Will price affect iPhone 6 sales?




Will price affect iPhone 6 sales?
The eighth generation of IPhone is finally announced by apple. The competition is becoming tougher even though Iphone6 is probably the biggest launch by apple in its 38 years. There are many other affordable options in the market which provide the same features as IPhone and at times even better.
Most high-end smart phones are much low-priced even than the cheapest model of IPhone. If you go for an IPhone of a model with more capacity the price rises steeply. The other smart phone manufacturers launch their phones between the prices of $550 to $650. The storage of these phones can be easily expanded by low priced micro SD cards.
In the past you could buy an IPhone in the price range of $649, $749 or $849 depending on its model. If you lived in an area where sales tax apply, the price could even raise to $925 for the IPhone 5S. The other smart phones offering the same features like IPhone 5S could be purchased for as low as $249. One of the examples of such smart phones is Moto G or the brand new Moto X which has scored well in reviews. With such low priced smart-end mobiles in the market, it gets extremely hard to justify the price of the iPhone.
Apple announced that the new IPhone 6 will be available for $50 and $100 premium for the 4.7 inch model and 5.5 inch model respectively. Due to this amount the IPhone 6 with 5.5 inch screen would cost around $1000.
High-end smart phones with reasonable pricing are in high demand as the customers are getting aware of the real cost of their mobiles. Apple needs to pull something extra special in order to attract customers who are now more inclined towards buying other high-end mobiles in much economical prices. Although, previously apple sold millions of its new IPhones in the first 24 hours and as well as many months after the release of their new phones, now the situation might get different with the new high quality mobiles available in extremely low price. Although US carriers claim to sell the IPhones for $199 or $299, the buyers are now conscious of the fact that this is not the full price when they actually buy an IPhone. It is obviously a wise decision to buy a good quality phone made in China which is much less in price but comes with the same features available in any IPhone.
Author bio: Nuur Hasan is a software developer, web developer and a technical writer with more than seven years of experience. He believes that sharing knowledge can do wonders and that is why he likes to blog. His other interests include politics and sports.



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