At the expense of acquaintances going abroad, the desire to buy cheap-way phones seems to have left the crop. Because, with the decision of the Presidency recently, the IMEI registration fee of 618 TL was doubled and question marks arose. With the latest Presidential decision, the IMEI registration fee increased to 1500 TL and the advantage for the user is no longer an advantage.
Hal it’s time to make a comparison that such circumstances Turkey is the most widely used in some brands and models should be taken, did you develop from countries that do not have these products should brought me from abroad by paying the IMEI registration fee. Here are some of the brands and models with the price comparison for overseas…
iPhone Xs (64 GB)
We loved apples. Apple will be aware of this situation that our country agrees with us about how serious a market.
One of the iPhone’s “Xs” is sold in US $ 999. The model, with the inclusion of US state tax, finds buyers for approximately $ 1080. Considering the dollar traded in Turkish lira equivalent of 5.69, this amount is approximately 6.145 TL. If we add the IMEI registration fee to the model, the entry of iPhone Xs into the country is around 7,645 TL. On the other hand, the sales price of the model in our country is 9.899 TL. Therefore, paying the IMEI registration fee, taking the model from abroad means saving 2.254 TL for the user.
Huawei Pro 20 (128GB)
The Huawei brand, with its storage and camera features, has made its reputation in the sense of trade in the two global powers.
The storage of the Pro 20 of the Pro series, one of the most important models of the brand, and the positive critics of the camera stand out.
average 680 euros for models for markets outside Turkey. In other words, 4,331 TL (considering that the EUR is trading at 6.37 for the following minutes). If we add the 1500 TL IMEI registration fee to this amount, the final price is 5.831 TL.
The sales price of the model in our country is between 5.500 and 6000 TL. Therefore, there is no significant difference.
Samsung Galaxy A80 (128GB)
Even though the Samsung Galaxy series, which is the most vulnerable to the ma freezing ”complaints of the user, does not take its heart, it is one of the big brands that succeeds to find a buyer. The average price applied abroad for the A80 model of the series is 650 euros. In other words, it is around 4.140 TL. With the IMEI fee added on it, we find a price of approximately 5,650 TL. The sales price of the model in our country is between 5,800-6,100 TL.
Consequently, although IMEI registration fees have increased by around 200 percent, obtaining products from abroad continues to offer a small advantage.