Apple just launched the iPhone 13 series comprising four models including a mini variant. Following this, rumours regarding iPhone 14 series have started making rounds on the internet. Now, it has been hinted that Apple will skip the iPhone 14 mini next year. Going by this claim, the iPhone 13 mini is the last mini variant from the company. It was tipped that the iPhone 12 mini did not gain much traction and the sales were not too impressive as expected. However, it was one of the best flagship models with a compact form factor.
Apple To Skip Mini iPhone
The well-known tipster Jon Prosser took to Twitter to claim that Apple will not launch the iPhone 14 mini next year. So, if you are trying to about the mini variant, then the iPhone 13 mini is the last option available for you, he added. On questioning his level of confidence regarding this information, he said that he is sure about this development.
Notably, this is not the first time that we are coming across such a claim. Back in June this year, Ming-Chi Kuo, the analyst speculated that the 2022 iPhone models will be called iPhone 14. It was also hinted that the iPhone 14 series will not have a mini model. Furthermore, the analyst cited the poor sales of the iPhone 12 mini while the iPhone 13 mini’s market performance is yet to be revealed.
Despite skipping the mini model, Kuo estimated that the Cupertino tech giant could bring four new models in 2022. It is speculated to launch two high-end models and two low-end models. Both versions are likely to come with 6.1-inch and 6.7-inch screens.
For those who are unaware, the iPhone 13 mini is similar to iPhone 12 mini flaunts a 5.4-inch Super Retina XDA display. The latest offering features a smaller battery than the standard variant. However, the rest of the features are similar to that of the standard model. These aspects include the Apple A15 Bionic chipset, a dual-camera setup at the rear, and more.
When it comes to the iPhone 13 pricing, the mini variant is priced starting from Rs 69,900 for the 128GB variant. The other variants with 256GB and 512GB storage options are priced at Rs 79,900 and Rs 99,900 respectively.