The Global Tech index data was sourced from official and approved retailers across the globe that sell the most popular tech.
To view the correct price, the country specific site for each retailer was used. Below are the specifications of the tech used in the research:
- Apple iPhone Xs, Space Grey, 64GB - Samsung Galaxy S9, Titanium Grey, 64GB - Microsoft Xbox One X, 1TB - Sony PS4 Pro, 1TB - Apple MacBook, 12”, 1.2GHz Processor, 256GB Storage - Microsoft Surface Laptop 2, 8GB Memory, Intel Core i5, 256GB Storage - Apple iPad Pro, 11”, 64GB, WiFi - Samsung Galaxy Tab S4, 10.5”, 64GB, WiFi - Apple Watch Series 4, Space Grey Aluminium Black Sport Band, 40mm Case, GPS - Fitbit Versa, Black/Black Aluminium - Sony Bravia, LED HDR 4K Ultra HD, 55” - Amazon Echo 2nd Generation
Local VAT & Tax rates for capital cities & regions were manually applied if they weren’t included in the price at checkout.
The exact same product models were used with prices correct as of March 2019.
For all locations, prices were all sourced either directly from the manufacturer or their premium/recommended resellers from their site.
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Technology is constantly evolving, and worldwide we tend to have a lot of the same gadgets in each household. But who is paying the most for the exact same thing?
By working across a number of domains, we were able to find localised prices for some of the world’s leading tech. Prices vary massively worldwide, and while some countries charge the least for one product, the cost can be sky-high the other side of the world.