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Cheapest and most expensive countries to own an iPhone 5S

Last Updated: Friday, December 6, 2013 - 17:50

Sydney: Owning an iPhone in India is equivalent to 22.3 percent against the country's GDP, a new study has revealed.

Comparing the handset price to the national average wealth for each person in a country, Mobile Unlocked revealed that India has the highest cost of owning Apple's flagship product against its GDP, followed close by Vietnam , where it costs 19.7 percent.

According to, in the US the hi-end device costs around 700 dollars for a 16GB iPhone5S while in Jordan it can cost more than 1,000 dollars.

Meanwhile, the lowest cost of owning an iPhone against GDP is found in Qatar, Luxembourg and Singapore.

The top three cheapest places to buy an iPhone 5S includes:

1. USA
2. United Arab Emirates
3. Hong Kong

The most expensive places to buy an iPhone 5S are:

1. Jordan
2. Turkey
3. Romania

First Published: Friday, December 6, 2013 - 17:42
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