When the iPhone X goes on sale October 27, the sticker shock won’t just include the MSRP. Because the thing is wrapped in glass, you’ll probably want Apple Care ($250) for that time you drop the phone. And then there’s sales tax, of course. In the case of Canada, the 64 GB edition costs $1,319. Add in Apple Care and HST and it’ll take $1,772.97 to walk out the door. If you want the 256 GB version ($1,529), and the final tally is $2,010.27.
Adding further insult is that the 64 GB model is selling for $999 USD, which works out to $1,228. 64 according to today’s exchange rate. It’s the currency screwing even worse for the 256 GB, of course.
Which brings me to this chart from Statista which isn’t really that accurate. All they did is convert $999 USD into a variety of local currencies, not taking Apple’s territorial pricing into account. Still, this is a bloody expensive phone.