The price of the iPhone 12 around the world

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Think Apple's new iPhones are costly? You might change your mind after seeing our list of the most and least expensive places to buy the iPhone 12.

The interactive charts below show the countries with the five highest and lowest prices across the iPhone 12 lineup — including the iPhone 12, 12 mini, 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max. Use the toggle at the top left to change the view.

Note: Prices reflected at time of publish. Final prices may vary as per local taxes and refunds.

iPhone 12 mini

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The most affordable device in Apple's new lineup is the iPhone 12 mini.

As the data above shows, India currently has the lowest prices for the iPhone 12 mini, with the United States and Japan following close behind.

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Brazil has by far the most expensive iPhone 12 in the world — at least for now — as compared to other countries where Apple's latest phones are available. And that goes for all four models, including the 12 mini — which will cost you around $1,366 (USD) if you're buying in Brazil.

In the U.S., the iPhone 12 mini costs $699 for 64GB, $749 for 128GB and $849 for 256GB of storage.

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iPhone 12

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The U.S. currently has the best prices for the standard iPhone 12, followed by Japan and Canada, respectively.

Brazil tops the expensive list again, further cementing its title as the priciest iPhone carrier on the planet. Italy has the second-highest iPhone 12 prices — but they're still miles away from what Brazilians are paying.

In the U.S., the iPhone 12 is priced at $799 for 64GB, $849 for 128GB and $949 for 256GB of storage.

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iPhone 12 Pro

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The more luxurious version of Apple's 14th generation of iPhones has a better design and a third camera on the back. The additional features of the iPhone 12 Pro come at an extra cost, though — about 25% more than that of the standard iPhone 12 if you're in the U.S.

The U.S. currently has the lowest prices for the 12 Pro, followed by Japan and Canada, respectively.

Brazil tops the expensive list yet again, with Italy taking the second-highest spot and France taking the third.

In the U.S., the iPhone 12 Pro costs $999 for 128GB, $1,099 for 256GB and $1,299 for 512GB of storage.

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iPhone 12 Pro Max

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The top-of-the-range iPhone 12 Pro Max is the largest and most feature-rich device in Apple's 2020 lineup, but comes at a significant price — almost 40% more than that of the standard iPhone 12 if you're in the U.S.

The U.S. currently has the lowest prices for the 12 Pro Max, followed by Japan and Canada, respectively.

On the high end of the pricing spectrum is Brazil, then India, with Italy ranking third.

In the U.S., the iPhone 12 Pro Max is priced at $1,099 for 128GB, $1,199 for 256GB and $1,399 for 512GB of storage.

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iPhone 12 storage

Before purchasing any of the new iPhones, you may be wondering what kind of storage you need.

Each of the new iPhones comes in three storage variants. The iPhone 12 and 12 mini come with 64GB, 128GB and 256GB storage options, while the 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max consist of 128GB, 256GB and 512GB.

Breaking down the latest iPhone prices by storage (the price per gigabyte) may help you gain insight into what you're paying for.

Here are the current U.S. iPhone 12 prices by storage variant:

Storage

Price

Price per GB

iPhone 12 mini

64GB

$699

$10.92 / GB

128GB

$749

$5.85 / GB

256GB

$849

$3.32 / GB

iPhone 12

64GB

$799

$12.48 / GB

128GB

$849

$6.63 / GB

256GB

$949

$3.71 / GB

iPhone 12 Pro

128GB

$999

$7.80 / GB

256GB

$1,099

$4.29 / GB

512GB

$1,299

$2.54 / GB

iPhone 12 Pro Max

128GB

$1,099

$8.59 / GB

256GB

$1,199

$7.80 / GB

512GB

$1,399

$2.73 / GB

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By Jackie Nash