Apple will no longer give free dongles with new iPhones

Huawei troll Apple, suggesting their upcoming Mate 20 will be more innovative and more intelligent

Huawei troll Apple, suggesting their upcoming Mate 20 will be more innovative and more intelligent

Apple's new iPhones start at $749 with the iPhone XR, regarded as the new standard-issue iPhone, and rise to a thousand dollars with the iPhone XS and $1099 with the XS Max. Sadly, it's now time to hold a candle to the iPhone X as Apple has discontinued its "revolutionary" flagship for this year.

The price cut was a pretty significant one, too.

The iPhone X was unveiled only previous year and it went on sale in November 2017.

The iPhone XS barely differs from its predecessor. It has a lower-resolution 6.1-inch LCD screen and a single rear-facing camera, but otherwise delivers on the specifications of the Xs series. The overall design is much the same.

With the launch of the new iPhone XS, XS Max and iPhone XR, Apple has reduced the price of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 7 models by £100. It's a more affordable version of the XS, and it comes in a number of bright colors.

One of the most frequent criticisms we've heard about the iPhone X is that its 5.8-inch screen simply isn't big enough.

The investors reasoned that doing so would pose no threat to Apple, because the company makes the bulk of its money selling devices, not from how much people use them. Alternatively, consumers can purchase the Lightning to 3.5mm audio dongle from Apple's official website for a cool price of RM49.

Kuo, the reliable analyst, predicted this would happen back in January.

Based on Apple's listings, the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus is priced at RM2199 and RM2749 respectively while the generation after that, the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus is valued at RM2899 and RM3299 respectively.

"Apple brand aficionados, who want to own the latest device and own the X, will be ready to pay anyway to get the XS or XS Max", he told Business Insider via email. "I don't think [discontinuation] will impact its resale value".

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