English-Speaking Countries Usually Get The Best Prices On Earth On New Apple Products

English-Speaking Countries Usually Get The Best Prices On Earth On New Apple Products

If you are looking for the best online deals from an Apple Store, it would pay to head to the United States, or any English-speaking store, a new analysis finds.

The analysis found both the U.S. and Singapore Apple Stores offer the best deals, considering the countries’ economies. The USA, Hong Kong, Canada and Australia all rank in the top eight countries for Apple Store prices, according to price comparison site siteidealo.co.uk.

The United Kingdom has the worst Apple Store prices of all English-speaking countries. Only the heavily-taxed Scandinavian Apple stores are more expensive. Apple prices in Brazil, the Czech Republic and Thailand are most expensive despite their economies as the world’s three poorest whilst maintaining an Apple Store presence.

However, anglophilia is not the rule when it comes to great Apple prices. The best deal from any online Apple stores on the planet can be found in Malaysia, the analysis reports.

  • giazzon

    “Apple prices in Brazil, the Czech Republic and Thailand are most expensive despite their economies the world’s three poorest”

    Brazil has the 6th largest economy. Thailand the 32nd. Czech Republic the 45th. It is all about importing fees. 
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  • davester13

    Really?  Canada is one of the best?  Even when our currency was worth more than the US$, Apple Canada would consistently charge 5-10% more than the US.

    I guess they have to buy retail in the US and then mark it up from there to be able to afford to resell it here in Canada.

  • Chris Camps

    This is hardly news, is it?

    Besides, it’s not only the case for Apple products… Same goes for pretty much any piece of technology that’s connected with the US. Still trying to figure out why…

    I guess it’s like they say: greed is good (and now it seems it’s legal) …

  • Chris Camps

    This is hardly news, is it?

    Besides, it’s not only the case for Apple products… Same goes for pretty much any piece of technology that’s connected with the US. Still trying to figure out why…

    I guess it’s like they say: greed is good (and now it seems it’s legal) …

  • Juan david Benincore

    I don’t think so! In colombia you can get an iPad2 for 512 USD . And Macbook pro 13´´ 1027 USD. All of this with taxes obviously.

  • imajoebob

    Someone needs a course in analyzing data.  Specifically, understanding the difference between dependent data and coincidence.  I suspect the correlation that makes your headline (reasonably) true has more to do with taxes, tariffs, and protectionism that it does with native language.

  • Goldie20

    “Really?  Canada is one of the best?  Even when our currency was worth
    more than the US$, Apple Canada would consistently charge 5-10% more
    than the US.”

    I just checked both Apple.com and Apple.ca and the prices for MacBook Airs are the same on both websites. You have to go to MacBook Pros and up to find a difference in price, at $50.00 more across the line in Canada compared to the US. Given that the Canadian dollar is at 98 cents US the MacBook Air is cheaper in Canada.

    iPads are $20.00 more expensive in Canada across the line.

    The US and Canada prices are closest. Australia, New Zealand, and especially UK all pay more.

  • ?Juan Sebastian?

    Yeah! you are right. In Colombia the iPhone 4S you can get it for less money than the USA.

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