ 19.99 (RM 85.95) monthly  – 1TB

Now their prices bump up the storage options and make them cheaper at the same time:

NEW PRICING

$ 0.99 (RM 4.26) monthly  – 50GB
$ 2.99 (RM 12.86) monthly – 200GB
$ 9.99 (RM 42.95) monthly – 1TB

Compelling prices but how do they stack up against their competition?

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Google Drive (monthly options):

Free – 15GB
$ 1.99 (RM 8.56) – 100GB
$ 9.99 (RM 42.95) – 1TB
$ 99.99 (RM 421.91) – 10TB

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OneDrive (monthly plans):

Free – 15GB
$ 1.99 (RM 8.56) – 100GB
$ 3.99 (RM 17.16) – 200GB
$ 6.99 (RM 30.05) – 1TB (includes Office 365)

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Dropbox (monthly plans):

Free – 2GB
$ 9.99 (RM 42.95) – 1TB
$ 15 (RM 64.49) / per user – unlimited storage

Each cloud storage option has similarities in pricing but in terms of bang for buck we’d say the OneDrive 1TB package, since it throws in Office 365 with it. Though, business users of small companies might benefit more from utilising the Dropbox for business package, that lets you go all out in terms of unlimited storage, but paying per user instead. Do you use any of these cloud storage options? Tell us about how useful its been in the comments below.

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