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This is how much the iPhone 5S costs around the world

You could be paying anything between €517 to €798 depending on where you’re based.

IF YOU’RE PLANNING on buying an iPhone 5S and think the price is excessive, just be thankful that you’re not based in Jordan or Turkey.

Mobile Unlocked has put together an interactive map showing the relationship between the price of the iPhone 5S and the national GDP per capita for all countries where it is available. It also compares prices from each country from cheapest to most expensive.

Basing the price on the 16GB version, if found that the cheapest place to buy one is in the US where it will cost you €517. At the other end of the spectrum, purchasing one in Jordan will set you back €798.

Ireland is one of the more expensive places to purchase one, the 16GB version is priced at €699.


(All prices are based on the 16GB version of the 5S and the map can be found here).

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