Home > Brands > Apple > Apple Expected To Charge Even More For Next iPhone

Apple Expected To Charge Even More For Next iPhone

Apple’s upcoming flagship iPhone 8 will reportedly be the company’s most expensive smartphone ever.

A report from The New York Times said the new “premium model” with OLED display and other new features, which is expected to be launched alongside updates to the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus next month, will be priced “at around [US]$999”.

While this converts to about $1,265 locally, a better indication of the expected Australian price can be sourced off existing iPhone prices, which factor in GST and other local costs.

The most expensive iPhone currently offered – the iPhone 7 Plus 256GB – is sold for US$969 in the United States and $1,569 in Australia.

Based off this, the iPhone 8 may be sold for north of $1,600 in Australia. This would see it priced at least $100 higher than Samsung’s recently announced $1,499 Galaxy Note 8.

Along with an OLED display sourced from Samsung, the new high-end iPhone is expected to feature an almost bezel-less design, facial recognition, and wireless charging.

The latest rumours suggest Apple will launch the new iPhone at an event on September 12.

You may also like
Apple Chip Boss In Running For Intel CEO
Apple Launch New Smart Battery Cases
Apple May Switch To USB-C To Lift iPhone Sales
BREAKING NEWS: Apple Admits To Replacing 11 Million Dodgy iPhone Batteries
Foxconn Revenue Takes 8% Tumble