iPhone 7 in Russia was one of the most expensive in the world
In the day of the presentation of their new products Apple has announced the official prices for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus Russia. As it turned out, the new smartphones in our country was more American and European. Edition 42.Tut provides a detailed comparison of iPhone prices in 7 different countries.
As a reference point was taken as the base model iPhone 7 with 32 GB of internal memory and all prices converted to US dollars at the current market rate. In some countries (e.g., Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and traditionally “expensive” of Brazil) the official price not yet announced, so in the resulting list they are not. In addition, the US prices are without sales tax varies from state to state (in Delaware, the rate is 0%).
In any case, the comparison is revealing — the official price of iPhone 7 in Russia is higher than in many countries, including in China and Australia. Hence it is not surprising the presence of a huge “grey market “Apple” smartphones.
The difference with unofficially imported devices is often a few hundred dollars, so many users prefer to go to the “unofficial” and not to wait for the official start of sales.
iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will appear in Russia officially on September 23. The cost of the first model will be 56 990 rubles, and 5.5-duymasam modification in the minimum configuration will cost 67 990 rubles. The price of last year’s flagship iPhone 6s in Russia decreased to 47 990 rubles.