fbpx
Connect with us

Tech

Average M’sian Would Have to Work 29.2 Days to Afford the New iPhone 14 Pro, Decrease From Last Year

Published

Ft Iphone
Source: Apple & Picodi.com

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

The iPhone has become a sort of status symbol as some Malaysians are willing to part ways with an entire month’s salary just to get their hands on Apple’s latest piece of tech.

Recently, the widely anticipated iPhone 14 and its Plus, Pro and Pro Max versions were recently announced during Apple’s biggest product-launch event of the year, dubbed ‘Far Out’ on September 7.

It is reported that Apple’s iPhone 14 Pro will start from RM5,299 with pre-orders beginning from September 16. However, have you ever wondered how many days of work an average Malaysian would need to work for just to afford it?

Apple

 

According to Picodi.com, an international e-commerce company providing discount coupons for online stores, Malaysians would have to work for 29.2 days to afford the iPhone 14 Pro. 

This is based on the latest data by Numbeo which reported that the average wage in Malaysia is RM3,810, meaning that the basic iPhone 14 Pro will cost more than a month’s salary as the average number of working days in a month is 21.

They explained that net wages were obtained using local salary calculators. “Monthly salaries were divided by 21 — the average number of working days in a month. In countries where statistical offices use weekly wages, we divided the salary by 5.”

Ip14

 

In Picodi.com‘s annual iPhone Index which is an annual iPhone price to average wages ratio carried out by the company ever since 2018, they mentioned that compared to the previous year, the number of days required decreased by 1.1 days as it took Malaysian 30.3 days of work to get the iPhone 13 Pro.

The iPhone Index from previous years stated that in:

  • 2018 –  it took 41.3 days,
  • 2019 – 30.1 days,
  • 2020 – 29.1 days,
  • 2021 – 30.3 days
  • 2022 – 29.2 days

Chart

 

Meanwhile, Swiss workers can earn the money for iPhone 14 Pro the quickest at just 4.6 days, whilst an average American can afford the latest gadget after working for 5.7 days, and Australians after 6.1 days.

Malaysia ranked 11 in the list of countries which would take the longest to acquire the smartphone, the worst result was noted in Turkey, where it is worth 146.7 working days. The second and third-worst results belong to the Philippines and Brazil with 90.9 and 74.2 days respectively.

 

Will you be one of the first ones to preorder it, or do you think it’s not worth the money? 

 

Also read: The Average Malaysian Would Have To Work 30.3 Days To Be Able To Afford The New iPhone 13 Pro

Ft Iphone 1 1

Source: WePC
Source: Apple
Source: Picodi.com


Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.



Just In

7 003 7 003
News18 hours ago

UPDATE: At Least 174 Killed in Crowd Stampede After Violence At Football Match in Indonesia

Violence broke out at an Arema and Persebaya Surabaya League 1 football match at a stadium in East Java, claiming...

Blood 1 Blood 1
News19 hours ago

Digital Blood Donor Card Now Available On MySejahtera & Can Be Added To Apple Health

According to Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin, the digital blood donor card is now available on the MySejahtera application. In his...

Ft Claw Ft Claw
News19 hours ago

Indonesia Declares That Claw Machines Are Haram as it is The Same as Gambling

What appears to be a simple game to play where you test your luck in hopes of winning a prize...

1 003 1 003
News1 day ago

UMNO Leaders Want Dissolution Of Parliament, No Matter What!

UMNO leaders have confirmed that they want the dissolution of Parliament to take place this year, but whether or not...

2 007 2 007
News1 day ago

Zahid Says Flood Concerns Are A ‘Myth’, BN Ready For GE

Following UMNO’s consensus on dissolution of Parliament and a call for GE15 in the nearest time, UMNO President Datuk Seri...

Ft Umno Ft Umno
News2 days ago

Tajuddin & Alor Setar UMNO Chief Face 6 Year Suspension by Party For Going Against Leadership

It has just been reported that Member of Parliament for Pasir Salak, Datuk Seri Tajuddin Abdul Rahman and Alor Setar Division...

Feat Image Umno Supreme Council Ge15 Feat Image Umno Supreme Council Ge15
News2 days ago

UMNO Wants GE15 This Year, Ismail Sabri Will Propose Parliament Dissolution Date To Agong Soon

General Election 15 (GE15) is likely to take place this year as UMNO Supreme Council yesterday announced that it has...

Ft Fire Ft Fire
News3 days ago

M’sian Lecturer Who Asked His Students to Fill Up Inappropriate Sexual Survey Gets Fired by Uni

Last month, a former student of a local university in Johor shared the traumatic experiences she had with her former...

Announcement

Latest Videos



TRENDING TODAY