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Why are iPhone's more expensive in UK?

I just want to know why Iphone are expensive in UK than compare to other countries like United states and canada?

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Here's one reason I found when I was in Canada.

Canada and other countries mandate that companies install a headquarters.office in the country. Canada went further and dictated what city and more. This duplication of head office does add to the price in that country. There are also tariffs and such.

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I think it has something to do with the Brexit fallout vote.

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Why are iPhone's more expensive in UK?

The less the users, the more expensive the iphone is.I guess.

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Many European countries have VAT tax

When I lived in Greece it was almost as much as the product price.

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Everything is costly in the UK!

Hi there! Everything is costly in the UK! They have the world’s most expensive currency, I suppose that’s one of the main reasons!? They also have a pretty harsh tax system and it’s not fun for anyone who might try to shop, work or even live there! I just hope that things will improve soon!?

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Not sure this is a UK problem.

iPhone 8 64Gb in the US is $699
That is, at the current rate of exchange, £500

iPhone 8 64Gb in the UK is £782 + £117 VAT which comes to £699. (hmmm)
£699 is, at the current rate of exchange, US$976

It does not appear that Apple is taking the exchange rates into consideration and just using a straight dollar to pound number. ($699 to £699)

Possibly some super duper difference in the iPhones would account for the difference, but I somehow doubt it.

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