Apps on Google Play can get pretty cheap, but Google is now allowing apps to get even cheaper in some regions. In 17 countries, the minimum Android app price is being dropped after a successful pilot in India whose minimum price is being dropped to 10 Indian Rupees or about 15 cents. Bargain.

Google says that these pricing options have been changed to “adapt Google Play pricing options to better suit local consumers and make content more accessible”. A full list of which countries are getting the changes is below:

  • Brazil: R$ 0.99 (US$0.26) — was R$2.00
  • Chile: CLP $200.00 (US$0.28) — was CLP $500.00
  • Colombia: COP$ 800.00 (US$0.26) — was COP$ 2000.00
  • Hungary: Ft 125.00 (US$0.43) — was Ft 225.00
  • Indonesia: Rp 3,000.00 (US$0.22) — was Rp 12,000.00
  • Malaysia: RM 1.00 (US$0.23) — was RM 3.50
  • Mexico: MXN$ 5.00 (US$0.30) — was MXN$ 9.90
  • Peru: S/. 0.99 (US$0.30) — was S/. 3.00
  • Philippines: ₱15.00 (US$0.32) — was ₱43.00
  • Poland: zÅ‚1.79 (US$0.45) — was zÅ‚2.99
  • Russia: руб 15.00 (US$0.23) — was руб 30.00
  • Saudi Arabia:ï·¼ 0.99 (US$0.26) — was 4.00ï·¼
  • South Africa: R3.99 (US$0.28) — was R10.00
  • Thailand: ฿10.00 (US$0.28) — was ฿32.00
  • Turkey: ₺0.59 (US$0.21) — was ₺2.00
  • Ukraine: â‚´5.00 (US$0.21) — was â‚´8.00
  • Vietnam: â‚«6,000 (US$0.27) — was â‚«21,000.00

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Source: Android Developers, Google Support via engadget