The iPhone 15, 15 Plus, 15 Pro, and 15 Pro Max are part of the new iPhone 15 series. Warning: These phones are not inexpensive—at least not for Pakistanis.
The well-known Twitter account World of Statistics has just in time revealed how much of your typical monthly wage you’d need to spend to get the new 256 GB iPhone 15 Pro Max.
📱How much of a monthly salary you need to spend to afford an iPhone 15 Pro Max 256GB:
🇪🇬 Egypt: 821%
🇵🇰 Pakistan: 816%
🇳🇬 Nigeria: 754%
🇻🇪 Venezuela: 655%
🇮🇷 Iran: 397%
🇵🇭 Philippines: 392%
🇮🇩 Indonesia: 361%
🇹🇷 Türkiye: 292%
🇦🇷 Argentina: 286%
🇧🇷 Brazil: 280%
🇹🇭 Thailand: 220%…
— World of Statistics (@stats_feed) September 13, 2023
An average Pakistani would have to spend a staggering 816% of their monthly salary to get the new iPhone 15 Pro Max, per their statistics. In comparison to Nigeria, where you would need to spend 754% of it, we are somewhat ahead of Egypt, where you would need to spend 821% of it. Worse yet, Nigeria’s currency worth is actually superior to Pakistan’s.
Switzerland, which is among the top 5 on the list, requires just 20% of your monthly wage to purchase an iPhone. The United States, Australia, the United Arab Emirates, Singapore, and Singapore with 24%, 28%, 34%, and 35% respectively.
iPhone 15 Pro Max Price in Pakistan
In the US, the iPhone 15 Pro Max 256 GB starts at $1100. According to the current currency rate (Rs. 295), this equals Rs. 324,961. However, given that the iPhone 14 Pro Max is presently selling for Rs. 540,000 in Pakistan with additional retail margins, we are aware that the phone will be even more expensive following a PTA approval.