Analysts expect changes in the pricing of iPhone in 2018

Apple intends to revise the pricing policy in relation to iPhone the 2018 model year, I’m sure RBC Capital analyst Amit Daryanani. In his opinion, the 5.8-inch iPhone X second generation is waiting for cheaper, which will allow you to enter a line of even more advanced version of the 6.5-inch at a price not to exceed $ 999.

Not to sway the market, Daryanani predicts, Apple will sell the base iPhone X second generation for $ 899. In this position of the analyst coincides with the recent report from DigiTimes, which says about a possible reduction of the cost of production of the smartphone, capable of reducing its cost in retail.

The reason for reducing the cost of components iPhone X 2018 will be the selection of a new supplier of organic displays. According to Nikkei, in succession, LG Display, positively proven in the production of IGZO panels for a signature line of Apple tablets.

The most affordable iPhone for the 2018 model year with a screen diagonal of 6.1 inches, according to Daryanani, will be evaluated by the manufacturer at 799 dollars. To reduce the price to such an extent will allow the rejection of the OLED-matrix in favor of LCD and maybe reducing the RAM to 2 GB. The rest of the smartphone will not differ from more expensive models.

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