There are only a few weeks left to meet them new iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Mini, iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max. The new generation is will launch in September and the networks don't stop talking about them prices to be set by Apple. Several analysts have confirmed that the company will implement a general increase worldwide. Today we explain how much would this increase mean? and if Android manufacturers are also applying it.
The shortage of materials, the high cost of transport and inflation would be the main reasons 2022 iPhone 14 price increase. If they already seemed expensive, Apple's most advanced models this year might be even more so.
1,259 and 1,359 euros for the iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max
Since the arrival of the iPhone 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max, Apple's prices have not moved for the most advanced models: 1,159 and 1,259 euros respectively. Now Ming-Chi Kuo has published a report that claims one 15% rise in the price of the iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max.
Summarizing the price information for Spain we could have figures of 1,259 and 1,359 euros for the Pro and Pro Max models. This means an increase of 100 euros in each model. There are other leaks that claim to see both models for 1,300 and 1,400 euros respectively.
Have Samsung or Xiaomi prices gone up?
We went around the Samsung and Xiaomi prices for the high end 2021 and 2022. We looked at the top models to see if these companies are also raising prices like Apple might. Here's what we found out:
- Galaxy S21 – 859 euros
- Galaxy Z Flip 3 – 1,059 euros
- Galaxy Z Fold 3 – 1,799 euros
- Xiaomi 11 – 749 euros
- Galaxy S22 – 859 euros (same)
- Galaxy Z Flip 3 – 1,099 euros (50 euros more)
- Galaxy Z Fold 3 – 1,799 euros (same)
- Xiaomi 11 – 799 euros (50 euros more)
As you can see, some high end of Samsung and Xiaomi have gone up in price compared to the previous model. The most notable rise is from 50 euros on the Galaxy Z Flip 4 and the Xiaomi 12. The other two Samsung models keep their 2021 prices.
If Apple uploads the iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max prices around 100 euros we would be talking about a double increase in price. Apple users would pay for the situation with a double price hike at best.
Fortunately the rise of Apple prices is to be confirmed. As of today, we cannot guarantee that iPhone 14 prices will go up. And if they stick around, they'll follow in the footsteps of many other Androids.