7 Reason Why iPhone So Expensive in India & Other Country

why are iPhones so expensive in India & why apple products are more expensive in Europe, other countries.

Today in this article, we will tell you these reasons why iPhone become so expensive in many countries like Brazil, Nigeria & India also.

Why iPhone So Expensive in India

Samsung & Oppo Brand mobile are in the market before the iPhone and iPhone has come into the market after these brands.

iPhone started on 9 January 2007, Still, today time iPhone is more expensive than android phones.

What is the reason for the iPhone so expensive & better than an android phone that makes the iPhone better than another android mobile?

We are telling you these all reasons, due to which iPhone is expensive as well, it is better and it is also very popular among the people.

So let’s know what are the reasons that make iPhone expensive & popular brand in the world.

Why iphone are so Expensive than other phones

1.High Import or Custom Duty in India

There are many types of trade taxes levied in India just like custom & import duty.

these types of taxes are levied on only those products which are imported from outside countries.


iPhone is also imported from outside the country.

if we look at custom duty on iPhone is around 22% [according to business today report] Which are too high.

Due to this, there is an increase in the price of the iPhone.

In other countries also, there are many types of taxes that make the iPhone so expensive in their country.

Custom Duty chart in iphone
Image from Business today

2.High Quality Component & Meterial Uses

The materials and components used for making the iPhone or Apple product those material are also expensive.

for making iPhone components used aluminum, iron, lithium, gold, copper variety of metals which is costly & better than android components.

In addition, making for iPhone natural resources are also used such as water, carbon dioxide, and oxygen.

All these metals & natural resources are imported from different countries, in which Apple has to invest a lot.

that is another reason why Apple is so expensive and the quality is much better than android.

3.All Apple Product has Eco System

The iPhone Eco System makes the iPhone special. What is Eco-System?

“EcoSystem” Call it software or we can say a system that connects & operate all Apple products like iPhone, Mac, iPad, Watch, etc.

For example, if you are playing a game on iPhone then you can play the same game in other Apple products as well you have.

that means all the products of Apple work with each other, this is the Apple Eco System which makes it different from other android mobile and makes the iPhone special & expensive.

4.Much Expenditure In Research & Development

Apple is spending a lot of money on the apple product research and development segment.

If look at Apple Expenditure in the 2021 fiscal, then about 21.91 billion U.S. Dollars were spent on development & research, which according to 2020 is 3 billion US dollars more.

Apple research makes special products like iPhone, iPod, MacBook, and iPad and spends it in improving all these products, due to which Apple products are very expensive.

5.high tax Compared the US Country

The tax on iPhones in India is higher than in other countries. If we talk about the United States, then there is about 9.25% (it may differ from state to state) tax on iPhones. If we look at India then 18% GST in iPhone which is much higher than the US.

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook also admitted that iPhone is so expensive in India because India’s taxes & duties are also much high compared to the United States.

Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max 128GB Space Black
Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max 128GB Space Black

6.Security, Performance Much Better

iPhone has its own App Store and Data Store system, which makes the product of iPhone more secure.

iPhone has its own operating system & processor, which is much faster than an android phone, the performance of the iPhone is much better than other mobiles.

The security and fast performance of the iPhone are much better than the android.

so the best specification, security, the performance of the iPhone are very popular in the world.

Due to this, the demand for the iPhone increases, and its price is also seen increasing.

7.iPhone does not own store & Retailer

The reason why Apple products are so expensive in India, The main reason for this, is Apple is not being able to reach the product directly to the customer.

Because Apple does not own any retail store in India, which Apple has to partner with a third-party store and those stores take a big commission on Apple products.

That’s why the price of Apple products price increasing a lot and there is a craze among people everyone wants to buy Apple products at high prices also.

hopefully, in 2021, Apple has opened its online retail store, from there you can buy Apple products at affordable prices.


iPhone or Apple Products are very popular in the world, there is a lot of curiosity about the iPhone among people.

the biggest reason for its popularity & demand is its performance and security which makes it much better than other android phones.

But some people also want to buy iPhone to show off.

cause of reasons, there is a lot of demand for the iPhone & apple product and the price of the iPhone is very become high & more expensive.

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