Apple iPhone 14 price hike NOT coming? Here is what it is set to cost | Mobile News

Apple iPhone 14 price hike NOT coming? Here is what it is set to cost

Apple iPhone 14 price hike is not coming, says a report by TrendForce. Instead, the base model of iPhone 14 series is expected to be priced at $749. Check details.

| Updated on: Sep 02 2022, 17:18 IST
What to expect from iPhone 14 Plus/Max after Apple killed off iPhone 14 mini
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1/5 Leave alone the iPhone mini, the new iPhone 14 Plus/Max is expected to have a larger display than even the standard iPhone 14. It is rumoured to have the same 6.7-inch screen size as the iPhone 14 Pro Max, albeit without the features that make it “Pro”. Apple is restarting the trend of assigning “Plus” tag with its larger devices, last seen in the iPhone 8 Plus. (Representational image) (Amritanshu Mukherjee / HT Tech)
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2/5 According to Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the iPhone 14 and the iPhone 14 Plus/Max will be powered by Apple’s A15 Bionic processor. Only the Pro models will receive the new A16 Bionic chipset. Although, the A15 chip in the iPhone 14 is expected to be an improved version of the A15 Bionic currently powering the iPhone 13 series. (Representational image) (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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3/5 ShrimpApplePro has revealed in a recent tweet that the iPhone 14 Plus/Max will have 6GB of RAM. In fact, all the variants of the iPhone 14 series are expected to have the same amount of RAM, unlike last year where the standard iPhone 13 models had 4GB of RAM and the iPhone 13 Pro variants had 6GB of RAM. (Representational image) (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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4/5 Apple expert and top analyst Jeff Pu has revealed that the iPhone 14 Plus/Max as well as the other 3 models will feature Apple’s ProMotion displays with a high refresh rate of 120Hz. At this moment, only the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max offer the ProMotion displays. (Representational image) (HT Tech)
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5/5 According to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman and Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the iPhone 14 Plus/Max will be priced at $899, a $100 price increase from the standard iPhone 14. The standard iPhone 14 models are not expected to receive the $100 price hike, as reported by various reports. Only the Pro variants will be priced $100 higher than their iPhone 13 Pro counterparts. (Representational image) (Amritanshu Mukherjee / HT Tech)
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Know the expected price range of Apple iPhone 14 series here. (iUpdate / YouTube)

What are your expectations regarding the Apple iPhone 14 price? Several leaks and reports suggest that Apple is likely to hike the price of the iPhone 14 models. While some reports said that Apple is going to implement a price hike of $100 and some even said by $150. However, just a few days prior to the expected launch of iPhone 14 series, it is being said that the models may not get a price hike. As per earlier reports, the base iPhone 14 model is expected to come with a price tag starting from $799 (Rs. 64,000), iPhone 14 Max at $899 followed by iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max with price tags of $1,099 and $1,199 respectively. However, this has likely changed.

According to a new report by TrendForce, a market research firm suggests that Apple might not go for a $100 price increase and expects the price of the standard iPhone 14 to start from $749 (roughly 60,000). Explaining the pricing strategy, the report said, "the iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max are among four new models to be upgraded to the A16 (TSMC 4nm) processor. Upgrades such as initial starting memory capacity increasing to LPDDR5 6GB and 256GB, primary camera moving up to 48 million, Face ID Design changes, etc., are expected to raise starting prices. However, under pressure from rising global inflation and foreign exchange rates, Apple is expected to adopt a more cautious pricing strategy so as not to affect its sales performance."

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According to the report, Apple can launch the iPhone 14 series at lower price and can later increase the same. The report suggests that the standard iPhone 14 can come with a price tag of $749 (roughly Rs. 60,000) and the cost can later go up to $799. The iPhone 14 Max can come with a starting price of $849 (roughly Rs. 68,000) which can later go up to $899. The iPhone 14 Pro price may start at $1,049 (roughly Rs. 83,000) and can hike to $1,099. While the iPhone 14 Pro Max can come at a starting price of $1,149 (roughly Rs. 91,000) which can later increase to $1,199.

It can be known that Apple is expected to launch the iPhone 14 series on September 7 at its Far Out event.

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First Published Date: 02 Sep, 17:18 IST