Amid China’s ban… iPhone 15 comes out at ‘historic price’

Apple’s new iPhone 15 series release in the second half of the year is imminent. In the information technology ( IT ) industry, unlike previous products, prices are expected to rise as this new product uses high-quality materials and the latest chips.Apple’s ‘iPhone 15’ series suddenly unveiled… 2am Korean time

According to the industry on the 12th, Apple will announce the iPhone 15 series at Apple Park, its headquarters in Cupertino, California, at 2 a.m. on the 13th (Korean time). This year’s new work, like the previous work, will be released in four types: Normal, Plus, Pro, and Pro Max. Previously, rumors of the launch of the top model ‘Ultra’ were raised mainly by IT tipsters (information leakers) and foreign media, but it appears that the Ultra model will not appear.

The biggest change in this iPhone 15 series is the ‘charging complex.’ It is expected that the charger will be compatible with non-Apple products as it has been changed to a ‘ USB-C ‘ format instead of the previously used Lightning port . This is the first time that USB-C is applied to an iPhone . This is due to the European Union ( EU ) confirming the implementation of a bill mandating USB-C in all electronic devices sold in Europe from 2024 . In addition, there are observations that the ‘ punch hole ‘ design, which was

applied only to high-end models in the previous work , will be expanded to all models, and the bezel will be reduced, making the screen larger. However , it is expected that differentiation will be made in the AP (app processor) component , which acts as the brain of the smartphone . Latest A17

The Bionic chip is expected to be installed in the Pro model, and the A16 Bionic chip used in the iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max last year is expected to be applied to the regular and Plus models .

Additionally, in terms of camera performance, it is expected that the Pro Max model will see more significant performance improvements. The main camera pixel is improved from 12 million pixels to 48 million pixels,메이저놀이터 and the optical zoom function is strengthened. In addition, there are observations that a new high-end material (titanium) will be applied to the high-end model.Will China be hit by an ‘iPhone ban’? Observation of decline in shipments

The iPhone 15 series was released at a time when iPhone bans by Chinese rival Huawei and authorities were spreading, drawing more attention from the industry than ever before. According to the US Wall Street Journal ( WSJ ) on the 7th (local time), China recently issued a ‘ban’ ordering central government officials not to use iPhones. Huawei, which is considered a symbolic company in the technological conflict between the United States and China, overcame the technological gap and launched a 5th generation (5G) smartphone equipped with the latest semiconductors, attracting the world’s attention.

Coincidentally, the ‘iPhone ban’ was issued just as the release of the iPhone 15 was imminent, leading to interpretations in the industry that China was targeting the United States as a check. Meanwhile, pessimism spread as it was predicted that iPhone shipments would decrease by about 5% compared to the previous model.

Considering the improved performance and increased component prices compared to the previous model, the price of the iPhone 15 series is expected to rise further. The industry predicts that the price increase for the iPhone 15 will reach at least $100. Considering rising prices, some calculate that the factory price of the highest-capacity model will approach 3 million won.

The domestic release date of the iPhone 15 series has not been determined. Considering that the domestic market has been included in the ‘1.5 launch countries’, it is expected to be launched in earnest early next month after the Chuseok holiday.

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