APPLE fans could be in for a big bill later this year – thanks to a possible iPhone price hike.
Insiders say gadget buyers may have to pay up to 15% more for the new iPhone 14 models.
The price of an iPhone often creeps up every few years.
And now top analyst Ming-Chi Kuo thinks we're going to see a significant jump for the iPhone average sales price (ASP).
"I estimated iPhone 14 series ASP would increase by about 15%," the TF Securities analyst wrote.
He said we can expect an average price of around $1,000 to $1,050, which would likely equate to around £999 to £1,049.
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He blamed the "iPhone 14 Pro's price hikes" for the rise.
This isn't the first time we've heard about a possible price rise coming this year.
Last month, experts told The Sun that the next iPhone could cost $100/£100 more than last year's model.
Apple looks set to unleash four new iPhone models in September, as usual.
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The iPhone Mini is expected to be dropped, instead having an iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Max.
This would be in addition to an even pricier iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max.
So it's possible that the iPhone line would simply start at $799/£779, in absence of the Mini.
This would be a price rise for the iPhone range, but not for the iPhone 14 itself.
Apple won't confirm any of this until the launch in September.
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So it's possible that a price rise might not happen at all.
The Sun will be covering the iPhone 14 launch live, so check back for more next month.
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