360° Coverage : iPhone to be Sold as High as $1,174 in Brazil

iPhone to be Sold as High as $1,174 in Brazil

The iPhone is getting the much awaited debut tomorrow, but at a very high price

Feb 15 2014, 7:01am CST | by

iPhone to be Sold as High as $1,174 in Brazil
Photo Credit: Getty Images

On 16th February, Apple is going to launch the Rio de Janeiro store, its first store in Latin America, and bringing the iPhone with the most expensive price of all the countries.

According to Bloomberg, the iPhone 5S with 16GB storage capacity will be sold at $1,174 in Brazil. This is certainly much expensive than the price in the US and China where the device is sold at $649 and $872 respectively.      

Neil Mawson, the director of global wireless practice for Strategy Analytics, states that since the US market has been saturated, Apple decides to expand its products to one of the major smartphone markets.

Mawston said, “The hype and shine around that Apple brand is not quite as strong as it was two or three years ago, so I wouldn’t expect as strong a buzz.” He added, “But it still should be quite an exciting launch for Apple, the country and region as a whole.”

The customers of Brazil are clearly not happy with the high price of the iPhone.

 

 

 
 
 


Ehsanul Haque Kanan is covering consumer electronics with passion. He is especially an avid follower of all things Apple.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Apple Makes Changes to AppleCare Policy for Mac Batteries
Apple Makes Changes to AppleCare Policy for Mac Batteries
Non-removable batteries that retain less than 80 percent charge are now covered
 
 
Apple’s Next Quarterly Earnings Report Comes out on July 21st
Apple’s Next Quarterly Earnings Report Comes out on July 21st
First numbers on Apple Watch sales will be released
 
 
CNBC Says over 4.5 Million Apple Watches have been Sold
CNBC Says over 4.5 Million Apple Watches have been Sold
Says that the iPhone could be its doom in future sales
 
 
Apple Music and Beats 1 to be Available on New iOS 8.4 Version
Apple Music and Beats 1 to be Available on New iOS 8.4 Version
Release for new music streaming service is on Tuesday