Why is Apple so expensive? | CNBC Explains

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  • Published on:  Thursday, February 7, 2019
  • Apple products have never been cheap but the cost of many of its gadgets has increased dramatically over time. So what makes Apple's products so pricey? CNBC's Uptin Saiidi explains.-----Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://cnb.cx/2wuoARMSubscribe to CNBC Life on YouTube: http://cnb.cx/2wAkfMvLike our Facebook page:https://www.facebook.com/cnbcinternat...Follow us on Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/cnbcinterna...Follow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/CNBCi
  • Source: https://youtu.be/t6VYByDYg7c


  • Aryan Bhargav

    Aryan Bhargav

     6 months ago +5574

    Google is taking software to another level
    Samsung is taking hardware to another level
    Apple is taking price to another level

  • HarizshahHamin


     3 months ago +601

    Apple: Our sales are decreasing...
    Also Apple: Let's increase the price!

  • Rodolfo Balag-ey

    Rodolfo Balag-ey

     3 months ago +597

    some people buy for the name, not fot the quality

  • gpo746


     3 months ago +343

    Apple so expensive....buy Banana instead

  • Zomurai


     2 months ago +336

    Simple answer :
    Steve Jobs died.... like if hes still alive iPhone X can be only for $499

  • Ryan Z

    Ryan Z

     6 months ago +1689

    Cause idots keep buying, same with disney ticket prices

  • BleedBNG


     20 hours ago +3

    Apple prices were enough to keep me away from any of their stuff. Not to mention some software incompatibilities. The only advantage I see is profile gif pics on FB from iPhone. Oh boy!

  • Eng. Mahameed

    Eng. Mahameed

     2 months ago +166

    Haha , 400% profits
    Apple stealing stupid people's money ..
    That's it .

  • Ted Hartman

    Ted Hartman

     20 hours ago +2

    Come on guys, the guy doing the voiceover needs to go back to mic school and learn all about pop filters. And the guy in post should have fixed this or maybe you don't care.

  • Blessed Conqueror

    Blessed Conqueror

     2 months ago +167

    Now a single Apple stand costs $999
    now tell me why I should switch to android.

  • Wannabe Just

    Wannabe Just

     6 months ago +3264

    Apple logo=$1000

  • Pudiloko Lokkaaoo

    Pudiloko Lokkaaoo

     2 months ago +97

    Xiaomi: less money for more!
    Apple: MORE money for LESS!
    Apple is so capitalist

  • Random Guy

    Random Guy

     4 months ago +167

    The final answer - their products have an Apple Logo

  • mark zamora

    mark zamora

     5 hours ago +1

    Apple Battery is too bad 🤦🏼‍♂️and also repair cost is expensive. So I switch in Android 👍🏼 I hope apple companies will decrease their price because they are over pricing 🤷🏼‍♂️

  • Raj Karki

    Raj Karki

     2 months ago +50

    Well, that explains Huawei Ban in US.....

  • meme youyou

    meme youyou

     6 months ago +1754

    apple is lagging in innovation and will be force to bring price down unless they come up with something groundbreaking

  • Praveen6


     1 months ago +40

    3500$ I can live all year happily with that money in India.

  • Michael Young

    Michael Young

     2 months ago +80

    I feel sooooo good I never bought any Apple Products.

  • tan j maz

    tan j maz

     6 hours ago +1

    .... Because it's over price garbage when it brakes you can't fix it ....

  • Star Cherry

    Star Cherry

     4 days ago +9

    If my phone isn’t broken I’m not buying a new one