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Apple iPhone 6 in PH 14% more expensive than US — report

Apple devices are premium products that come with a hefty price tag and since shipping, taxes, tariff, and other additional cost comes in the way, the pricing is inconsistent among countries.  A report from Business Insider Australia enlightens how much an iPhone 6 cost from all over the world compared to Apple’s home turf.



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Based on the table above, varying prices for the said smartphone could cost up to 156% relative to the US. Topping the list is Brazil with Indonesia trailing in second at 145%. If you’re a frequent traveler to Hong Kong, you can buy an iPhone there for almost relatively the same price from the US. While Philippine consumers have to shell out 14% more bucks to have one.

With the upcoming iPhone 7, you know where to get the cheapest deal possible when it gets released.


This article was contributed by Daniel Morial, a film school graduate and technology enthusiast. He's the geeky encyclopedia and salesman among his friends for anything tech.

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3 Responses

  1. Easy E says:

    Di ba may state tax di naman sa US.

  2. quislet says:

    Isn’t that because the sales price here is inclusive of VAT while in the US, the sales tax is added separately?

  3. tenryu says:

    1. 6% importation cost
    2. 12% eVAT
    3. Margin of reseller/distributor

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