[Price Leak] iPhone 14 Series Prices: To Be Costlier In India?
A report hints at massive price hikes for iPhone 14 series this year. While iPhones in India have always been costlier than US pricings due to higher taxes, but be ready to shell out as much as Rs 10,000 and more compared to iPhone 13 series in India. As per the report, iPhone 14 series are tipped to cost USD 100 more than the iPhone 13 series, which comes to around INR 7,500. The prices of iPhone 14 models has earlier been leaked.
The new iPhone 14 Max price is tipped to start at $899 (around Rs 68,500). The top model, iPhone 14 Pro Max price will start at $1,199 (around Rs 91,400).
Also, the iPhone 14 series battery configurations have been leaked online, where iPhone 14 Max is tipped to feature the largest battery among all the iPhones. iPhone 14 will come with a 3,279mAh battery compared to the 3,227mAh battery on iPhone 13.
iPhone 14 Pro will come with a 3,200mAh unit compared to the 3,095mAh on iPhone 13 Pro. iPhone 14 Pro Max is the only one getting a downgrade where it will feature a 4,323mAh battery compared to the iPhone 13 Pro’s 4,352mAh battery.
iPhone 14 Max will feature the largest battery among all the iPhones 14 models packing a 4,325mAh battery.
iPhone 14 series will come with two different set of processors. iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max will run on the upcoming A16 Bionic chipset.
The other two basic iPhone models, the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Max are tipped to come with the year-old A15 Bionic chipset. Apple iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Max will retain the same Apple A15 Bionic chip which currently powers the iPhone 13 series and iPhone SE 3, while the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max will get the new Apple A16 Bionic chip.
Apple is tipped to finally come with always-on displays with iPhone 14 series. Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman suggested that the Pro models will come with the always-on display.
Also, there are high chances iPhone 14 series launch could be delayed due to lockdown in China and the current ongoing global chip shortage. The production of the upcoming iPhone 14 series could be delayed and affect the launch timeline.
Production schedule is currently disrupted due to China’s month-long lockdowns and it will result iPhone 14 series to launch later in the year and not in September.
The new screen will be slightly larger with a center pill-shaped notch and a circular camera cutout, ditching the old wide notch originally debuted with the iPhone X. iPhone 14 Pro will sport a more squarish design along with a triple camera layout, said to be 57 percent bigger than the predecessor.
There will be a total of four models under the new series: iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Max, iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max, and no iPhone 14 mini. The iPhone 14 Pro models have been leaked to support 120Hz displays along with 6GB RAM. Apple iPhone 14 models are also said to come in eSIM-only and nano-SIM options with eSIM-only service in India with Airtel, Jio and Vi offering eSIM support.