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J.P. Morgan: OLED iPhone 8 will arrive on time in Sept. in small quantity, ASP of $1100 | 9to5Mac

J.P. Morgan: OLED iPhone 8 will arrive on time in Sept. in small quantity, ASP of $1100 | 9to5Mac

But just how many will be available at launch? To reflect a slower start for production of the OLED iPhone model, J.P. Morgan is adjusting its forecast for the device from 9m units to ~2m units for September. It will, however, also increase its Y18 unit forecasts “by about the same amount to reflect time-shifted […]

Apple Is Losing Its Luster, by Malcolm Berko | Creators Syndicate

Apple Is Losing Its Luster, by Malcolm Berko | Creators Syndicate

I don’t think Apple (AAPL-$150) will be selling many iWatches this year. AAPL’s iPad sales are down 19 percent year over year, and iPhone sales have begun retreating. AAPL’s premium pricing strategy helps the company maintain strong margins but it limits sales growth. While first quarter revenues are up 4 percent from the same quarter […]

Smartphone Market Competition Will Keep iPhone 8 Prices Below $1,200 | eWeek

Smartphone Market Competition Will Keep iPhone 8 Prices Below $1,200 | eWeek

There’s no question that an Apple iPhone is an expensive device. The cheapest iPhone 7 will set you back $649. A fully tricked-out iPhone 7 Plus costs $969, which is really expensive for any smartphone. But if mobile market blogger’s prediction becomes reality, the iPhone 8 prices will reach a record high when it’s introduced […]

OnePlus 5 price too high? Here’s the best time to buy OnePlus flagship for a low price | IBT

OnePlus 5 price too high? Here’s the best time to buy OnePlus flagship for a low price | IBT

OnePlus 5 is the latest flagship in the market and probably one of the most anticipated devices of this year. The Chinese smartphone maker’s latest device managed to turn many heads across the globe for obvious reasons. Everything from a top processor to a high-end camera setup defines OnePlus 5’s worth in the price-driven flagship […]

A Maine School District Struggles with Apple’s Notebook Pricing | The Mac Observer

A Maine School District Struggles with Apple’s Notebook Pricing | The Mac Observer

The email from Mr. Robinson filled in and substantiated the practical details. I’ll quote him, with his permission, as I go along. The first issue, as I’ve written myself, is that iPads, while less expensive than a MacBook AIr, don’t always fill the pedagogical bill. We did attempt iPads at middle and high school when […]

Tim Cooks talks HomePod pricing, and why AR makes him want to ‘scream’ | Cult of Mac

Tim Cooks talks HomePod pricing, and why AR makes him want to ‘scream’ | Cult of Mac

One interesting point of discussion is Cook’s discussion of the HomePod’s $349 price point, which makes it more expensive than rival devices like the Google Home and Amazon Echo. He explains that: “If you remember when the iPod was introduced, a lot of people said, ‘Why would anybody pay $399 for an MP3 player?’ And […]

Apple allowing retailers to slash pricing on older iPhones to gain traction in India | nyoozy

Apple allowing retailers to slash pricing on older iPhones to gain traction in India | nyoozy

The business realities of India as a market have pushed Apple to allow authorized vendors to cut prices dramatically in India on older phones, dating as far back as the iPhone 5. A report on Monday morning from Bloomberg, citing market research studies, claims that the iPhone 5S, and other older iPhones, make 55 percent […]

Apple intros ‘HomePod’ wireless speaker – announces release date and pricing | Hidden Wires

Apple intros ‘HomePod’ wireless speaker – announces release date and pricing | Hidden Wires

When will Apple release HomePod? Apple HomePod will be available starting in December, initially in Australia, the UK and the US – potentially to be followed by other countries in 2018. Apple say it will launch at a price of $349 (roughly £270) in the US, with official pricing for Australia and the UK will […]

Digital Home Assistants Are a ‘Terrible’ Market for Apple, Says This Bearish Stock Analyst | TheStreet

Digital Home Assistants Are a ‘Terrible’ Market for Apple, Says This Bearish Stock Analyst | TheStreet

Apple Inc.’s (APPL) new HomePod assistant, and the company’s drive into services revenue, could weaken its ability to raise iPhone prices over the longer term, according to one of the few research firms without a buy rating on the world’s biggest tech company. Apple unveiled its newest piece of hardware — the first since the […]

Apple iPhone 8 rumors: UBS on price, product mix, ASP | Business Insider

Apple iPhone 8 rumors: UBS on price, product mix, ASP | Business Insider

Currently, Apple charges $649 or more for an iPhone 7, and the iPhone 7 Plus costs $769 and up. Some analysts have previously entertained the possibility that the iPhone 8 could cost $1,000 or more, but under Milunovich’s assumptions, that would be the high-end price, not the starting price. Milunovich also forecasts that the redesigned […]