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iPhone 6s sold in Europe is 30% more expensive than in USA

Sales of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus can exceed 10 million units in the first after the start of sales of new models, thereby surpassing the record set by the iPhone 6 in the previous year. With such a forecast was made today by Apple on the basis of the pre-orders.

Pre-orders for new items opened on 12 September. “Customer response to iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus has been extremely positive, this weekend pre-orders were actively being done around the world,” said an Apple spokesperson Trudy Muller.

As found in Patentlyapple, for residents of France the new iPhone 6s is the most expensive in the world to buy: the cost of flagship devices is 30% higher than in the States. While the price of top models in the US, UK and other countries remained the same as last year’s model, the sharp weakening of the Euro has led to higher prices for Apple products in France and Germany. Local consumers have to pay about €40 for the 16-Gigabyte version of the iPhone 6s in comparison with the “six” last year. Increased the prices of Apple products in Canada and Australia.

If prices in each region to convert into dollars, in the UK to buy iPhone 6s without being tied to a mobile operator just turns out more expensive. Smartphone with 16 GB of memory will cost £539 or $832,73, and it is $183,73 more expensive than the cost of a similar model without a contract in the US. To such pricing is largely influenced and tax policy, because in the US sales tax is not included in the price of the goods.

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New models iPhone with improved camera and enhanced performance were presented on 10 September. Sales of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus in the countries of the “first wave” will begin on September 25. In Russia novelties are expected in early next month.

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