Apple’s iPhone 13 range is ready to be upgraded, and now new information reveals it will arrive long before anyone expected.
In a new shocking report, the popular Taiwanese site Digitimes has radically revised the production schedule of the iPhone 13 that was published last week. Originally stating that Apple’s chip partner TSMC will begin production of the iPhone 13 A15 chipset by the end of May, the site has now revealed that the chipmaker is far ahead of schedule and will actually begin volume deliveries of the A15 by this date. And this can significantly change your upgrade plans.
May delivery would mean that Apple (somehow) started production of the iPhone 13 to pre-pandemic levels. By comparison, the A14 chipset phone 12 did not enter initial production until the end of June, resulting in the launch on October 23 for the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max with the iPhone 13 Mini shifted to November 13.
With the extrapolation of the new time frame for the production of the iPhone 13, it is in line with the iPhone 11, which appeared on store shelves on September 20. The iPhone 12 Mini was replaced after just 10 months, while the rest of the iPhone 12 line went on sale. less than 11 months.
And that means upgraders have to make a tough decision. Even the entry-level 64GB iPhone 12 Mini leaves you with no change from $ 1,000 after adding a charger, a basic AppleCare + package and taxes. So are you spending four digits on an iPhone that should be replaced in five months? Especially when its successor will have a smaller comma, ProMotion display, upgraded 5G, MagSafe 2.0, longer battery life, a radically new camera experience and an extra year of iOS support.
If you don’t have the money to burn, my advice would be to wait.
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