Theo MoneyControl, Apple is expected to launch four new iPhones this year, including iPhone 14, 14 Max, 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max on September 13. The company may also release new AirPods Pro, new Apple Watch, updated iPad Pro, and other products.
For the first time, iPhones made in India are offered at the same time as iPhones made in China
The standard version of the iPhone 14 is expected to cost $ 799, which is the same as the starting price of the iPhone 13 last year. This move is intended to boost sales for this phone model as the global smartphone market has undergone a period of tight spending.
Now, on Twitter, leak expert Ming-chi Kuo says his latest survey shows that Foxconn’s iPhone production site in India will ship the 6.1-inch iPhone 14 almost simultaneously with China. China for the first time in the second half of 2022, where the Indian market share is 1/4 or even higher.
“In the short term, iPhone capacity in India still has a significant gap with China, but this is an important milestone for Apple in building a non-China iPhone production site and considering the market India is the next important growth engine,” Kuo wrote on Twitter.
A recent report said that Apple sold more than 1.2 million iPhone units in India in the second quarter of 2022, a sharp increase of 94% compared to the same period last year. The total number of “made in India” iPhones shipped is close to 1 million units. Meanwhile, iPad achieved an impressive 34% year-on-year growth in India and accounted for more than 0.2 million units in the country.
If the leaks are accurate, Apple will no longer produce the 5.4-inch iPhone mini this year, instead focusing only on two screen sizes of 6.1 inches (iPhone 14 and 14 Pro) and 6.7. inches (iPhone 14 Max and 14 Pro Max).