Apple has begun trial production on the new iPhone 14, according to reports.
The Cupertino company is widely expected to release four new iPhone models this September, and it appears as though the first production of the smartphones has begun. IThome has reported that Apple has started trial production in China before mass production begins in August.
Analysts are undecided on whether this year will be a bumper sales year for the iPhone – indeed, with a weaker economy and high inflation, consumers are cutting back on spending and may choose to hold onto their devices for longer, especially as this year is not set to offer a major overhaul to the iPhone.
Small design changes are expected and Apple will drop the mini from its line-up and replace it with a new iPhone 14 Max, offering the same form factor as the Pro Max without some of the premium features like improved battery life, better processor, and larger camera array.
However, others believe that the iPhone 14 will sell better than the iPhone 13, with Apple reportedly giving suppliers a higher sales forecast than in 2021.
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