Turkey overtook Brazil to have the highest selling price for the new iPhone 14.
The Nukeni The ranking is based on iPhone prices obtained in each country via Apple’s website, which vary according to each region’s currency and taxes. Using the collected data, the new ranking placed Turkey at the top of the list for the most expensive iPhone 14.
An iPhone 14 with a 128GB version costs $2,193.15 in Turkey, while $1,823.19 in Brazil. The cheapest places to buy iPhones are the United States and Japan, where they cost $999 and $1,039.46, excluding local taxes. India, Hungary and Poland are also among the countries where Apple products are expensive.
Turkey is facing a severe economic crisis with an inflation rate of over 80%. In 2021, Apple suspended sales of its products in the country because the local currency lost more than 15% against the dollar in a few hours. After the suspension was lifted, Apple increased its product prices, app store prices and subscriptions by 25% in that country.
Apple has also increased the prices of its products in Europe, according to 9t05Macas the currency devalues against the dollar, mainly due to the war in Ukraine.