A brand new pricing leak forward of the iPhone 14’s launch anticipated subsequent month might point out that Apple will retain the identical base mannequin value of the iPhone 13, $799.
The data comes from a supply with a combined observe file, yeux1122 on the weblog Naver. This supply precisely leaked the M1 processor for Apple’s iPad Air in March however has additionally missed on some stories. Extra promisingly this time round, this week’s leak truly appears to be a conveyed report from a “main U.S. monetary establishment” that the report says has an accuracy ranking of over 90%.
It appears doubtless the report is predicated on info from an analyst at a U.S. firm akin to Morgan Stanley or elsewhere. So what does it say, precisely?
Base mannequin, base value
“Regardless of quite a lot of value hikes and provide chain instability, Apple has reportedly determined to freeze the launch value of the iPhone 14 base mannequin by way of a top-executive determination,” writes yeux1122.
In response to right this moment’s report, the choice comes from contemplating “the slowdown within the world cell phone market and the decline in demand” which can push extra customers to the bottom mannequin iPhone. In response to the report, this implies “the Apple iPhone 14 base mannequin is anticipated to launch at $799.”
That is the identical value as Apple’s present finest iPhone, the iPhone 13, and may very well be nice information for customers if it involves fruition. We do not have lengthy to attend, as we’re anticipating the iPhone 14 to be launched subsequent month.
As is the case with all iPhone rumors it’s unattainable to confirm the accuracy of the declare, however it does make sense. We have heard loads of rumors indicating the iPhone 14 ‘Professional’ might be an enormous improve and probably dearer, however that Apple is being extra reserved with the common iPhone. The massive change for the common iPhone is anticipated to be the tip of the ‘mini’ iPhone in favor of a brand new ‘Max’ 6.7-inch mannequin. That is why right this moment’s report signifies a “frozen” base mannequin of $799 regardless that the most affordable iPhone 13, the iPhone 13 mini, is technically $699. The 6.1-inch mannequin would be the base mannequin iPhone going ahead.