Apple iPhone 14 series: The US-based tech giant is likely to launch 4 new iPhones — iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro, iPhone 14 Max, and iPhone 14 Pro Max in September this year. Ahead of the official announcement from the brand, a new report has revealed that Apple has started trial production of the iPhone 14 series smartphone.
The trial production for the iPhone 14 lineup has started and Apple is planning to start the mass production of the smartphones in August. In addition, the company has also informed suppliers that the initial sales of the new iPhone 14 series will be higher than the iPhone 13 lineup, the BGR India report said.
According to the report, Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo recently claimed that a new survey “indicates that some Chinese distributors will have to pay the highest prepaid deposit ever for iPhone 14 to ensure a sufficient supply. “The iPhone 14 shipment forecast of component suppliers and EMS is about 100 million and 90 million units in 2H22, respectively,” Kuo mentioned. ”
“The rising component costs and Apple’s determination to differentiate Pro and non-Pro iPhones, will see the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max increase to $1099 and $1199 respectively. Apple is also expected to replace the iPhone 13 mini with a Max version could lead to a price hike of about $300,” the report further added.
The report also mentioned that the 2022 iPhone 14 series will come with several improvements, including a new design over the Pro model, a better camera, and more. The iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max are also said to come with a taller profile and better camera module to fit the new internals.