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What Does the New iPhone 6s Cost Around the World? (A lot!)

Want a new iPhone 6S or 6S Plus? If you're buying one outside of the United States, it's going to cost you.  But when you buy your iPhone from the USA and ship it back home with, you can save hundreds.

See how much this new phone costs in different countries (and how many hours people have to work to be able to afford one - it's crazy!)...

How Much Does the iPhone 6S Cost in My Country?

Want to Buy the New iPhone from the USA? You Can with MyUS

Ready to get this new phone in your hands? Here's everything you need to know about buying a new iPhone from the US.

The iPhone 6S: A Global Sensation (Transcript of the Above Graphic)

MyUS, a global package consolidator with 350,000 members worldwide, offers insights on how the latest iPhone is mobilizing shoppers around the world.

iPhone 6S and 6S Plus By the Numbers

13 Million: Number of iPhone 6S' and 6S Plus' sold in the first 3 days it was available. (Source:

Top 3 countries shipping iPhone 6S and 6S Plus' from the USA since it became available*: Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the Maldives.

Price Check

How Much is an iPhone in Your Country?

How Much Does It Actually Cost to Make an iPhone?

  • Processors: $58.50
  • Screen: $42.50
  • Casing: $28
  • Battery: $3.50
  • Camera: $19
  • Speaker $7.50
  • Other Costs: $86

Will Work for an iPhone?

Working hours by country to buy an iPhone 6 (16GB) (Source: Forbes/Statista):

  • Kiev: 627.2 hours
  • Jakarta: 468 hours
  • Mumbai: 349.4 hours
  • Bucharest: 219.1
  • Beijing: 217.8
  • Moscow: 158.3
  • Istanbul: 132.2
  • Sao Paulo: 109.2
  • Johannesburg: 86.9
  • Seoul: 57.2
  • Dublin: 43.4
  • Berlin: 43.3
  • Paris: 42.2
  • London: 41.2
  • Tokyo: 40.5
  • Sydney: 34
  • New York: 24
  • Zurich: 20.6

Before the new 6S even hit the market, consumers worldwide spent their hard earned money on the iPhone 6S.

According to the Prices and Earnings report published every three years by Swiss bank UBS, earning enough to buy one could mean working for days or even weeks.

The good news? Global customers can save considerable money (and work hours) by buying products like the iPhone from the United States of America, where it is least expensive.

Pink is In

The Rose Gold iPhone 6S is estimated to account for as much as 40% of all pre-orders.

*Based on MyUS member activity 25 September though 6 October, 2015.


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