Apple’s next iPhone might be more expensive

Apple might make the upcoming iPhone 14 costlier than the iPhone 13, in line with Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Kuo believes that the common promoting value (ASP) of the mixed iPhone 14 lineup could enhance by 15 % when in comparison with the iPhone 13 lineup.

For reference, the usual iPhone 13 mannequin begins at $799 (with service reductions), whereas the Professional and Professional Max fashions bump that value as much as $999 and $1,099, respectively. Whereas Kuo doesn’t point out value predictions for particular person gadgets, he thinks the ASP of the iPhone 14 lineup (Professional fashions included) might hover round $1,000 to $1,050. Kuo blames the ASP enhance on a probably costlier iPhone Professional and Professional Max, in addition to a “increased cargo proportion.”

In June, Wedbush Securities analyst Dave Ives informed The Solar that he expects the iPhone 14 to value $100 greater than the iPhone 13 resulting from value will increase affecting the worldwide provide chain. In the meantime, a rumor from Korean leaker Lanzuk means that Apple will solely elevate the worth of the Professional fashions, not the bottom iPhone 14.

Whereas the bottom iPhone 14 is anticipated to return with an improved 48-megapixel rear-facing digital camera and a selfie digital camera with autofocus, the iPhone 14 Professional and Professional Max fashions are rumored to get the majority of the upgrades. The Professional and Professional Max could ditch the notch that homes the front-facing digital camera in favor of a pill-shaped hole-punch cutout, come outfitted with the brand new A16 chip, and help an always-on show.