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Mar 25, 2015
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You know when they say "there's an app for everything," it's truethere are even some for breaking your wallet!

A recent report from Business Insider detailed the most expensive iOS apps that you can download and, we're telling you, you'd be surprised at how crazy high their asking prices are!

Dadaviz.com, a website that specializes in making charts and graphs for just about everything, then collated the figures and made the infographic below for your easy viewing pleasure:

most expensive apple apps

WHOA! A THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR AN APP? YOU'VE GOT TO BE KIDDING, RIGHT?

Our kuripot selves are now cringing at the thought of getting these apps so we just had to ask: Just why are they so goddamn expensive? We decided to dig deeper and answer that by telling you what these insanely-priced apps are all about.


G-Map U.S. West

($199.99 or around P8,950)

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What you're paying for: A maps-and-navigation app that doesn't need an Internet connection to get going. Comes with voice commands for hands-free operation. Nifty!


Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, Official Reference eBook for Doctors, Healthcare Professionals, and Students

($199.99 or around P8,950)

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What you're paying for: An app with a name that anyone will have trouble saying and writing down, as well as a virtual book on medical stuff such as diseases and infections.


Perfect Penalty 2012

($299.99 or around P13,400)

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What you're paying for: A 3D football game right on your phone! Sounds...hardly ground-breaking. Sorry, but we'll stick to our PCs and consoles with that price.


Water Globe

($299.99 or around P13,400)

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What you're paying for: An app that simulates having a real snow globe that you can play with anytime, anywhere.


TouchChat AAC with WordPower

($299.99 or around P13,400)

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What you're paying for: An app that helps people with physical or mental disabilities that affect their vocal skills communicate. We see the value in this one.


SafeSession Voice

($299.99 or around P13,400)

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What you're paying for: An eavesdrop-proof VoIP (voice-over-Internet-protocol) app for making secure calls online.


Barcelona vs Madrid

($349.99 or around P15,700)

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What you're paying for: Another football app with 3D eye-candy and two of the sport's most popular clubs, Barcelona and Madrid (hence, the name).


Mobile Cam Viewer

($349.99 or around P15,700)

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What you're paying for: An app for controlling your home's cameras for surveillance purposes. The live video is fed straight to your handset in real-time for your convenience.

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Tap Menu

($399.99 or around P18,000)

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What you're paying for: Targeted for food businessmen, this app gives users a visuals-rich virtual representation of physical content such as menus, books, catalogs, listings, and manuals.


iDIA - Diagnostic Imaging Atlas, Small Animal
($399.99 or around P18,000)

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What you're paying for: Made for those in the profession of helping out sick or injured animals (e.g. vets), this app features easy-to-read-and-use manuals and overviews for diagnosing issues that are affecting our furry friends.


The Alchemist SMS

($449.99 or around P20,100)

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What you're paying for: An app that helps reduce the cost of recycling scrap metal and steel. Suffice to say, this one's not for everybody.


DDS GP Yes!

($499.99 or around P22,400)

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What you're paying for: An app for dentists, which shows patients how their teeth-related concerns can be treated (with illustrations and graphics).


Alpha-Trader

($999.99 or around P44,700)

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What you're paying for: Made for those who dabble in stock exchange, this app updates users of stock prices in real-time and gives info on related things such as price alerts and asset charts. The traders of Boiler Room would've seen this as a game-changer.


MobiGage NDI
($999.99 or around P44,700)

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What you're paying for: An app made for the manufacturing industry, this one helps users inspect manufactured parts and assembly lines better.


Agro

($999.99 or around P44,700)

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What you're paying for: An app which helps make things easier for agronomists (experts in soil and plant management) by organizing information and keeping track of things like crop inspection and pest management.


QSFFStats
($999.99 or around P44,700)

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What you're paying for: For flag football enthusiasts, this app keeps track of stats (e.g. passes, yards, scores) from different leagues for better management and faster updating.


CyberTuner
($999.99 or around P44,700)

most expensive apple apps
What you're paying for:
This easy-to-use app has the goal of helping piano tuners accurately tune their instrument for max sound quality.


VIP Black
($999.99 or around P44,700)

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What you're paying for: VIP treatment reserved for the 1-percent! According to the app, its users will get VIP treatment from its maker's (iVIP Ltd.) partners. A caveat: You must verify that your assets are over $1 million (about P45 million) before you can use it.

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app.Cash

($999.99 or around P44,700)

most expensive apple appsImage via iTunes.apple.com

What you're paying for: A virtual cash register that's able to process transactions and receipts right in your phone.


vueCAD Pro

($999.99 or around P44,700)

most expensive apple appsImage via Vuecad-pro.appsios.net

What you're paying for: An app that lets you view CAD (computer-aided design) files with your mobile device and make modifications. Engineers and those in the manufacturing industry probably have this on their smartphone.

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