Japan is a country were to expensive, but the price is cheaper iPhone 6 in Tokyo in the world. This is not the role of Apple bias, but because of the policy of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Japan is a country were to expensive, but the price is cheaper iPhone 6 in Tokyo in the world. This is not the role of Apple bias, but because of the policy of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.Hien in, if you do a quote for iPhone 6 16 GB version in some countries, the buyer may receive an unexpected losses interesting. In the US, this model costs 649 USD without a contract. While in Hong Kong, this device being advertised at 720 USD, 790 USD in Singapore, Germany 870 USD to 900 USD and in Italy.
But in Japan, the iPhone 6 is priced from just 640 USD, equivalent to 13.6 million. Who ever said that Japan is an expensive destination may have to change the way of thinking.
Thanks to Mr. Abe, the Japanese can buy iPhone 6 in his own country with the world's cheapest.
The iPhone 6 suddenly falling prices in Japan also reflects one aspect of the macro economy instead of stopping in a purchase decision. The selling price of the iPhone 6 in Japan showing the decline of the yen against the dollar, and iPhone 6 in this case acts as a hamburger from McDonald's Big Mac index in order to assess the Japanese yen strength.
In the past month, the value of the Japanese yen fell nearly 10% against the dollar, since Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe continues to pursue the policy of quantitative easing to stimulate the economy. Meanwhile, in the US, the Federal Reserve has now stopped the monetary loosening. A 118 USD to buy Japanese Yen, an increase of nearly 50% compared with two years ago - a time when the policy "Abenomics" the prime minister is in its infancy.
This is not the first time people use the common price of an item to refer to the relationship between the currencies of two countries. iPhone 6 cans of Coca-Cola, as well as before, is carried out as an example rather than a Big Mac image (*) which was too boring for readers and the economy.
If you do not want to bring the iPhone 6 measure, economists also easily found similar problems with the technology companies in Japan. Sony, Electronic most powerful country cherry, also struggling with selling prices of its products in Japan and the external market. In the US, Sony sells digital ink e-ink electronic paper and $ 1,100. But at home, Sony sold for $ 850 USD equivalent.
(*) Big Mac Index was launched in 9/1986 as a simple method to assess a country's currency. The reason for the McDonald's Big Mac of materials selected for comparison because it is popular all over the world. Items such as Coca-Cola or iPhone 6 may be substituted for the Big Mac to assess strength between two national currencies.