It’s September, and the new iPhones have just been launched. Similar to the previous year, Apple introduced three different iPhone models this year, called the iPhone XR, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max. Just as intimidating as these names sound, their price is no less. Especially if you are eyeing factory unlocked iPhones.
However, if you decide on buying one of these off-contract iPhones, here’s a breakdown of how much each of them cost in your country. Also, if you are a frequent traveller or know someone who travels or heck, have knowledge on how to import electronics, this guide would help you find out the best country to purchase your latest iPhone from. Read until the end for some tips.
Let’s get started with the iPhone prices in some of the popular countries. Kindly note that these are base prices and we are not considering the sales taxes (like VAT, GST, etc.above-mentioned prices) in each country. But you should get the rough idea.
iPhone XR, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max pricing in Australia:
|iPhone XR||64gb||A$1,229 (~$883)||October 10||October 26|
|iPhone XS||64gb||A$1,629 (~$1,170)||September 14||September 21|
|iPhone XS Max||64gb||A$1,799 (~$1,293)||September 14||September 21|
iPhone XR, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max pricing in Canada:
|iPhone XR||64gb||$1,029 (~$790)|
|iPhone XS||64gb||$1,379 (~$1,060)||September 14||September 21|
|iPhone XS Max||64gb||$1,519 (~$1,167)||September 14||September 21|
iPhone XR, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max pricing in China:
|iPhone XR||64gb||RMB6,499 (~$949)||October 19||October 26|
|iPhone XS||64gb||RMB8,699 (~$1,270)||September 14||September 21|
|iPhone XS Max||64gb||RMB9,599 (~$1,401)||September 14||September 21|
iPhone XR, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max pricing in Dubai:
|iPhone XR||64gb||AED3,179 (~$865)||October 19||October 26|
|iPhone XS||64gb||AED4,299 (~$1,170)||September 14||September 21|
|iPhone XS Max||64gb||AED4,649 (~$1,265)||September 14||September 21|
iPhone XR, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max pricing in Germany:
|iPhone XR||64gb||€849 (~$992)||October 19||October 26|
|iPhone XS||64gb||€1,149 (~$1,343)||September 14||September 21|
|iPhone XS Max||64gb||€1,249 (~$1,460)||September 14||September 21|
iPhone XR, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max pricing in Hong Kong:
|iPhone XR||64gb||HK$6,499 (~$828)||October 19||October 26|
|iPhone XS||64gb||HK$8,599 (~$1,095)||September 14||September 21|
|iPhone XS Max||64gb||HK$9,499 (~$1,210)||September 14||September 21|
iPhone XR, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max pricing in India:
|iPhone XR||64gb||Rs 76,900 (~$1,068)|
|256gb||Rs 91,900 (~$1,276)|
|iPhone XS||64gb||Rs 99,900 (~$1,388)||September 14||September 21|
|512gb||Rs 1,34,900 (~$1,874)|
|iPhone XS Max||64gb||Rs 1,09,900 (~$1,527)||September 14||September 21|
|512gb||Rs 1,44,900 (~$2,013)|
iPhone XR, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max pricing in Japan:
|iPhone XR||64gb||¥84,800 (~$758)||October 19||October 26|
|iPhone XS||64gb||¥112,800 (~$1,008)||September 14||September 21|
|iPhone XS Max||64gb||¥124,800 (~$1,115)||September 14||September 21|
iPhone XR, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max pricing in Singapore:
|iPhone XR||64gb||S$1,229 (~$897)|
|iPhone XS||64gb||S$1,649 (~$1,203)||September 14||September 21|
|iPhone XS Max||64gb||S$1,799 (~$1,313)||September 14||September 21|
iPhone XR, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max pricing in the UK:
|iPhone XR||64gb||£749 (~$982)||October 19||October 26|
|iPhone XS||64gb||£999 (~$1,310)||September 14||September 21|
|iPhone XS Max||64gb||£1,099 (~$1,441)||September 14||September 21|
iPhone XR, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max Factory Unlocked pricing in the US:
|iPhone XR||64gb||$749||October 19||October 26|
|iPhone XS||64gb||$999||September 14||September 21|
|iPhone XS Max||64gb||$1,099||September 14||September 21|
Where to Buy iPhone XR, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max for cheap?
All the prices mentioned above in USD have been provided considering the currency valuation at the time of writing. We are living in a time when currency fluctuations are rapid, so you are suggested to do your due diligence. Also, except for the US, the prices for all other countries is inclusive of all applicable taxes.
As for the US, the percentage of applicable tax varies for different locations. Say, for example, if you are in Alabama you pay as high as 10% of sales tax, while in New Hampshire you don’t need to pay any taxes at all.
As you can see, the United States has the lowest prices for all the iPhone models, if we don’t consider the sales tax. Till recently, Hong Kong and Dubai used to be the preferred places to buy unlocked iPhones thanks to near-zero taxes. As you can see from the above data, that’s not the case anymore, thanks to the strong US dollar. Now, Japan is the place to be to get the lowest prices for iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max. Know a distant cousin traveling from Tokyo anytime soon?!