Apple will discontinue several iPhone models. Are they worth buying?

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There is less and less time left before the release of the iPhone 14: according to tradition, this means that the information field is slowly filled with rumors about the future smartphone. But not everything is so perfect: there are also leaks that report a stop in the production of time-tested smartphones. So, it became known that the company has not yet made a final decision, which iPhone will be discontinued already this autumn. But there are probably at least two reasons not to worry about it. We tell what iPhones will be discontinued and is it worth buying right now.

Every year, on the eve of the presentation of the new iPhone, Apple prepares an unpleasant surprise for fans – it removes one or several quite popular models from production, recognizing them as obsolete. So, a year ago, the iPhone XR got under the knife. The same thing will happen in 2022 – it seems that fans of the brand will be upset again that some iPhones stop selling.

Which iPhones will be discontinued in 2022

The source says that the company has not yet made a final decision on the phasing out of the popular but outdated iPhone 11 and iPhone 12 models – a lot depends on the success of the iPhone SE 2022. The smartphone came out last month and, according to rumors, has not yet lived up to the company’s expectations: not only did it sell poorly, it was also reported that Apple even cut its production. At the same time, the company does not want sales of the “new” smartphone to be affected by the iPhone 11.

Demand most popular iPhone grew after the launch of the iPhone SE 3 because people would rather pay a little more for a more attractive smartphone with a larger screen, good battery life and a nimble A13 Bionic platform instead of purchasing cheap iPhone with 5Gwhich isn’t all that useful at the moment.

Which iPhone is better to buy in 2022

It is also reported that there are doubts about the iPhone 12. It is likely that the smartphone will not be withdrawn from sale and will replace the iPhone 11 – Apple will reduce the price of it to $599 after the release of the iPhone 14. The source did not say about the future iPhone 13 mini, but with this smartphone everything is also clear – last summer it became known that Apple was disappointed in compact smartphones, and the improved iPhone 13 mini did not live up to expectations, so the iPhone 14 Max will most likely take its place in the line. There is no doubt about the iPhone 13 – the smartphone will definitely remain on sale.

Let me remind you that after the presentation of the iPhone 13, the company curtailed the production of the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone XR, and a year earlier stopped the production of the iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. In 2022, Apple has already discontinued the iPhone SE 2020 – it could have been the cheapest iPhone, but no. Logically, in 2022 Apple will remove the iPhone 13 Pro from sale and iPhone 13 Pro Max, so as not to interfere with sales of the same versions of the iPhone 14.

iPhones will not be on sale

There are at least two reasons not to worry about the fact that the iPhone 11 will be discontinued: despite the cessation of Apple supplies to Russia, smartphones are still on sale and at a very attractive cost. Earlier in our article, we analyzed what Apple technology is missing: basically, official resellers do not have basic iPads, but all iPhone models are still in stock. As practice has shown, sellers have enough stocks of smartphones: even the discontinued iPhone XR and iPhone 12 Pro can still be bought to this day.

There is also no clarity what will happen to Apple technology in Russia further: smartphones can simply turn into bricks, and this scares potential buyers. The situation has already affected demand, so if you wish, you can safely buy the iPhone 11 right now at last year’s price. The only question is, is it worth it: Apple Pay on iPhone no longer works, payment in the App Store has to be done in a roundabout way.

Add to this the fact that there are fewer banking applications every day: having bought a new iPhone, you simply cannot transfer the Sberbank application to the device. It is difficult to say which applications will be removed in the future: given that domestic streaming services no longer add some releases, it is likely that soon you will have to return to piracy again – as you understand, the iPhone is not particularly suitable for this.

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