New iPhone for the price can not compete with Asian smartphones




iPhone6 Plus

So, Apple opened its cards. After months of rumors the company introduced a number of new mobile gadgets: iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and its first smart watch Watch. Buy them or not – you decide. Device, at first glance, the new, already disappoint potential buyers.

Apple’s vice president of marketing Phil Schiller said that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be available for 199 and 299 dollars respectively. But this two-year contract price of the American operator. Telecommunication companies outside the United States do not receive subsidies, so the price on the iPhone may vary in each country.


Apple’s decision to release a 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus is due to the growing trend in smart phones with a large screen, which originated in Asia. A little ironic that the new iPhone will cost Asian users in the amount of about $ 1,000.

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In the United States to “unattached» iPhone strapped these tags:

iPhone 6

$ 649 for a model with 16 GB of memory on
749 dollars for the 64 GB
$ 849 for 128 GB

iPhone 6 Plus

749 dollars for the 16 GB
$ 849 for 64 GB
949 dollars for 128 GB

In Russia, the new iPhone will cost from 32 000 to 47 000 rubles .


Obviously, the high price makes Apple products even more desirable. IOS users actively spend money on applications and services in comparison with the owners of Android-devices that, definitely, like developers. Recently, however, Apple has faced competition from the young and fast-growing companies that produce quality products at a reasonable price.

Perhaps one of the most prominent figures in the mobile industry is a Chinese company Xiaomi. Her new flagship Mi4 costs about $ 300. There are also more affordable 4G-smartphone – Redmi cost 160 dollars. For fans of “more» Xiaomi released its 5.5-inch version. Another decent Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus machine with the same screen costs 299 dollars.

Moto G 2014

Alternatives and offer more well-known brands. Recently, Samsung released the iPhone-like Galaxy Alpha, LG introduced the 5.5-inch G3, and HTC – Desire 820 average price category . Not to mention gorgeous Motorola Moto G costing only $ 179.

The Apple brand has always been associated with premium products and not consumer goods. At this time the company has acted differently – she released a mass product at premium price. What it portends, in fact, show sales.

In the world there are many Apple fans and those who can afford to “apple” novelty regardless of price. At the same time, the smartphone market has never been such a rich selection of high-quality devices at affordable prices.


As for Apple Watch, a market of smart-hours just booming, and Apple has every chance to change the balance of power. But this will happen only if the watch will survive the competition. Many had hoped that the Watch will receive a circular shape . The clock will attract buyers wireless charging, fitness functions and payment system Apple Pay, which is already supported by the largest American retailers, including McDonalds.


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