The price of the budget version of the iPhone will be higher than expected.
5 December 2018
Apple will present three next-generation iPhones in the autumn presentation in a rainbow of shades, the cheapest model with an LCD screen will debut in five colors at once, 9to5Mac agency reports referring to KGI Securities analyst Ming Ji Kuo, who is known for accurate forecasts about the corporation releases from Cupertino.
According to him, the flagship of the new line will be the iPhone X Plus with an OLED-screen with a diagonal of 6.5 inches, it will be available in three colors: white, dark gray and gold. The smartphone is expected to cost more than $ 1 thousand. The price of the last flagship Apple iPhone X, started at $ 999 excluding taxes. The mid-level smartphone will be an improved version of the iPhone X. It will also receive an OLED screen, but with a diagonal of 5.8 inches, its price starts at $ 899, the smartphone will be made in the same colors.
The budget 6.1-inch iPhone with LCD-screen will receive five colors at once - white, gray, blue, red and orange. Its estimated price - from $ 700. Probably, he will not have a dual camera, which was first equipped with the iPhone X. But the function of unlocking the device through face recognition (Face ID) will remain. As the agency notes, the variations of the “cheap” iPhone quite closely resemble the color range of the iPhone 5C, which was released in 2013. According to Kuo, state employees will become a bestseller among the three new models - its share of the total number of sales of new iPhones in 2018 should be about 55%.
As expected, Apple will present three smartphones at the autumn presentation in September. Olixar case maker called device case sizes and diagonal screens - the new generation iPhone X will receive a case with a size of 143.6 x 70.9 mm, an iPhone X Plus - 157.2 x 77.1 mm, and a budget iPhone - 147.12 x 71 , 52 mm. The company also confirmed that the diagonal X Plus will be 6.5 inches, the budget diagonal with an LCD screen - 6.1 inches.