Apple started formally taking pre-orders for the iPhone 14 series devices yesterday. Demand was quite strong, much like in previous years, and the official Apple website in China briefly went down.
The earlier information that the most popular versions are the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max is now official. The initial batch was completely sold out in less than 30 minutes, and the delivery date for smartphones was moved up to the end of October or the beginning of November. Despite the fact that September 16th is the actual start date for sales.
The less popular basic iPhone 14 is currently available for pre-order. And customers know that they may expect their handsets on September 16th. Although there is no fresh information on the iPhone 14 Plus model, it know that this is the least popular one. Only approximately 5% of orders in China are for the iPhone 14 Plus, despite the fact that it is widely thought to be a potential bestseller.
Good sales for the iPhone 14 Pro while the iPhone 14 Plus struggles
The most popular color options for the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max are dark purple and silver. While gold continues to be the least popular option. On the day of release, resellers on other websites still sell smartphones. But the suggested price has increased by over $ 300.
Each year, a lot of resellers anticipate this time of year to take advantage of it. Chinese sources claim that there are already many deals available. For anyone who wish to purchase the smartphones as soon as they become available. Of course, there is a cost for this. The suggested additional price has already increased to approximately $300.
About 85% of pre-orders in China, according to Tianfeng International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, are for the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max. At the same time, only approximately 5% of orders are for the iPhone 14 Plus.