Ever wondered how your country stacks up compared with others on the outright price of a 16GB iPhone 5 smartphone?

We’ve crunched the numbers, taking the advertised price from the country’s local Apple store, comparing each country’s local currency and the exchange rate compared to the US dollar to see how they stand.

We’ve tallied 23 countries in this quick roundup and probably not surprisingly, if you’re in the USA, you enjoy the cheapest price at $649.

Second on the list is Canada with a US dollar equivalent cost of $668.10.

Coming in third is Malaysia where a 16GB iPhone 5 will set you back $692.69.

Hong Kong takes fourth spot with a US dollar equivalent of $720.29.

And rounding out the top five of this list is Australia, where it’ll cost $742.11.

Of the 23 countries we surveyed, the most expensive country for a 16GB iPhone 5 without contract is Brazil where it will cost the US equivalent of $1092.98.

Note this list doesn’t include local taxes – it’s based on the listed price in the local currency on the local Apple store. This may affect the final result as some countries list inclusive of GST/VAT while others do not.

20130627 – 16GB iPhone 5 prices around the world
Country  Local price  USD exchange rate  US dollar equivalent
USA                  649            1.0000  $       649.00
Canada                  699            0.9558  $       668.10
Malaysia              2,199            0.3150  $       692.69
Hong Kong              5,588            0.1289  $       720.29
Australia                  799            0.9288  $       742.11
Singapore                  948            0.7908  $       749.68
Switzerland                  729            1.0576  $       770.99
Mexico            10,599            0.0764  $       809.76
New Zealand              1,049            0.7814  $       819.69
Poland              2,849            0.3003  $       855.55
China              5,288            0.1626  $       859.83
Denmark              5,199            0.1745  $       907.23
Russia            29,990            0.0304  $       911.70
Spain                  669            1.3800  $       923.22
Hungary            209,890            0.0044  $       923.52
Germany                  679            1.3800  $       937.02
France                  679            1.3800  $       937.02
Ireland                  679            1.3800  $       937.02
Austria                  679            1.3800  $       937.02
Belgium                  699            1.3800  $       964.62
Italy                  729            1.3800  $    1,006.02
Brazil              2,399            0.4556  $    1,092.98

 

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