15 Things You Can Buy With RM7,000 Instead Of The iPhone Xs Max

The Xs Max will leave an XL dent in your wallet.

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Prices for the new iPhones have been released for Malaysia and as expected, you might have to sell off your kidney to afford one

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The most expensive option among the new iPhones is the Xs Max 512GB, which is worth a whopping RM7,042.

Dropping over RM7,000 on a phone is A LOT of money, so check out what that amount of money can buy instead:

1. Downpayment for a Perodua Myvi

You could settle the 10% downpayment for a Perodua Myvi 1.5L AV and still have about RM2,000 to spare.

If you already have a car, the iPhone Xs Max is worth about a year of your car installments if it's RM500 monthly.

2. About two months of rent in Petaling Jaya or Subang Jaya

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According to iMoney, the average monthly housing rental is RM2,938 in Petaling Jaya and RM2,750 in Subang Jaya.

If you're renting a room that costs about RM600 a month, an iPhone Xs Max's price could cover rent for around a full year.

3. More than a year's worth of petrol and toll

The average Malaysian reportedly spends about RM300 to RM500 of their monthly income on petrol and toll.

4. Roughly five years of your phone bill

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The average monthly phone bill per person in Malaysia is around RM70.

5. Around one and a half years' worth of groceries

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The average Malaysian spends about RM400 every month on groceries and housing supplies.

6. Two gaming laptops

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A good gaming laptop can be bought for about RM3,000 to RM4,500 per unit.

7. Two new Huawei Mate 20 Pro

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A Huawei Mate 20 Pro will cost RM3,599.

8. Seven iPhone 6

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Brand new local units of iPhone 6 cost about RM1,050 each.

9. Over 3,000 packets of nasi lemak from the roadside stalls

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Most packets of nasi lemak cost about RM2 each and you might even have some spare cash for lots of lauk!

10. Roughly 450 Starbucks drinks

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A drink from Starbucks will cost anywhere from RM10 to RM22.

11. Around 460 large sets of the McDonald's McChicken Burger

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An average meal will set you back around RM15.

12. Around 1,400 packets of Maggi Mee

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A six-packet Maggi Mee will cost around RM4.80.

13. Around 430 movie tickets

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A movie ticket from the cinema will be about RM11 to RM18 for the standard seats.

14. Flight tickets to Europe for several people

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RM7,000 is enough for flight tickets to Europe with a few hundred to spare for shopping!

15. Four or five pairs of Yeezys

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A pair of Yeezys in the reseller market would cost around RM1,500 to RM2,500.

BONUS: Around 13 Supreme bricks

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It is reported that they were resold for RM550 per brick.

What would you get if you had RM7,000 to spare? Let us know in the comments section!

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