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Technology Analyst Claims That Apple's iPhone 12 Will Have Charger Sold Separately

01:16  29 june  2020
01:16  29 june  2020 Source:   gizmodo.com

This year's iPhones might not include a charger in the box

  This year's iPhones might not include a charger in the box You might not find much in the box for this year’s iPhone besides the handset itself. Historically trustworthy analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims in a research note that 2020 iPhone models not only won’t include the usual wired earbuds, but won’t include the power adapter either — you may just get a charging cable. There would be a more powerful 20W charger (versus the 18W for the iPhone 11 Pro), but you’d have to buy it after the fact. BarclaysBarclays analysts also believed Apple would no longer bundle a charger.

iPhone 12 series buyers may have to buy charging adapters separately . If true, iPhone 12 buyers may have to shell out more if they don't have a USB Type-C charger lying at home. The analysts claim that Apple is behind schedule by about four to six weeks for the mass production of iPhone 12 .

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Apple fans, it’s time to start mentally preparing your wallet for a new possibility. When the iPhone 12 comes out later this year, the packaging may be considerably different when compared to previous models. Why is that, you ask? Well, Apple purportedly will not include a charger with the iPhone 12, and will instead sell it separately.

It’s possible that the box for the new iPhone 12 will be different than that of previous iPhones. Why? Apple purportedly is not including a charger or earbuds. © Photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images) It’s possible that the box for the new iPhone 12 will be different than that of previous iPhones. Why? Apple purportedly is not including a charger or earbuds.

That’s according to a research note by analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, considered by some to be an Apple prophet, obtained by MacRumors. Per the report, Kuo said Apple will release a new 20W power adapter as an optional accessory and end production of its existing 5W and 18W power adapters later this year.

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The plain iPhone 12 will follow the 11 in the main, but Apple will tweak the offering depending on which colours were most popular. One analyst , Mehdi Hosseini of Susquehanna, has predicted that Apple will release the iPhone 12 with Indeed, he thinks that catering separately for mmWave and

The all-new iPhone 12 already looks like the year’ s most competitively priced smartphone, and that was before Apple suddenly confirmed how it will now save you even more I suspect this will be assigned to 20W chargers Apple sells separately , though that is just a hunch. But the big news here is savings.

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According to a leaked photo released earlier this week, the 20W charger will be similar to the 18W version and feature a USB-C power adapter for fast charging. Apple first included a fast-charging adapter with its iPhone 11 Pro devices last year.

Besides yanking the charger out of the iPhone 12 box, Apple is also reportedly not including its wired earbuds, known as EarPods, with its newest phone. In a May research note to investors, Kuo said that he expects Apple to leave out the earbuds, which have been included since the iPhone’s original launch more than a decade ago, to drive demand for its wireless AirPods.

As many of you with AirPods know, these are sold separately.

One of the reasons that Kuo believes that Apple will not include a charger and earbuds with the iPhone 12 is increased production costs due to 5G support. Nonetheless, the analyst believes that Apple will sell the iPhone 12 at a similar price to its iPhone 11 line. With this in mind, taking out the earbuds and charger is one way to cut costs.

Apple's iPhone 12 could cost $649, report says

  Apple's iPhone 12 could cost $649, report says A leak also claims the iPhone 12 Pro will start at $999.Prosser, who Input said accurately leaked the iPad Pro , MacBook Air and the iPhone SE, says the iPhone 12 will have a 5.4-inch OLED screen with two cameras, while a larger 6.1-inch model will be priced at $749. He says both iPhone 12 Pro models will have three cameras and LIDAR, and be priced at $999 for a 6.1-inch screen and $1,099 for the 6.7-inch version.

Multiple analysts have now claimed that Apple will not include EarPods with the iPhone 12 lineup. The Barclays analysts also claim that the iPhone 12 lineup is running around four to six weeks behind production compared to Apple ’ s typical iPhone launch schedule.

Apple probably won’t do so much. Analysts believe that this is obviously a bit redundant for Apple . Earlier today, there were more reports claiming that Apple will sell the iPhone 12 4G and iPhone 12 Max 4G While accepting that the iPhone 12 series will have a simple 4G version, sources claim

Nonetheless, the price cut would only be superficial, given that people who don’t have an extra charger or earbuds lying around would have to buy some from Apple or another retailer. Apple sells its 18W adapter and its earbuds for $29 each. I don’t know about you all, but my Apple earbuds have never lasted for a year. They normally die about four months after I first start using them. Maybe I’m cursed.

Kuo is not alone in his thinking. Analysts at Barclays apparently also believe that Apple will not include a charger or earbuds with the iPhone 12. Barclays analysts say that the only thing Apple will include is a USB-C to Lightning cable.

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Whether or not Apple will launch its iPhone 12 line in September is still up in the air. Although the company usually releases a new iPhone at the same time of year like clockwork, the coronavirus pandemic has made sure that this year is not like others.

Barclays speculates that production of the iPhone 12 is about four to six weeks behind schedule compared to its usual timeline. Despite this, the analysts anticipate that Apple will announce its new iPhone line in September, and will instead release the models on a rolling schedule.

[MacRumors]

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