Although component prices are rising, the iPhone 14 could sell for the same price as the iPhone 13. Apple is said to be doing this in a bid to boost sales and counteract falling demand in the global smartphone market.
Apple intends to present the iPhone 14 as early as next month – more precisely, four variants of the new smartphone generation. The standard model should then be available for release a few weeks later at the same price as the iPhone 13 standard model a year ago. That’s what a user claims under the account yeux112 (via MacRumors) on the Korean blog Naver. According to him, this decision was made at the highest level of management – even though Apple is struggling with rising production costs and uncertainties in the supply chain.
Prices for the iPhone 14 are expected to start at $799
If the iPhone 14 is now sold again at a price of 799 US dollars, this will be the second year in a row that the price of the new smartphone generation from Apple will not be increased. The iPhone 12 already started in 2020 at a price of 799 US dollars. The biggest difference this year is likely to be the elimination of the mini version. While Apple offered the iPhone 13 mini at a lower price of $699 last year, the iPhone 14 standard model at $799 is likely to be the cheapest option this year.
The iPhone 14 lineup this year will include the 6.1-inch iPhone 14, 6.1-inch iPhone 14 Pro, 6.7-inch iPhone 14 Max, and 6.7-inch iPhone 14 Pro include max. If the German prices also remain stable, the iPhone 14 will cost 899 euros in this country. The larger and the Pro variants should be correspondingly more expensive.
September will show whether the Korean blogger is right. In the past he was correct with rumors about the iPad mini 6 and the iPhone SE 3, but other claims did not materialize.