Since its launch in 2007, the price of iPhone has risen more than 80% around the world, according to a new study that looked at ‌iPhone‌ prices around the world and their rise and fall over the years.

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According to study conducted by SelfSince its launch in 2007 and subsequent annual upgrades, the price of iPhones has increased by more than 80% and now costs on average over $ 400 more to buy in countries around the world compared to the original ‌iPhone‌.

Since its launch in the United States in 2007 and subsequent years in other countries, iPhone prices have risen by 81% across the globe. That means that by 2021, the latest flagship iPhone model will cost $ 437 more to buy in each of the 38 countries it is available in than it usually does.

While price increases come along with more advanced technology and increases in production costs, the increase also increases as a result of inflation and Apple sometimes has to increase prices to counter economic growth.

However, many countries have experienced inflation and growth in purchasing power in the years between, and our research shows that Apple has risen iPhone prices 26% higher than local inflation rates. This means that the local affordability of a flagship iPhone costs people around the world $ 154 more real than the first models they could buy.

As part of its research, Self has created an interactive map highlighting changes in ‌iPhone‌ prices in real terms as a percentage of GDP over the last 14 years in more than 30 countries around the world. According to the map, the United Arab Emirates has seen the biggest increase in the price of the ‌iPhone‌, with the latest model costing more than double what it did when it was originally launched.

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