Apple recently launched its new lineup of iPhone devices, which include the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max.
The most expensive of these new devices is the iPhone 11 Pro Max 512GB, which is priced at R32,399 in South Africa.
To truly grasp the investment required to acquire this device, it is best to compare its price tag to other products and services you can buy locally.
We have listed several products below which you can purchase for the price of the iPhone 11 Pro Max 512GB.
2019 Suzuki GSX 150F Motorcycle – R31,900
You can purchase a decent second-hand motorcycle for the price of Apple’s top-of-the-range iPhone 11 model.
There is a great selection of entry-level scooters and motorcycles available at this price on local sites.
Gigabyte GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Graphics Card – R28,255
If you are an avid PC gamer, you could save the money set aside for your iPhone 11 Pro Max 512GB and buy a new graphics card instead.
With this kind of budget, you could get a top-of-the-range liquid-cooled RTX 2080 Ti with enough left over for more hardware upgrades.
Samsung 55-inch UHD QLED TV – R27,999
If you covet the iPhone 11 Pro Max for its big screen, you might prefer a 55-inch TV with impressive HDR features.
Samsung’s QLED TVs are considered some of the best in the market and are competitively priced – even when compared to the latest iPhone.
2x Samsung Galaxy S10 128GB – R15,999
Why buy one flagship smartphone when you could get two?
Instead of buying a single iPhone 11 Pro Max 512GB, you could buy two of Samsung’s new Galaxy S10 flagships, which each boast an in-screen fingerprint sensor, 128GB of internal storage, and advanced camera systems.
Apple 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar – R32,199
If you’re an Apple fan, you could forgo the most expensive iPhone on the market for a new laptop.
For the price of the iPhone 11 Pro Max 512GB, you could buy a new 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar.
Seven-night holiday in Mauritius – R29,791
The price of Apple’s iPhone 11 Pro Max 512GB is equivalent to the budget of many people’s vacations.
For example, instead of spending over R32,000 on this new handset, you could buy yourself a seven-night holiday to Mauritius and have money to spare.
Uncapped 100Mbps fibre for two years – R26,808
You could buy two years of uncapped 100Mbps fibre through Afrihost instead of the iPhone 11 Pro Max 512GB.
This includes line rental and is calculated based on Openserve packages.