Argentina is the most expensive place in the world to buy an ipod

ReemsterCARP

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Now what I wonder, is if the prices have been measured before or after the 'impuestazo' for electronical products. I mean, even before the new tax prices were already rediculous (but somewhat comparable to prices in some European countries), but now they're really taking the piss.

I think the Argentine Post had an interesting article about comparing the wage of a McJob witht the cost of a computer in the US and Argentina.
 

Maikito

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Yes its insane. It's funny because I also compare prices based on McJob wages when explaining the price difference to Argentines.
 

Ries

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Since apple has sold over 220 million of em, worldwide, its hardly just expats that buy them.

I never wear mine in the street, but I sure like the convenience of being able to carry 8000 songs in my pocket. I am a part timer, back and forth from el norte, so I carry a big music library with me, and its much smaller than 800 CDs would be in my baggage.

I am an extreme music collector- I have at least 1000 vinyl albums, maybe 3000 CD's, and a bunch more on hard drives- so editing down to what can fit on an 80 gig ipod, and being able to carry it around the world is very handy for me- no way could I transport my current favorite music on anything else except a laptop. And a laptop wont plug into my car stereo, the stereos in my workshop, house, or at friends houses the way an Ipod will.

But I buy mine in the US...
 

fedecc

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Im not an expat, but i bought myself an iPod back in 2004, i used it every day while going to work and the uni, but i dropped it one to many times and it finally broke. To replace it i bought a Zune (from microsoft), mostly to change from the iPod and because it has a build in FM radio. It costed me 900 pesos back in 2007 and i still use it everyday.
 

gouchobob

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These things are really a lot cheaper today, I've seen on sale in the U.S. at $50, I recently bought one on EBAY brand new for $8, 8GB with a built-in FM radio. It works fine so far, although its a no-name Chinese model, but at that price who cares.
 
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